Li Shiming

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Li Shiming
Commander of Chengdu Military Region
In office
September 2007 – August 2013
Preceded by Wang Jianmin
Succeeded by Li Zuocheng
Personal details
Born December 1948 (age 68)
Santai County, Sichuan, China
Political party Communist Party of China
Military service
Allegiance  China
Service/branch People's Liberation Army
Years of service 1968−2013
Rank PLAGeneral r.png General

Li Shiming (Chinese: 李世明; born December 1948) is a retired general (shang jiang) of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China. He served as Commander of the Chengdu Military Region.


Born in Santai County, Sichuan Province, he joined the PLA in April 1968, and the Communist Party of China in December of the same year. In December 2006, he was appointed vice commander of the PLA Chengdu Military Region. In September 2007, he was promoted to commander of the Chengdu Military Region.[1][2] He retired in 2013 and Li Zuocheng succeeded him as Commander of the Chengdu MR.[3]

He attained the rank of lieutenant general in 2005, promoted to general in 2011, and was a full member of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (2007−12).[2]


  1. ^ 李世明简历 (in Chinese). Phoenix New Media. 19 July 2010. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Li Shiming". China Vitae. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  3. ^ 李作成升任成都军区司令员 [Li Zuocheng promoted to Commander of the Chengdu Military Region]. Caixin (in Chinese). 6 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2015.