Zhang Wannian

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wannian in 1999

Zhang Wannian (simplified Chinese: 张万年; traditional Chinese: 張萬年; pinyin: Zhāng Wànnián; August 1928 – January 14, 2015) was a Chinese general.[1] He was born in Longkou, Shandong, China.

He was a deputy to CPC's 9th National Congress, and an alternative member of 12th and 13th CPC's central committee. He became an alternate member of the 12th and 13th and a member of the 14th and 15th CPC's Central Committees, and a Politburo member and Secretary of the Secretariat in 15th central committee.[1]

He was promoted to lieutenant general in September 1988, and to general in June 1993.[1] He retired in 2003.

Wannain died in Beijing, China, aged 86.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Biography of Zhang Wannian". Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved April 16, 2011.