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: 12/16/2017
Career Data Updated: 3/7/2018

PHOTO: Zhao Leji
Zhao Leji 赵乐际
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee; Secretary, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
Born: 1957


Zhao Leji, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xining, Qinghai Province. He was born in 1957, joined the party in 1975 and attended Beijing University.

Zhao spent three years in education at the Qianhai Provincial Commerce School. He then served in various party and governing roles in Qinghai Province, becoming vice-governor in 1994. He served as governor of Qinhai Province from 2002-2003 and Secretary of CPC Qinghai Provincial Committee and Chairman of the Standing Committee of Qinghai Provincial People's Congress from 2003-2007.

Zhao was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. He served as Director of the Shaanxi Provincial People's Congress and Secretary of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee.

In 2012, he became a member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee and Head of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.

In 2017 he was named as a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

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