Fang Fenghui

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Fang.
Fang Fenghui
Traditional Chinese 房峰輝
Simplified Chinese 房峰辉

Fang Fenghui (born April 1951) is a general in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of the People's Republic of China. He currently serves as the PLA Chief of General Staff.

Fang was born in Bin County, Shaanxi Province. He joined the PLA in February 1968. He was appointed as the Chief of the Headquarters of the General Staff of the 2.3 million strong People's Liberation Army, (PLA) on October 25, 2012.[1] He previously served as Commander of the Beijing Military Region (2007–12).[2] and chief of staff of the PLA's Guangzhou Military Region (2003–07). General Fang achieved the rank of major general in 1998, lieutenant general in July 2005 and general in July 2010. He is currently a member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

See also[edit]

  • Wang Ning, Deputy Chief of People's Liberation Army General Staff Department.


  1. ^ The Wall Street Journal, Oct 26-28, 2012, p. 3.
  2. ^ Bo Zhiyue (2009). China's Elite Politics: Governance and Democratization, Volume 17. World Scientific. p. 118. ISBN 978-981-283-672-4. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Chen Bingde
Head of PLA General Staff Department
Succeeded by