Xiong Xianghui

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xiong.
Xiong Xianghui
熊向晖
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Diplomat
Personal details
Born (1919-04-12)April 12, 1919
Died September 9, 2005(2005-09-09) (aged 86)
Nationality Chinese
Occupation Diplomat

Xiong Xianghui (April 12, 1919 – September 9, 2005) was a Chinese spy and later diplomat[1]. He played a role in the victory of the Communist Party of China over the Kuomintang in the Chinese Civil War, acted as an aide to Zhou Enlai and then served in China's diplomatic service, helping to broker a thaw in Sino-American relations.

External links[edit]

  • Guardian obituary
  • China Daily Obituary
  • (Chinese)[2] 熊向晖在周恩来总理的直接安排下,担任胡贴身副官、机要秘书长达十二年,并一直和周总理保持直接的单线联系。对于熊向晖在抗战中的作用,毛泽东称赞说:“他一人可以顶几个师”。