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Xu Caihou

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Xu Caihou

The following is a biographical sketch of Xu Caihou:

Xu Caihou, male, born in June 1943, ethnic Han, native of Wafangdian, Liaoning Province.Joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in April 1971 and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in August 1963. Graduated from the Electronics Engineering Department of Harbin Institute of Military Engineering with a university education.

Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, and vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China. Holds the military rank as General.

1963-1968 Student of the Electronics Engineering Department of the Harbin Institute of Military Engineering

1968-1970 Worked on the farm of the 39th Army

1970-1971 Soldier of the 6th Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 3rd Regiment of the Independent Division of the Jilin Provincial Military Area Command

1971-1972 Deputy political instructor of the 2nd Company of the 1st Battalion of the Artillery Regiment of the 3rd Division of the Garrison of the Shenyang Military Area Command

1972-1982 Secretary and deputy chief of the Personnel Division of the Political Department of the Jilin Provincial Military Area Command (1980-1982 trainee at the PLA Institute of Political Sciences)

1982-1983 Chief of the Personnel Division of the Political Department of the Jilin Provincial Military Area Command and concurrently chief of the office for retirees

1983-1984 Deputy director of the Political Department of the Jilin Provincial Military Area Command

1984-1985 Director of the Mass Work Section of the Political Department of the Shenyang Military Area Command

1985-1990 Director of the Political Department of the 16th Group Army of the Ground Force

1990-1992 Political Commissar of the 16th Group Army of the Ground Force

1992-1993 Assistant director of the PLA General Political Department; assistant director of the Department and concurrently director of the Liberation Army Daily

1993-1994 Deputy director of the PLA General Political Department and concurrently director of the Liberation Army Daily

1994-1996 Deputy Director of the PLA General Political Department

1996-1999 Political Commissar of the Jinan Military Area Command and secretary of its Party Committee

1999-2000 Member of the CPC Central Military Commission; member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China; executive deputy director of the PLA General Political Department; and deputy secretary of its Party Committee

2000-2002 Member of the CPC Central Military Commission; member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China; executive deputy director of the PLA General Political Department and concurrently secretary of the Discipline Inspection Committee of the CPC Central Military Commission and deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the PLA General Political Department

2002-2004 Member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee; member of the CPC Central Military Commission; member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China; and director of the PLA General Political Department and secretary of its Party Committee

2004-2005 Member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee; vice-chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission and member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China

2005-2007 Member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee; vice-chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, and vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China

2007- Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee; vice-chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, and vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China.

Member of the 15th through 17th CPC Central Committees. Member of the Secretariat of the 16th CPC Central Committee. Member of the Political Bureau of the 17th CPC Central Committee. Co-opted member of the CPC Central Military Commission at the 4th Plenary Session of the 15th CPC Central Committee. Member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China appointed at the 12th Session of the Standing Committee of the 9th National People's Congress. Member of the CPC Central Military Commission appointed at the 1st Plenary Session of the 16th CPC Central Committee. Member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China appointed at the 1st Session of the 10th National People's Congress. Vice-chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission appointed at the 4th Plenary Session of the 16th CPC Central Committee. Vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China appointed at the 3rd Session of the 10th National People's Congress. Vice-chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission appointed at the 1st Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee. Vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China appointed at the 1st Session of the 11th National People's Congress.

Updated: March 16, 2008