|Premier of the People's Republic of China|
25 March 1988 – 17 March 1998
acting from 24 November 1987
Cabinet I (1988–93)
Cabinet II (1993–98)
|Preceded by||Zhao Ziyang|
|Succeeded by||Zhu Rongji|
|Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress|
15 March 1998 – 15 March 2003
|Preceded by||Qiao Shi|
|Succeeded by||Wu Bangguo|
|Member of the 13th, 14th, 15th CPC Politburo Standing Committee|
2 November 1987 – 15 November 2002
|General Secretary||Zhao Ziyang|
|Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China|
6 June 1983 – 24 November 1987
Serving with Wan Li, Yao Yilin, Tian Jiyun
|Member of the|
National People's Congress
25 March 1988 – 5 March 2003
|Born||20 October 1928|
Shanghai, Republic of China
|Died||22 July 2019 (aged 90)|
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater||Moscow Power Engineering Institute|
Li Peng (20 October 1928 – 22 July 2019) was 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.
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.
Li died on 22 July 2019 at the age of 90 from an illness at a hospital in Beijing.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ "李鹏同志逝世-新华网". www.xinhuanet.com. Archived from the original on 2019-07-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
- ↑ "Former Chinese premier Li Peng dies aged 90". South China Morning Post. 2019-07-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
- ↑ "China's former premier Li Peng dies at 90". Reuters. 2019-07-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Li Peng human rights lawsuit
- Li Peng biography @ China Vitae, the web's largest online database of China VIPs Archived 2006-08-28 at the Wayback Machine