Fan Changlong

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Fan Changlong
Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission
Assumed office
16 March 2013 (State Commission)
4 November 2012 (Party Commission)
Serving with Xu Qiliang
Chairman Xi Jinping
Personal details
Born May 1947
Dandong, Liaoning, Republic of China
Political party Communist Party of China
Alma mater People's Liberation Army Xuanhua Artillery Academy
People's Liberation Army Military Academy
Beijing University of Science and Technology
Military service
Allegiance  China
Service/branch People's Liberation Army
Years of service ?–present
Rank PLAGeneral r.svg.png General
Commands Jinan Military Region (2004–2012)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Fan.

Fan Changlong (Chinese: 范长龙; pinyin: Fàn Chánglóng; born 1947) is a general in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of the People's Republic of China. He is a Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission, and formerly served as commander of the Jinan Military Region.

Fan was born in Dandong, Liaoning Province. He joined the PLA and the Communist Party of China in 1969. He became a major general in 1995, a lieutenant general in 2002, and general on July 15, 2008.[1] Fan has been an alternate member of the 16th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and a full member of the 17th Central Committee. In 2012, ahead of the 18th Party Congress, he was appointed Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission.


  1. ^ (Chinese)Fan Changlong Promoted to General