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Xian Incident

  • By: Amy J. Benavides
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

On 12 December 1936, a trusted top general kidnapped the leader of China to force the leader to bend to the general's demands and then accompanied the leader to the capital and turned himself over to police, receiving a sentence of ...

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