Field Marshal (People's Liberation Army)

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Field Marshal 元帥 Yuan Shuai is ever-highest rank for People's Liberation Army. On 27 Sept 1955, 10 senior army officers were appointed, and on 1965 this rank was abolished although the holder retains the title.

List of Field Marshals

  1. Zhu De 朱德 (1 Dec 1886 - 6 Jul 1976, Sichuan)
  2. Peng Dehuai 彭德怀 (24 Oct 1898 - 29 Nov 1974, Hunan)
  3. Lin Biao 林彪 (5 Dec 1907 - 13 Sept 1971, Hubei)
  4. Liu Bocheng 刘伯承 (4 Dec 1892 - 7 Oct 1986, Sichuan)
  5. He Long 贺龙 (22 Mar 1896 - 8 Jun 1969, Hunan)
  6. Chen Yi 陈毅 (26 Aug 1901 - 6 Jan 1972, Sichuan)
  7. Luo Ronghuan 罗荣桓 (26 Nov 1902 - 16 Dec 1963, Hunan)
  8. Xu Xiangqian 徐向前 (8 Nov 1901 - 1 Sept 1990, Shanxi)
  9. Nie Rongzhen 聂荣臻 (29 Dec 1899 - 14 May 1992, Sichuan)
  10. Ye Jianying 叶剑英 (28 Apr 1897 - 22 Oct 1986, Guangdong)

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