Wu Shengli

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Wu Shengli
Wu Shengli.jpg
Admiral Wu Shengli on 18 April 2009
Born August 1945
Wuqiao, Hebei Province, China
Allegiance  People's Republic of China
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the People's Republic of China.svg People's Liberation Army Navy
Rank Admiral
Commands held Dalian Naval Academy, Fujian Naval Base, East Sea Fleet, Guangzhou Military Region, South Sea Fleet
Wu Shengli
Traditional Chinese 吳勝利
Simplified Chinese 吴胜利

Wu Shengli (吴胜利; born on August 1945) is a Chinese admiral.[1][2] He is the seventh and current Commander in Chief of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of the People's Republic of China.


Wu was born in Wuqiao, Hebei Province. He attained the rank of Rear Admiral in 1994, and Vice Admiral in 2003. He was appointed the Commander of the PLA Navy in 2007 and was promoted to Admiral on 20 June 2007. His former posts include chief of staff at the Fujian naval base, the president of Dalian Naval Academy, the commander of the Fujian naval base, vice commander of the East Sea Fleet, vice commander of the Guangzhou Military Region and commander of the Naval South Sea Fleet. He became deputy chief of staff of the PLA in 2004.

He is a member of the Communist Party of China and PLA Central Military Commissions. He is also a member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, having also served on the 17th Central Committee.[2]


  1. ^ "Chinese Navy Commander Wu Shengli visited India". Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the People's Republic of China. 11 November 2008. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "China Vitae : Biography of Wu Shengli". China Vitae. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 

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