Han Zheng

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Han Zheng (Chinese: 韩正; pinyin: Hán Zhèng; born 22 April 1954) is a Chinese politician serving as the current vice president of the People's Republic of China since 2023. He previously served as the first vice premier of the People's Republic of China between 2018 and 2023, and as a member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) between 2017 and 2022.

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Han in 2018
Vice President of the People's Republic of China
Assumed office
10 March 2023
PresidentXi Jinping
Preceded byWang Qishan
First Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
In office
19 March 2018  12 March 2023
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byZhang Gaoli
Succeeded byDing Xuexiang
Communist Party Secretary of Shanghai
In office
20 November 2012  29 October 2017
DeputyYang Xiong (mayor)
Ying Yong (mayor)
General SecretaryXi Jinping
Preceded byYu Zhengsheng
Succeeded byLi Qiang
In office
24 September 2006  24 March 2007
General SecretaryHu Jintao
Preceded byChen Liangyu
Succeeded byXi Jinping
20th Mayor of Shanghai
In office
24 March 2003  26 December 2012
Preceded byChen Liangyu
Succeeded byYang Xiong
Personal details
Born (1954-04-22) 22 April 1954 (age 69)
Shanghai, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party (1979-)
Spouse(s)Wan Ming
Children1 daughter
Alma materEast China Normal University, Fudan University
Leading Groups
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"Han Zheng" in Simplified (top) and Traditional (bottom) Chinese characters
Simplified Chinese韩正
Traditional Chinese韓正

Han served as Communist Party deputy secretary and mayor of Shanghai between 2003 and 2012. In November 2012, he was promoted to become the Party Secretary of Shanghai, the top political post in the city, and also gained a seat on the CCP Politburo.

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