Liu Zhenhua

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Liu Zhenhua (Chinese: 劉振華; July 1921 – 11 July 2018) was a Chinese People's Liberation Army general (shang jiang) and politician. He was born in Tai'an, Shandong Province. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1938.

Liu fought in the Second Sino-Japanese War, Chinese Civil War and Korean War. He was a member of the 9th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and a delegate to the 8th National People's Congress. In 1964, he was promoted to major general. He was Ambassador of China to Albania from 1971 to 1976.[1]

Liu died in Beijing on 11 July 2018 at the age of 97.[2]

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  1. Colin Mackerras; Amanda Yorke (2 May 1991). The Cambridge Handbook of Contemporary China. Cambridge University Press. p. 93. ISBN 978-0-521-38755-2.
  2. 中国人民解放军上将、原外交部副部长刘振华辞世,享年97岁 Archived 2018-07-11 at the Wayback Machine (in Chinese)