10th Politburo of the Communist Party of China

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The 10th Politburo of the Communist Party of China was elected at the 1st Plenary Session of the 10th Central Committee on August 30, 1973, consisting of 21 members and 4 alternate members. There were additions to the membership in 1973 and 1977.

Members (21)[edit]

  1. Mao Zedong, Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee (died in September 1976)
  2. Zhou Enlai, Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee (died in January 1976)
  3. Wang Hongwen, Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee (arrested in October 1976; dismissed in July 1977)
  4. Kang Sheng, Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee (died in December 1975)
  5. Ye Jianying, Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee
  6. Li Desheng, Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee until January 1975
  7. Zhu De, member of the Politburo Standing Committee (died in July 1976)
  8. Zhang Chunqiao, member of the Politburo Standing Committee (arrested in October 1976; dismissed in July 1977)
  9. Dong Biwu, member of the Politburo Standing Committee (died in April 1975)
Others in stroke order of surnames:

Alternate members (4)[edit]

Member appointed in December 1973 (1)[edit]

  • Deng Xiaoping, elected Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee in January 1975 (dismissed in April 1976) [2]

Member elected in July 1977 (1)[edit]

at the 3rd Plenary Session of the 10th Central Committee:

  • Deng Xiaoping, elected at the same time Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee and member of the Politburo Standing Committee[3]

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