He was a general of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA).
For a long period of time, Wang Ruilin served as the secretary of Deng Xiaoping.
He was also a member of the Central Military Commission.
He became a part of the PLA in 1946 and joined CPC in February 1947.
Wang Ruilin had served as secretary of Deng Xiaoping since 1952 when Deng was the vice premier of the State Council.
Re-emerging in the 1970s, Wang Ruilin became his secretary again and held this post till Deng’s retirement in 1990.
Ruilin was the vice director of the general office of CPC Central Committee, from 1990 to 1995vice director of the general office of the Central Military Commission (CMC), secretary of discipline commission of CMC and the vice director of PLA General Political Department.
Wang Ruilin became a member of the CMC, in 1995.
Ruilin gained the rank of lieutenant general in 1988 and full general in 1994.
He was a member of 13th, 14th and 15th Central Committees of Communist Party of China.
Wang Ruilin passed away at 88 years old in Beijing.