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: 3/17/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/17/2018

PHOTO: Li Zhanshu
Li Zhanshu 栗战书
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee; Chairman, 13th Standing Committee of the NPC
Born: 1950

Biography Highlight

Li Zhanshu, male, Han nationality, is a native of Pingshan County, Hebei Province. He was born in 1950, entered the work force in 1972 and joined the CPC in 1975.

Li spent much of his career in Party leadership roles at the county and provincial levels in Hebei Province. He later became secretary-general of the CPC Hebei Provincial Committee. Next he was transferred to Shaanxi Province, where he became secretary of the CPC Xian Municipal Committee. In 2004 he was transferred to Heilongjiang province, where he has held a series of senior positions.

Li was a deputy to the 8th NPC and an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. In 2004 he became deputy secretary of the CPC Heilongjiang Provincial Committee and vice-governor of Heilongjiang Province. From 2008 to 2010 he served as Governor of Heilongjiang Province.

He was Secretary of the CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee from 2010 to 2012 an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. In 2012, he became Director of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and a member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee.

Recent Career Data

2018— Chairman, 13th Standing Committee of the NPC
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Finance and Economy
2017— Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central National Security Commission, General Office
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Internet Security and Informationization
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo

Recent Travel & Appearances

12/13/18 Li Zhanshu meets Ecuadorean president
12/03/18 China, Turkey eye closer parliamentary exchanges
12/02/18 Li Zhanshu stresses accelerating legislation on people's health care
11/27/18 Li Zhanshu meet Vietnam Fatherland Front president
11/24/18 Senior legislators discuss legislative work to foster, regulate AI development

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