Li Zhen (1914–1973)

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Li Zhen (Chinese: 李震; pinyin: Lǐ Zhèn; December 1914 – October 1973) was a general and politician of the People's Republic of China.

Li Zhen was born in Gaocheng, Hebei in 1914. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1937. He was awarded the rank of major general, in 1955. He was appointed Minister of Public Security in 1972, but committed suicide in 1973.

Government offices
Preceded by
Xie Fuzhi
Minister of Public Security
1972–1973
Succeeded by
Hua Guofeng