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: 2/25/2009
Career Data Updated: 7/14/2008

PHOTO: Chen Xitong
Chen Xitong 陈希同
Former Mayor of Beijing
Born: 1930

Biography Highlight

Chen Xitong, Han nationality, was born in 1930 in Anyue, Sichuan province. He joined the CPC in 1949, and was the focus of a major corruption scandal in Beijing in the mid-1990s.

Recent Career Data

2006 (Released on medical parole after serving eight years of his sentence)
1998 (Sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for corruption)
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1992—1995 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1983—1995 Mayor, People's Government Beijing Municipality
1982—1987 Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1981—1995 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Beijing Municipality
1979—1983 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Beijing Municipality
1973—1979 Secretary, CPC, District Committee Beijing, Changping District

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