Shen Jilan

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Shen Jilan
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Shen Jilan
Delegate to the National People's Congress
In office
15 September 1954 – 28 June 2020
ChairmanLiu ShaoqiZhu DeSong Qingling (acting)→Ye JianyingPeng ZhenWan LiQiao ShiLi PengWu BangguoZhang DejiangLi Zhanshu
Vice Chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the Changzhi People's Congress
In office
Director of the Shanxi Women's Federation
In office
Personal details
Born(1929-12-29)29 December 1929
Pingshun County, Shanxi, China
Died28 June 2020(2020-06-28) (aged 90)
Changzhi, Shanxi, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
ParentsSong Jinshui (father)
Wu Quanxiang (mother)
Shen Hengtai (stepfather)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Shen Jilan (Chinese: 申纪兰; 29 December 1929 – 28 June 2020) was a Chinese politician. She was a member of the Communist Party of China. She was elected to the 1st National People's Congress in 1954, and had been re-elected for all the subsequent sittings of the National People's Congress over the next 65 years. She was known as the world's longest serving congresswoman.[1][2][3][4]

Shen died on 28 June 2020 at the age of 90, from stomach cancer[5].[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 人民日报撰文掌声送给申纪兰 称选民对其信任. Sina. Archived from the original on 11 March 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  2. "89-year-old woman becomes China's only 13-time NPC deputy". People's Daily. Archived from the original on 9 March 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  3. "Shen Jilan, the world's longest-serving congresswoman". Archived from the original on 31 January 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  4. "An army of 'yes-men': China's People's Congress". Deutsche Welle. Archived from the original on 8 November 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  5. 申紀蘭逝世 66次出席人大兩會被稱人大「活化石」、「舉手機器」 (in Chinese)
  6. "全国人大代表申纪兰逝世". The Paper (in Chinese). Retrieved 2020-06-28.