Wu Shaozu

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.

Wu Shaozu (Simplified Chinese: 伍绍祖, April 1939 – September 18, 2012) was a Chinese politician and a major general of the People's Liberation Army.[1]

Wu was born in April 1939 in Leiyang, Hunan, China. After his military service Wu served as Minister of Sports and head of various sporting bodies in China. He died on September 18, 2012, aged 73.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's who of the Asian Pacific rim by Barons Who's Who, 1999 Page 430
  2. ^ 前中国国家体委主任中国国家体育局局长伍绍祖逝世(Chinese)
Preceded by
Li Menghua
Director General of the Chinese General Administration of Sports
1988 – 2000
Succeeded by
Yuan Weimin
Preceded by
He Zhenliang
Chairperson of the Chinese Olympic Committee
1995 – 1999
Succeeded by
Yuan Weimin
Preceded by
Li Menghua
Chairperson of the International Wushu Federation
1995 – 2002
Succeeded by
Li Zhijian