- This is a Chinese name; the family name is Han.
|Mayor of Kaohsiung|
25 December 2018 – 12 June 2020
Hung Tung-wei (2018–2019)
Chen Hsiung-wen (2019)
|Preceded by||Chen Chu|
Hsu Li-ming (acting)
|Succeeded by||Chen Chi-mai|
Yang Ming-jou (acting)
|Member of the Legislative Yuan|
1 February 1999 – 31 January 2002
|Constituency||Taipei County 3|
1 February 1993 – 31 January 1999
|Born||17 June 1957|
Taipei County, Taiwan
|Alma mater||Soochow University|
National Chengchi University
Republic of China Military Academy
|Allegiance||Republic of China|
|Branch/service||Republic of China Army|
|Unit||Republic of China Military Academy|
Daniel Han Kuo-yu (Chinese: 韓國瑜; pinyin: Hán Guóyú; born 17 June 1957) is a Taiwanese politician. He was a member of the Legislative Yuan from 1993 to 2002, representing a portion of Taipei County for three terms. He later became general manager of Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Corporation.
In 2017, Han ran for the Kuomintang chairmanship, losing to Wu Den-yih. Han was elected Mayor of Kaohsiung in November 2018, and became the first Kuomintang politician since Wu in 1998 to hold the office. In July 2019, Han became the 2020 Kuomintang nominee for President of the Republic of China, facing incumbent Tsai Ing-wen.
Han was removed from office as the mayor of Kaohsiung on 12 June 2020 after a recall election. He was the first Taiwanese politician to ever be removed from office by a recall.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "韓國瑜". www.facebook.com.
- ↑ Lim, Emerson (28 July 2019). "Han Kuo-yu formally nominated as KMT presidential candidate". Central News Agency. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
- ↑ Maxon, Ann (29 July 2019). "Han named KMT's 2020 candidate". Taipei Times. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
- ↑ Chung, Lawrence (6 June 2020). "Taiwan opposition candidate Han Kuo-yu removed as mayor of Kaohsiung after heavy defeat in recall election". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 25 August 2020.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Han Kuo-yu at Wikimedia Commons