An Qiyuan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Lintong, Shaanxi Province. An was born in 1933, joined the CPC in 1953 and graduated Northwest China University Geology Department in 1956.
He spent his early career in mining industry leadership positions. He became a member of the standing committee of the Comission for Discipline Inspection in 1992. He later became secretary of the Shaanxi CPC Central Committee in 1994.
An was a member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committee National Congresses.