Wang Chaowen, male, Miao nationality, is a native of Huangping, Guizhou Province. He was born in 1930 and joined the CPC in 1951.
Wang spent his entire career in Party leadership positions in Guizhou Province. He served on the standing committee of the CPPCC Guizhou Provincial Committee, secretary of the CYLC Guizhou Provincial Committee and secretary of the CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee. In 1997, he became governor of Guizhou.
Wang was a member of the 12th , 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees, a deputy to the 15th CPC National Congress and a standing committee member of the 8th and 9th NPCs.