Cao Zhi (politician) is confirmed dead at the age of 92.
Cao was best known as a Chinese politician.
Cao Zhi
Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress
In office
19 March 1998 – 5 March 2003
ChairmanLi Peng
Personal details
BornMay 1928
Anqiu, Shandong, China
Died1 July 2020(2020-07-01) (aged 92)
Beijing, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Cao Zhi (Chinese: 曹志; pinyin: Cáo Zhì; May 1928–1 July 2020) was a Chinese politician.
Cao was born in Anqiu, Shandong. He joined the the Communist Party of China (CPC) in July 1947. Since then, Cao had served as the Director of Research Office of Organization Department of CPC Central Committee (1978–83), the Deputy Head of Organization Department of CPC Central Committee (1983–87), and the Deputy Director of Research Office of Secretariat of CPC Central Committee (1987–88). In 1988, he was elected the Executive Deputy Secretary-Ggeneral of the 7th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee. In 1993, he was elected the Secretary General of the 8th NPC Standing Committee. Later, he served as one of the Vice Chairmen of the 9th National People's Congress (1993–2003).
He died on 1 July 2020 in Beijing, aged 93. On 3 July, he was buried at Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery.
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