Ren Jianxin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xiangfen County, Shanxi Province. He was born in 1925 and studied at Beijing University.
Ren spent a distinguished career in law. He was intimately involved in the drafting of many of China's basic laws. He began his career as a clerk in the General Office of the Committee of Political Science of Law of the CPC Central Committee. He later worked in the Legal Affairs Department of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade. In 1988, became president of the Supreme People's Court, a position which he held for ten years. Ren's legal scholarship is internationally renown and several of his ideas were incorporated into United Nations and other international law doctrines. In 1997, he became President of the National Judges College.
Ren was a member of the 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees and a member of the Secretariat of the 14th CPC Central Committee. Ren was a delegate to the 15th CPC National Congress.
|1998—2003||Vice-Chairman, 9th CPPCC, National Committee|
|1997—2002||Delegate, 15th CPC, National Congress|
|1997—1998||President, China Law Society|
|1992—1997||Honorary Chairman, World Jurists Association|
|1992—1997||Secretary, Political Science and Law Committee of the State Council|
|1992—1997||Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee|
|1992—1997||Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat|
|1988—1992||President, Supreme People's Court|
|1987—1992||Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee|
|1985—????||Member, World Peace Through Law Center, Executive Committee|
|1983—1988||Vice-President, Supreme People's Court|
|1983—1988||Vice-President, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade|
|1971—1981||Director, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Legal Affairs Department|
|Secretary-General, Maritime Arbitration Commission|
|1959—1966||Secretary-General, Foreign Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission|
|1949—1959||Clerk, State Council Bureau of Legislative Affairs|
|1949—1959||Clerk, Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council|
|1949—1959||Clerk, CPC, Central Committee, Political Science and Law Committee|
|1946—1948||Student, Beijing University Beijing Municipality|