Chen Yun (1905- ), a native of Qingpu (now under the jurisdiction of Shanghai), Jiangsu Province, joined the Communist Party in 1925. He was a member of the 6th through 12th Central Committees and a member of the Political Bureau of the 6th through 8th Central Committees. He has been a member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee, Vice-Premier of the Government Administration Council and concurrently Minister in charge of the Central Financial and Economic Commission, and Vice-Premier of the State Council. In 1956, at the First Plenary Session of the Eighth Central Committee, he was elected member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau and Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee. In 1978, at the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Central Committee, he was elected member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau, Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee and First Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. In 1987, at the Thirteenth National Congress of the CPC, he was elected member of the Central Advisory Commission, and at the First Plenary Session of the Commission he was elected its Chairman.