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
Zhuo Lin is second from the left
Spouse of the Paramount leader of China
In role
Preceded byHan Zhijun
Succeeded byWang Yeping
Personal details
BornApril 6, 1916
Xuanwei, Yunnan
DiedJuly 29, 2009(2009-07-29) (aged 93)
Beijing, China
Spouse(s)Deng Xiaoping (1939-1997; widowed)
Zhuo Lin

Zhuo Lin (April 6, 1916 – July 29, 2009) was the third and last wife of Deng Xiaoping, former Paramount leader of China.[1]

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.


  1. ^ Vogel, Ezra F. (2011). Deng Xiaoping and the transformation of China. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. ISBN 9780674055445. OCLC 754841335.

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