Former State Councilor of the People's Republic of China
Dai Bingguo, male, Tujia nationality, is a native of Yingjiang, Guizhou Province. He was born in 1941, joined the CPC in 1973, and attended the Foreign Affairs College. Dai Bingguo held leading posts in the Department of Soviet Union and East European Affairs, eventually becoming its Director. He then served as ambassador to Hungary, and in the mid-1990s he became deputy foreign minister. Dai Bingguo was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. He served as State Councilor of State Council from 2008 to 2013.