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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/2/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Qian Weichang
Qian Weichang 钱伟长
Vice-Chairman of the 9th CPPCC National Committee, Honorary Chairman of the 8th Central Committee of the China Democratic League
Born: 1912

Biography Highlight

Qian Weichang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. Qian was born 1912, graduated from Qinghua University and received a doctorate from the University of Toronto.

Recent Career Data

Author, ("Variable Differential Method and Finite Element," "A Generalized Variable Differential Principle and Armor-piercing Mechanics")
Honorary Chairman, China Democratic League, Central Committee
1999—???? Executive President, China Council for the Promotion of Peaceful Reunification
1998—2003 Vice-Chairman, 9th CPPCC, National Committee
1993—1998 Vice-Chairman, 8th CPPCC, National Committee
1990—???? President, China Overseas Exchanges Association
1988—1993 Vice-Chairman, 7th CPPCC, National Committee
1983—1988 Vice-Chairman, 6th CPPCC, National Committee
1978—1983 Member, 5th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
Vice-Chairman, Committee for Drafting the Basic Law of the Macao SAR

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