Fang Wenping
Commander of Shanxi Military District
In office
December 2005 – September 2010
Preceded byZheng Chuanfu
Succeeded byLiu Yunhai
Personal details
BornOctober 1950 (age 70–71)
Beijing, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materCentral Party School of the Communist Party of China
Military service
Allegiance People's Republic of China
Branch/service People's Liberation Army Ground Force
Major general

Fang Wenping (Chinese: 方文平; pinyin: Fāng Wénpíng; born October 1950) is a general in the People's Liberation Army of China. Fang obtained the rank of major general in 2002. He was investigated by the PLA's anti-graft agency in March 2014.[1] Previously he served as Commander of Shanxi Military District and a Standing Committee of the CPC Shanxi Provincial Committee.

Life and career

Fang was born and raised in Beijing, capital of China.[2] He began his political career in February 1968, and joined the Communist Party of China in March 1970.[2] He served in various posts in the 27th Army and over a period of six years worked his way up to the position of Head of the Rear-service Department.[2] In 2000, he was appointed Chief of Staff of Hebei Military District, he remained in that position until 2005, when he was transferred to Shanxi and appointed Commander of Shanxi Military District, a year later, he concurrently served as a Standing Committee of the CPC Shanxi Provincial Committee.[2][3] In March 2014, he was placed under investigation by the PLA's anti-corruption agency.[4] In May 2014, he was transferred to judicial organs.


  1. ^ "PLA officers placed under investigation". 2015-01-16.
  2. ^ a b c d Lu Mengjun (2015-01-15). "山西省军区原司令员方文平落马,涉晋"老虎"再添一人". (in Chinese).
  3. ^ "中央军委免去山西军区司令方文平 刘云海接任". Tencent (in Chinese). 2010-09-15.
  4. ^ "中国军方公布16名军级以上领导干部重大贪腐案件" (in Chinese). Chinanews. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
Military offices Preceded byZheng Chuanfu (郑传福) Commander of Shanxi Military District2005–2010 Succeeded byLiu Yunhai (刘云海)