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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/20/2018
Career Data Updated: 2/20/2018

PHOTO: Wang Hongyao
Wang Hongyao 王洪尧
Political Commissioner of the PLA Equipment Development Department; General PLA
Born: 1951

Biography Highlight

Wang Hongyao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Jining City, Shandong Province. He was born in 1951 and joined the PLA in 1969. He graduated from National Defense University. He was promoted as Major General in 2002, Lieutenant General in 2009 and General in 2013. From 2007 to 2010, he was Deputy Political Commissioner of Shenyang Military Region. From 2011 to 2015, he was Political Commissioner, General Armament Department, PLA. Since 2015, he is Political Commissioner, Equipment Development Department, PLA. He was a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee.

Recent Career Data

2015— Political Commissar, PLA, Equipment Development Department
2013— General, PLA
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2011—2015 Political Commissar, PLA, General Armaments Department
2010—2011 Deputy Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Shenyang Military Region
2009—2013 Lieutenant General, PLA
2008—2013 Member, 11th CPPCC, National Committee
2007—2010 Director, PLA, Regions, Shenyang Military Region, Political Department
2007—2011 Member, PLA, Regions, Shenyang Military Region CPC, Party Committee
2003—2007 Political Commissar, PLA, Services and Arms, 54th Group Army

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