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

Career Data

2007—2012 Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Taiwan Affairs
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, Central Foreign Affairs Commission
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
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 General Secretary, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2004 Vice-Chairman, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2002—2005 Vice-Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
1999—2002 Vice-Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
1998—2003 Vice-President, People's Government People's Republic of China
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
1997—2002 Vice-Chairman, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
1993—2002 President, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
1988—1992 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Tibet Autonomous Region
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1985—1988 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guizhou Province
1985—1988 First Secretary, PLA, Regions, Chengdu Military Region, Guizhou Military District CPC, Party Committee Guizhou Province
1984—1985 First Secretary, CYLC, Central Committee, Secretariat
1982—1984 Secretary, CYLC, Central Committee, Secretariat
1982—1982 Secretary, CYLC, Provincial-Level Gansu Province
1982—1987 Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1982—1984 Chairman, All-China Youth Federation
1980—1982 Vice-Chairman, Provincial Construction Committee Gansu Province
1975—1980 Deputy Director, Provincial Construction Committee, Design Management Division Gansu Province
1974—1975 Secretary, Provincial Construction Committee Gansu Province
1969—1974 Deputy Secretary, Hydroelectric Power Ministry, Organs Under 4th Project Bureau CPC, Party Committee
1969—1974 Secretary, Hydroelectric Power Ministry, 4th Project Bureau, 813 Branch Bureau
1969—1974 Technician, Hydroelectric Power Ministry, 4th Project Bureau, 813 Branch Bureau
1968—1969 Worker, Hydroelectric Power Ministry, Liujiaxia Project Bureau, House Construction Team
1965—1968 Participated in R&D, Tsinghua University, Water Conservancy Engineering Department (Political Instructor before the Cultural Revolution)
1964 Joined, CPC
1964—1965 Postgraduate and Political Instructor, Tsinghua University, Water Conservancy Engineering Department Beijing Municipality
1959—1964 Student, Tsinghua University, Water Conservancy Engineering Department Beijing Municipality


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