Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin

Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin

Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin waves his hand to audience at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 9, 2011. 85-year-old Jiang attended a ceremony to mark the centennial of the 100th anniversary of the Xinha revolution 1911. His appearance ended a speculation of his death. Photograph: The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images