The 16th Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), formally the Political Bureau of the 16th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, was elected at the 1st Plenary Session of the 16th Central Committee of the CCP on 15 November 2002 in the aftermath of the 16th National Congress. This electoral term was preceded by the 15th Politburo and succeeded by the 17th. Of the 24 members, nine served in the 16th Politburo Standing Committee.

Composition

Members

Members of the Political Bureau of the 16th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party
[1]
Name Hanzi 15th POL 17th POL Birth PM Death Birthplace Academic attainment Ethnicity Gender No. of offices Ref.
Cao Gangchuan 曹刚川 New Reelected 1938 1956 Alive Henan Han Male [2]
Chen Liangyu 陈良宇 New Expelled 1946 1980 Alive Hebei
Han Male [3]
Guo Boxiong 郭伯雄 New Reelected 1942 1961 Alive Shaanxi
Not made public
Han Male [4]
He Guoqiang 贺国强 New Reelected 1943 1966 Alive Hunan Han Male [5]
Hu Jintao 胡锦涛 Old Reelected 1942 1964 Alive Jiangsu Han Male
Five
[6]
Huang Ju 黄菊 Old Died 1938 1966 2007 Shanghai Han Male [7]
Hui Liangyu 回良玉 New Reelected 1944 1969 Alive Jilin
Hui Male [8]
Jia Qinglin 贾庆林 Old Reelected 1940 1959 Alive Hebei Han Male [9]
Li Changchun 李长春 Old Reelected 1944 1965 Alive Liaoning Han Male [10]
Liu Qi 刘淇 New Reelected 1942 1975 Alive Jiangsu
Han Male
Two
[11]
Liu Yunshan 刘云山 New Reelected 1947 1971 Alive Shanxi
Not made public
Han Male
One
[12]
Luo Gan 罗干 Old Not 1935 1960 Alive Shandong Han Male [13]
Wang Lequan 王乐泉 New Reelected 1944 1966 Alive Shandong
Han Male
Two
[14]
Wang Zhaoguo 王兆国 New Reelected 1941 1965 Alive Hebei Han Male
Two
[15]
Wen Jiabao 温家宝 Old Reelected 1942 1965 Alive Tianjin Han Male [16]
Wu Bangguo 吴邦国 Old Reelected 1941 1964 Alive Anhui Han Male [17]
Wu Guanzheng 吴官正 Old Not 1938 1963 Alive Jiangxi Han Male [18]
Wu Yi 吴仪 Alternate Not 1938 1962 Alive Wuhan Han Female [19]
Yu Zhengsheng 俞正声 New Reelected 1945 1964 Alive Zhejiang
Han Male
One
  • Party office
    • Secretary, Hubei Provincial Party Committee
[20]
Zeng Peiyan 曾培炎 New Not 1939 1978 Alive Zhejiang Han Male [21]
Zeng Qinghong 曾庆红 Alternate Not 1939 1960 Alive Jiangxi Han Male [22]
Zhang Dejiang 张德江 New Reelected 1946 1971 Alive Liaoning Han Male
Two
[23]
Zhang Lichang 张立昌 New Not 1939 1966 2008 Hebei
Han Male
Two
[24]
Zhou Yongkang 周永康 New Reelected 1942 1964 Alive Jiangsu Han Male [25]

Alternate

Alternate of the Political Bureau of the 16th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party
[1]
Name Hanzi 15th POL 17th POL Birth PM Birthplace Academic attainment Ethnicity Gender No. of offices Ref.
Wang Gang 王刚 New Member 1942 1971 Jilin province Han Male
One
[26]

References

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