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

06/23/20 Xi Jinping called for efforts to continue the tough anti-drug stance in a bid to make new progress in drug control.
06/23/20 Xi sends congratulatory letter to extraordinary meeting of China-Arab states political parties dialogue
06/22/20 Xi Jinping meets with President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen via video link
06/18/20 Xi stresses improving strategic management of armed forces
06/18/20 Xi Jinping has stressed improving strategic management to promote high-quality development of the armed forces.

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