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)
Career Data Updated:
Dai Bingguo 戴秉国
Former Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, Former State Councilor of State Council
Dai Bingguo, male, Tujia nationality, is a native of Yingjiang, Guizhou Province. He was born in 1941, joined the CPC in 1973, and attended the Foreign Affairs College.
Dai Bingguo held leading posts in the Department of Soviet Union and East European Affairs, eventually becoming its Director. He then served as ambassador to Hungary, and in the mid-1990s he became deputy foreign minister.
Dai Bingguo was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. He served as State Councilor of State Council from 2008 to 2013.