Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 5/13/2013
Career Data Updated: 5/13/2013

PHOTO: Chen Kuiyuan
Chen Kuiyuan 陈奎元
Former Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee; Former President of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Born: 1941

Biography

Chen Kuiyuan , male, Han nationality, is a native of Kangping, Liaoning Province. He was born in 1941, graduated from Political Education Department of Inner Mongolia Teachers' College and joined the CPC in 1965.

After spending nearly 30 years in government and Party positions in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Chen became vice chairman of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region People's Congress. In 1992, he was transferred to Tibet as deputy secretary of the CPC Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee. Later he became secretary of the Committee. In 2000, he moved to Henan as secretary of the CPC Henan Provincial Committee. From 2002 to 2013 Chen served as President of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Chen was a member of 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th CPC Central Committees. He was also Vice-Chairman of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.

Career Data

2008—2013 Vice-Chairman, 11th CPPCC, National Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003—2008 Vice-Chairman, 10th CPPCC, National Committee
2002—2013 President, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2000—2002 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Henan Province
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1996—2000 First Secretary, PLA, Regions, Tibet Military District CPC, Party Committee
1992—2000 Secretary, CPC, Autonomous Regional Committee Tibet Autonomous Region
1992—1992 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Autonomous Regional Committee Tibet Autonomous Region
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1989—1992 Secretary, CPC, Autonomous Regional Committee, Institutions of Higher Learning Work Committee Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
1989—1992 Vice-Chairman, Autonomous Regional People's Congress Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
1989—1992 Member, CPC, Autonomous Regional Committee, Standing Committee Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
1983—1989 Deputy Secretary and Secretary, CPC, League Committee Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulun Buir League
1982—1983 Member, CPC, League Committee, Standing Committee Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulun Buir League
1982—1983 Secretary-General, CPC, League Committee Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulun Buir League
1980—1982 Deputy Secretary-General, CPC, League Committee Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulun Buir League
1978—1980 Vice-President, CPC, League Committee, Party School Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulun Buir League
1972—1978 Section Chief, CPC, League Committee, Publicity Department Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulun Buir League
1965 Joined, CPC
1964—1972 Teacher, CPC, League Committee, Party School Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulun Buir League
1964 Graduate, Inner Mongolia Teachers' University, Political Education Department Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region


Recent Travel & Appearances

26 Sep 11 Travelled to Romania, Bucharest and met with the following:
Mircea Geoana (Romanian Senate President)
Romanian senate president meets senior Chinese political advisor
23 Jun 10 Jia Qinglin presided over the 10th session of the Standing Committee of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.
07 Jun 10 Hu Jintao delivered a speech at the biennial conference of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
13 Mar 10 Jia Qinglin presided over the closing ceremony of the Third Session of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.
05 Mar 10 Wen Jiabao delivered a government work report during the opening meeting of the Third Session of the 11th NPC.
03 Mar 10 Jia Qinglin delivered a report on the work of the CPPCC National Committee's Standing Committee at the Third Session of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.
28 Feb 10 Hu Jintao and top leaders attended Lantern Festival celebrations.
21 Jan 10 Hu Jintao addressed a meeting on the work of Tibet Autonomous Region.
05 Jan 10 Liu Yunshan attended the closing ceremony of the national conference on publicity.
26 Dec 09 Jia Qinglin presided over the 21st Chairpersons' Meeting of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.

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