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

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 10/26/2017
Career Data Updated: 10/26/2017

PHOTO: Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping 习近平
President, People's Government, People's Republic of China; General Secretary, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC; Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform; Chairman, CPC, Central Committee, National Security Commission; Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development
Born: 1953

Career Data

2017— Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development
2017— General Secretary, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2017— Secretary-General, 19th CPC, National Congress
2017— Delegate, 19th CPC, National Congress
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2014— Head, Central Military Commission of the PRC, Leading Group for Deepening Reform on National Defense
2014— Chairman, CPC, Central Committee, National Security Commission
2013— Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2013— President, People's Government People's Republic of China
2013— Head, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2012—2017 General Secretary, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Chairman, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Secretary-General, 18th CPC, National Congress
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2010—2012 Vice-Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2010—2013 Vice-Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2008—2013 Vice-President, People's Government People's Republic of China
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2007—2012 Vice-Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Taiwan Affairs Leading Small Group
2007—2012 President, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2007 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
2007—2012 Chairman, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Party Building Leading Small Group
2003—2007 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Zhejiang Province
2002—2007 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Zhejiang Province
2002—2002 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Zhejiang Province
2002—2003 Acting Governor, People's Government Zhejiang Province
2002—2003 Director, PLA, National Defense Mobilization Committee, Provincial-Level Zhejiang Province
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 First Secretary, PLA, Regions, Nanjing Military Region, Zhejiang Military District CPC, Party Committee Zhejiang Province
2001—2002 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Fujian Province
2000—2002 Governor, People's Government Fujian Province
1999—2000 Acting Governor, People's Government Fujian Province
1999—2003 Deputy Director, PLA, National Defense Mobilization Committee, City-Level Jiangsu Province, Nanjing City
1999—2002 Director, PLA, National Defense Mobilization Committee, Provincial-Level Fujian Province
1998—2003 Deputy, 9th NPC
1998—2002 Student, Tsinghua University, Humanities Department Beijing Municipality
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1996—2000 1st Political Commissioner, PLA, Services and Arms, Reserve Artillery Division Fujian Province
1995—2002 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Fujian Province
1993 (Won national award for contributions and work for the elderly)
1992—1997 Delegate, 14th CPC, National Congress
1990—1996 First Secretary, PLA, Regions, Nanjing Military Region, Fujian Military District CPC, Party Committee Fujian Province
1990—1996 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Fujian Province, Fuzhou City
1990—1995 Chairman, City People's Congress Fujian Province, Fuzhou City
1988—1990 Secretary, CPC, Prefectural Committee Fujian Province, Ningde Prefecture
1988—1990 First Secretary, PLA, Regions, Nanjing Military Region, Fujian Military District Fujian Province (Ningde Military Sub-Area Command)
1985—1988 Executive Vice-Mayor, People's Government Fujian Province, Xiamen City
1985—1988 Member, CPC, City Committee, Standing Committee Fujian Province, Xiamen City
1983—1985 Secretary, CPC, County Committee Hebei Province, Zhengding County
1983—1985 1st Political Commissar, Chinese People's Armed Police Force Hebei Province, Zhengding County
1982 (Served as Secretary to Geng Biao)
1982—1983 Deputy Secretary, CPC, County Committee Hebei Province, Zhengding County
1979—1982 Secretary, Central Military Commission of the PRC, General Office
1979—1982 Secretary, General Office of the State Council
1975—1979 Student, Tsinghua University, Chemical Engineering Department Beijing Municipality
1974 Joined, CPC
1969—1975 Cultural Revolution, Sent to do manual labor Shaanxi Province, Yanchuan County


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