Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the present There has never been a “coup d'état” since there was a clear power structure. The Communist Party of China is the administrative center. It has more power than all governments and armies.
Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the present
There has never been a “coup d'état” since there was a clear power structure.
The Communist Party of China is the administrative center.
It has more power than all governments and armies.
Moreover, the army is directly up to the party, not the government.
with political soldiers as coordinators, and all were molded into loyalty to the party.
ready to follow the orders of the party leaders without twisting
However, there was only one incident.
The Chinese government admits it "fits" an attempt to seize power at the hands of Lin Biao, vice president of the Communist Party of China, and the son of Lin Liguo, a senior commander of the Shanghai Air Force.
It's called Project 571, whose number synonyms with the word "Wuqiyi", which means uprising.
That incident took place in 1971. The description of the Chinese government states that
After the 9th Congress of the Communist Party of China a year ago, Lin Biao realized he was no longer trusted.
and was about to be on the list of those who were swept away.
So try to seize power.
with the assassination of Chairman Mao Zedong, the founder of the country
by choosing to sabotage the railway
But on that fateful day of Sept. 11, Chairman Mao suddenly changed course.
So the plan failed.
The insurgents immediately turned into rebels.
from China's report
It said that on Sept. 13, Lin Biao and his wife and son Lin Liguo had chartered a passenger plane trying to flee to the Soviet Union.
But in a hurry, he did not check that the oil was insufficient.
causing an accident in Mongolia
All 9 leaders and participants died.
Although the numbers are not clear
But more than 1,000 high-ranking officers close to or in Lin Biao's line of command were reported to have been dealt with, while the 571 document released by the Chinese authorities did not provide much detail on the plan.
Until there were suspicions from Western scholars that Lin Biao was regarded as a military adviser during the Civil War.
Maybe he didn't know that his son was trying to act?
Or is it all just a self-cleaning process within the Communist Party of China, and Document 571 is just a document of legitimacy?