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Fang Wenping

Fang Wenping
Native name
BornOctober 1950 (age 69)
Beijing, China
AllegiancePeople's Republic of China
Service/branchPeople's Liberation Army
RankPLAMjGeneral r.png Major general
Commands heldCommander of Shanxi Military District (2005–2010)

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
Commander of Shanxi Military District
December 2005–September 2010
Liu Yunhai (刘云海)