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Having put the new leadership team in place and recognizing his weakened position, Deng Xiaoping himself also bowed out of the party leadership—at least officially—by resigning his last leadership position as Chairman of the later that year.
Official figures Official CCP announcements shortly after the event put the number who died at around 300.
Retrieved 31 March 2019.
According to the Chinese government, such observations were "inconsistent with the Committee's responsibilities".
Subsequently, most students began to lose interest in the movement.
Retrieved July 13, 2018.
Wu asserts that if deaths from events unrelated to demonstrators were removed from the count, only seven deaths among military personnel might be counted as from being "" by rioters.