Zhao Nanqi

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Zhao Nanqi
Director of the PLA General Logistics Department
In office
Preceded byHong Xuezhi
Succeeded byFu Quanyou
President of the PLA Academy of Military Science
In office
Preceded byJiang Shunxue
Succeeded byXu Huizi
Personal details
Born(1927-04-20)20 April 1927
Cheongwon County, Korea under Japanese rule
Died17 June 2018(2018-06-17) (aged 91)
Beijing, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Spouse(s)Lin Chunshu
Military service
Allegiance China
Branch/servicePeople's Liberation Army
Years of service1945–1995
RankPLAGeneral r.png General
Battles/warsKorean War

Zhao Nanqi (Chinese: 趙南起; Korean: 조남기; Cho Namgi; 20 April 1927 – 17 June 2018) was a Chinese general and politician. He served in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Jilin Military District and as Vice Governor of Jilin province. He later served in top leadership positions in the PLA as Director of the People's Liberation Army General Logistics Department (1987 to 1992), member of the Central Military Commission, and President of the PLA Academy of Military Science (1992 to 1995).

He was promoted to the rank of general in 1988. From 1998 to 2003 he served as a Vice Chairperson of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Zhao Nanqi died in Beijing on 17 June 2018, at the age of 91.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "赵南起同志逝世" (in Chinese). Xinhuanet. 18 June 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.