25 August 1915|
Yongfeng County, Jiangxi, Republic of China
17 October 2004|
Jinan, Shandong, Republic of China
Wu Faxian(Chinese: 吴法宪, 1915 - 2004) was a military and political leader of People's Republic of China. In 1930 he became a soldier of Chinese Workers' and Peasants' Red Army, two years later he joined the Communist Party of China. He participated in five Counter-Encirclement Campaigns, Long March, Battle of Pingxingguan, Liaoshen Campaign and Pingjin Campaign.
In 1955 he was granted the military rank of Lieutenant general. Wu was a subordinate of Lin Biao, in 1965 he became the commander of People's Liberation Army Air Force. In 1981 he was declared guilty as a member of the Lin Biao group, punished with a sentence of 17 years.
- 《中国大百科全书》总编委会编. 中国大百科全书 23. 北京市：中国大百科全书出版社, 2009.03. ISBN 9787500079583. p.476.