Directory of Officials and Organizations in China: A Quarter-Century Guide

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B 1. CHAIRAIAN/PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Liu Shaoqi was formally removed from the post of chairman in October 1968 and the
position was abolished in January 1975. Later, the 1982 Constitution restored the post,
changing the title to President of the People's Republic of China.

Honorary Chairman(1) Earliest
Latest
(f) Song Qingling(2) x
May 81
May 81
d 1981
President
( Li Xiannian) x
Jun 83
Apr 88
d 1992
Yang Shangkun x
Apr 88
Mar 93
Jiang Zemin x
Mar 93
Vice-Chairman
Dong Biwu x
Feb 72
Jan 75
d 1975
(f) ( Song Qingling) x
Apr 59
Jan 75
d 1981
Vice-President
( Ulanhu) x
Jun 83
Apr 88
d 1988
Wang Zhen x
Apr 88
Mar 93
d 1993
Rong Yiren x
Mar 93
1.
This position was created to honour the ailing Song Qingling.
2.
Wife of Sun Yatsen.

B 2. MILITARY COMMISSION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Established by the NPC in June 1983.

Chairman Earliest
Latest
Deng Xiaoping x
Jun 83
Mar 90
Jiang Zemin x
Apr 90
Vice-Chairmen
Liu Huaqing x
Apr 90
Nie Rongzhen x
Jun 83
Apr 88
d 1992
Xu Xiangqian x
Jun 83
Apr 88
d 1990
Yang Shangkun x
Jun 83
Mar 93
Ye Jianying x
Jun 83
Sep 85
d 1986
Zhang Zhen x
Mar 93

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