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: 5/24/2010

PHOTO: Zhu Rongji
Zhu Rongji 朱镕基
Former Premier of the State Council, Politboro Standing Committee Member of the 15th CPC Central Committee
Born: 1928

Biography Highlight

Zhu Rongji, male, Han nationality, was born in 1928 in Changsha, Hunan Province. He attended middle school there, and then went to Qinghua University where he majored in electrical engineering. Zhu worked in the State Planning Commission from 1952 to 1969, and from 1970 to 1975 he was assigned to a "May 7th Cadre School" during the Cultural Revolution. He then worked in the petroleum industry before being assigned to the State Economic Commission in 1979, where he served as vice-minister from 1983 to 1987.

Recent Career Data

1999 Member, Macao SAR Preparatory Committee, Government Delegation, Macao Hand-Over Ceremony
1998—???? Chairman, Three Gorges Project Construction Committee
1998—2003 Premier, State Council
1998—???? Head, State Steering Group of Science, Technology and Education
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
1993—1995 Governor, People's Bank of China
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo

Recent Travel & Appearances

03/05/03 Zhu Rongji delivered a report to the 1st Session of the 10th NPC.
02/23/03 Zhu Rongji attended a forum urging better supervision of State Asset Management.

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