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Israel Epstein
Birth: Apr. 20, 1915
Death: May 26, 2005

Journalist, Author, Chinese Communist Party Leader. He was born in Warsaw, Poland, his father was imprisoned by Russia because of his Anti-Czarist actions. As a child his family immigrated to China. He began his journalism career at age fifteen working for an English language Chinese newspaper. He also worked for United Press International. He lived in Britain and the United States from 1944 to 1951. He published several books including, "Unfinished Revolution in China", "From Opium to Liberation" and "Tibet Transformed". In 1951 he returned to China to edit the news magazine, "China Today". He edited this magazine until 1970 and was named editor emeritus at his retirement. He was a leader of the Chinese Communist Party and had close ties with Chinese Leaders, including having annual conferences with Mao. Just before his death President Ho Jintao praised him for his "special contributions" to China. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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Babaoshan Cemetery
Beijing
Beijing Municipality, China
 
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Record added: Jun 10, 2005
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