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

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 4/22/2010
Career Data Updated: 4/22/2010

PHOTO: Guo Boxiong
Guo Boxiong 郭伯雄
Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, Vice-Chairman of the 17th CPC Central Military Commission; Politburo Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee
Born: 1942

Biography Highlight

Guo Boxiong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Liquan County, Shaanxi Province. He was born in July 1942, joined the CPC in March 1963, and joined the work force in August 1958. Guo joined the PLA in August 1961. He is a graduate of the PLA Military Academy and holds the military rank of General.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Vice-Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2003— Vice-Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2002—2007 Vice-Chairman, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1999—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
1999—2002 Deputy Secretary, PLA, Headquarters of the General Staff CPC, Party Committee
1999—2002 Member, Central Military Commission of the PRC

Recent Travel & Appearances

10/15/12 Guo Boxiong stresses cultivation of scientific research talents at NUDT #China
08/31/12 Guo Boxiong stresses innovative development of military theories #China
08/30/12 Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou meet with PLA participants in London 2012 #Olympics #China
07/27/12 China, Afghanistan to strengthen military ties
07/13/12 Senior officer urges armed forces in Tibet to safeguard stability, ethnic harmony

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