Xie Fei (politician)

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

Xie Fei (Chinese: 谢非; pinyin: Xiè Fēi; Jyutping: Je Fei; November 4, 1932 - October 27, 1999) was a politburo member of Communist Party of China, and vice chairman of standing committee of National People's Congress.


Xie, a Hakka, was born in Hekou Town, Lufeng County, Guangdong Province. He secretly participated in CPC's activities in 1947, and joined CPC in July 1949. In 1955, he was appointed as a member of CPC's Lufeng County committee, and the director of propaganda department. He was later promoted to secretary of CPC Lufeng committee. He was transferred to journal "Shangyou" as an editor in 1960. His following appointments included fellow in office of policy research in CPC's central south bureau, vice director of political office in Guangdong Revolutionary Commission, vice director in department of politics in scientific and educational system in Guangdong, and vice director of office of culture and education in Guangdong.

In 1976, he became one of three leaders in journal "Red Flag". He was appointed as vice secretary general as well as director of executive office in CPC Guangdong committee in 1979. He was promoted to secretary general and president of party school in Guangdong in 1983. Xie became secretary of CPC Guangzhou municipal committee in 1986, and the secretary of CPC Guangdong committee in 1991. He was a member of politburo and secretary of CPC Guangdong committee from 1992 to 1998. From March 1998, he became vice chairman of standing committee of National People's Congress as well as a politburo member.

He was an alternate member of 12th CPC central committee, and a full member of 13th-15th central committee, and a politburo member of 14th-15th central committee.

He died on October 27, 1999 in Guangzhou, at the age of 66.

Political offices
Preceded by
Lin Ruo
Secretary of CPC Guangdong Committee
Succeeded by
Li Changchun