Zhuo Lin

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Zhuo Lin
Rosalynn Carter, Madame Zhuo Lin and Walter Mondale during the Sino-American signing ceremony. - NARA - 183287.tif
Spouse of the Paramount leader
In office
Preceded by Han Zhijun
Succeeded by Wang Yeping
Personal details
Born April 6, 1916
Xuanwei, Yunnan
Died July 29, 2009(2009-07-29) (aged 93)
Beijing, China
Nationality Chinese
Spouse(s) Deng Xiaoping
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhuo.
Zhuo Lin
Chinese 卓琳

Zhuo Lin (April 6, 1916 – July 29, 2009) was the third and last wife of Deng Xiaoping, former Paramount leader of China.

Born Pu Qiongying (simplified Chinese: 浦琼英; traditional Chinese: 浦瓊英; pinyin: Pǔ Qióngyīng) in Xuanwei, Yunnan province, she was the daughter of an industrialist. She became a member of the Communist Party of China in 1938.

In 1939 she married Deng in front of Mao Zedong's cave dwelling in Yan'an. They had five children - three daughters (Deng Lin, Deng Nan, Deng Rong) and two sons (Deng Pufang, Deng Zhifang).

She died on July 29, 2009, aged 93, in Beijing.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Han Zhijun
Spouse of the Paramount leader
Succeeded by
Wang Yeping