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: 7/22/2008
Career Data Updated: 7/22/2008

PHOTO: Gu Shanqing
Gu Shanqing 谷善庆
Member of the 9th NPC Standing Committee
Born: 1931

Biography

Gu Shanqing, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wafangdian, Liaoning Province. He was born in 1931. He joined the Northeast China Democratic United Army in 1947 and the CPC in 1949.

Gu has served as a deputy political commissar or a political commissar since 1969. He was the political commissar of the Engineering Corps Headquarters of Guangzhou Military Command from 1969 to 1979. In 1979, Gu became a deputy political commissar with the PLA Hunan Military District. In 1983, he moved up to political commissar with the same area command. Since 1992, he has been the political commissar of PLA Beijing Military Region. Gu was granted the rank of general in 1994.

In 1998, he became a member of the Standing Committee of the 9th NPC. He is also a member of the Financial and Economic Committee of the 9th NPC. He was also a member of the 14th CPC Central Committee.

Career Data

1998—2003 Member, 9th Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the NPC
1998—2003 Member, 9th Standing Committee of the NPC
1994— General, PLA
1992—1996 Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Beijing Military Region
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1990—1994 Lieutenant General, PLA
1990—1992 Secretary, PLA, Regions, Chengdu Military Region CPC, Party Committee
1990—1992 Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Chengdu Military Region
1988—1990 Major General, PLA
1988—1990 Deputy Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region
1988—1990 Member, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region CPC, Party Committee, Standing Committee
1983—1988 Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region, Hunan Military District
1979—1982 Deputy Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region, Hunan Military District
1971—1979 Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region, Engineer Corps
1969—1971 Chief, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region, Engineer Corps (Publicity Department)
1957—1959 Propaganda Instructor, PLA, Divisional Political Department
1952—1957 Propaganda Instructor, PLA, Regimental Political Department
1951—1952 Secretary, PLA, Regimental Political Department
1949 Joined, CPC
1949 Participant, Liaoxi-Shenyang Campaign
1949 Participant, Peiping-Tientsin Campaign
1948—1951 Soldier, PLA, Northeast China Democratic United Army


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