Meaning of Deng Xiaoping in English:

Deng Xiaoping

(also Teng Hsiao-p'ing)

Pronunciation /ˌdɛŋ ʃaʊˈpɪŋ/ /ˌdʌŋ/

proper noun

  • (1904–97), Chinese communist statesman, vice premier 1973–6 and 1977–80; vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party 1977–80. Discredited during the Cultural Revolution, he was reinstated in 1977, becoming the effective leader of China.