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Liu Zhenhua (Chinese: 劉振華; born 1921) is a People's Liberation Army general (shang jiang). He was born in Tai'an, Shandong Province. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1938. He was a veteran of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Chinese Civil War and Korean War. He made significant contributions to the victories of the Battle of Jinzhou against Kuomintang forces of Liao Yaoxiang and the Pingjin Campaign against Kuomintang forces of Fu Zuoyi. He was an alternate member of the 9th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and a delegate to the 8th National People's Congress. In 1964, he was promoted to major general. He was Ambassador of China to Albania from 1971 to 1976. As Ambassador, he made improvement to China–Greece relations by establishing diplomatic relations with Greece on June 6, 1972. In March 1979, he was made deputy political commissar of the Shenyang Military Region and political commissar of the Shenyang Military Region in October 1982. In 1987 he was transferred to the Beijing Military Region as its political commissar, holding that post until 1990. During his tenure in Beijing, he received his current rank of Shang Jiang in 1988.[1]

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  1. Colin Mackerras; Amanda Yorke (2 May 1991). The Cambridge Handbook of Contemporary China. Cambridge University Press. p. 93. ISBN 978-0-521-38755-2. https://books.google.com/books?id=GJStnRC6pfQC&pg=PA93. 
Preceded by
Geng Biao
Ambassador of China to Albania
1971–1976
Succeeded by
Liu Xinquan

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