An Ziwen

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is An.
An Ziwen
Head of the Organization Department of the Central Committee
In office
November 1956 – August 1966
Preceded by He Guoqiang
Succeeded by Guo Yufeng
Deputy Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
In office
November 1949 – 31 March 1955
Serving with Wang Congwu, Qiang Ying, Liu Lantao, Xie Juezai, Li Baohua, Liu Jingfan, Xue Muqiao, Liang Hua & Feng Naichao
Personal details
Born September 1909
Zizhou, Shanxi
Died 25 June 1980(1980-06-25) (aged 70)
Political party Communist Party of China

An Ziwen (Chinese: 安子文; pinyin: Ān Zǐwén; September 1909 – 25 June 1980), born as An Zhihan, was a Chinese politician and member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. He served as minister of the CPC Central Committee Organization Department, the Central People's Government Minister of Personnel, deputy secretary of the Central Discipline Inspection Commission, the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee, among other roles. He authored the book "Revolutionary successors training is a strategic task of the party".

An was born in September 1909 in Zizhou County, Shanxi province. In 1925, he joined the Chinese Communist Youth League, and in 1927 was inducted into the Communist Party of China. He participated in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War. In 1949, An was appointed as head of the Personnel Ministry, and was elected as a CPPCC Standing Committee member. He served as vice minister of the Central Organization Department, and was appointed as the Central Discipline Inspection Commission and deputy secretary. In 1956, at the Eighth CPC National Congress, he was elected as head of the CPC Central Organization Department. In 1966, at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution, he was persecuted as one of the 61 Renegades and expelled from his posts. In 1978 under Deng Xiaoping, he was rehabilitated and appointed as vice president of the Central Party School, the latter co-opted to the Central Committee. On 25 June 1980, he died in Beijing.

Preceded by
Head of the Central People's Government Personnel Ministry
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Deng Xiaoping
Head of the CPC Central Organization Department
Succeeded by
Guo Yufeng in 1975