Zhang Zhen (general)

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Zhang Zhen
Zhang Zhen 1955.jpg
Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party
In office
18 October 1992 – 18 September 1997
ChairmanJiang Zemin
Head of the PLA–CMC General Logistics Department
In office
February 1978 – January 1980
Preceded byZhang Zongxun
Succeeded byHong Xuezhi
Head of the PLA–CMC General Staff Operations Department
In office
March 1952 – December 1954
Preceded byLi Tao
Succeeded byWang Shangrong
Personal details
Born(1914-10-05)5 October 1914
Pingjiang County, Hunan Province, Republic of China
Died3 September 2015(2015-09-03) (aged 100)
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Military service
AllegiancePeople's Republic of China
Branch/servicePeople's Liberation Army
Years of service?–1997

Zhang Zhen (Chinese: 张震; pinyin: Zhāng Zhèn; 5 October 1914 – 3 September 2015) was a general of the People's Liberation Army of China, and a former member of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China. Zhang was born in Pingjiang County, Hunan Province.

His original name was Zhang Jiansheng(Chinese: 张见生; pinyin: Zhāng Jiannsheng), also named as Zhang Zushou(Chinese: 张祖寿; pinyin: Zhāng Zushou), Zhang Zhongtian(Chinese: 张中天; pinyin: Zhāng zhongtian). He joined the Chinese Communist Youth League in April 1930, and joined the Communist Party of China in July of the same year.

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