Li Peng

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Li Peng
李鹏
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Premier of the People's Republic of China
In office
25 March 1988 – 17 March 1998
acting from 24 November 1987
President Yang Shangkun
Jiang Zemin
Vice Premier
Preceded by Zhao Ziyang
Succeeded by Zhu Rongji
Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
In office
15 March 1998 – 15 March 2003
Preceded by Qiao Shi
Succeeded by Wu Bangguo
Member of the 13th, 14th, 15th CPC Politburo Standing Committee
In office
2 November 1987 – 15 November 2002
General Secretary Zhao Ziyang
Jiang Zemin
Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
In office
6 June 1983 – 24 November 1987
Serving with Wan Li, Yao Yilin, Tian Jiyun
Premier Zhao Ziyang
Member of the
National People's Congress
In office
25 March 1988 – 5 March 2003
Constituency Beijing At-large
Personal details
Born 20 October 1928 (1928-10-20) (age 89)
Shanghai, Republic of China
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Spouse(s) Zhu Lin
Children Li Xiaopeng
Li Xiaolin
Li Xiaoyong
Alma mater Moscow Power Engineering Institute
Profession Politician
civil engineer

Li Peng (born 20 October 1928) is a Chinese politician. He served as the fourth Premier of the People's Republic of China, between 1987 and 1998. He also served as the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislative body, from 1998 to 2003.[1]

For much of the 1990s, Li was ranked second in the Communist Party of China (CPC) hierarchy behind then General Secretary Jiang Zemin. He retained his seat on the CPC Politburo Standing Committee until 2002.

References[change | change source]

  1. Li Jing. "Li Peng Finally Denies Old Rumours He Is Ex-Premier Zhou Enlai's Adopted Son". South China Morning Post. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014.

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