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

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.

In 2017 he was named as a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 19th CPC Central Committee. In 2018 he became Chairman of the 13th Standing Committee of the NPC.

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
2012— Director, CPC, Central Committee, General Office
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
2010—2012 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guizhou Province
2010—2012 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Guizhou Province
2010—2012 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee Guizhou Province
2008—2010 Governor, People's Government Heilongjiang Province
2007—2010 Secretary, People's Government CPC, Leading Party Group Heilongjiang Province
2007—2008 Acting Governor, People's Government Heilongjiang Province
2007—2012 Alternate Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2005—2007 Student, Harbin Institute of Technology Heilongjiang Province, Harbin City
2004—2007 Deputy Secretary, People's Government CPC, Leading Party Group Heilongjiang Province
2004—2007 Vice-Governor, People's Government Heilongjiang Province
2004—2010 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Heilongjiang Province
2003—2010 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Heilongjiang Province
2002—2004 Member, CPC, City Committee, Standing Committee Shaanxi Province, Xi'an City
2002—2004 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Shaanxi Province, Xi'an City
2002—2007 Alternate Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2004 Chairman, City People's Congress, Standing Committee Shaanxi Province, Xi'an City
2000—2002 Chief, CPC, Provincial Committee, Organization Department Shaanxi Province
1998—2002 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Shaanxi Province
1993—1998 Deputy, 8th NPC
Commissioner, Provincial Administrative Office Hebei Province
1993—1998 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Hebei Province
1993—1997 Secretary-General, CPC, Provincial Committee Hebei Province
1990—1993 Deputy Secretary, CPC, District Committee Hebei Province, Chengde Prefecture
1986—1990 Secretary, CYLC, Provincial-Level Hebei Province
1985—1986 Commissioner, Prefectural Administrative Office Hebei Province, Shijiazhuang Prefecture
1985—1986 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Hebei Province, Shijiazhuang City
1983—1985 Secretary, CPC, County Committee Hebei Province, Wuji County
1976—1983 Staff Member, CPC, Prefectural Committee, General Office, Document Department Hebei Province, Shijiazhuang Prefecture
1975 Joined, CPC
1972—1976 Deputy Director, Industry and Commerce Bureau Hebei Province, Shijiazhuang Prefecture


Recent Travel & Appearances

09 Dec 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Delfim Neves (President of the National Assembly of Sao Tome and Principe)
Li Zhanshu held talks with President of the National Assembly of Sao Tome and Principe Delfim Neves
06 Dec 19 Politburo held a meeting to analyze and study economic work for 2020 and make plans for improving conduct and fighting corruption
03 Dec 19 Li Zhanshu urges upholding, improving "one country, two systems"
07 Nov 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Radek Vondracek (Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies)
Li Zhanshu met with Czech Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Radek Vondracek in Beijing
06 Nov 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Demetris Syllouris (President of the Cyprus House of Representatives)
Li Zhanshu held talks with President of the Cyprus House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing
04 Nov 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Gordan Jandrokovic (Croatian Parliament Speaker)
Li Zhanshu met with Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandrokovic in Beijing
26 Oct 19 China's top legislature wraps up bimonthly session
24 Oct 19 Li Zhanshu stresses closer ties between lawmakers, people
23 Oct 19 Top legislature hears economic, law enforcement, procuratorial reports
17 Oct 19 Former leader of China Democratic League cremated

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