Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang

Revolutionary Committee
of the Chinese Kuomintang

中国国民党革命委员会
Zhōngguó Guómíndǎng Gémìngwěiyuánhuì
Abbreviation RCCK
Chairperson Wan Exiang
Founded 1 January 1948 (1948-01-01)
Split from Kuomintang
Preceded by Left-wing of the Kuomintang
Headquarters Beijing, China
Newspaper Tuanjie Bao (Solidarity/Unity Daily)[2]
Tuanjie (Unity)
Membership (2017) 127,930[3]
Ideology Socialism with Chinese characteristics
Three Principles of the People
Chinese unification
Progressivism
Chinese nationalism
Left-wing nationalism
Social democracy
Liberal socialism
Democratic Socialism
Xi Jinping Thought[4][5]
Political position Left-wing
National affiliation United Front
National People's Congress
89 / 2,987
Standing Committee of NPC
5 / 166
Election symbol
Website
Official website
Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 中國國民黨革命委員會
Simplified Chinese 中国国民党革命委员会
Abbreviation
Chinese 民革
Tibetan name
Tibetan ཀྲུང་གོ་གོ་མིན་ཏང་གསར་བརྗེ་ཨུ་ཡོན་ལྷན་ཁང
Zhuang name
Zhuang Cunghgoz Gozminzdangj Gwzming Veijyenzvei
Mongolian name
Mongolian Cyrillic Дундад улсын гоминдангийн хувьсгалын зөвлөл
Mongolian script ᠳᠤᠮᠳᠠᠳᠤ
ᠤᠯᠤᠰ ᠤᠨ
ᠭᠣᠮᠢᠨᠳᠠᠩ ᠤᠨ
ᠬᠤᠪᠢᠰᠬᠠᠯ ᠤᠨ
ᠵᠥᠪᠯᠡᠯ
Uyghur name
Uyghur
جۇڭگو گومىنداڭ ئىنقىلابىي كومىتېتى
Manchu name
Manchu script ᠮᡳᠨᡬᡝ
Romanization Ming'e

The Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang (abbreviated RCCK) is one of eight registered minor political parties (in addition to the Communist Party of China) in the People's Republic of China.

It was founded in 1948 by left-wing members who broke with the main Kuomintang (KMT) during the Chinese Civil War, especially those who were against Chiang Kai-shek's policies. The party claims to be the true heir of Sun Yat-sen's legacy. By the end of June 2012, it had 101,865 members.[6] Party members increased by 26,065 from 2012 to 2017[3].

Its honorary chairperson Song Qingling served as Vice President of the People's Republic of China and Honorary President of the People's Republic of China. The chairperson Li Jishen served as vice chairman of the Central People's Government.

Among the officially sanctioned political parties of the People's Republic of China, the Revolutionary Committee is seen as second in status to the Communist Party of China. Thus, the Revolutionary Committee is allotted the second highest number of seats in the People's Political Consultative Conference (30%). It also owns numerous assets, some formerly owned by the Kuomintang, throughout mainland China. The Revolutionary Committee operates a range of party-owned institutions, such as party schools.

Chairpersons

  1. Li Jishen (李济深) (1948–1959)
  2. He Xiangning (何香凝) (1960–1972)
  3. Zhu Yunshan (朱蕴山) (1979–1981)
  4. Wang Kunlun (王昆仑) (1981–1985)
  5. Qu Wu (屈武) (1987–1988)
  6. Zhu Xuefan (朱学范) (1988–1992)
  7. Li Peiyao (李沛瑶) (1992–1996)
  8. He Luli (何鲁丽) (1996–2007)
  9. Zhou Tienong (周铁农) (2007–2012)
  10. Wan Exiang (万鄂湘) (2012–present)[7]

Honorary chairpersons

  1. Song Qingling (宋庆龄) (1948–1949)
  2. Qu Wu (屈武) (1988–1992)
  3. Zhu Xuefan (朱学范) (1992–1996)
  4. Hou Jingru (侯镜如) (1992–1994)
  5. Sun Yueqi (孙越崎) (1992–1995)

Provincial chairpersons

References

  1. Chinese KMT Revolutionary Committee holds national congress. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  2. "团结报数字报" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  3. 1 2 "【五年间】图说民革这五年——自身建设篇!-人民资讯-人民网". Minge.gov.cn (in Chinese). 2017-12-22. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  4. "民革第十三次全国代表大会暨民革成立70周年纪念大会在京开幕 王沪宁代表中共中央致贺词-人民资讯-人民网". Minge.gov.cn (in Chinese). 2017-12-20. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  5. "中国国民党革命委员会章程(2017年12月23日)-人民资讯-人民网". Minge.gov.cn (in Chinese). 2017-12-23. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  6. Chinese KMT Revolutionary Committee holds national congress Archived 2014-01-10 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
  7. "民革中央领导简介(包括现任领导、历届领导)-人民资讯-人民网" (in Chinese). Minge.gov.cn. 2017-12-24. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  8. United States. Joint Publications Research Service (1985). China report: political, sociological and military affairs, Issues 19-24. Foreign Broadcast Information Service. p. 103. Retrieved 2011-04-0. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. "Zhongguo ren ming da ci dian" bian ji bu (1994). Who's who in China current leaders. Foreign Languages Press. p. 185. ISBN 7-119-00725-4. Retrieved 2011-04-03.

See also

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