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: 3/17/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/17/2018

PHOTO: Li Yuanchao
Li Yuanchao 李源潮
Former Member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee; Former Vice-President of China
Born: 1950


Li Yuanchao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Lianshui, Jiangsu province. He was born in 1950, and joined the CPC in 1978. He graduated from the math department of Fudan University in 1982, obtained the master's degree of economic management from Peking University in 1986, and received a doctorate of law from the Central Party School in 1998.

Li Yuanchao began his career as a teacher at the Nanchang Middle School and Industry College of the Luwan district in Shanghai. He served as deputy secretary of the CYLC Committee of Fudan University, and secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee of the CYLC. Li Yuanchao is vice-chairman of the China International Culture Communication Center.

Li Yuanchao was an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. He was a Politburo member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the Secretariat of the 17th CPC Central Committee, and Head of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.

In 2012, he became a member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee and in 2013 he was elected Vice-President of China.

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