Wu Jianmin

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Wu Jianmin
Wu Jianmin - Annual Meeting of the New Champions Tianjin 2008.jpg
Born(1939-03-30)March 30, 1939
DiedJune 18, 2016(2016-06-18) (aged 77)
Spouse(s)Shi Yanhua

Wu Jianmin (Chinese: 吴建民; March 30, 1939 – June 18, 2016) was a Chinese diplomat. He worked as the spokesman of Chinese Foreign Ministry. He was an ambassador of China to the Netherlands, Geneva and France. He was the president of the Bureau International des Expositions.

On June 18, 2016, Wu died when the car in which he was traveling struck a median while exiting the Donghu Lake Tunnel in Wuhan, China. Wu was on his way to lecture at Wuhan University. He was 77.[1][2]

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  1. "Prominent former diplomat Wu Jianmin dies in car accident". China Daily. 2016-06-18. Archived from the original on 18 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-18.
  2. "[新闻直播间]前驻法大使吴建民遇车祸辞世". CNTV. CCTV. 2016-06-18. Retrieved 2016-06-18.