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

XINHUA Online (China View)

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 4/10/2012
Career Data Updated: 4/10/2012

PHOTO: Bo Xilai
Bo Xilai 薄熙来
Former Member of the Politboro of the 17th CPC Central Committee, Former Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee
Born: 1949

Biography Highlight

Bo Xilai, male, Han nationality, is a native of Dingxiang County of Shanxi Province. He was born in 1949, started to work in 1968 and joined the CPC in 1980. He studied at Beijing University from 1978-1979 and graduated from the graduate school of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences with a master's degree in journalism in 1982.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Chongqing Municipality
2007—2012 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Chongqing Municipality
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2004—2007 Minister, Ministry of Commerce
2004—2007 Secretary, Ministry of Commerce CPC, Leading Party Group
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2001—2004 Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province
2000—2004 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Liaoning Province
2000—2001 Acting Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province

Recent Travel & Appearances

10/25/13 Bo's appeal rejected, original judgment upheld #China
10/21/13 Court to announce decision on Bo's appeal #China
10/09/13 Court to hear Bo Xilai appeal #China
09/23/13 Bo's case follows basic legal principles: official newspaper #China
09/22/13 Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison for bribery, embezzlement, power abuse

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