Jiao Ruoyu (Chinese: 焦若愚; November 7, 1915[1] – January 1, 2020[2]) was a People's Republic of China politician and diplomat. He was born in Ye County, Henan. He was deputy mayor of Shenyang under Huang Oudong. He was PRC Ambassador to North Korea (1965–1970), Peru (1972–1977) and Iran (1977–1979). He was mayor of Beijing (1981–1983).[3] On August 14, 2012, Jiao, 97, was confirmed as the oldest member of the Communist Party of China to attend the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.[4] He turned 100 in November 2015.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Staff (2012-11-08). "最年长代表焦若愚已97岁(图)" (in Chinese). NetEase. Retrieved 2017-08-17.
  2. ^ "北京市原市长焦若愚逝世". The Beijing News. 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  3. ^ 焦若愚简历
  4. ^ 中组部:焦若愚是年龄最大的十八大代表 2012年08月14日
  5. ^ Staff (2017-07-01). "102岁北京老市长发挥余热 将出席十九大" (in Chinese). news.sina.com.cn. Retrieved 2017-08-17.
Preceded by
Hao Deqing
Ambassador of China to North Korea
1965–1970
Succeeded by
Li Yunchuan
Preceded by
new office
Ambassador of China to Peru
1972–1977
Succeeded by
Wang Ze
Preceded by
Hao Deqing
Chinese Ambassador to Iran
1977–1979
Succeeded by
Zhuang Yan
Preceded by
Lin Hujia
Mayor of Beijing
1981–1983
Succeeded by
Chen Xitong