Ma Ying-jeou

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Ma Ying-jeou
馬英九
President of the Republic of China
Incumbent
Assumed office
20 May 2008
Premier Liu Chao-shiuan
Wu Den-yih
Sean Chen
Jiang Yi-huah
Vice President Vincent Siew
Wu Den-yih
Preceded by Chen Shui-bian
Chairman of the Kuomintang
Incumbent
Assumed office
17 October 2009
Preceded by Wu Po-hsiung
In office
27 July 2005 – 13 February 2007
Preceded by Lien Chan
Succeeded by Wu Po-hsiung
Mayor of Taipei
In office
25 December 1998 – 25 December 2006
Preceded by Chen Shui-bian
Succeeded by Hau Lung-pin
Minister without Portfolio
In office
10 June 1996 – 15 May 1997
Minister of Justice of the Republic of China
In office
27 February 1993 – 10 June 1996
Preceded by Lu Yu-wen
Succeeded by Liao Cheng-hao
Deputy Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council of the Executive Yuan
In office
1 June 1991 – 27 February 1993
Minister Huang Kun-huei
Minister of the Research, Development and Evaluation Commission of the Executive Yuan
In office
July 1988 – June 1991
Deputy Sun Te-hsiung
Preceded by Wei Yung
Succeeded by Sun Te-hsiung
Personal details
Born July 13, 1950 (1950-07-13) (age 64)
Kwong Wah Hospital, Kowloon, British Hong Kong
Nationality Republic of China
Political party Kuomintang
Spouse(s) Christine Chow
Relations Ma Ho-ling (father)
Chin Hou-hsiu (mother)
Alma mater National Taiwan University (LL.B.)
New York University (LL.M.)
Harvard University (S.J.D.)
Religion None; no fixed belief[1]
Signature
Website www.president.gov.tw (English)
Military service
Service/branch Flag of the Republic of China.svg Navy Military logistics
Years of service 1972–1974
Rank Major
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Ma Ying-jeou (Chinese: 馬英九) is the President of the Republic of China since 20 May 2008.[2]

Early life[change | change source]

Ma Ying-jeou was born in Kwong Wah Hospital[3] in Kowloon, Hong Kong on 13 July 1950.[4] He studied in National Taiwan University, New York University and Harvard University.

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