Liu Zhenhua, male, Han nationality, is a native of Laiwu, Shandong Province. He was born in 1940, graduated from the Northeast China Engineering Institute in 1966, and joined the CPC in 1974.
In the late 1970's he served as Deputy Secretary of the Party Branch in Fushun Aluminum Factory in Liaoning Province, and he was Deputy Secretary of the Publicity Department of the CPC Committee in 1983. In the early 1990's he was Secretary of the Political Science and Law Committee of the CPC Provincial Committee. Liu was elected Governor of Shanxi Province in January of 2000.
Liu served as delegate to the 15th CPC National Congress and as alternate member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees. He is currently a member of the 16th Central Committee.