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)


People's Daily Online


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 11/20/2012
Career Data Updated: 11/20/2012

PHOTO: Zhou Yongkang
Zhou Yongkang 周永康
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee; Director, CPC, Central Committee, Public Security Commission
Born: 1942

Biography Highlight

Zhou Yongkang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province. He was born in December 1942, joined the CPC in November 1964 and entered the workforce in September 1966. Zhou graduated from the Survey and Exploration Department of Beijing Petroleum Institute in 1966, where he majored in geophysical survey and exploration. As a university graduate, he holds the title of Senior Engineer with a rank equivalent to that of Professor.

Recent Career Data

2007— Director, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Comprehensive Management Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007— Director, CPC, Central Committee, Public Security Commission
2007—2012 Secretary, CPC, Central Committee, Politics and Law Commission
2003—2008 Member, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
2003—2007 Minister, Ministry of Public Security
2003—2008 State Councilor, State Council
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat

Recent Travel & Appearances

11/05/12 Zhou Yongkang inspects #Beijing's security moat before CPC Party congress
10/30/12 Zhou Yongkang urges strengthened judicial administration #China
10/29/12 Senior official urges frontier security in #Yunnan #China
10/24/12 Senior official calls for #Xinjiang's lasting stability #China
10/16/12 Sr. official stresses law enforcement ahead of upcoming #CPC 18th National Congress. #China

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