Qi Xin

wife of Xi Zhongxun and mother of Xi Jinping

Qi Xin (Chinese: 齐心; born November 1926) is a Communist Party of China member, writer and educator. She was born in Gaoyang County, Hebei. She has written many articles on her husband Xi Zhongxun. She is the mother of Xi Jinping, current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China.[1]

Qi in the 1940s

Qi visited provincial and county-level schools set-up by the communist government as a consultant.[2] It has been suggested that this position provided her family with relatively good protection during the Cultural Revolution.


  1. "习仲勋夫人齐心家事:父女分属国共两党" [The family politics of Xi Zhongxun's wife, Qi Xin: Father and daughters split between the Nationalist Party and Communist Party]. Lingdao Wencui (in Chinese) (24): 61–65. 2015. doi:10.13533/j.cnki.ldwc.2015.24.013.
  2. Hu 胡, Shihou 世厚 (2013). "缅怀习老——纪念习仲勋同志诞辰100周年" [In commemoration of Old Xi: Remembering comrade Xi Zhongxun on hsi 100th birthday]. Dangshi Bolan (in Chinese) (5): 17–21.