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Famous Politicians from China

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List of famous politicians from China, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Chinese politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Chinese politicians of all time, so if you're a native of China and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from China, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List politicians include Li Xiannian, Chan Seng Khai and many additional politicians as well.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of China in order to get more information about each one.
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    Cyrus Chu

    Age: 65



    Cyrus Chu is a politician in the Republic of China. He was the Minister of the National Science Council of the Executive Yuan in 2012–2014 until the council was changed to the Ministry of Science and...  more
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    Dai Bingguo

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceYinjiang Tujia and Miao Autonomous County, China


    Dai Bingguo (simplified Chinese: 戴秉国; traditional Chinese: 戴秉國; pinyin: Dài Bǐngguó; born March 31, 1941) is a Chinese politician and professional diplomat. Since 2008, Dai has emerged as one of the...  more
  • 28

    BirthplaceZuoquan County


    Deng Pufang (simplified Chinese: 邓朴方; traditional Chinese: 鄧樸方; pinyin: Dèng Pǔfāng) (born 16 April 1944) is the first son of China's former Paramount leader Deng Xiaoping. He is mostly known for...  more
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    Deng Xiaoping

    Dec. at 93 (1904-1997)

    BirthplaceGuang'an, China


    Deng Xiaoping (, also UK: ; courtesy name Xixian; 22 August 1904 – 19 February 1997) was a Chinese politician who was the paramount leader of the People's Republic of China from 1978 until his...  more

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    Deng Yingchao

    Dec. at 88 (1904-1992)

    BirthplaceNanning, China


    Deng Yingchao (simplified Chinese: 邓颖超; traditional Chinese: 鄧穎超; pinyin: Dèng Yǐngchāo) (February 4, 1904 – July 11, 1992) was the Chairwoman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative...  more
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    Ding Guan'gen

    Dec. at 83 (1929-2012)



    Ding Guangen (Chinese: 丁关根; September 1929 – July 22, 2012) was a Chinese politician who served in senior leadership roles in the Communist Party of China during the 1990s. He was a member of the...  more
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    Du Qinglin

    Age: 74



    Du Qinglin (Chinese: 杜青林; pinyin: Dù Qīnglín; born November 1946 in Panshi, Jilin City, Jilin) is a politician of the People's Republic of China. He formerly serves as vice chairman of Chinese...  more
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    Duan Qirui

    Dec. at 71 (1865-1936)

    BirthplaceHefei, China


    Duan Qirui (Chinese: 段祺瑞; pinyin: Duàn Qíruì; Wade–Giles: Tuan Ch'i-jui; IPA: [tu̯àn t͡ɕʰíɻu̯èi̯]) (6 March 1865 – 2 November 1936) was a Chinese warlord and politician, a commander of the Beiyang...  more
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    Edmund Ho

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceMacau, China


    Edmund Ho Hau Wah, GOIH, GML, GCM (born 13 March 1955) served as the first Chief Executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region from 1999 to 2009. He is now serving as Vice-Chairman of the...  more
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    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Elsie Leung Oi-sie, GBM, JP (Chinese: 梁愛詩; born 24 April 1939) is a Hong Kong politician and solicitor. She was Secretary for Justice of Hong Kong from 1997 to 2005 and a member of the Executive...  more
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    Empress Wanrong

    Dec. at 40 (1906-1946)

    BirthplaceManchuria, China


    Wanrong (13 November 1906 – 20 June 1946), posthumously known as Empress Xiaokemin, was the Empress Consort of Puyi, the Last Emperor of China and final ruler of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty. In 1932,...  more
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    Feng Guozhang

    Dec. at 60 (1859-1919)

    BirthplaceHejian, China


    Féng Guózhāng, (simplified Chinese: 冯国璋; traditional Chinese: 馮國璋; Wade–Giles: Feng Kuo-chang; courtesy: Huafu 華甫 or 華符) (January 7, 1859 – December 12, 1919) was a Chinese general and politician in...  more
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    Florinda Chan

    Age: 66

    BirthplacePortuguese Macau

    NationalityChina, Macau

    Florinda da Rosa Silva Chan (陳麗敏) (1954-) the first Secretary for Administration and Justice in Macau. Chan was born in Macau in June 1954. She was educated in Macau holding a master's degree in...  more
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    Fu Ying

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceHohhot, China


    Fu Ying (born January 1953) is a Chinese politician and diplomat, best known for her terms as the ambassador to the United Kingdom and as Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs. She currently serves as the...  more
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    Gao Gang

    Dec. at 49 (1905-1954)

    BirthplaceShaanxi, China


    Gao Gang (Chinese: 高岗; Wade–Giles: Kao Kang; 1905 – August 1954) was a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader during the Chinese Civil War and the early years of the People's Republic of China (PRC),...  more
  • 41

    BirthplaceTainan County


    George Chang or Chang Tsan-hung (Chinese: 張燦鍙; pinyin: Zhāng Cànhòng; Wade–Giles: Chāng Tsàn-hùng; born 1 March 1936) is a Taiwanese politician and independence activist. He was the mayor of Tainan...  more
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    Gu Shunzhang

    Dec. at 31 (1903-1934)

    BirthplaceBaoshan District, Shanghai


    Gu Shunzhang (1903-1934), also known as Gu Fengming, born in Baoshan, Shanghai, was a leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC). In his earlier life worked at Nanyang Tobacco Factory, where he...  more
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    Guo Gengmao

    Age: 70

    BirthplaceJizhou, Hebei, China


    Guo Gengmao (Chinese: 郭庚茂; pinyin: Guō Gēngmào; born December 1950) is a politician of the People's Republic of China. He served as Communist Party Secretary and Governor of Henan Province, as well...  more
  • 44

    Han Zheng

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceCixi City, China


    Han Zheng (Chinese: 韩正; pinyin: Hán Zhèng; born April 1954) is a Chinese politician serving as Vice Premier of the State Council and Politburo Standing Committee member of the Communist Party of...  more
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    Hau Pei-tsun

    Age: 101

    BirthplaceYancheng, China


    Hau Pei-tsun (Chinese: 郝柏村; pinyin: Hǎo Bǎicūn, courtesy name 伯春 Bóchūn; born 8 August 1919) is a retired politician who was the Premier of the Republic of China (ROC) from 1 June 1990 to 27 February...  more
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    He Guoqiang

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceXiangxiang, China


    He Guoqiang (simplified Chinese: 贺国强; traditional Chinese: 賀國強; pinyin: Hè Guóqiáng; born October 1943) is a retired senior leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Between 2007 and 2012, He was...  more
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    BirthplaceChina, Macau


    Ho Chio Meng (born 1955) was the first Prosecutor General of the Public Prosecutions Office of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, having been appointed in...  more
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    Hong Liangji

    Dec. at 63 (1746-1809)

    BirthplaceChangzhou, China


    Hong Liangji (Chinese: 洪亮吉; pinyin: Hóng Liàngjí; Wade–Giles: Hung Liang-chi, 1746–1809), courtesy names Junzhi (君直) and Zhicun (稚存), was a Chinese scholar, statesman, political theorist, and...  more
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    Hu Chunhua

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceWufeng Tujia Autonomous County, China


    Hu Chunhua (Chinese: 胡春华; born April 1963) is a Chinese politician, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China, and a Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China. He worked in Tibet...  more
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    Hu Deping

    Age: 78

    BirthplaceYan'an, China


    Hu Deping (Chinese: 胡德平; born November 1942) is a Chinese politician and former vice chairman of All-China General Chamber of Industry & Commerce, Secretary of National Association of Industry and...  more