kids encyclopedia robot

Li Keqiang facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.
Quick facts for kids

Li Keqiang
Li Keqiang (cropped).jpg
Premier of the People's Republic of China
Assumed office
15 March 2013
President Xi Jinping
Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli
Liu Yandong
Wang Yang
Ma Kai
Preceded by Wen Jiabao
First Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
In office
17 March 2008 – 15 March 2013
Serving with Hui Liangyu
Zhang Dejiang
Wang Qishan
Premier Wen Jiabao
Preceded by Wu Yi (Acting)
Succeeded by Zhang Gaoli
Member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee

Assumed office
22 October 2007
General Secretary Hu Jintao
Xi Jinping
Preceded by Wu Bangguo
Provincial Committee Secretary of Liaoning
In office
December 2004 – October 2007
Deputy Zhang Wenyue (Governor)
Preceded by Wen Shizhen
Succeeded by Zhang Wenyue
Provincial Committee Secretary of Henan
In office
December 2002 – December 2004
Deputy Li Chengyu (Governor)
Preceded by Chen Kuiyuan
Succeeded by Xu Guangchun
First Secretary of the Communist Youth League of China
In office
May 1993 – June 1998
Preceded by Song Defu
Succeeded by Zhou Qiang
Personal details
Born 1 July 1955 (1955-07-01) (age 66)
Dingyuan County, Anhui
Political party Communist Party
Spouse(s) Cheng Hong
Residence Zhongnanhai
Alma mater Peking University

Li Keqiang (pinyin: Lǐ Kèqiáng; born 1 July 1955) is a Chinese politician and economist. He became the Premier of the People's Republic of China and party secretary of the State Council in 2013. He ranked #2 in Chinese power structure since 2012, next to Xi Jinping.

Li graduated from Beijing University, with a Bachelor degree in Law, PhD degree in Economics. He joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in May 1976. He became a member of the CPC Central Committee in 1997 and retained the membership since then.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Li Keqiang Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.