Ulanhu

Ulanhu

Ulanhu (Chinese: 乌兰夫; 1906-December 8 1988) was the founder of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China, and in 1955, was awarded the rank of Senior General. A member of the Communist Party of China, Ulanhu served as China's Vice-President under President Li Xiannian from 1983-1988.

He was born as Yun Ze, and only later adopted the Mongolian name Ulanhu (red son). His son and granddaughter, Buhe and Bu Xiaolin, were both politically active.

See also

List of officers of the People's Liberation Army

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