Li Yaowen

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Li Yaowen
Li Yaowen 1955.jpg
Li in 1955
Political Commissar of the People's Liberation Army Navy
In office
October 1980 – April 1990
Preceded byYe Fei
Succeeded byWei Jinshan
Political Commissar of the Commission for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense
In office
April 1977 – January 1980
Chinese Ambassador to Madagascar
In office
Preceded byNew position
Succeeded byTian Zhidong (田志东)
Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania
In office
Preceded byZhong Xidong (仲曦东)
Succeeded byLiu Chun (刘春)
Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
July 1970 – April 1972
Deputy Political Commissar of Jinan Military Region
In office
October 1965 – April 1970
Director of the Political Department of Jinan Military Region
In office
May 1955 – January 1968
Preceded byNew position
Succeeded byChen Jide (陈继德)
Personal details
Zhang Xishen

(1918-05-01)1 May 1918
Chengshan Town, Rongcheng, Shandong, China
Died10 April 2018(2018-04-10) (aged 99)
Beijing, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materPLA Military Academy
OccupationMilitary officer, diplomat
AwardsRed Star Medal
Order of Independence and Freedom
Order of Liberation
Military service
Allegiance People's Republic of China
Branch/service People's Liberation Army Navy
Years of service1980–1997
RankPLAGeneral r.png General
CommandsJinan Military Region
Battles/warsSecond Sino-Japanese War
Chinese Civil War
Korean War
Chinese Vietnamese Sea Battle
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.

Li Yaowen (Chinese: 李耀文; pinyin: Lĭ Yàowén; 1 May 1918[1] – 10 April 2018) was a general in the People's Liberation Army of China.[2]

He was an alternate member of the 11th CPC Central Committee, a member of the 12th CPC Central Committee, and a member of the Central Advisory Commission.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "開國將軍李耀文4月10日夜在北京逝世,享年100歲 - 雪花新聞". Retrieved 2018-04-11.
  2. "Li Yaowen". 2015.
  3. Yue Huairang; Wang Ke (2018-04-10). 百岁开国将星陨落:原中顾委委员、海军原政委李耀文逝世. thepaper (in Chinese).