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: 5/23/2003
Career Data Updated: 2/24/2009

PHOTO: Ye Xuanping
Ye Xuanping 叶选平
Vice-Chairman of the 9th CPPCC National Committee, Former Governor of Guangdong Province
Born: 1924


Ye Xuanping, male, Han nationality, was born in 1924 in Meixian County, Guangdong Province. He is a son of the late Marshal Ye Jianying. He joined the CPC in 1945, the same year he began college study in Yan'an. He continued engineering and machine- building studies at Qinghua University and in the Soviet Union in the 1950s.

Ye served in engineering and scientific administrative capacities in Shenyang and Beijing before returning to his native place in the 1980s and becoming successively vice-governor of Guangdong Province, mayor of Guangzhou, deputy secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee, and governor of Guangdong Province.

Ye was a member of the 12th, 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees and a member of the 5th NPC and 6th NPC. He was vice-chairman of the 7th, 8th and 9th CPPCC National Committees.

Career Data

1999 Member, Macao SAR Preparatory Committee, Government Delegation, Macao Hand-Over Ceremony
1998—2003 Vice-Chairman, 9th CPPCC, National Committee
1995—???? Honorary Chairman, Beijing University of Science and Engineering, Board of Trustees Beijing Municipality
1993—???? Honorary President, Society for Study of the Chinese Revolution of 1911
1993—1998 Vice-Chairman, 8th CPPCC, National Committee
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1992—???? President, Society for the Promotion of Chinese Culture
1988—1993 Vice-Chairman, 7th CPPCC, National Committee
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1985—1991 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guangdong Province
1983—1988 Member, 6th NPC
1982—1987 Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1980—1985 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City
1980—1985 Mayor, People's Government Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City
1980—1985 Vice-Governor, People's Government Guangdong Province
1978—1983 Member, 5th NPC
1978—1980 Bureau Director, State Science and Technology Commission
1962—1973 Chief Engineer, No.1 Machine Tool Plant Beijing Municipality
1960—1961 Trainee, Machine Building Bureau Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
Student, Tsinghua University Beijing Municipality
1949—1950 Student, Harbin Polytechnical University Heilongjiang Province, Harbin City
1945 Joined, CPC
1941—1945 Student, Yan'an Institute of Natural Sciences Shaanxi Province, Yan'an City

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