Zhang Lichang

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhang.
Zhang Lichang
张立昌
Communist Party Secretary of Tianjin
In office
August 1997 – March 2008
Preceded by Nie Bichu
Succeeded by Li Shenglin
Personal details
Born July 1939
Nanpi County, Hebei
Died 10 January 2008
Tianjin
Political party Communist Party
Alma mater Tianjin Metallurgical Vocation-Technology Institute

Zhang Lichang (July 1939 – 10 January 2008) was a Chinese politician. He was a member of the 16th Politburo of the Communist Party of China, and the Communist Party Secretary of Tianjin.[1]

Zhang was born in July 1939, in Nanpi County, Hebei. He joined the Communist Youth League of China in April 1955, and began working in May 1958. He rose through a number of positions in Tianjin city government, before becoming mayor and Vice-Party Chief in June 1993. He was elevated to the position of Tianjin Communist Party Secretary in August 1997, and to the Politburo of the Communist Party of China in November 2002. He died following an illness on 10 January 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 张立昌同志生平 (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. January 16, 2008. Retrieved July 8, 2012.