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Xie Shijie

Xie Shijie
Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan
In office
March 1993 – January 2000
Preceded byYang Rudai
Succeeded byZhou Yongkang
Personal details
BornSeptember 1934 (age 84)
Liangping, Sichuan, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materSouthwest Agricultural College

Xie Shijie (Chinese: ; born September 1934) is a retired politician of the People's Republic of China. He served as the Communist Party Secretary and the top leader of Sichuan province from 1993 to 2000.[1][2]


Xie Shijie was born in September 1934 in Liangshan County, Sichuan province (now part of Chongqing municipality). From 1951 to 1958 he worked at the agricultural department of Xikang province, and joined the Communist Party of China in December 1954.[1]

From 1958 to 1959 Xie studied at the Southwest Agricultural College (now part of Southwest University), and worked as Director of Ya'an Agricultural School from 1959 to 1971. In 1971 he joined the prefectural government of Ya'an. From 1975 to 1980 he served as the Communist Party Chief of Yingjing County, Ya'an. In 1980 he became the Deputy Party Chief of Ya'an prefecture, and was promoted to Party Chief in 1983. He was promoted to the Sichuan provincial government in 1985, serving as Vice Governor until 1992. In March 1993 he succeeded Yang Rudai as Communist Party Chief of Sichuan, serving until January 2000.[1]

Xie was a member of the 14th and 15th Central Committees of the CPC.[2][1]


  1. ^ a b c d 谢世杰简历 [Biography of Xie Shijie] (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2013-08-04.
  2. ^ a b "Xie Shijie". China Vitae. Retrieved 2013-08-04.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Yang Rudai
Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan
March 1993 – January 2000
Succeeded by
Zhou Yongkang