Chiang Ching-kuo

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Chiang Ching-kuo
蔣經國
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Chiang Ching-kuo (1954)
President of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 1978 – 13 January 1988
Vice PresidentHsieh Tung-min
Lee Teng-hui
Preceded byYen Chia-kan
Succeeded byLee Teng-hui
1st Chairman of the Kuomintang
In office
5 April 1975 – 13 January 1988
Preceded byChiang Kai-shek (Director-General of the Kuomintang)
Succeeded byLee Teng-hui
9th Premier of the Republic of China
In office
29 May 1972 – 20 May 1978
PresidentChiang Kai-shek
Yen Chia-kan
Preceded byYen Chia-kan
Succeeded bySun Yun-suan
11th Vice Premier of the Republic of China
In office
1 July 1969 – 1 June 1972
PremierYen Chia-kan
Preceded byHuang Shao-ku
Succeeded byHsu Ching-chung
Personal details
Born(1910-04-27)27 April 1910
Fenghua, Zhejiang, Qing Dynasty
Died13 January 1988(1988-01-13) (aged 77)
Taipei, Taiwan
Nationality Republic of China
Political partyKuomintang
Alma materMoscow Sun Yat-sen University

Chiang Ching-kuo (27 April 1910[1] – 13 January 1988) was a Taiwanese politician. He held numerous posts in the government of the Republic of China (ROC).

Chiang Ching-kuo was the son of Chiang Kai-shek. He succeeded his father to serve as Premier of the Republic of China. He was the President of the Republic of China from 1978 until his death in 1988.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Many sources, even Taiwanese official ones, give 18 March 1910 as his birthday, but this actually refers to the traditional Chinese lunar calendar
  2. Pace, Eric (14 January 1988). "Chiang Ching-kuo Dies at 77, Ending a Dynasty on Taiwan". New York Times. Retrieved 20 September 2016.