Li Keqiang, the former Prime Minister of China, died on Friday, October 27, 2023, at the age of 68. He was reportedly found dead in his home in Beijing. The cause of death is still under investigation.
Li Keqiang was born in Dingyuan County, Anhui Province, China, in 1955. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1976 and began his political career in the provincial government of Anhui. In 1998, he was appointed Governor of Henan Province. In 2004, he was appointed Governor of Liaoning Province.
In 2008, Li Keqiang was appointed Vice Premier of China. He was promoted to Premier in 2013. As Premier, Li Keqiang was responsible for overseeing the Chinese economy. He was also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China, the party’s top decision-making body.
Li Keqiang was a moderate reformer who advocated for market-oriented reforms and economic growth. He was also a strong supporter of globalization and free trade. During his time as Premier, China’s economy grew rapidly. Li Keqiang was also credited with helping to reduce poverty in China.
Li Keqiang was a popular figure in China. He was seen as a competent and pragmatic leader. He was also known for his down-to-earth style and his willingness to listen to the concerns of ordinary people.
Li Keqiang’s death is a major loss for China. He was a respected leader who played a key role in China’s economic development. His death is also a blow to the Chinese Communist Party, which is already facing a number of challenges.