President Xi Jinping’s signature on a letter written to then KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu in March 2016. Photo: China Media Project President Xi Jinping’s signature on a letter written to then KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu in March 2016. Photo: China Media Project
President Xi Jinping’s signature on a letter written to then KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu in March 2016. Photo: China Media Project

Out of character? Xi Jinping has a Mao Zedong-style signature

  • Chinese president has adopted the former chairman’s distinctive writing style, according to a scholar
  • The unorthodox calligraphy style is also becoming more popular in state media productions – and there is even an online ‘Mao script generator’

Topic |   China Society
President Xi Jinping’s signature on a letter written to then KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu in March 2016. Photo: China Media Project President Xi Jinping’s signature on a letter written to then KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu in March 2016. Photo: China Media Project
President Xi Jinping’s signature on a letter written to then KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu in March 2016. Photo: China Media Project
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