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|Member of the 2nd Central Advisory Commission|
|Commander of the PLA Nanjing Military Region|
|Preceded by||Nie Fengzhi|
|Succeeded by||Gu Hui (固辉)|
|Commander of the PLA Second Artillery Force|
|Preceded by||Zhang Yixiang (张翼翔)|
|Succeeded by||Li Shuiqing (李水清)|
|President of PLA Rocket Force University of Engineering|
Xiang Shouzhi (向守芝)
November 28, 1917
Xuanhan County, Sichuan, China
|Died||September 2, 2017 (aged 99)|
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
Zhang Ling (m. 1945)
|Residence||Gulou District, Nanjing, Jiangsu|
|Alma mater||Red Army Infantry School|
PLA National Defence University
|Occupation||Military officer, revolutionist|
|Awards||Order of Bayi (Third Class; 1955)|
Order of Liberation (Second Class Medal; 1955)
Order of Independence and Freedom (Second Class Medal; 1963)
Order of the Red Star (First Class Medal; 1988)
|Allegiance||People's Republic of China|
|Branch/service||People's Liberation Army Ground Force|
|Years of service||1934-1990|
|Battles/wars||Second Sino-Japanese War|
Chinese Civil War
Xiang was promoted to the rank of major general (shao jiang) in 1955 and general (Shang jiang) in 1988. He was a member of the 11st National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the 12nd CPC Central Committee.
References[change | change source]
- "Annual Meeting of the Seminar of China's history on world war two held in Shangyu". Shaoxing China.
- "Chinese find different ways to celebrate 60th National Day". sina. 2009-09-28.
- Zhang De and Chen Songhe (2007). 共和国老将军的情怀——访南京军区原司令员向守志上将. people.com.cn (in Chinese).