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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/30/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Yang Guoliang
Yang Guoliang 杨国梁
Commander of the PLA 2nd Artillery Force, General
Born: 1938
Birthplace: Hebei Province, Zunhua

Biography Highlight

Yang Guoliang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Zunhua, Hebei province. He was born in 1938, graduated from the Beijing Aeronautical Institute and joined the CPC in 1961. Yang joined the PLA soonafter and held positions in the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense. He served as commander of the PLA 2nd Artillery Force in 1992.

Recent Career Data

1998— General, PLA
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1993—1998 Lieutenant General, PLA
1992— Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 2nd Artillery Force
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1988—1993 Major General, PLA
1987—1992 Alternate Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1985—1992 Deputy Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 2nd Artillery Force
1982—1987 Alternate Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1963 Joined, PLA

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