Ye Qun

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Ye Qun
Lin Biao family.jpg
Ye Qun (at right) with her family
Born (1917-12-02)December 2, 1917
Died September 13, 1971(1971-09-13) (aged 53)
Political party Communist Party of China
Spouse(s) Lin Biao
Children Lin Liheng, Lin Liguo

Ye Qun (simplified Chinese: 叶群; traditional Chinese: 葉群; pinyin: Yè Qún; 2 December 1917[1] – 13 September 1971) was the wife of Lin Biao, the Vice-Chairman of China who controlled China's military power. She was mostly known for taking care of politics for her husband. Ye was a member of the 9th Politburo of the Communist Party of China. She died with Lin Biao and their son Lin Liguo in a plane crash over Mongolia on September 13, 1971. They also had a daughter, Lin Liheng (Doudou), who was not on the airplane.


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