Compiled from the following sources:

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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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/15/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/17/2008

PHOTO: Wu Bangguo
Wu Bangguo 吴邦国
Former Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 11th NPC
Born: 1941

Biography

Wu Bangguo, male, 60, Han nationality, is a native of Feidong County, Anhui Province. He was born in July 1941. Wu joined the CPC in April 1964 and joined the workforce in September 1966. He graduated from the Department of Radio Electronics of Tsinghua University, having specialized in electron tube studies. As a university graduate, he holds the title of Engineer.

In the 1970s, Wu worked in the electronics field in Shanghai and in the 1980s, became active in Party affairs in the city, becoming secretary of the CPC Shanghai municipal committee. Moving to Beijing to assume senior Party post, he also became vice premier of the State Council.

Wu was an alternate member of the 12th and 13th CPC Central Committees, a member of the 14th CPC Central Committee and a member of the Politburo of the 14th CPC Central Committee. At the 4th Plenary Session of the 14th CPC Central Committee, Wu was elected as an additional member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee. He was a member of the 15th CPC Central Committee and of its Politburo. In 2003, he gave up the position of vice-premier and became chairman of the standing committee of the NPC.

Wu was a member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the 16th Central Committee. He also served as vice-premier of the State Council and a member of the State Council's Leading Party Group. He was Secretary of the Work Committee of Large Enterprises of 16th the CPC Central Committee.

Currently, Wu is a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo Bureau of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

Career Data

2008—2013 Chairman, 11th Standing Committee of the NPC
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—2008 Chairman, 10th Standing Committee of the NPC
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1999— Member, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
1998—2002 Secretary, CPC, Central Committee, Central Work Committee of Large Enterprises
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995— Vice-Premier, State Council
1994—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
1992—1994 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1991—1992 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
1987—1992 Alternate Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1985—1991 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
1983—1985 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality (In charge of Science and Technology.)
1983—1985 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Shanghai Municipality
1982—1987 Alternate Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1981—1983 Deputy Secretary, Shanghai Meters, Instruments and Telecommunications Bureau CPC, Party Committee
1979—1981 Deputy Manager, Shanghai Electron Tube Company
1978—1979 Deputy Manager, Shanghai Electronic Elements Company
1976—1978 Deputy Director, Shanghai No. 3 Electronic Tube Factory
1976—1978 Deputy Director, Shanghai No. 3 Electronic Tube Factory Cultural Revolution, Revolutionary Committee
1976—1978 Deputy Secretary, Shanghai No. 3 Electronic Tube Factory CPC, Party Committee
1967—1976 Deputy Chief; Chief, Shanghai No. 3 Electronic Tube Factory, Technical Section
1967—1976 Worker; Technician, Shanghai No. 3 Electronic Tube Factory
1964 Joined, CPC
1960—1967 Student, Tsinghua University, Radio Engineering Department Beijing Municipality (Majored in electron tube studies.)


Recent Travel & Appearances

25 Oct 17 Xi meets congress delegates
17 Mar 13 1st session of 12th NPC holds closing meeting #China
14 Mar 13 Wu Bangguo, Zhang Dejiang shake hands #China
14 Mar 13 New leadership elected to #China's top legislature the National People's Congress #NPC
08 Mar 13 #China's top legislator delivers NPC Standing Committee work report
08 Mar 13 #China's top legislature seeks innovation in supervision: Wu
08 Mar 13 #China explores ways to make legislation more scientific, democratic: Wu
08 Mar 13 #China improves people's democracy through legislation: Wu
08 Mar 13 #China improves legislation to protect human rights: Wu
08 Mar 13 #China strengthens legal supervision over food safety: Wu

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