BEIJING, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- China has published the official biography and collected works of late leader Deng Xiaoping ahead of the 110th anniversary of his birth on Friday.
The Collected Works of Deng Xiaoping (1949-1974) presents Deng's thoughts on the development of the country and the Communist Party of China (CPC). The book was edited by the Party Literature Research Office of the CPC Central Committee and published by the People's Publishing House.
The Biography of Deng Xiaoping (1904-1974) records his experience until 1974, when he served as vice premier after being purged for several years during the Cultural Revolution. It was written by the Party Literature Research Office of the CPC Central Committee and published by the Party literature publishing house.
Deng was born on Aug. 22, 1904 in southwest China's Sichuan Province. He was called "chief architect of China's reform and opening-up" for his painstaking efforts in leading the country's transformation drive starting in the 1970s.