Ko Wen-je

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Ko Wen-je
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Ko Wen-je in 2015
23rd Mayor of Taipei
Assumed office
25 December 2014
DeputyCharles Lin, Chou Li-fang, Chen Chin-jun
Teng Chia-chi, Pong Cheng-sheng Tsai Ping-kun
Preceded byHau Lung-pin
Personal details
Born (1959-08-06) 6 August 1959 (age 63)
Hsinchu City, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Chen Pei-chi
Alma materNational Taiwan University
Chinese name

Ko Wen-je (Chinese: 柯文哲; pinyin: Kē Wénzhé; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Koa Bûn-tiat; born 6 August 1959) is a Taiwanese surgeon and independent politician. Ko has been the Mayor of Taipei since 2014.[1]

Before becoming the mayor, he was a doctor at the National Taiwan University Hospital. He was also a professor at National Taiwan University College of Medicine.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Independent Is Elected Taipei Mayor as Taiwan's Governing Party Falters
  2. "Biography at NTUH". Archived from the original on 2019-04-18. Retrieved 2019-04-18.