Li Keqiang, the former premier of the People’s Republic of China, died on October 28, 2023, at the age of 68.
He was the second-ranking member of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee Politburo Standing Committee, the most powerful decision-making body in China, from 2012 to 2022.
Li was born in Dingyuan County, Anhui Province, China, in 1955. He studied economics at Peking University and Yale University. After graduating from Yale, Li returned to China and worked as an economist for the State Planning Commission.
He entered politics in 1998, when he was appointed governor of Henan Province. In 2004, he was appointed party secretary of Liaoning Province.
In 2007, Li was appointed executive vice premier of the State Council, the cabinet of China. He was promoted to premier in 2013. As premier, Li oversaw China’s economic development and implemented policies to reform the economy and improve social welfare. He also played a key role in China’s foreign policy.
Li was a popular figure in China and was known for his down-to-earth style. He was also a strong supporter of economic reform and globalization.
His death is a significant loss for China and the world.
In addition to his political career, Li was also a prolific writer on economic policy. He published several books and articles on the topic, including “The China Model” and “The Chinese Dream.”
His work has been translated into multiple languages and is widely read by economists and policymakers around the world.
Li’s death is a major loss for China and the world. He was a respected leader who played a key role in China’s economic development and foreign policy. He will be missed by many.