Wu Yi

Born: 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: Chinese
Categories: Engineers, Politicial Adviser

1938 - Born as a native of Wuhan, Hubei Province

1962 - joined Communist Party of China (CPC) in April
- began working in August after graduated from the Oil Refinery Department, Beijing Petroleum Institute with major in oil refinery engineering

- elected as deputy mayor of Beijing

- served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade, Minister of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, and a member of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth CPC Central Committees

2002 - Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politboro

2003 - Vice-Premier of the State Council

- around these years she was the Minister of Health

2004 - one of Time's 100 Most Influential People given the title as "goddess of transparency"

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