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 by Peng Zhen
Succeeded by Qiao Shi
First-ranking Vice Premier of the PRC
In office
1983 - 1988
Premier Zhao Ziyang
Li Peng
Preceded by Deng Xiaoping
Succeeded by Yao Yilin
Minister of Railways of the PRC
In office
1975 - 1976
Preceded by Lü Zhengcao
Succeeded by Duan Junyi
Personal details
Born (1916-12-01)1 December 1916
Dongping County, Shandong, China
Died 15 July 2015(2015-07-15) (aged 98)
Beijing, China
Political party Communist Party of China
Spouse(s) Bian Tao (邊濤)
Children Wan 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. Retrieved 15 July 2015.