Allen Lee

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Allen Lee Peng-fei

Allen Lee at 71demo 2008.jpg
Allen Lee at the 1 July march in 2008.
Born(1940-04-24)24 April 1940
Died15 May 2020(2020-05-15) (aged 80)
NationalityHong Kong Chinese
Spouse(s)Maria Choi Yuen-ha

Allen Lee Peng-fei, CBE, JP (Chinese: 李鵬飛; 24 April 1940 – 15 May 2020) was a Hong Kong businessman, politician and political commentator.[1] He was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1978 to 1997 and was the Senior Member of the legislature from 1988 to 1991.[2]

He was also the unofficial member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong from 1986 to 1992.[3] He was the founding chairman of the Liberal Party. He retired after he lost the 1998 election.[4]

After his retirement, he became a political commentator and hosted Legco Review, a RTHK weekly TV programme on the news about Legislative Council, among several other posts.

Lee died on 15 May 2020 in Hong Kong at the age of 80.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pepper, Suzanne (2008). Keeping Democracy at Bay: Hong Kong and the Challenge of Chinese Political Reform. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 367.
  2. "Lee Peng Fei, Allen - Biography". hkmemory.hk.
  3. Chung, S. Y. (Sze Yuen) (2001). "Hong Kong's journey to reunification : memoirs of Sze-yuen Chung". Hong Kong : Chinese University Press.
  4. "Allen Lee retires as host of long-running RTHK show EJINSIGHT - ejinsight.com". ejinsight.com.
  5. "自由黨創黨主席李鵬飛上周五逝世" (in Chinese (Hong Kong)). 2020-05-19. Retrieved 2020-05-19.