Chen Wu (politician)

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Chen Wu
Chairman of Guangxi
Assumed office
March 2013
Preceded byMa Biao
Personal details
BornNovember 1954 (age 64)
NationalityZhuang Chinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materGuangxi University

Chen Wu (Chinese: ; born November 1954) is a Chinese politician. He is the Chairman (Governor) and Deputy Communist Party Chief of Guangxi Autonomous Region. He is a member of the Zhuang minority.[1][2][3]


Chen Wu is a native of Chongzuo, Guangxi. He entered the work force in October 1972, working at a rice factory in Nanning, the capital of Guangxi. He joined the Communist Party of China in February 1975. Chen entered Guangxi University in January 1978, earning a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1982.[2][3]

After university Chen spent his entire career working for the government of Guangxi. In December 2005 he was promoted to be the Vice Chairman of Guangxi, and in September 2011 he became the Communist Party Chief of the regional capital Nanning. In March 2013 Chen Wu was appointed Acting Chairman and Deputy Communist Party Chief of Guangxi, and was made Chairman the following month.[1][2][3]

Chen is an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b c "Chen Wu". China Vitae. Retrieved 2013-05-09.
  2. ^ a b c d 陈武 [Chen Wu] (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2013-05-09.
  3. ^ a b c d 陈武简历 [Biography of Chen Wu] (in Chinese). People's Daily. Retrieved 2013-05-09.
Government offices
Preceded by
Ma Biao
Chairman of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Party political offices
Preceded by
Che Rongfu
Communist Party Secretary of Nanning
Succeeded by
Yu Yuanhui