Yang Yong (general)
|Secretary of Secretariat of the Communist Party of China Central Committee|
September 1982 – January 1983
|Deputy Secretary General of Central Military Commission.|
January 1980 – January 1983
|Deputy Chief of staff of People's Liberation Army General Staff Department|
September 1977 – January 1980
|Governor of Guizhou|
January 1950 – April 1951
October 28, 1913|
|Died||January 6, 1983
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Children||Yang Xiaoping (杨小平)|
|Alma mater||PLA National Defence University|
|Awards||Order of Bayi
Order of Independence and Freedom
Order of Liberation
|Allegiance||People's Republic of China|
|Service/branch||People's Liberation Army|
|Years of service||1927 - 1983|
|Rank||Full general of PLA|
|Battles/wars||Second Sino-Japanese War
Chinese Civil War
|Yang Yong (general)|
Yang Yong (28 October 1913 – 6 January 1983) was a general in the People's Liberation Army of China. He served as the secretary of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of China Central Committee between September 1982 to January 1983, and governor of Guizhou, from January 1950 to April 1951.
In 1926, Yang joined the Young Pioneers of China and served as the captain. In April 1927, he joined the Communist Youth League of China. After the Mari Incident (Chinese: 馬日事變/马日事变), he took part in the Long March.
In February 1930, Yang joined the Communist Party of China and Chinese Workers' and Peasants' Red Army, at that time, he took part in the Fifth Encirclement Campaign against Jiangxi Soviet.
In May 1940, Yang served as the commanding officer of the West of Shandong Military Region.
In July 1947, Yang took part in the West of Henan Campaign, Yuncheng Campaign. One year later, he took part in the Huaihai Campaign.
After the founding of PRC, Yang served as the governor of Guizhou and commanding officer of Guizhou Military Region.
At the end of 1950, Yang entered the PLA National Defence University and served as the director.
On September 27, 1955 he was made a full general of PLA.
In October 1958, he was appointed as commanding officer of Beijing Military Region.
In August 1973, Yang was elected as a member of Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and was re-elected in August 1977.
In August 1975, Yang served as the commanding officer of Xinjiang Military Region.
In February 1978, Yang was elected as a member of Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
In January 1980, Yang served as the deputy secretary general of Central Military Commission.
In September 1982, Yang was elected as a member of Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and secretary of Secretariat of the Communist Party of China Central Committee.
On January 6, 1983, Yang died of illness in Beijing, aged 70.
|Commanding officer of Beijing Military Region
September 1958 – June 1963