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Zhao Nanqi (born April 20, 1927; Chinese: 趙南起; Korean: 조남기 Cho Namgi) is a notable military and political figure in modern China. Of Korean descent, he was born in 1927 in Chungcheongbuk-do, in present-day South Korea. Zhao was a former director and party secretary of the PLA (People's Liberation Army) from 1987 until 1992.
Zhao attained the rank of general in 1988. He served as president of the PLA Academy of Military Science from 1992 to 1995.
Zhao was a member of the 12th, 13th and 14th CPC (Communist Party of China) Central Committees. He was named vice-chairman of the Nationalities Committee of the 5th NPC (National Provincial Congress) and vice-chairman of the 9th CPPCC (Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference) National Committee.
Zhao is the father of Chinese composer, Zhao Ying.
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