Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party
The Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (Chinese: 中国共产党中央委员会主席) was the head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The position was established at the 8th National Congress in 1945 and abolished at the 12th National Congress in 1982, being replaced by that of the General Secretary. The CCP Chairman was elected by the Central Committee in plenary session and had full powers over the Central Committee, the Politburo and its Standing Committee.
List of chairmenEdit
List of vice chairmenEdit
- 8th Central Committee (1956–1969)
- 9th Central Committee (1969–1973)
- Lin Biao (died in 1971).
- 10th Central Committee (1973–1977)
- 11th Central Committee (1977–1982)