Wei Jianxing

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Wei Jianxing
尉健行
3rd Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
In office
October 1992 – November 2002
General Secretary Jiang Zemin
Preceded by Qiao Shi
Succeeded by Wu Guanzheng
Member of the 15th CPC Politburo Standing Committee
In office
19 September 1997 – 15 November 2002
General Secretary Jiang Zemin
Personal details
Born January 1931
Nationality Chinese
Political party Chinese Communist Party

Wei Jianxing (Chinese: 尉健行; Pinyin: Wèi Jiànxíng; January 1931-) is a former senior leader in the Communist Party of China, a standing committee member of politburo in CPC, the Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, and the chairman of All-China Federation of Trade Unions.[1]

Biography[edit]

Wei Jianxing was born in Xinchang, Zhejiang Province, and joined CPC in March 1949. He graduated from department of mechanics at Dalian University of Technology, majoring in mechanical manufacturing, and is a senior engineer.

Wei joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in March 1943. From 1947 to 1949 he studied in the High School Affiliated to Guanghua University in Shanghai. He later enrolled in Dalian University of Technology and graduated in 1952, majoring in mechanics. From 1952 to 1953, he studied Russian language in Fushun. Wei was then sent to Soviet Unions to study industrial management till 1955.

In October 1992, Wei was elected a politburo member of 14th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, a secretary of central secretariat, and the secretary of Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography of Wei Jianxing". China Vitae. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Ni Zhifu
Chairman of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions
1993 – 2002
Succeeded by
Wang Zhaoguo
Preceded by
Qian Ying
Minister of Supervision
1987-1993
Succeeded by
Cao Qingze
Party political offices
Preceded by
Qiao Shi
Header of CPC Central Organization Department
1985-1987
Succeeded by
Song Ping
Preceded by
Qiao Shi
Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
1992-2002
Succeeded by
Wu Guanzheng
Preceded by
Chen Xitong
Secretary of CPC Beijing Committee
1995-1997
Succeeded by
Jia Qinglin
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Huang Ju
Vice Premier
7th Rank of the Communist Party of China
16th Politburo Standing Committee
Succeeded by
Li Changchun
Propaganda Chairman