Liu Zhengwei

Liu Zhengwei (Chinese: 刘正威; February 1930 July 9, 2012) was a Chinese politician, best known for his term as Communist Party Secretary of Guizhou province.

Liu was born in Xinzheng County, Henan. He attended Kaifeng High School. He worked for Second Mechanic Works (第二机械工业部). In 1980, he became the party chief of Nanyang, Henan. Then he was promoted to deputy provincial party chief of Henan. In 1987, he was named deputy party chief of Guizhou; the next year, he became party chief of Guizhou, succeeding Hu Jintao.[1] He was also Chairman of the Guizhou People's Congress. In 1993, he became the deputy secretary of the Working Committee of State Organs.

Liu was a member of the 12th, 13th, and 14th Central Committees of the Communist Party of China.

He died on July 9, 2012 at the age of 82.[2]

Liu's wife, Yan Jianhong (阎健宏), also a government official, was executed on January 16, 1995, after being convicted of bribery and embezzlement.[3]


  1. 贵州省地方志编簒委员会 (1993). 《贵州年鉴》. 贵州人民出版社. p. 119.
  2. "刘正威同志逝世". Xinhua. July 23, 2012.
  3. "中共血腥内斗史:刘正威老婆小贪被枪毙". People's Daily via Boxun. January 17, 1995.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Hu Jintao
Communist Party Secretary of Guizhou Province
Succeeded by
Liu Fangren
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