Shen Zulun

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Shen.

Shen Zulun (Chinese: 沈祖伦; born March 1931) is a politician of the People's Republic of China, and the former governor of Zhejiang Province.[1]


A native of Ningbo, Zhejiang, Shen joined the Communist Party of China in April 1948. Before the formation of PR China, Shen served in Cixi County (now Cixi City) and Ningbo Region. From 1950, he became a secretary and vice section chief of secretary section in CPC Ningbo municipal committee. He also served as a personal secretary to Jiang Hua, the then first secretary of CPC Zhejiang committee. Shen was sacked in Cultural Revolution. In 1973, he entered the general office of CPC Zhejiang committee.

From 1977 to 1987, Shen served as vice Party chief of Shaoxing County, vice director of Reform Commission of Shaoxing, the Party chief of Shaoxing City, vice director of Zhejiang Agricultural Commission, vice Party chief of Jiaxing, and the secretary general of Zhejiang provincial government. In 1983, he was appointed as vice governor of Zhejiang and a standing committee member of CPC Zhejiang committee. Shen also served as the commander and chief of staff of Zhejiang Provincial Military Region, and the chairman of Zhejiang Foreign Relation Association.

In September 1987, Shen was elevated to vice secretary of CPC Zhejiang committee, and was soon appointed as acting governor of Zhejiang. In February 1988, Shen was confirmed as the governor of Zhejiang.

Shen was a delegate to 7th National People's Congress, and a standing committee member of 8th and 9th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). Shen was a member of 13th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.


  1. ^ "Biography of Shen Zulun". China Vitae. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Xue Ju
Governor of Zhejiang
Succeeded by
Ge Hongsheng