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Biography Revised: 6/28/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Su Buqing
Su Buqing 苏步青
Honorary Chairman of the 8th Central Committee of the China Democratic League
Born: 1902

Biography

Su Buqing, male, Han nationality, is a native of Pingyang County, Zhejiang Province. He was born in 1902 into a long line of farmers who fled Fujian province in times of famine to settle in Zhejiang province. Aided by a schoolmaster, Su went to Japan in 1919, where he studied for 12 years, earning a Ph.D. in science. He joined the CPC in 1959.

Su was a renowned mathematician and educator, enjoying a high reputation at home and abroad. He had an impressive academic career as a dean at Zhejiang University and president of Fudan University. He was a member of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council. Su published over 150 papers in domestic and foreign academic publications, wrote a dozen highly specialized, academic books and enjoys writing poetry; he has written roughly 170 poems in his collection of Liangju Ji and Yeyu Chichao. In addition, he is an accomplished calligrapher.

Su was, in 1997, honorary chairman of the central committee of the China Democratic League, of which he had earlier been vice-chairman. He was a member of the 1st, 7th and 8th CPPCC National Committees, a member of the 5th CPPCC Shanghai Municipal Committee, and a member of the standing committee of the 5th and 6th NPC.

Career Data

1997— Honorary Chairman, 8th China Democratic League, Central Committee
1993—1998 Vice-Chairman, 8th CPPCC, National Committee
1988—1993 Vice-Chairman, 7th CPPCC, National Committee
1983—1988 Member, 6th Standing Committee of the NPC
1978—1983 Member, 5th Standing Committee of the NPC
1978—1983 Vice-Chairman, CPPCC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
1959 Joined, CPC
1949—1954 Dean of Studies, Zhejiang University, Mathematics Department Zhejiang Province
1949—1954 Member, 1st CPPCC, National Committee
1933—1949 Dean, Zhejiang University, Mathematics Department Zhejiang Province
1933—1949 Professor, Zhejiang University, Mathematics Department Zhejiang Province
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