1897 - Born on the 28th of April at Meixian, a country in North Eastern Guandong Province Republic of China.
1919 - He graduated at Yunnan Military Academy.
1927 - He joined the communist party in China.
- He participated in the failed Nanchang Uprising (the first major Communist engagement of the
Chinese Civil War.
1932 - He joined the Jiangxi Soviet formally called the Chinese Soviet Republic.
- He served as Chief of Staff of Zhang Guotao's ( leader of the Communist Party of China) Fourth Front Army.
1978 - He became the chairman of the Standing Committee of the People's Congress.
1986 - Died on the 22nd of October in Beijing China.
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