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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Wu Guanzhong 吴冠中
Standing Committee Member of the 9th CPPCC National Committee
Wu Guanzhong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Yixing, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1919, graduated from art school in Hangzhou in 1942, and is a member of the CPC.
Wu Guanzhong is a noted Chinese painter. Upon graduating from art school in Hangzhou he studied oil painting in France. He returned to China in 1950 and began a career teaching at several institutions. Since 1950 he has devoted himself to oil painting. On a national level, Wu was a member of the 6th and 7th CPPCC National Committees, and a member of the standing committees of both 8th and 9th CPPCC National Committees.
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