Zhao Zhengyong

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Zhao Zhengyong
Communist Party Chief of Shaanxi Province
In office
December 2012 – March 2016
Preceded by Zhao Leji
Succeeded by Lou Qinjian
Governor of Shaanxi Province
In office
June 2010 – December 2012
Preceded by Yuan Chunqing
Succeeded by Lou Qinjian
Personal details
Born March 1951 (age 66)
Ma'anshan, Anhui, China
Political party Communist Party of China
Alma mater Central South University

Zhao Zhengyong (Chinese: ; born March 1951) is a politician of the People's Republic of China. He served as the Communist Party Chief, Governor, and Congress Chairman of Shaanxi Province. He is a graduate of Central South Mining and Metallurgy Institute (now part of Central South University).[1][2]


Zhao Zhengyong was born in Ma'anshan, Anhui Province in March 1951. joined the Communist Party of China in November 1973. He worked at the Maanshan Iron and Steel Company before becoming chief of the Communist Youth League and then deputy Communist Party Chief of his native Ma'anshan in Anhui province. He then became the party chief of Huangshan City and later the public security chief of Anhui.[1][2]

In June 2001 Zhao Zhengyong was transferred to the provincial government of Shaanxi, becoming a vice governor in January 2005. In June 2010 he was appointed the acting governor of Shaanxi, and confirmed as Governor by the Shaanxi Provincial Congress in January 2011. In December 2012 he was promoted to Communist Party Chief of Shaanxi province, replacing Zhao Leji, and Lou Qinjian was appointed Governor in his place.[1][2] On 27 March 2016, Zhao stepped down from as Party Chief and was again succeeded by Lou Qinjian. Zhao was named a deputy chair of the National People's Congress Internal and Judicial Affairs Committee.[3]

Zhao is a member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d 赵正永简历 [Biography of Zhao Zhengyong] (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  2. ^ a b c d 赵正永简历 [Biography of Zhao Zhengyong] (in Chinese). People's Daily. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  3. ^ "陕西省委主要负责同志职务调整". Xinhua (in Chinese). 27 March 2016. 
Party political offices
Preceded by
Zhao Leji
Communist Party Chief of Shaanxi
Succeeded by
Lou Qinjian
Political offices
Preceded by
Yuan Chunqing
Governor of Shaanxi
Succeeded by
Lou Qinjian