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: 1/19/2011
Career Data Updated: 1/19/2011

PHOTO: Li Changchun
Li Changchun 李长春
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee; Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Ideology and Propaganda Leading Small Group
Born: 1944

Biography

Li Changchun, male, 58, Han nationality, is a native of Dalian City, Liaoning Province. He was born in February 1944, joined the CPC in September 1965 and joined the workforce in September 1966. He graduated with a specialty in industrial enterprise automation from the Department of Electric Machinery of Harbin Institute of Technology in 1966. He holds the title of Engineer.

Li spent most of the 1960s and 1970s in Harbin and Shenyang in electrical machinery positions. Early in the 1980s, he occupied senior Party positions in Shenyang, eventually becoming secretary of the CPC Shenyang City Committee and mayor of Shenyang. Later he was vice governor, acting governor, and governor of Liaoning Province. He became secretary of the CPC Henan Provencial Committee in 1992.

Li was an alternate member of the 12th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 13th - 17th CPC Central Committees. He was a member of the Politburo of the 15th - 17th CPC Central Committees. Li was also a member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the 16th Central Committee.

In 2007, Li became a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo Bureau of the 17th CPC Central Committee and Chairman of the 17th Central Committee Ideology and Propaganda Leading Small Group.

Career Data

2007— Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Ideology and Propaganda Leading Small Group
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2002— Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Guiding Ethic and Cultural Progress
1998—2002 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guangdong Province
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1993—1998 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Henan Province
1993—1993 14th CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School (Attended a workshop on theory, held by the Party School of the 14th CPC Central Committee for cadres at the provincial and)
1992—1998 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Henan Province
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1991—1992 Governor, People's Government Henan Province
1990—1991 Vice-Governor, People's Government Henan Province (also Acting Governor)
1990—1992 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Henan Province
1987—1990 Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province
1987—1990 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1986—1987 Vice-Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province (also Acting Governor)
1985—1990 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Liaoning Province
1983—1985 Mayor, People's Government Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1983—1986 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1982—1987 Alternate Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1982—1983 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1982—1983 Chairman, CPC, City Committee, Economics Committee Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1981—1982 Deputy Secretary-General, CPC, City Committee Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1980—1981 Deputy Director, Bureau of Mechanical and Electrical Industry Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1980—1981 Deputy Secretary, Bureau of Mechanical and Electrical Industry CPC, Party Committee Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1975—1980 Deputy Secretary, Shenyang Electrical Control Equipment Company CPC, Party Committee
1975—1980 Deputy Manager; Manager, Shenyang Electrical Control Equipment Company
1975—1980 Member, Shenyang Electrical Equipment Company CPC, Party Committee, Standing Committee
1975—1980 Vice-Chairman, Shenyang Electrical Equipment Company Cultural Revolution, Revolutionary Committee
1968—1975 Technician, Shenyang Switchgear Plant Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1966—1968 (Stayed at Harbin Institute of Technology awaiting job assignments)
1965 Joined, CPC
1961—1966 Student, Harbin Institute of Technology, Electric Machinery Department Heilongjiang Province, Harbin City (Majored in Industrial Enterprise Automation.)


Recent Travel & Appearances

25 Oct 17 Xi meets congress delegates
15 Nov 12 Group photo of members of Standing Committees of 17th, 18th CPC Central Committee Political Bureau #China #18PC
14 Nov 12 #CPC congress concludes, new central committee elected #18PC
09 Nov 12 Senior Chinese leader mourns death of artist Li Moran #China
08 Nov 12 CPC opens 18th National Congress #China
08 Nov 12 Li Changchun urges strong socialist culture in #China
26 Oct 12 Media should better serve the people, says senior Chinese leader #China
23 Oct 12 Senior Chinese leader praises publicity work #China
21 Oct 12 Travelled to Bangladesh, Dhaka
Senior CPC leader vows to deepen ties with #Bangladesh #China
20 Oct 12 Travelled to Bangladesh, Dhaka
#China pledges peaceful development, calling on cooperation with South Asian countries

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