| The people's Liberation Army General Chinese (1955). Formerly known as Wei Bangkuan. Zhuang. Born in September 2, 1913 in Guangxi Donglan County, Tai Ping Xiang Nong ying village of a poor peasant family. Read the private school, a primary school. In the summer of 1928, farmers AUC, had participated in the attack in Donglan county. Chinese joined the Communist Youth League in 1929, December in the Baise uprising, was incorporated into the Red Army seventh army Chinese. February 1931 transferred to China Communist party. In July to enter the Central Soviet Area with the troops in the Central Soviet Area, against the third "encirclement and suppression". In 1932 in Ruijin Army school, he served as commander, military instructors. At the beginning of 1934, the Red Army command into the University, he graduated from the University of Party branch secretary. Early March, the central red army cadres Corps Battalion was in TECOH, erecting pontoon, seize the Wujiang Jinsha River, through fighting, Ping Jiao Kuantu raid. In June 1935, the Red Army and the Red Army in Sichuan MaoGong (now Kim) joined the Red Army University, as acting head of delegation tecoh. 1 1937 teaches teacher Ren Hongjun Hedo regiment.
After the outbreak of Anti Japanese War, served as the headquarters of the Eighth Route Army camp school principals, teachers and students to lead the Shanxi front running. In May 1938 sixth the brigade commander Anti Japanese military and political university. In December, He Changgong and Zhou Chun give birth to a congruent rate of anti master to the Yellow River, to the Taihang Mountains in Southeast Shanxi, participating in the formation of anti 1 branch, has served as Minister of training department, vice president of education. 1940 was transferred to the eight army Shandong detachment political commissar, South Longhai column fifth column third of the Eight Route Army detachment political commissar, opened in Northern Jiangsu Anti Japanese base of the struggle. In 1941 after the incident, as the New Fourth Army ninth brigade political commissar, brigade, Department of West Huaihai District rate by Anhui Province in Northeast China, to restore the Anti Japanese struggle. And after the first Huaibei military region commander and the first party secretary of the CPC Huaibei district military chief of staff. In March 1943 - head in the battle of ninth brigade charged the main task. In September 1944, the New Fourth Army fourth division deputy commander, commander Peng Xuefeng in sacrifice, the organization West battle field headquarters, unified command Jinpu Lucy combat troops, after months of fighting, defeated the Japanese puppet army and the Kuomintang diehards attack, restored the Henan Anti Japanese base. 1945 to assist commander Zhang Aiping commanding troops to conquer Siyang, Suining, Sixian, Yongcheng, Xiaoxian, Wuhe, Lingbi county.
After the victory of Anti Japanese War, served as deputy commander of the New Fourth Army, 2 in Peiping executive department of the Xuzhou Committee of the Communist Party of China executive group chief representative, Shandong Field Army 2 column commander, the East China Field Army commander and political commissar of the 2 column. The Ministry has set, Chaoyang rate in northern Suqian, Shandong battles. Baitabu battle command in February 1947, take the division surrounded, annihilating tactics, annihilated the KMT army forty-second army forces, captured army commander Hao Peng cited. Menglianggu, was 3 hard day and night, blocking the enemy forces of the two divisions of repeated attacks, to ensure the main forces annihilated the Kuomintang army reorganized seventy-fourth division. In March 1948, Jiangsu corps commander, have launched a campaign and the battle of Lianshui. Huaihai Campaign, the second column rate accourding southeast to Yongcheng, the first enemy roundabout closed, Du Yuming group's retreat to Yongcheng. In February 1949, the third field army tenth Corps political commissar. 4 months in the battles. After the liberation of Shanghai, with commander Ye Fei was to enter Fujian, launched the battle of Fuzhou. In August, he served as director of Fuzhou military control committee of the CPC Fuzhou Municipal Committee and mayor.
1950 was ordered to military advisory group in Vietnam, the Vietnamese people's army to help the war against France, served as head of the Advisory group. The representatives of the CPC Central Committee and Chen Geng in the analysis of the enemy and terrain, suggested and in command of the border campaign, has been turning victory in the war against the law of the Vietnamese people's army, the more gradually grasp the initiative on the battlefield. Back in July 1951, the public security Army Deputy commander. October 1952 in Vietnam, in command of Northwest campaign, to further improve the strategic situation of the army in the battlefield. In 1954 to assist the command against the law of the victory of the war of the decisive battle of Dien Bien Phu. 1955 was appointed as governor of Guangxi, deputy secretary of the CPC Guangxi provincial committee. In 1956 the home office. In 1958 he was appointed chairman of the government of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Secretary of CPC Guangxi district committee secretary, Second Secretary, first secretary. 1962 was elected chairman of the CPPCC the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. In 1964 and 1966 respectively, concurrently Guangxi Guangzhou military first political commissar. In 1969 the CPC Central Military commission. In 1976, he served as director of Guangdong provincial Party committee, first Secretary of the Revolutionary Committee in Guangdong province. In charge of Guangxi in 20 years, according to the CPC Central Committee's line, principles and policies, in-depth investigation and study, combined with the actual situation in Guangxi, the unity of the leadership of the people of all ethnic groups, to accelerate the construction of Guangxi, Guangxi's industrial and agricultural production, water conservancy construction and national defense, culture and education has made great progress. In 1977, he served as director of the people's Liberation Army General Political Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party committee, deputy secretary general. Is the first to the third members of the National Defense Commission, eighth session of the CPC Central Committee, member of the Central Committee (by 1966), the ninth to the twelfth session of the Central Committee, to the twelfth session of the tenth Central Committee Political Bureau, member of the Standing Committee of the first session of the National People's Congress, vice chairman of the fourth to the Seventh National People's Congress Standing Committee; vice chairman of the fourth and fifth session the CPPCC National committee. In 1955 by the two August medal, an independent Medal of freedom and Liberation Medal, in 1988 won a meritorious honor Red Star chapter. June 14, 1989 died in Beijing.