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)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/15/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/15/2013

PHOTO: Hu Jintao
Hu Jintao 胡锦涛
Former President of China; Former Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission; Former Chairman of the Central Military Commission
Born: 1942

Biography Highlight

Hu Jintao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Jixi, Anhui Province. He was born in December 1942. Hu joined the CPC in April 1964 and entered the workforce in July 1965. He graduated from the Water Conservancy Engineering Department of Tsinghua University in 1964, where he specialized in the study of hub hydropower stations. As a university graduate, he holds the title of Engineer.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Taiwan Affairs Leading Small Group
2007—2012 Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2007—2012 Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Foreign Affairs Leading Small Group
2007—2012 General Secretary, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2005—2013 Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2004—2007 Chairman, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission (Jiang Zemin resigned as chairman September 2004)
2003—2013 President, People's Government People's Republic of China

Recent Travel & Appearances

09/19/16 China publishes selected works of Hu Jintao
10/16/13 Body of late #China chief justice cremated
09/01/13 Funeral of former top procurator Liu Fuzhi held in Beijing #China
05/02/13 #China mourns first generation model worker
03/14/13 Hu Jintao, Xi Jinping shake hands #China

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