|Stamp Title:||Centenary of the Birth of Comrade Song Renqiong|
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|Date of Issue:||2012-03-14|
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|Song Renqiong ( July 11,1909 – January 8, 2005), a native of Hunan Province, was an outstanding member of the Communist Party of China (CPC), a great communist, a prominent proletarian revolutionist, and an excellent leader in the political work of CPC and Chinese People's Liberation Army. |
He ever served as alternate member of the Seventh CPC Central Committee, member of the Eighth CPC Central Committee, alternate member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, member of the Eleventh CPC Central Committee, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, member of the 12th CPC Central Committee, deputy head of former CPC Central Advisory Commission, vice-chairman of the 4th and 5th National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and a senior general of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. In 1955, he was conferred the rank of General of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. He was ever successively awarded the first class PLA Military Merit Medal, the first class Independent Freedom Metal and the first class Liberation Medal.
China National Philatelic Corporation will issue a FDC and a commemorative cancellation respectively.