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Encyclopedia > Chen Yi (communist)
Statue of Chen Yi
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Chen Yi (Simplified Chinese: 陈毅; Traditional Chinese: 陳毅; pinyin: Chén Yì; August 26, 1901 - June 6, 1972) was a Chinese communist military commander and politician. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2112x2816, 1479 KB) 位于上海外滩的陈毅雕塑。他是中华人民共和国成立后的第一任上海市长。 Shizhao2005年于上海。 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Chen Yi (communist) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2112x2816, 1479 KB) 位于上海外滩的陈毅雕塑。他是中华人民共和国成立后的第一任上海市长。 Shizhao2005年于上海。 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Chen Yi (communist) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiÇŽntǐzì; also Simplified Chinese: 简化字; Traditional Chinese: 簡化字; pinyin: jiÇŽnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard character sets. ... Pinyin is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin, where pin means spell and yin means sound. The most common variant of pinyin in use is called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n), also known as scheme... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The Communist Party of China (CPC) (official name, though almost universally known in English as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)) (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhōngguó GòngchÇŽndÇŽng) is the ruling political party of the Peoples Republic of China, a position guaranteed by the countrys...


He was born in Lezhi, near Chengdu, Sichuan, into a moderately wealthy magistrate's family. Chengdus location within China   (Chinese: ; Pinyin: Chéngdu; Wade-Giles: Cheng-tu), located in southwest China, is the capital of the Sichuan province and a sub-provincial city. ... (Chinese: 四川; Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ssu-ch`uan; Postal Pinyin: Szechwan and Szechuan) is a province in central-western China with its capital at Chengdu. ...


A comrade of Lin Biao from their guerilla days, Chen was a commander of the New Fourth Army during the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945), spearheaded the Shandong counter-offensive during the Chinese Civil War, and later commanded the Communist armies that defeated the KMT forces at Huai-Hai and conquered the lower Yangtze region in 1948-49. He was made a Marshal of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in 1955. An artistic rendition of Mao Zedong and Lin Biao as his heir apparent in the style of socialist realism in the prime of the Cultural Revolution. ... The New Fourth Army (新四軍 Pinyin: xin-si-jun) and the Eighth Route Army were the two main communist forces from 1938. ... The Second Sino-Japanese War was a major invasion of eastern China by Japan preceding and during World War II. It ended with the surrender of Japan in 1945. ...   (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Shāndōng; Wade-Giles: Shan-tung) is a coastal province of eastern Peoples Republic of China. ... Combatants Chinese Nationalists Chinese Communists Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Mao Zedong Strength 4,300,000 (July 1946) 3,650,000 (June 1948) 1,490,000 (June 1949) 1,200,000 (July 1946) 2,800,000 (June 1948) 4,000,000 (June 1949) The Chinese Civil War (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese... Afternoon light on the jagged grey mountains rising from the Yangtze River gorge The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang (Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Cháng Jiāng)   is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world after the Nile in Africa and the Amazon in... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


After the founding of the People's Republic of China, Chen became mayor of Shanghai. He also served as vice premier from 1954 to 1972 and foreign minister from 1958 to 1972 and president of the China Foreign Affairs University from 1961 to 1969. During the Cultural Revolution, he was purged in 1967, but not officially dismissed, so Zhou Enlai performed the duties of foreign minister in his place. Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin:  ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China and the eighth largest in the world. ... China Foreign Affairs University (Chinese: 外交学院, Pinyin: Wàijiāo xuéyuàn) is a university in Beijing, China. ... The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: WúchÇŽn JiÄ“jí Wénhuà Dà Gémìng; literally Proletarian Cultural Great Revolution; often abbreviated to 文化大革命 wénhuà dà gémìng, literally Great Cultural Revolution, or even simpler, to 文革 wéngé, Cultural Revolution) in the People... This is a Chinese name, Zhou is the surname. ...


Reference

  • Handbook for the Chinese Civil War (US Naval War College)

External links

  • Long March Leaders: Chen Yi (by Paul Noll)
  • 陈毅纪念馆 (Chen Yi memorial site; in Chinese)
  • 诗人元帅——陈毅 (The poet-general Chen Yi; in Chinese)
Preceded by:
N/A
Mayor of Shanghai
1949–1958
Succeeded by:
Ke Qingshi

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Chen Yi (communist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (267 words)
Statue of Chen Yi Chen Yi (陳毅, Pinyin: Chén Yì; August 26, 1901 - June 6, 1972) was a Chinese communist military commander and politician.
A comrade of Lin Biao from their guerilla days, Chen was a commander of the New Fourth Army during the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945), spearheaded the Shandong counter-offensive during the Chinese Civil War, and later commanded the Communist armies that defeated the KMT forces at Huai-Hai and conquered the lower Yangtze region in 1948-49.
He also served as vice premier from 1954 to 1972 and foreign minister from 1958 to 1972 and president of the China Foreign Affairs University from 1961 to 1969.
Long March Leaders - Marshal Chen Yi (494 words)
Chen Yi was born in 1901 in Lochi near Chengdu, Sichuan, into a moderately wealthy magistrate's family.
Chen Yi (pronounced Chun Ee) was left behind at the beginning of the Long March to direct military operations in the old Communist zone.
Chen had been wounded six weeks earlier with a bullet in the hip that had not healed.
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