Past CPC National Congresses
The 1st CPC National Congress 
 
 
The site of the Frist National Congress.
 
 
 
Later site of the Frist National Congress, South Lake, Jiaxing, Zhejiang. In this boat, Chinese Communist Party was declared to found.
 
  
 
Representatives of the First National Congress. First row from left: Mao Zedong, Dong Biwu, Li Da, Liu Renjing, Wang Jinmei, Chen Gongbo. Second row from left: He Shuheng, Chen Tanqiu, Li Hanjun, Zhanng Guotao, Deng Enming, Zhou Fohai. 
 
The 2nd CPC National Congress
 
 
One of the site of the Second National Congress in Shanghai. 
 
  
Members of Executive Committee of the Second National Congress. First row from left: Chen Duxiu, Li Dazhao, Cai Hesen. Second row from left: Zhang Guotao, Gao Junyu. 
 
 
  
The first party constitution of the Chinese Communist Party passed at the Second National Congress. 
 
The 3rd CPC National Congress 
 
 
The Third National Congress of the Communist Party of China was held in Guangzhou in June 1923. The picture shows the site of the Third National Congress of the Communist Party of China. 
 
  
Members of Central Bureau of the 3rd National Congress. First row from left: Chen Duxiu, Mao Zedong, Luo Zhanglong. Second row from left: Cai Hesen, Tan Pingshan.
 
 
The only female representative Xiang Jingyu. 
 
The 4th CPC National Congress
 
 
Members of Central Bureau of Executive Committee of the 4th National Congress. First row from left: Chen Duxiu, Peng Shuzhi, Zhang Guotao. Second row from left: Cai Hesen, Qu Qiubai. 
 
 
The Declaration and Resolution of the Fourth National Congress. 
 
 
A group photo for representatives of the Fourth National Congress of the Communist Party of China. 
 
The 5th National Congress
 
 
A conference room of the Fifth National Congress of the Communist Party of China. 
 
  
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 5th National Congress. First row from left: Chen Duxiu, Cai Hesen, Zhang Guotao. Second row from left: Qu Qiubai, Li Weihan. 
 
 
Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee Dong Biwu attending the 5th National Congress of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany from July 6th to 16th, 1958, and delivering a message of congratulations on behalf of the CPC Central Committee. 
 
 
Some participants pose for a group photo at the Fifth National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Back row from left: Xu Baihao, Li Lisan and Li Weihan; Middle row: Li Yichun (2nd L); Front row: Zhu Shaolian (3rd L) and Xiang Zhongfa (6th L). 
 
The 6th National Congress
 
 
The site of the 6th National Congress in Moscow. 
 
  
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 6th National Congress. First row from left: Xiang Zhongfa, Su Zhaozheng, Xiang Ying. Second row from left: Zhou Enlai, Cai Hesen. 
 
  
The representative cards of the 6th National Congress. 
 
The 7th National Congress
 
 
The 7th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
Members of Secretariat of Central Committee of the 7th National Congress. First row from left: Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai . Second row from left: Zhu De, Ren Bishi, Chen Yun.  
 
  
In April 1945, The 7th National Congress of The Communist Party of China held in Yan'an. From right, Zhou Enlai, Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De. 
 
  
Party constitution is passed on The 7th National Congress. 
 
The 8th National Congress
 
 
The 8th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. Chairman Mao addresses the 8th National Congress in 1956. 
 
  
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 8th National Congress. First row from left: Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Chen Yun, Deng Xiaoping. Second row from left: Lin Biao, Tao Zhu, Chen Boda, Kang Sheng, Li Fuchun.
 
  
Mao Zedong making a speech at the banquet held by the Presidium of the 8th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in honor of the delegations of the communist and workers' parties from other countries. 
 
 
 Member of the CPC Central Committee Chen Yi receiving gift to the 8th National Congress of the CPC by S. R. Shresth, delegation member and Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Nepal. 
 
  
Soong Ching-king at the 8th National Congress of Communist Party of China. 
 
  
 
On September 27, 1956, Mao Zedong walked out of the meeting on the final day, received a warm welcome of delegates and works. 
 
The 9th National Congress
 
 
The 9th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
 
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 9th National Congress. From left: Mao Zedong, Lin Biao, Zhou Enlai, Kang Sheng, Chen Boda. 
 
  
Mao Zedong at the 9th National Congress. 
 
  
The 9th National Congress files assembly. 
 
The 10th National Congress
 
 
The 10th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
 
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 10th National Congress. First row from left: Mao Zedong, Wang Hongwen, Ye Jianying, Zhu De, Li Desheng, Zhang Chunqiao. Second row from left: Zhou Enlai, Kang Sheng, Dong Biwu, Deng Xiaoping, Hua Guofeng. 
 
  
Zhou Enlai, Kang Sheng, Li Desheng on the rostrum. 
 
The 11th National Congress
 
 
The 11th National Congress of The Communist Party of China.
 
  
Hua Guofeng, Ye Jianying, Deng Xiaoping, Li Xiannian, Wang Dongxing (from left) in the rostrum of The 11th National Congress.
 
The 12th National Congress
 
 
The 12th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
 
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 12th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
Representatives of 12th CPC National Congresselection elected Central Committee and Central Advisory Committee. (123)
 
The 13th National Congress
 
 
The 13th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
 
The 13th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China holds its first plenary session in Beijing on November 2, 1987. 
 
  
 
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 13th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
The picture shows Deng Xiaoping attending the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. 
 
The 14th National Congress
 
 
The 14th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 14th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
On October 19, 1992, After the CPC central  fourteencommittee first plenary session, the newly elected the standing committee of CCCPC political bureau jiang Zemin(middle), li Peng(thrid right), QiaoShi(thrid Left), Li Ruihuan(Second Right), zhu Rongji(second left), liu Huaqing(frist right), hu Jintao(frist left). 
 
The 15th National Congress
 
 
The 15th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
The hall of the 15th National Congress. 
 
 
 
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 15th National Congress. First row from left: Jiang Zemin, Li Peng, Zhu Rongji, Li Ruihuan.
Second row from left: Hu Jintao, Wei Jianxing, Li Lanqing. 
 
  
The delegates walked into the Great Hall of the People.
 
The 16th National Congress
 
 
The 16th National Congress of The Communist Party of China. 
 
  
The 16th CPC National Congress stressed that "it is necessary to make major efforts to develop socialist culture and spiritual civilization, continue to carry forward and cultivate the national spirit, promote ideological and ethical progress, make cultural innovation and enhance the attraction and appeal of socialist culture with Chinese characteristics." 
 
  
Members of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the 16th National Congress. First row from left: Hu Jintao, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Jia Qinglin, Zeng Qinghong. Second row from left: Huang Ju, Wu Guanzheng, Li Changchun, Luo Gan. 
 
  
Documents of the 16th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. 
 
The 17th National Congress
 
 
Photo taken on Oct. 15, 2007 shows the opening ceremony of the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China. The congress will last for seven days till October 21. 
 
  
Hu Jintao (C), Wu Bangguo (4th R), Wen Jiabao (4th L), Jia Qinglin (3rd R), Li Changchun (3rd L), Xi Jinping (2nd R), Li Keqiang (2nd L), He Guoqiang (1st R) and Zhou Yongkang (1st L), who are members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), meet the press at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 22, 2007. 
 
 
Delegates to the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) go to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 21, 2007. The 17th CPC National Congress will close here on Sunday. 
 
The 18th National Congress
 
 
Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) shakes hands with newly-elected General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission Xi Jinping as they meet with delegates, special delegates and observers to the recently concluded 18th CPC National Congress, in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 15, 2012.
 
 
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Xi Jinping (C) and the other newly-elected members of the Standing Committee of the 18th CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Li Keqiang (3rd R), Zhang Dejiang (3rd L), Yu Zhengsheng (2nd R), Liu Yunshan (2nd L), Wang Qishan (1st R), Zhang Gaoli (1st L) meet with journalists at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 15, 2012. Photo: China News Service
 
 
Delegates leave after the closing session of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 14, 2012. Photo: Xinhua
 

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