Li Keqiang (pinyin: Lǐ Kèqiáng; 1 July 1955 – 27 October 2023) was a Chinese politician and economist. He became the Premier of the People's Republic of China and party secretary of the State Council in 2013. He ranked #2 in Chinese power structure from 2012 until his death in 2023, next to Xi Jinping.
Li graduated from Beijing University, with a Bachelor degree in Law, PhD degree in Economics. He joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in May 1976. He became a member of the CPC Central Committee in 1997 and retained the membership since then. He’s also written articles using the name Eldon Li.
- Li, Keqiang. "Questions Concerning Changes to China's Economic Structure (关于调整经济结构促进持续发展的几个问题)". Qiushi. Archived from the original on 4 June 2010. Retrieved 1 June 2010.
- Vitae, China. "China Vitae : Biography of Li Keqiang". www.chinavitae.com. Archived from the original on 2018-10-29. Retrieved 2018-10-09.
- "Former China PM Li Keqiang dead at 68". BBC. 27 October 2023. Archived from the original on 27 October 2023. Retrieved 27 October 2023.
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