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

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 1/25/2014
Career Data Updated: 2/12/2017

PHOTO: Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping 习近平
President, People's Government, People's Republic of China; General Secretary, 18th CPC, Central Committee; Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee; Chairman, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission; Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC; Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform; Chairman, CPC, Central Committee, National Security Commission; Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development
Born: 1953

Biography Highlight

Xi Jinping, male, Han nationality, is a native of Fuping County, Shaanxi Province. He was born in 1953, entered the work force in 1969, joined the CYLC in 1971 and joined the CPC in 1974.

Recent Career Data

2017— Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development
2014— Head, Central Military Commission of the PRC, Leading Group for Deepening Reform on National Defense
2014— Chairman, CPC, Central Committee, National Security Commission
2013— Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform
2013— President, People's Government People's Republic of China
2013— Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2012— General Secretary, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo

Recent Travel & Appearances

02/21/17 CPC meeting discusses draft government work report
02/17/17 Xi urges all Chinese to contribute to national rejuvenation
02/17/17 Xi calls for overall national security outlook
02/14/17 China congratulates Berdymukhamedov on re-election as Turkmen president
02/13/17 Xi orders leading officials to fight special privilege

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