2000 in China
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History of China • Timeline • Years
- Party General Secretary – Jiang Zemin
- President – Jiang Zemin
- Premier – Zhu Rongji
- Vice President – Hu Jintao
- Vice Premier – Li Lanqing
- Congress Chairman – Li Peng
- Conference Chairman – Li Ruihuan
- January 14 – 2000 Yunnan earthquake: An earthquake measuring 5.9 in magnitude occurred in the Yunnan province in southwest China, killing 7 people and injuring at least 2,528 more. Almost 41,000 homes were levelled by the earthquake.
- October 28 - Jiang Zemin berated Hong Kong journalist Sharon Cheung.
- December 25 – 2000 Luoyang Christmas fire: A shopping center fire at Luoyang, Henan, China kills 309.
- March 12 -
- Sabrina Man, actress
- January 8 – Ray Huang, a Chinese historian and philosopher (born 1918)
- May 22 – Zhao Puchu, Chinese Buddhist leader and social activists (born 1907)
- June 23 – Geng Biao, Chinese revolutionary, military strategist and diplomat (born 1909)