Yuan Guiren

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yuan.
Yuan Guiren
Simplified Chinese 袁贵仁
Traditional Chinese 袁貴仁

Yuan Guiren (born 1950 in Guzhen County, Anhui) is a Chinese academic and politician. He is the Minister of Education of China, and formerly served as president of Beijing Normal University, his alma mater.

In October 2009, he succeeded Zhou Ji as Minister for Education, after the latter had been removed at a regular session of the National People's Congress.[1] He had previously served under Zhou Ji as a deputy minister. At the first plenary session of the 12th National People's Congress in March 2013, he was re-elected.[2]

He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, the 17th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (2007-2012), and a member of the 18th Central Committee.


Government offices
Preceded by
Zhou Ji
Minister of Education of the People's Republic of China
2009 –
Succeeded by