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

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/4/2013
Career Data Updated: 11/28/2012

PHOTO: Fang Fenghui
Fang Fenghui 房峰辉
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee; Chief of the General Staff, PLA, Headquarters of the General Staff; Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
Born: 1951

Biography Highlight

Fang Fenghui, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xianyang, Shaanxi Province. He was born in 1951, graduated from university of national defense. He joined the PLA in 1968. He was promoted as major general in 1998 and lieutenant general in 2005. In 2003, he became a member of standing committee of Guangzhou military area command and the chief of stuff of Guangzhou military area command. In 2007, Fang was promoted as the commander of Beijing military area command. He was a member of 17th CPC Central Committee. In 2012 he became Chief of the General Staff of the Headquarters of the General Staff, PLA and a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 18th CPC Central Military Commission.

Recent Career Data

2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2012— Chief of the General Staff, PLA, Headquarters of the General Staff
2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010— General, PLA
2008—2013 Deputy, 11th NPC
2007—2012 Commander, PLA, Regions, Beijing Military Region Beijing Municipality
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Deputy Secretary, PLA, Regions, Beijing Military Region CPC, Party Committee Beijing Municipality
2005—2010 Lieutenant General, PLA
2003—2007 Member, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region CPC, Party Committee Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City

Recent Travel & Appearances

07/07/14 #China, #Greece vow to intensify military ties
07/03/14 Fang Fenghui holds talks with chairman of Indian Chiefs of Staff Committee and Army Chief of Staff
05/16/14 Chinese general presents gifts #China #USA
05/15/14 PLA chief receives full-military-honors arrival ceremony at Pentagon #China #USA
05/15/14 #China cannot afford to lose an inch of its territory: general

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