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


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.

In 1995 Wang became editor-in-chief of the Guangming Daily and later held the same position at People's Daily, where he later became president.

Wang Chen was a member of the 16th, 17th and 18th CPC Central Committees and is currently a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee. He served as Director of the Information Office of the State Council from 2008 - 2011. In 2011, he became Director of the State Internet Information Office. In 2013 he became Secretary-General and Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th NPC. In 2017 he beame a Member of the Politburo of the 19th CPC Central Committee. In 2019 he became Director of the China Law Society.

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