Zhu Muzhi was born on December 25, 1916, and died on October 23, 2015.
He was a politician of the People’s Republic of China. Zhu was a member of the 10th, 11th and 12th CPC Central Committee.
Muzhi served as president of the Xinhua News Agency, deputy head of the Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of China, Minister of Culture, and chairman of the State Council Information Office.
Muzhi was born in Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province, China in December 1916.
He graduated from Peking University in 1937, where he majored in foreign languages.
After graduation, Muzhi worked in Nanjing as an editor for Jinling Daily.
Muzhi joined the Chinese Communist Party in April 1938.
From 1941 to 1943, Muzhi worked in the Taihang Mountain.
From 1946 to 1964, Muzhi worked in Xinhua News Agency as an editor.
In 1966, the Cultural Revolution was launched by Mao Zedong, Muzhi was arrested and suffered political persecution.
In September 1972, Muzhi worked as the secretary of Xinhua News Agency.
From December 1977 to April 1982, Muzhi served as a deputy head of the Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of China.
From April 1982 to March 1986, Muzhi served as Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China.
From April 1991 to December 1992, Muzhi served as chairman of the State Council Information Office.
He passed away at age 98 in October 2015.