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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 10/26/2007
Career Data Updated: 10/26/2007

PHOTO: Xu Yongyue
Xu Yongyue 许永跃
Former Minister of State Security
Born: 1942


Xu Yongyue, male, Han nationality, was born in 1942 in Zhenping, Henan Province. He graduated from a public security school and joined the CPC in 1972. He was a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and minister of the Ministry of State Security from 1998 to 2007.

Career Data

2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1998—2007 Minister, Ministry of State Security
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1994—1998 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Hebei Province
1993—1998 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee, Policy and Law Committee Hebei Province
1993—1994 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Hebei Province
1988—1993 Deputy Secretary-General, CPC, Central Committee, Central Advisory Commission
1983—1993 (Political Secretary to Chen Yun)
1983—1993 (Director, Office of Chen Yun)
1976—1983 Secretary, Ministry of Culture
1973—1976 Secretary, Ministry of Education
1973—1976 Secretary, Chinese Academy of Sciences, General Office
Secretary, Beijing People's Public Security School Beijing Municipality
1972 Joined, CPC
1961 Graduate, Beijing People's Public Security School Beijing Municipality
1961—1973 Cadre, Beijing People's Public Security School Beijing Municipality

Recent Travel & Appearances

31 Aug 07 Hu Jintao signed approval decrees for new ministers.
25 Jun 07 Hu Jintao addressed a senior course for ministerial officials and provincial heads.
02 Feb 07 Li Changchun delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of a seminar for the ministers on the Selected Works of Jiang Zemin.
26 Jan 07 Wen Jiabao presided over the 9th plenary meeting of the State Council to discuss a draft of the government work report.
07 Dec 06 Hu Jintao addressed 2006 Central Economic Work Conference.
29 Nov 06 Luo Gan attended a national conference on Political and Legislative Affairs.
11 Oct 06 Was in Beijing Municipality
Hu Jintao made a keynote speech at the 6th plenary session of the 16th CPC Central Committee.
15 Aug 06 Hu Jintao addressed a meeting on studying the selected works of Jiang Zemin.
26 Jul 06 Wen Jiabao delivered a speech at a national television meeting of the State Council.
05 Mar 06 Wen Jiabao delivered a report on the work of the government to the Fourth Session of the Tenth National People's Congress (NPC).

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