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Biography Revised: 3/16/2008
Career Data Updated: 3/16/2008

PHOTO: Zeng Qinghong
Zeng Qinghong 曾庆红
Former Vice-President of the People's Republic of China, Secretary-General of 17th CPC National Congress
Born: 1939
Birthplace: Jiangxi Province, Ji

Biography

Zeng Qinghong, male, 62, Han nationality, is a native of Ji'an, Jiangxi Province. He was born in July 1939, joined the CPC in April 1960 and joined the workforce in July 1963. He graduated from the Automatic Control Department, Beijing Institute of Technology. Zeng is a university graduate and engineer.

Early in his career Zeng was active in the 7th Ministry of Machine Building but by the early 1980s had moved to the energy sector. In the mid 1980s, he moved to Shanghai, where he held a number of senior Party positions. The 1990s found Zeng in Beijing in responsible positions at the Central Committee level. Zeng served as vice-president of the People's Republic of China from 2003-2008.

Zeng was a member of the 15th Central Committee, an alternate member of its Politburo and a member of its Secretariat. He is currently a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee, a member of the Politburo Standing Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

In 2007, Zeng was appointed secretary-general of 17th CPC National Congress.

Career Data

2007—2012 Secretary-General, 17th CPC, National Congress
2003—2008 Vice-President, People's Government People's Republic of China
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1999—2002 Head, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Organization Department
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
1997—1999 Director, 15th CPC, Central Committee, General Office
1997—1999 Director, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Offices Under Central Committee, Work Committee
1993—1997 Secretary, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Offices Under Central Committee, Work Committee
1993—1997 Director, 14th CPC, Central Committee, General Office
1989—1993 Deputy Director, 14th CPC, Central Committee, General Office
1989—1993 Deputy Director, 13th CPC, Central Committee, General Office
1986—1989 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
1984—1986 Secretary-General, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Shanghai Municipality
1984—1986 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Shanghai Municipality
1984—1986 Deputy Head, Head, CPC, Municipal Committee, Organization Department Shanghai Municipality
1983—1984 Secretary, South and Yellow Seas Petroleum Corporation CPC, Party Committee
1983—1984 Deputy Director, Ministry of Petroleum Industry, Foreign Affairs Bureau
1983—1984 Deputy Manager, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, Liaison Department
1982—1983 Ministry of Petroleum Industry, Foreign Affairs Bureau (Worked at Liaison Department)
1981—1982 Deputy Division Director, State Energy Commission, General Office
1979—1981 Secretary, National Development and Reform Commission, General Office
1973—1979 Technician, State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, Production Division Beijing Municipality
1973—1979 Technician, State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, Science and Technology Division Beijing Municipality
1970—1973 Technician, Seventh Ministry of Machine-Building Industry, Second Academy, No. 2 Department
1969—1970 PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force), Xihu Production Base Cultural Revolution, Sent to do manual labor Hunan Province
1969—1970 PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force), Chikan Base Cultural Revolution, Sent to do manual labor
1965—1969 Technician, Seventh Ministry of Machine-Building Industry, Second Academy, No. 2 Department, No. 6 Office
1963—1965 Technician, PLA, Services and Arms, Group Army, No. 743 Army Unit
1960 Joined, CPC
1958—1963 Student, Beijing Institute of Technology, Automatic Control Department


Recent Travel & Appearances

25 Oct 17 Xi meets congress delegates
31 Mar 10 Hu Jintao bid farewell to former commander of the Air Force of the PLA Zhang Tingfa.
11 Feb 10 Hu Jintao and other senior Party and government officials visited a number of former leaders and extended their best wishes to them, ahead of the Lunar New Year.
01 Oct 09 Hu Jintao addressed the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
01 Oct 09 Hu Jintao and other Chinese leaders joined in National Day evening gala.
30 Sep 09 Wen Jiabao and top leaders attended a grand reception to mark the founding anniversary of the People's Republic.
28 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and other top leaders watched a large-scale musical epic.
10 Aug 09 Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin attended the cremation ceremony of Zhuo Lin, widow of China's late leader Deng Xiaoping.
18 Dec 08 Hu Jintao delivered a speech during the conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the convening of the 3rd Plenary Session of the 11th CPC Central Committee.
14 Mar 08 Hu Jintao and Top Communist Party of China (CPC) and state leaders attend the closing meeting of the First Session of 11th National Committee of the CPPCC.

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