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On 15 March in Asian history

ON 15 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 15, 2017

220: Death of Cao Cao, king of Wei State (China), born in 155
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History165.
html?PHPSESSID=39ff7adcb209667a42efaf3eb74c2a36

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1984.html

221: Liu Bei, a Chinese warlord and member of the Han royal house, declares himself emperor of Shu-Han and claims his legitimate succession of the Han dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Bei
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History532.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2459.html

280: Sun Hao of Eastern Wu surrenders to Sima Yan who begins the Jin dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Hao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Wu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Jin

446: Wei ruler, Emperor Taiwu, began a brutal suppression of Buddhism — all Buddhist temples, texts and art were to be destroyed, and the monks were to be executed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taiwu_of_Northern_Wei
http://www.spokeo.com/Emperor+Taiwu+Of+Northern+Wei+1

http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2332.html

446-03-15 suppression du bouffhisme

 1564: Mughal Emperor Akbar abolishes jizya (per capita tax)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jizya

Empereur Akbar

1638: Birth of the Chinese Emperor Shunzhi, who died on February 5, 1661
http://gabrielexperience.blogspot.fr/2008/09/shunzhi-emperor.html
http://www.walfc.org/project/emperor-shunzhi-r-1644-1661/

1737: Birth of Amarindra, Queen consort to King Rama I of Siam, who died on May 25 1826
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarindra

1818: Birth of Filipino general Mariano Alvarez, who died on August 25, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariano_%C3%81lvarez

1874: Treaty of peace and alliance between France and Annam kingdom (Vietnam) to which Hanoi is ceded back. France keeps Cochinchina and gets religious freedom and navigation freedom
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saigon#The_Second_Treaty_of_Saigon

1888: Start of the Sikkim Expedition or Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888, up to September 27
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition

1897: Birth of Kikou Yamata, female Nippon-French writer who died on March 12, 1975
https://sites.google.com/site/kikouyamata/anglais

1901: Filipino General Mariano Trias surrenders to the US forces
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1659/today-in-philippine-history-march-15-1901-general-mariano-trias-surrendered
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariano_Tr%C3%ADas
http://generaltrias.gov.ph/about-general-trias/history/

1902: Birth of Yu kwan-sun, Korean independence fighter who died on October 20, 1920
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Gwan-sun

1934: Birth of Kanshi Ram, Indian Dalit leader who died on October 9, 2006
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kanshi-ram.html
http://roundtableindia.co.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1005:kanshi-ram-from-bamcef-to-the-bahujana-samaj-party&catid=127&Itemid=158

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIKSuORQTa4

1943: Allied reconnaissance flight over Java

1944: Birth of Chi Cheng, Taiwanese athlete and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi_Cheng_(athlete)
http://www.adriansprints.com/2011/08/chi-cheng-greatest-asian-sprinter-of.html

1945: Birth of A. K. Faezul Huq, Bengali lawyer and politician who died on July 19, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._K._Faezul_Huq

1946: British Prime Minister Clement Attlee agrees with India’s right to independence http://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/the-british-pm-who-oversaw-indias-independence/295156

1955: The former Kuomintang general Wei Lihuang, hero of the Burma war, who fled to Hong Kong in 1949, return to the mainland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei_Lihuang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3101.html

Wei Lihuang et Mao

 1960: Syngman Rhee is reelected president of South Korea by election fraud, sparking unrest
 http://countrystudies.us/south-korea/11.htm

1967: Birth of Naoko Takeuchi, Japanese artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naoko_Takeuchi
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=82

1968: Birth of Kahimi Karie, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kahimi_Karie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Dbz4BpiPmU

1969: End of two-day fighting between Soviet Union and China on Issuri river. Moscow says that its forces have killed at least 800 Chinese, conceading 60 deads (see 14 March)

1973: President Nixon hints that the United States might intervene again in Vietnam to prevent communist violations of the truce. A cease-fire under the provisions of the Paris Peace Accords had gone into effect on January 27, 1973, but was quickly and repeatedly violated by both sides
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nixon-hints-at-reintervention

1973: Birth of Lee Jung-jae, South Korean actor & model
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Lee_Jung_Jae

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRXf5CV4YD0

1973: The last three U.S. prisoners held in China are released

1977: Birth of Yang Xuefei, Chinese classical guitarist
http://www.xuefeiyang.com/biography.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiHkgGkmZUk

1981: The passengers and crew of a Pakistan Airways plane held hostage for nearly two weeks are released
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/15/newsid_2818000/2818437.stm

1985: Death of Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian, thinker and writer, born in February 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radha_Krishna_Choudhary

1989: Death of Muhammad Jameel Didi, Maldivian poet, born in May 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Jameel_Didi

1991: Death of Govindan Aravindan, Indian film director
http://malayalamfilimdirecter.blogspot.fr/2011/03/g-aravindan.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15-march-1991-govindan-aravindan-film-director-died
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0033244/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLInWyN5HB0

1999: The first bus line between Delhi and Lahore is officially opened
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delhi%E2%80%93Lahore_Bus

2002: In Burma, the son-in-law of ex-president Ne Win (1962-1988) and several generals are arrested on plot charge and Ne Win, 92 years old, is put in arrest house
http://english.people.com.cn/200203/12/eng20020312_91973.shtml

2002: Sharia becomes officially in force at Aceh (Indonesia)http://www.academia.edu/4051416/The_Politics_of_Islamic_Law_in_Aceh

2003: CCP General secretary Hu Jintao succeeds  Jiang Zemin as president of the PRC
http://en.people.cn/data/people/hujintao.shtml
http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/people/hu-jintao.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2791.html

2005: Death of Shoji Nishio sensei, Japanese martial artist, born in December 1927
http://www.sakuraaikikai.com/sensei/shoji-nishio/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ_U68Q85MQ

2006: Death of G. Devarajan, Malayalam music composer, born on September 27, 1924
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Music-director-G-Devarajan-dies/articleshow/1449936.cms
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-music-director-g-devarajan-dead-1018055

Devarajan

2010: Thai PM rejects protest ultimatum as tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the barracks where he is based. The rally, led by red-shirted supporters of ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra, was one of the largest in recent years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8567406.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/03/201031571218216987.html


2011: Nepal stops using images of former king on banknotes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12742412

2012: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina termes the triumph over Burma in the maritime boundary dispute case at Hamburg a victory of the whole nation

2012: Death of Luis Gonzales, Filipino actor, born on August 8, 1928
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/33605/actor-luis-gonzales-dies-81
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/35049/luis-gonzales-screen-consort-of-movie-Queens

Luis Gonzales

2013: Li Keqiang named as China’s prime minister. He replaces Wen Jiabao, and for the next 10 years will be responsible for the day-to-day guiding of government policy, and overseeing the economy
http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/15/li-keqiang-becomes-china-s-prime-minister/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/20133152423533287.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21796641

2013: Death of Masamichi Noro, Japanese-French martial artist, founder of Kinomichi, born on January 21, 1935
http://blog.aikidojournal.com/2013/03/15/passing-of-masamichi-noro-sensei-in-france-1935-2013/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masamichi_Noro
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinomichi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-shTsJRV9cM

2014: The outgoing president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has told in his final address to parliament that US soldiers can leave the country at the end of the year. He said that his military was ready to take over and were strong enough to defend Afghanistan without assistance
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/03/karzai-says-us-troops-can-leave-afghanistan-2014315133323437829.html

2015: Death of Narayan Desai, Indian author and activist, born on December 24, 1924
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/gandhian-who-told-gandhi-katha-narayan-desai-passes-away/article6995868.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narayan_Desai

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HS7wAwsMZtk

2016: Myanmar’s parliament elects Htin Kyaw as the next president, first civilian after more than 50 years
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35808921
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/nay-pyi-taw/19423-u-htin-kyaw-from-computer-science-grad-to-nld-loyalist.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/htin-kyaw-suu-kyis-schoolfriend-myanmars-proxy-president


Holidays and observances

Japan: Honen Matsuri (Harvest Festival)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 15, 2017

280: Sun Hao of Eastern Wu surrenders to Sima Yan who begins the Jin dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Hao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Wu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Jin

1874: Treaty of peace and alliance between France and Annam kingdom (Vietnam) to which Hanoi is ceded back. France keeps Indochina and gets religious freedom and navigation freedom
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saigon#The_Second_Treaty_of_Saigon

1888: Start of the Sikkim Expedition or Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888, up to September 27
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition

1901: Filipino General Mariano Trias surrenders to the US forces
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1659/today-in-philippine-history-march-15-1901-general-mariano-trias-surrendered
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariano_Tr%C3%ADas
http://generaltrias.gov.ph/about-general-trias/history/

1943: Allied reconnaissance flight over Java

1946: British Prime Minister Clement Attlee agrees with India’s right to independence
http://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/the-british-pm-who-oversaw-indias-independence/295156

1969: End of two-day fighting between Soviet Union and China on Issuri river. Moscow says that its forces have killed at least 800 Chinese, conceading 60 deads (see 14 March)

1973: President Nixon hints that the United States might intervene again in Vietnam to prevent communist violations of the truce. A cease-fire under the provisions of the Paris Peace Accords had gone into effect on January 27, 1973, but was quickly and repeatedly violated by both sides
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nixon-hints-at-reintervention

1973: The last three U.S. prisoners held in China are released

1981: The passengers and crew of a Pakistan Airways plane held hostage for nearly two weeks are released
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/15/newsid_2818000/2818437.stm

2012: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina termes the triumph over Burma in the maritime boundary dispute case at Hamburg a victory of the whole nation.
http://www.asianewsnet.net/home/news.php?id=28675&sec=1

2014: The outgoing president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has told in his final address to parliament that US soldiers can leave the country at the end of the year. He said that his military was ready to take over and were strong enough to defend Afghanistan without assistance
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/03/karzai-says-us-troops-can-leave-afghanistan-2014315133323437829.html

On 15 March in South Asian history

ON 15 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 15, 2017

 1564: Mughal Emperor Akbar abolishes jizya (per capita tax)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jizya

Empereur Akbar

1888: Start of the Sikkim Expedition or Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888, up to September 27
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition

1934: Birth of Kanshi Ram, Indian Dalit leader who died on October 9, 2006
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kanshi-ram.html
http://roundtableindia.co.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1005:kanshi-ram-from-bamcef-to-the-bahujana-samaj-party&catid=127&Itemid=158

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIKSuORQTa4

1945: Birth of A. K. Faezul Huq, Bengali lawyer and politician who died on July 19, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._K._Faezul_Huq

1946: British Prime Minister Clement Attlee agrees with India’s right to independence
http://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/the-british-pm-who-oversaw-indias-independence/295156

1981: The passengers and crew of a Pakistan Airways plane held hostage for nearly two weeks are released
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/15/newsid_2818000/2818437.stm

1984: Birth of Honey Singh, Indian musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honey_Singh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9HKYw5C7zM

1985: Death of Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian, thinker and writer, born in February 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radha_Krishna_Choudhary

1989: Death of Muhammad Jameel Didi, Maldivian poet, born in May 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Jameel_Didi

1991: Death of Govindan Aravindan, Indian film director
http://malayalamfilimdirecter.blogspot.fr/2011/03/g-aravindan.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15-march-1991-govindan-aravindan-film-director-died
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0033244/

1993: Birth of Alia Bhatt, Indian actress
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/bollywood/features/2013/rare-unseen-pictures-alia-bhatt-102710.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6jzoL9tFEs&feature=fvwp

2006: Death of G. Devarajan, Malayalam music composer, born on September 27, 1924
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Music-director-G-Devarajan-dies/articleshow/1449936.cms
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-music-director-g-devarajan-dead-1018055

Devarajan

2011: Nepal stops using images of former king on banknotes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12742412

2012: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina termes the triumph over Burma in the maritime boundary dispute case at Hamburg a victory of the whole nation.

2014: The outgoing president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has told in his final address to parliament that US soldiers can leave the country at the end of the year. He said that his military was ready to take over and were strong enough to defend Afghanistan without assistance
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/03/karzai-says-us-troops-can-leave-afghanistan-2014315133323437829.html

2015: Death of Narayan Desai, Indian author and activist, born on December 24, 1924
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/gandhian-who-told-gandhi-katha-narayan-desai-passes-away/article6995868.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narayan_Desai

On 15 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 15 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 15, 2017

1737: Birth of Amarindra, Queen consort to King Rama I of Siam who died on May 25 1826
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarindra

1818: Birth of Filipino general Mariano Alvarez, who died on August 25, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariano_%C3%81lvarez

1874: Treaty of peace and alliance between France and Annam kingdom (Vietnam) to which Hanoi is ceded back. France keeps Indochina and gets religious freedom and navigation freedom
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saigon#The_Second_Treaty_of_Saigon

1901: Filipino General Mariano Trias surrenders to the US forces
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1659/today-in-philippine-history-march-15-1901-general-mariano-trias-surrendered
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariano_Tr%C3%ADas
http://generaltrias.gov.ph/about-general-trias/history/

1943: Allied reconnaissance flight over Java

1973: President Nixon hints that the United States might intervene again in Vietnam to prevent communist violations of the truce. A cease-fire under the provisions of the Paris Peace Accords had gone into effect on January 27, 1973, but was quickly and repeatedly violated by both sides
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nixon-hints-at-reintervention

2002: In Burma, the son-in-law of ex-president Ne Win (1962-1988) and several generals are arrested on plot charge and Ne Win, 92 years old, is put in arrest house
http://english.people.com.cn/200203/12/eng20020312_91973.shtml

2002: Sharia becomes officially in force at Aceh (Indonesia)http://www.academia.edu/4051416/The_Politics_of_Islamic_Law_in_Aceh

2010: Thai PM rejects protest ultimatum as tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the barracks where he is based. The rally, led by red-shirted supporters of ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra, was one of the largest in recent years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8567406.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/03/201031571218216987.html


2012: Death of Luis Gonzales, Filipino actor, born on August 8, 1928
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/33605/actor-luis-gonzales-dies-81
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/35049/luis-gonzales-screen-consort-of-movie-Queens

Luis Gonzales

 2016: Myanmar’s parliament elects Htin Kyaw as the next president, first civilian after more than 50 years
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35808921
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/nay-pyi-taw/19423-u-htin-kyaw-from-computer-science-grad-to-nld-loyalist.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/htin-kyaw-suu-kyis-schoolfriend-myanmars-proxy-president

On 15 March in Japan’s history

ON 15 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 15, 2017

1897: Birth of Kikou Yamata, female Nippon-French writer who died on March 12, 1975
https://sites.google.com/site/kikouyamata/anglais

1946: Birth of Masaharu Sato, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masaharu_Sat%C5%8D

1967: Birth of Naoko Takeuchi, Japanese artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naoko_Takeuchi
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=82

1968: Birth of Kahimi Karie, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kahimi_Karie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Dbz4BpiPmU

1991: Birth of Kii Kitano, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kii_Kitano

2005: Death of Shoji Nishio sensei, Japanese martial artist, born in December 1927
http://www.sakuraaikikai.com/sensei/shoji-nishio/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ_U68Q85MQ

2013: Death of Masamichi Noro, Japanese-French martial artist, founder of Kinomichi, born on January 21, 1935
http://blog.aikidojournal.com/2013/03/15/passing-of-masamichi-noro-sensei-in-france-1935-2013/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masamichi_Noro
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinomichi


Holidays and observances

Japan: Honen Matsuri (Harvest Festival)

On 15 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on March 15, 2017

220: Death of Cao Cao, king of Wei State (China), born in 155
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History165.html?PHPSESSID=39ff7adcb209667a42efaf3eb74c2a36
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1984.html

221: Liu Bei, a Chinese warlord and member of the Han royal house, declares himself emperor of Shu-Han and claims his legitimate succession of the Han dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Bei
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History532.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2459.html

280: Sun Hao of Eastern Wu surrenders to Sima Yan who begins the Jin dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Hao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Wu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Jin

446: Wei ruler, Emperor Taiwu, began a brutal suppression of Buddhism — all Buddhist temples, texts and art were to be destroyed, and the monks were to be executed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Taiwu_of_Northern_Wei
http://www.spokeo.com/Emperor+Taiwu+Of+Northern+Wei+1
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2332.html

446-03-15 suppression du bouffhisme

 1638: Birth of the Chinese Emperor Shunzhi, who died on February 5, 1661
http://gabrielexperience.blogspot.fr/2008/09/shunzhi-emperor.html
http://www.walfc.org/project/emperor-shunzhi-r-1644-1661/

1944: Birth of Chi Cheng, Taiwanese athlete and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi_Cheng_(athlete)
http://www.adriansprints.com/2011/08/chi-cheng-greatest-asian-sprinter-of.html

1955: The former Kuomintang general Wei Lihuang, Chinese hero of the Burma war,  who fled to Hong Kong in 1949, return to the mainland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei_Lihuang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3101.html

Wei Lihuang et Mao

 1969: End of two-day fighting between Soviet Union and China on Issuri river. Moscow says that its forces have killed at least 800 Chinese, conceading 60 deads (see 14 March)

1973: The last three U.S. prisoners held in China are released

1977: Birth of Yang Xuefei, Chinese classical guitarist
http://www.xuefeiyang.com/biography.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiHkgGkmZUk

2003: CCP General secretary Hu Jintao succeeds  Jiang Zemin as president of the PRC
http://en.people.cn/data/people/hujintao.shtml

http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/people/hu-jintao.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2791.html

2013: Li Keqiang named as China’s prime minister. He replaces Wen Jiabao, and for the next 10 years will be responsible for the day-to-day guiding of government policy, and overseeing the economy
http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/15/li-keqiang-becomes-china-s-prime-minister/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/20133152423533287.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21796641