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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 5/9/2014
Career Data Updated: 5/9/2014

PHOTO: Xu Kuangdi
Xu Kuangdi 徐匡迪
Member of the 16th CPC Central Committee; Former President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
Born: 1937

Biography Highlight

Xu Kuangdi, male, Han nationality, is a native of Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province. He was born in 1937, graduated from Beijing Institute of Iron and Steel Engineering in 1959 and joined the CPC in 1983.

Recent Career Data

Author, ('The Refining of Stainless Steel')
2003— Vice-Chairman, 10th CPPCC, National Committee
2002—2010 President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2001—???? Secretary, Chinese Academy of Engineering CPC, Leading Party Group
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1996—???? Vice-President, China Mayors Association
1996—???? Honorary President, Red Cross Society of China
1995—2001 Mayor, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
1995—???? Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Division of Chemical, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Recent Travel & Appearances

07/04/07 Xu Kuangdi met with Wolfgang Erlitz, President of the Austrian Federal Council.
07/11/06 Xu Kuangdi met with Mongolian President Nambaryn Enkhbayar.
09/14/04 Xu Kuangdi met with Hamburg Mayor Ole von Beust.
09/09/04 Xu Kuangdi met with Wavel Ramkalawam, chairman of the National Party of Seychelles.
06/02/04 Xu Kuangdi addressed the 10th anniversary ceremony of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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