Li Changchun (李長春; pinyin: Lǐ Chángchūn) (born February 1944) is considered to be the propaganda chief of the Communist Party of China. He is a 5th ranked member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, China's de facto top power organ, and has been a member since 2002. Previously he had served in Liaoning and Henan.
He was born in Dalian, in the northeastern province of Liaoning and graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology in 1966.
In 1983, at age 39, he became the youngest mayor and Party secretary of a major city, of Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning. In 1987, he became governor of the province, a post he kept until 1990.