General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee
Xi Jinping, Han ethnicity, was born in June 1953 and is from Fuping, Shaanxi Province. He began his first job in January 1969 and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in January 1974. Xi graduated from School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University where he completed an inservice graduate program in Marxist theory and ideological and political education. He holds a Doctor of Law degree.
Xi is currently General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, President of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and Chairman of the PRC Central Military Commission.