A Great Revolutionary Leader Died.

Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin died on Wednesday at the age of 96

Jiang died at 12:13 p.m. (0413 GMT) in his home city of Shanghai

Jiang rose from a factory engineer to leader of the world's most populous country

Jiang retired as president in 2003

China was a member of the World Trade Organization, Britain had handed over Hong Kong, Beijing had secured the 2008 Olympics Are some of  the events During his Tenure

Without addressing the problem of (economic survival) first, it would be difficult to achieve any other right," Jiang said in 1997

Jiang became Shanghai mayor in 1985 and later its Communist Party chief, putting him in the party's national inner circle