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: 5/24/2004
Career Data Updated: 1/17/2007

PHOTO: Li Qianyuan
Li Qianyuan 李乾元
Member of the 16th CPC Central Committee, Commander of the Lanzhou Military Region
Born: 1942

Biography Highlight

Li Qianyuan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Linzhou, Henan province. He was born in 1942, joined the PLA in 1961, and joined the CPC in 1963. He was conferred to the rank of major general in 1988 and promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in 1996. Li served with the PLA as a platoon leader, staff member, and deputy section chief of a combat training section of a division. Li became deputy chief of staff of the Guangzhou Military Region in 1990. He was appointed commander of the Lanzhou Military Region in 1999.

Recent Career Data

2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1999— Commander, PLA, Regions, Lanzhou Military Region Gansu Province, Lanzhou City
1999—1999 Deputy Commander, PLA, Regions, Lanzhou Military Region Gansu Province, Lanzhou City
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1996— Lieutenant General, PLA
1994—1999 Chief of Staff, PLA, Regions, Lanzhou Military Region Gansu Province, Lanzhou City
1992—1997 Alternate Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1990—1994 Deputy Chief of Staff, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City
1988—1990 Student, Military Academy of the Chinese PLA
1987—1996 Major General, PLA

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