|President of the All-China Federation of Taiwan Compatriots|
December 1981 – December 1991
|Preceded by||New title|
|Succeeded by||Zhang Kehui|
|Born|| (1933-03-22) March 22, 1933|
Kiyomizu Town, Taichū Prefecture, Taiwan
|Political party||Chinese Communist Party|
|Spouse(s)||Huang Li (divorced)|
|Alma mater||Peking University|
Lin Liyun (Chinese: 林丽韫; born 22 March 1933) is a Chinese politician who served as president of the All-China Federation of Taiwan Compatriots from 1981 to 1991, vice chairperson of the National People's Congress Overseas Chinese Affairs Committee from 1991 to 1998, and vice president of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese from 1994 to 2004.
She was a member of the Standing Committee of the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th National People's Congress. She was a member of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.
Lin was born in Kiyomizu Town, Taichū Prefecture, Taiwan (now Qingshui District of Taichung, Taiwan) on 22 March 1933, while her ancestral home in Jinjiang, Fujian. Her father Lin Shuiyong (林水永) was a businessman. In 1936, due to an earthquake, her family moved to Taipei, where she primarily studied at Taipei Yongle Elementary School . Four years later, her family emigrated to Kobe, Japan, where she lived for a total of 11 years. In school, she organized "Taiwanese Students' Association in Japan" and "Reading Association" with her classmates, and read Mao Zedong's On New Democracy and Edgar Snow's Red Star over China and other works, which made her feel good about the Chinese Communist Party.
In July 1952, Lin came to mainland China via British Hong Kong and was admitted to the Department of Biology, Peking University. Beginning in 1953, she served in several posts in the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party, including graduate student, deputy director, and director. After the Cultural Revolution, in October 1978, she was promoted to become vice president of the All-China Women's Federation and secretary of its secretariat. Lin was president of the All-China Federation of Taiwan Compatriots in December 1981, and held that office until December 1991, when she was chosen as vice chairperson of the National People's Congress Overseas Chinese Affairs Committee. She also served as vice president of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese from June 1994 to August 2004.
Lin was married to Huang Li (黄理), with whom she has a son and a daughter.
Since the 1950s, Lin has worked as a Japanese interpreter for Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Deng Xiaoping and other party and state leaders, and participated in the negotiation of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Japan in 1972.
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- Zhang Li (张莉) (2010). 清水之光: 祖国怀抱中的台湾女儿林丽韫 [Light of Qingshui District: Taiwan's Daughter Lin Liyun in the Embrace of the Motherland] (in Chinese). Beijing: Hualing Publishing House. ISBN 9787801787187.