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: 3/21/2019
Career Data Updated: 5/12/2019

PHOTO: Wang Chen
Wang Chen 王晨
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo; Director, China Law Society
Born: 1950

Biography Highlight

Wang Chen, male, Han nationality, is a native of Beijing. He was born in 1950, and joined the work force and the CPC in 1969. Wang graduated from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Recent Career Data

2019— Director, China Law Society
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central Foreign Affairs Commission
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2013—2018 Vice-Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC
2013—2018 Secretary-General, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2011—2017 Director, Cyberspace Administration of China
2008—2011 Director, Information Office of the State Council

Recent Travel & Appearances

06/01/21 Wang Chen urged efforts to continue implementing the Law on Intangible Cultural Heritage to advance Chinese fine traditional culture.
05/17/21 Wang Chen called for more efforts to improve the quality of health services and let traditional Chinese medicine play a more prominent part in the process.
05/12/21 Wang Chen called on China and Germany to enhance cooperation and communication to address climate challenges
04/25/21 Wang Chen stressed on Sunday the promotion of the Yan'an spirit in serving the country's development
04/24/21 Wang Chen called for strengthened implementation of the Law on Traditional Chinese Medicine to promote the high-quality development of TCM.

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