Bo Xilai, a native from
Province’s Dingrang, was born in July 1949. He began work in January 1968
and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC)
in October 1980.
Bo worked at the Hardware
Repair Factory for the
Beijing Second Light Industry Bureau before he was
admitted to the Peking University Department of History, majoring in world
history, in 1977. He later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In
1982, he graduated from the Postgraduate Institute of Chinese Academy of
Social Sciences with a Master degree.
Bo successively worked with
the Research Office of the CPC Central Committee Secretariat and CPC
Central Committee General Office, and served as deputy secretary and
secretary of the Jinxian County Party Committee in Liaoning, deputy
secretary and secretary of the Party Committee of the Dalian Economic and
Technological Development Zone, secretary of the Jinzhou Prefectural Party
Committee in Liaoning, standing committee member of the Dalian Municipal
Party Committee, deputy mayor of Dalian, and deputy secretary of Dalian
Municipal Party Committee.
He took up the post of acting
mayor of Dalian in 1992 and mayor of Dalian from 1993. He was elected as
deputy secretary of CPC Dalian Municipal Committee in June 1995. In
January 1998, he was re-elected mayor of Dalian. In September 1999, he
served as secretary of the CPC Dalian Municipal Committee.
In January 2001, he served as
vice governor and acting governor of
Liaoning Province. In February of the
same year, he served as governor of Liaoning. He was elected as standing
committee member and deputy secretary of the ninth CPC Liaoning Provincial
Committee the following October. In January 2003, Bo was elected as
governor of Liaoning at the first session of the tenth Liaoning People’s
Bo also served as a
member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and Minister of Commerce.
Bo won the title of National
Model for Respecting the Elderly in 1995. In September 1999, he won the
UN-Habitat Scroll of Honor Award for his brilliant contributions to
housing construction and sustainable development.
Oct. 2007, Bo
was elected as member of Poli-bureau and Central committee
Dec. 2007, Bo was
appointed as as Party Chief of
Bo was removed
from the position of Chongqing Party Chief on Mar. 16, 2012.
was removed from Poli_bureau and Central Committee of
Chinese Communist Party on
April 10, 2012
Bo Xilai expelled from CPC, public office on September 28,
formally expelled from China's Communist Party on Nov. 4,
REFERENCE & BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
Xilai - Wang Lijun Incident