Compiled from the following sources:

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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/27/2003
Career Data Updated: 7/5/2007

PHOTO: Liu Zhongde
Liu Zhongde 刘忠德
Chairman, CPPCC Subcommittee of Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sports
Born: 1933

Biography Highlight

Liu Zhongde, male, Han nationality, is a native of Ji‘an, Jilin Province. He was born in 1933, joined the CPC in 1958, and studied at the Northeast PLA Flying School and the civil engineering department of the Harbin Technological University.

During the early 1960s Liu Zhongde worked in education at the Nanjing Engineering Institute in a variety of posts. His work at Nanjing Engineering Institute led to his first positions within the Party as the secretary of the CPC Committee at the Institute. Liu then moved on to become Minister of Culture, a delegate to the 13th CPC National Congress, a member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees, a member of the standing committee of the 9th CPPCC National Committee.

In 1998 Liu became a member of the standing committee and chairman of the Subcommittee of Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sports of the 9th CPPCC National Committee.

Recent Career Data

1998— Chairman, CPPCC, Subcommittee of Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sports
1998—2003 Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
1997 Member, Hong Kong SAR Preparatory Committee, Government Delegation, Hong Kong Hand-Over Ceremony
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1993—1998 Minister, Ministry of Culture
1992—1993 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Culture
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1992—1993 Acting Minister, Ministry of Culture
1990—1998 Deputy Head, CPC, Central Committee, Publicity Department
1988—1990 Deputy Secretary-General, State Council

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