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

China News

XINHUA Online (China View)

People's Daily Online

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/23/2010
Career Data Updated: 2/23/2010

PHOTO: Zhang Wenyue
Zhang Wenyue 张文岳
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee; Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee, Liaoning Province
Born: 1944

Biography Highlight

Zhang Wenyue, male, Han nationality, is a native of Pucheng, Fujian Province. He was born in 1944 and joined the CPC in 1965. Two years later in 1967, he graduated from the Geology Department of Beijing Institute of Geology.

After graduating from the institute, Zhang worked in a series of geology-related state positions. He was director of the Sichuan Provincial Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, followed by directing the general office at the Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources. In 1990, Zhang became the vice-minister of the Ministry of Geology and Mineral Reserves, where he remained until 1995. After his term as vice-minister ended, Zhang became vice-chairman of the National Committee on Mineral Reserves and vice-president of the China Mining Industry Association.

In 1996, Zhang moved to Xinjiang Province to become the deputy secretary of the CPC Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The next year, he became commander of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. In 1999, he was made vice-chairman of the People's Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Recent Career Data

2009—2013 Deputy Director, 11th Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of the NPC
2008—2013 Deputy, 11th NPC
2008—2009 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Liaoning Province
2007—2009 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Liaoning Province
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Delegate, 17th CPC, National Congress
2004—2007 Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province
2004—2004 Acting Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province
2003—2008 Deputy, 10th NPC
2003—2004 Chairman, CPPCC, Provincial Committee Liaoning Province

Recent Travel & Appearances

12/22/07 Chen Zhenggao was appointed acting governor of Liaoning Province.
10/29/07 Zhang Wenyue replaced Li Keqiang as secretary of the CPC Liaoning Provincial Committee.

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