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: 10/26/2017
Career Data Updated: 3/17/2018

PHOTO: Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping 习近平
President, People's Government, People's Republic of China; General Secretary, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC; Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform; Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central National Security Commission; Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development; Chairman, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
Born: 1953

Biography Highlight

Xi Jinping, male, Han nationality, is a native of Fuping County, Shaanxi Province. He was born in 1953, entered the work force in 1969, joined the CYLC in 1971 and joined the CPC in 1974.

Recent Career Data

2018— Deputy, 13th NPC
2018— Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC (Reelected March 17, 2018)
2018— President, People's Government People's Republic of China (Reelected March 17, 2018)
2017— Delegate, 19th CPC, National Congress
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2017— Secretary-General, 19th CPC, National Congress
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2017— General Secretary, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2017— Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Finance and Economy

Recent Travel & Appearances

06/18/21 Xi Jinping stressed drawing strength from CPC history to forge ahead
06/13/21 Xi Jinping has ordered all-out efforts to rescue the injured after a gas explosion in Hubei Province
06/11/21 Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Ukhnaa Khurelsukh over his election as Mongolia's president
06/08/21 Xi Jinping visited Gangcha County in Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture during his inspection tour of Qinghai Province
06/05/21 Xi calls for unprecedented efforts to improve global environmental governance

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