Wang Huning

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Wang Huning (simplified Chinese: 王沪宁; traditional Chinese: 王滬寧; pinyin: Wáng Hùníng; born October 6, 1955) is a politician of the People's Republic of China. He served as secretary of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of China Central Committee in 2007-2012, and as the Chief of CPC Policy Research Office.[1]


Born in Shanghai,[2] Wang was recommended to enter East China Normal University in 1974 to study French. He was enrolled in department of international politics of Fudan University in 1977 to pursue his postgraduate degree, and his mentor was Chen Qiren and Wang Bangzuo. After graduation, Wang stayed at Fudan and became a youngest dean. In 1993, Wang led Fudan student debate team to participate in the international college debate contest in Chinese held in Singapore. The team won the champion, thus gained him great reputation.

From 1995, Wang started to take political posts. He was admitted into Policy Research Office of CPC, and served as chief of politics section, and later deputy chief of the office. He was promoted to chief of the office in 2002. Wang was regarded as one of major brainpowers of Jiang Zemin.

Wang was a member of 16th and 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and is currently a member of the 18th. He was also elected to the 18th Politburo of the Communist Party of China in November 2012.

Wang authored several books, including Logic of Politics - the Principal of Marxism Politics, America against America, General Introduction to New Politics, Analysis of Modern Western Politics, Analysis of Comparative Politics, and Debate Contest in Lion City.


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