The Chinese authorities announced that the former Chinese President, Jiang Zemin, died today, Wednesday, at the age of 96.
Jiang Zemin served as the former general secretary of the Communist Party of China, from 1993 to 2002.
He is the fifth President of the People’s Republic of China from 1993 to 2003. Chairman of the Central Military Commission from 1989 to 2004.
Last October, the Chinese Communist Party voted for a new presidential term for current Chinese President Xi Jinping, for a new five-year.