Compiled from the following sources:

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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/30/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Yuan Xingpei
Yuan Xingpei 袁行霈
Vice-Chairman of the 8th Central Committee of the China Democratic League
Born: 1936


Yuan Xingpei, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wujin, Jiangsu province. He was born in 1936, graduated from Beijing University, and joined the China Democratic League in 1987.

Yuan has long been engaged in the teaching and researching of traditional Chinese literature. He has been a professor at Beijing University for many years, and has received awards for his outstanding work as a lecturer. He has been a council member of the China Poetry Society and the Society for the Study of Li Bai. He is the author of several books, one of which is used by Singaporean State University as a reference text. Yuan was elected vice-chairman of the China Democratic League in 1996.

Yuan Xingpei was a member of the standing committees of the 8th and 9th CPPCC National Committees.

Career Data

1998—2003 Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
1997— Vice-Chairman, 8th China Democratic League, Central Committee
1957 Graduate, Beijing University, Chinese Department Beijing Municipality

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