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

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/16/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/16/2013

PHOTO: Wen Jiabao
Wen Jiabao 温家宝
Former Member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo Bureau of the 17th CPC Central Committee; Former Premier of the State Council
Born: 1942

Biography Highlight

Wen Jiabao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Tianjin. He was born in September 1942, joined the CPC in April 1965 and entered the work force in September 1967. Wen graduated from the Beijing Institute of Geology with a specialty in geological structures. He has done postgraduate work and is an engineer.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Leading Group for Finance and Economics
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003—2013 Secretary, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
2003—2013 Director, State Energy Commission
2003—2013 Premier, State Council
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee

Recent Travel & Appearances

03/15/13 Xi Jinping shakes hands with Wen Jiabao #China
03/06/13 Premier Wen bids farewell, expresses gratitude #China
03/05/13 Wen stresses concrete action in addressing environmental woes #China
03/05/13 Wen suggests new gov't expanding domestic demand #China
03/05/13 Premier Wen delivers gov't work report #China

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