Compiled from the following sources:

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Photo courtesy Baidu Baike


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 11/29/2017
Career Data Updated: 11/29/2017

PHOTO: Zhang Yang
Zhang Yang 张阳
Former Member of the 18th CPC Central Military Commission; Former Director of the PLA General Political Department
Born: 1951
Died: 2017

Recent Travel & Appearances

28 Nov 17 Senior Chinese military officer commits suicide amid corruption probe
14 Sep 17 Two senior PLA officers get new appointments
07 Mar 17 PLA generals resolved to build strong armed forces
19 Dec 16 China to build rank-centered military officer system
11 Jan 16 China's new Central Military Commission organ established
01 Jan 16 China establishes Rocket Force and Strategic Support Force
26 Oct 15 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Akaboshi Keiji (Former chief of staff of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force)
Senior Chinese military official meets with Japanese guests
08 Dec 14 Chinese military urged to improve work style
06 Jun 14 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Tsutomu Mori (Former Chief of Staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF))
Kenichiro Hokazono (Former Chief of Staff of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF))
Zhang Yang meets with Japanese guests #China #Japan
09 Dec 13 Was in Beijing Municipality
Zhang Yang meets with #U.S. senior retired generals #China

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