Yang Zhenwu
杨振武
Yang Zhenwu.jpg
Yang in July 2017
Secretary-General of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress
Assumed office
March 2018
ChairmanLi Zhanshu
Preceded byWang Chen
President of the People's Daily
In office
30 April 2014 – 2018
Preceded byZhang Yannong [zh]
Succeeded byLi Baoshan
Editor-in-Chief of the People's Daily
In office
27 April 2013 – 2014
Preceded byCai Mingzhao
Succeeded byLi Baoshan
Head of the Propaganda Department of the CCP Shanghai Municipal Committee
In office
2009–2013
Party SecretaryYu Zhengsheng
Han Zheng
Preceded byWang Zhongwei [zh]
Succeeded byXu Lin
Personal details
BornMay 1955 (age 66–67)
Xinle County, Hebei, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materNankai University
Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese

Yang Zhenwu (Chinese: 杨振武; born May 1955) is a Chinese politician who served as president of the People's Daily from 2014 to 2018. He joined the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in April 1975, and entered the workforce in September 1978. He is a member of the 19th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.[1] He was a representative of the 17th and 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.[2]

Biography

Yang was born in Xinle County, Hebei, in May 1955. In 1975, he entered Nankai University, majoring in Chinese language and literature.

After graduating in 1978, he was despatched to the People's Daily, where he was promoted to editor-in-chief in 2014 and to present in 2014.[3][4][5] He also served as head of the Propaganda Department of the CCP Shanghai Municipal Committee and member of the Standing Committee of the CCP Shanghai Municipal Committee between 2009 and 2013. In 2018, he took office as secretary-general of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress.

References

  1. ^ Yang Ting (杨婷) (24 October 2017). 十九大受权发布:中国共产党第十九届中央委员会委员名单. xinhuanet.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  2. ^ ([] Error: ((Lang)): no text (help)) (28 April 2013). 杨振武任人民日报社总编辑(图). people.com.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  3. ^ Qin Jing (秦静) (27 April 2013). 杨振武任人民日报社总编辑. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  4. ^ Yin Yanhong (尹彦宏) (30 April 2014). 杨振武任人民日报社社长 李宝善任总编辑. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  5. ^ Yao Yi (姚奕) (30 April 2014). 杨振武任人民日报社社长 李宝善任人民日报社总编辑. people.com.cn (in Chinese).
Party political offices Preceded byWang Zhongwei [zh] Head of the Propaganda Department of the CCP Shanghai Municipal Committee 2009–2013 Succeeded byXu Lin Government offices Preceded byZhang Yannong [zh] Editor-in-Chief of the People's Daily 2013–2014 Succeeded byLi Baoshan Preceded byCai Mingzhao President of the People's Daily 2014–2018 Assembly seats Preceded byWang Chen Secretary-General of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress 2018–present Incumbent