Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 11/24/2017
Career Data Updated: 1/26/2014

PHOTO: Zhang Dejiang
Zhang Dejiang 张德江
Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC; Vice-Chairman, CPC, Central Committee, National Security Commission
Born: 1946

Biography

Zhang Dejiang, male, 55, Han nationality, is a native of Tai'an County, Liaoning Province. He was born in November 1946, joined the CPC in January 1971 and joined the workforce in November 1968. Zhang graduated from the Economics Department, Kim Il Sung Comprehensive University. As a university graduate, he holds the professional title of Lecturer.

Zhang, who speaks Korean, worked in Jilin Province until the mid-1980's when he moved to Beijing as vice minister of Civil Affairs. In the 1990s, he became secretary of the CPC Jilin Municipal Committee and 1998 relinquished that position to become secretary of the CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee.

Zhang was an alternate member of the 14th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 15th CPC Central Committee. Zhang was a member of the Politburo of the 16th CPC Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Party Committee.

He was a member of the Politboro of the 17th CPC Central Committee a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, Vice-Premier of the State Council and Director of the State Production Safety Commission.

In 2012 he was elected member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee and in 2013 he became Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th NPC. In 2014 he became Vice-Chairman of China's new national security commission.

Career Data

2014— Vice-Chairman, CPC, Central Committee, National Security Commission
2013— Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2012—2012 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Chongqing Municipality
2012—2012 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee Chongqing Municipality
2012—2012 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Chongqing Municipality
2008—2013 Member, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
2008—2013 Vice-Premier, State Council
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007— Director, State Council Safety Production Committee
2002—2007 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guangdong Province
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1998—1998 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress Jilin Province
1998—2002 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Zhejiang Province
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—1998 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Jilin Province
1995—1998 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee CPC, Party Committee Jilin Province
1992—1997 Alternate Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1990—1995 Secretary, CPC, Prefectural Committee Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1990—1995 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Jilin Province
1986—1990 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Civil Affairs
1986—1990 Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Civil Affairs CPC, Leading Party Group
1985—1986 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Prefectural Committee CPC, Party Committee Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1983—1985 Member, CPC, Prefectural Committee, Standing Committee CPC, Party Committee Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1983—1985 Member, CPC, City Committee, Standing Committee Jilin Province, Yanji City
1983—1985 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Jilin Province, Yanji City
1980—1983 Member, Yanbian University CPC, Party Committee, Standing Committee Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1980—1983 Vice-President, Yanbian University Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1978—1980 Secretary, Kim Il Sung Comprehensive University CPC, Party Branch Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Pyongyang
1978—1980 Student, Kim Il Sung Comprehensive University Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Pyongyang
1975—1978 Deputy Secretary, Yanbian University, Korean Language Department CPC, Party Branch Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1975—1978 Member, Yanbian University CPC, Party Committee, Standing Committee Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1975—1978 Vice-Chairman, Yanbian University Cultural Revolution, Revolutionary Committee Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
1972—1975 Student, Yanbian University Jilin Province, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture (Majored in the Korean language.)
1971 Joined, CPC
1970—1972 Staff Member, Cultural Revolution, Revolutionary Committee Jilin Province, Wangqing County
1970—1972 Secretary, CYLC, County-Level, Propaganda Department Jilin Province, Wangqing County
1968—1970 Luozigou Commune, Taiping Brigade Cultural Revolution, Sent to the countryside Jilin Province, Wangqing County


Recent Travel & Appearances

14 Dec 17 China's top legislature schedules bi-monthly session
12 Dec 17 Top legislator calls for confidence in people's congress system
04 Dec 17 Zhang Dejiang requires promotion of Constitution spirit
02 Dec 17 Was in Beijing Municipality
China's NPC to contribute more to building community with shared future
02 Dec 17 Was in Beijing Municipality
China's NPC to contribute more to building community with shared future
27 Nov 17 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Maja Gojkovic (Serbian National Assembly Speaker)
China, Serbia agree to cement parliamentary exchanges
23 Nov 17 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Demetris Syllouris (Cyprus House Speaker)
Chinese top legislator meets Cyprus House Speaker
04 Nov 17 China's top legislature closes bi-monthly session
03 Nov 17 Senior lawmakers review draft laws, resolutions
02 Nov 17 Lawmakers push prompt actions against solid waste pollution

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