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Zhang Wenxiong

Zhang Wenxiong
张文雄
Head of Hunan Provincial Party Propaganda Department
In office
August 2015 – November 2016
Preceded byXu Yousheng (许又声)
Succeeded byVacant
Communist Party Secretary of Hengyang
In office
March 2008 – March 2013
Preceded byXu Minghua
Succeeded byTong Mingqian
Personal details
BornApril 1962 (age 57)
Yueyang, Hunan
Political partyCommunist Party of China (expelled)
Alma materHunan Institute of Science and Technology
Hunan Normal University
Central South University
Central Party School of the Communist Party of China
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Zhang Wenxiong (Chinese: 张文雄; pinyin: Zhāng Wénxióng; born April 1962) is a former Chinese politician, and Head of the Hunan Provincial Party Propaganda Department. He was dismissed from his position in November 2016 for investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Career

Zhang Wenxiong was born in Yueyang, Hunan in April 1962, and he was entered to Hunan Institute of Science and Technology in 1980 and graduated in 1982. Then he became the officer in Yueyang Education Bureau. From 1985 to 1994, he served in Yueyang County Party Committee. In 1994, he transferred to Office of Hunan Party Committee until 2001. In 2006 he became the CPC Secretary of Huaihua, and transferred to Hengyang in 2011.[1] In 2011, he was elected as Member of CPC Provincial Standing Committee of Hunan. Zhang became the head of Hunan Provincial Party Propaganda Department in August 2015.[2]

Investigation

On November 8, 2016, Chen Shulong was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations".[3] Zhang was expelled from the Communist Party on February 27, 2017.[4]

On August 16, 2018, Zhang was sentenced to 15 years in prison for taking bribes worth 23.35 million yuan and unidentified 51.58 million yuan property in Guilin People's Intermediate Court.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "张文雄". people.com.cn. Retrieved 2016-11-07.
  2. ^ "湖南省委常委班子分工大调整,三新晋常委分工明确". thepaper.cn. Retrieved 2015-08-28.
  3. ^ "湖南省委常委、宣传部部长张文雄涉嫌严重违纪接受组织调查". CCDI. Retrieved 2016-11-08.
  4. ^ "湖南省委原常委、宣传部部长张文雄严重违纪被开除党籍和公职". CCDI. Retrieved 2017-02-27.
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