|Liu Huaqing in 1955|
|Member of the 14th CPC Politburo Standing Committee|
19 October 1992 – 19 September 1997
|General Secretary||Jiang Zemin|
|Vice Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission|
November 1989 – September 1997
|Vice Chairman of the PRC Central Military Commission|
March 1993 – March 1998
|Died||January 14, 2011
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
Liu Huaqing (simplified Chinese: 刘华清; traditional Chinese: 劉華清; pinyin: Liú Huáqīng; October 1916 – January 14, 2011) was the Commander of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy from 1982 through 1988, and is considered to been responsible for its modernization efforts.
He had outlined a vision by which the People's Republic of China would have a navy of global reach by the second half of the 21st century. He was a strong advocate of the future Chinese aircraft carrier program.
- (Chinese) Biography of Liu Huaqing
- Ruminations about how little we know about the PLA Navy. Conference on Chinese Military Affairs, October 10, 2000
|Commander of the People's Liberation Army Navy
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