Lee Teng-hui

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Lee Teng-hui
李登輝
Lee Teng-hui 2004 cropped.jpg
President of the Republic of China
In office
13 January 1988 – 20 May 2000
Vice President Li Yuan-tsu
Lien Chan
Preceded by Chiang Ching-kuo
Succeeded by Chen Shui-bian
Vice President of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 1984 – 13 January 1988
President Chiang Ching-kuo
Preceded by Hsieh Tung-ming
Succeeded by Li Yuan-tsu
Chairman of the Kuomintang
In office
27 July 1988 – 24 March 2000
Acting: 13 January 1988 – 27 July 1988
Preceded by Chiang Ching-kuo
Succeeded by Lien Chan
Governor of Taiwan Province
In office
5 December 1981 – 20 May 1984
Preceded by Lin Yang-kang
Succeeded by Chiu Chuang-huan
Mayor of Taipei
In office
9 June 1978 – 5 December 1981
Preceded by Lin Yang-kang
Succeeded by Shao En-hsin
Minister without portfolio
In office
1 June 1972 – 1 June 1978
Premier Chiang Ching-kuo
Personal details
Born (1923-01-15) 15 January 1923 (age 95)
Sanzhi, Taihoku Prefecture, Empire of Japan
Nationality Taiwanese
Political party Independent (2001–present)
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party of China (1947–1948)
Kuomintang (1971–2001)
Spouse(s)
Tseng Wen-hui (m. 1949)
Alma mater National Taiwan University (B.S.)
Iowa State University (M.S.)
Cornell University (Ph.D.)
Religion Presbyterian[1][2]
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee.

Lee Teng-hui (born 15 January 1923), sometimes called the "father of Taiwan's democracy",[3][4] is a politician of the Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan). He was the President of the Republic of China and Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) from 1988 to 2000.

References[change | change source]

  1. 曹長青:李登輝的基督信仰
  2. Kuo, Cheng-Tian (2008). Religion and Democracy in Taiwan. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-7914-7445-7. Zbl 1975.K84 Check |zbl= value (help). Li Deng-hui was a devoted Presbyterian, but he did not forget his duty as the national leader to pay regular visits to holy places of various religions.
  3. "Ex-Taiwan president Lee indicted on graft charge". USATODAY.com. 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  4. Jul 13, 2011 (2011-07-13). "Lee charges stir Taiwan". Asia Times Online. Retrieved 2013-10-19.

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