Wan Li

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Wan Li
Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
In office
13 April 1988 – 27 March 1993
Preceded byPeng Zhen
Succeeded byQiao Shi
First-ranking Vice Premier of the PRC
In office
1983 - 1988
PremierZhao Ziyang
Li Peng
Preceded byDeng Xiaoping
Succeeded byYao Yilin
Minister of Railways of the PRC
In office
1975 - 1976
Preceded byLü Zhengcao
Succeeded byDuan Junyi
Personal details
Born(1916-12-01)1 December 1916
Dongping County, Shandong, China
Died15 July 2015(2015-07-15) (aged 98)
Beijing, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Spouse(s)Bian Tao (邊濤)
ChildrenWan Jifei
Wan Li
Traditional Chinese萬里
Simplified Chinese万里

Wan Li (1 December 1916 – 15 July 2015) was a Chinese Communist revolutionary and politician.[1] During a long administrative career in the People's Republic of China, he served successively as Vice Premier, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, and a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Secretariat and its Politburo. He was born in Shandong.

References[change | change source]

  1. "全国人大常委会原委员长万里逝世 享年99岁". QQ News. 15 July 2015. Archived from the original on 2 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2015.