8th Politburo of the Communist Party of China

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The 8th Politburo of the Communist Party of China was elected at the 1st Plenary Session of the 8th Central Committee on September 28, 1956, consisting of 17 members and 6 alternate members. There were additions to the membership in 1958 and 1966. During the Cultural Revolution, many members and alternate members fell from power, and the Politburo ceased to function between March, 1967 and April, 1969.

Members (17)[edit]

Alternate members (6)[edit]

Member elected in May, 1958 (3)[edit]

at the 5th Plenary Session of the 8th Central Committee:

Members elected in August, 1966 (6)[edit]

at the 11th Plenary Session of the 8th Central Committee:

Alternate members elected in August, 1966 (3)[edit]

at the 11th Plenary Session of the 8th Central Committee:

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