The Struggle For Power Following the Death of Mao

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1971
Lin Biao, Mao's successor, dies after allegedly attempting a violent military coup
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1973
Three of the 'Gang of Four' admitted to the Politburo and Deng restored the Central Committee
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April 1976
Zhou Enlai dies provoking mass anti-radical demonstrations for which Deng is blamed
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September 1976
Mao dies, bringing the power struggle between the radicals and the pragmatists out into the open
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1976
Hua arrests the Gang of Four who are convicted and later die in prison
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1977
'The Two Whatevers'
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1978
Hua initiates a new centralized 10 Year Plan (1976-85)
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1978
CCP meets at The Third Plenum of the Eleventh Central Committee- Deng's policies preferred to Hua's
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1979
Ten Year Plan modified, 'Four Modernization' adopted by the Central Committee
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1981
Hua's influence is considered to be at an end, Deng becomes the paramount leader of China
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Three of the 'Gang of Four' admitted to the Politburo and Deng restored the Central Committee

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Zhou Enlai dies provoking mass anti-radical demonstrations for which Deng is blamed

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Mao dies, bringing the power struggle between the radicals and the pragmatists out into the open

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Hua arrests the Gang of Four who are convicted and later die in prison

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