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

XINHUA Online (China View)

People's Daily Online

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 12/6/2014
Career Data Updated: 8/4/2014

PHOTO: Zhou Yongkang
Zhou Yongkang 周永康
Former Director of the Public Security Commission of the CPC Central Committee
Born: 1942

Biography Highlight

Zhou Yongkang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province. He was born in December 1942, joined the CPC in November 1964 and entered the workforce in September 1966. Zhou graduated from the Survey and Exploration Department of Beijing Petroleum Institute in 1966, where he majored in geophysical survey and exploration. As a university graduate, he holds the title of Senior Engineer with a rank equivalent to that of Professor.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Secretary, CPC, Central Committee, Central Politics and Law Commission
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Director, CPC, Central Committee, Public Security Commission
2007—2012 Director, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Committee for Comprehensive Management
2003—2008 Member, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
2003—2007 Minister, Ministry of Public Security
2003—2008 State Councilor, State Council
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee

Recent Travel & Appearances

06/15/16 Zhou Yongkang's son sentenced to 18 years in prison
06/12/15 Chinese applaud anticorruption progress as Zhou Yongkang in jail
06/11/15 Zhou Yongkang sentenced to life in prison, no limits for anti-corruption
03/18/15 China top court said Zhou Yongkang's influence cleared
12/06/14 Zhou Yongkang arrested, expelled from CPC

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