Deng Xiaoping's Former Residence

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The Deng Xiaoping's Former Residence (simplified Chinese: 邓小平故居; traditional Chinese: 鄧小平故居; pinyin: Dèng Xiǎopíng Gùjū) built in the late Qing Dynasty, it is located in Paifang Village of Xiexing Town, Guang'an District, Guang'an City, Sichuan Province, in the People's Republic of China. It has a building area of about 833.4 square meters, embodies buildings such as the old houses (故居老屋), the statue of Deng Xiaoping (邓小平铜像), the Dezheng Place (德政坊), the Cultural relics Exhibition Hall (文物展览馆), the Hanlin Yard (翰林院子).

History[edit]

In the late Qing Dynasty, the house was built by Deng Xiaoping's great-grandfather Deng Xinzao (邓心早) and grandfather Deng Keda (邓克达).

On 22 August 1904, in the thirtieth seven year of the age of the Guangxu Emperor, Deng Xiaoping was born in here. He lived here for about 15 years.[1]

In July 1997, it was listed as a National Patriotic Education Base (全国爱国主义教育基地) by the Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of China.

In February 1998, the CPC Secretary General Jiang Zemin wrote "Deng Xiaoping's Former Residence" on the horizontal tablet.

On 25 June 2001, it was listed as a "Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level" (全国重点文物保护单位) by the State Council of China.

On 13 August 2004, the CPC Secretary General Hu Jintao attended the unveiling of the statue of Deng Xiaoping.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "图说广安邓小平故居:04年胡锦涛为小平铜像揭幕(1/7)" (in Simplified Chinese). ifeng. Retrieved 2013.