Ma Ying-jeou

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Ma Ying-jeou
馬英九
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President of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2008 – 20 May 2016
PremierLiu Chao-shiuan
Wu Den-yih
Sean Chen
Jiang Yi-huah
Vice PresidentVincent Siew
Wu Den-yih
Preceded byChen Shui-bian
Succeeded byTsai Ing-wen
Chairman of the Kuomintang
In office
17 October 2009 – 3 December 2014
Preceded byWu Po-hsiung
Succeeded byWu Den-yih (acting)
In office
27 July 2005 – 13 February 2007
Preceded byLien Chan
Succeeded byWu Po-hsiung
Mayor of Taipei
In office
25 December 1998 – 25 December 2006
Preceded byChen Shui-bian
Succeeded byHau Lung-pin
Minister without Portfolio
In office
10 June 1996 – 15 May 1997
Minister of Justice of the Republic of China
In office
27 February 1993 – 10 June 1996
Preceded byLu Yu-wen
Succeeded byLiao Cheng-hao
Deputy Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council of the Executive Yuan
In office
1 June 1991 – 27 February 1993
MinisterHuang Kun-huei
Minister of the Research, Development and Evaluation Commission of the Executive Yuan
In office
July 1988 – June 1991
DeputySun Te-hsiung
Preceded byWei Yung
Succeeded bySun Te-hsiung
Personal details
Born (1950-07-13) July 13, 1950 (age 68)
Kwong Wah Hospital, Kowloon, British Hong Kong
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyKuomintang
Spouse(s)Christine Chow
RelationsMa Ho-ling (father)
Chin Hou-hsiu (mother)
Alma materNational Taiwan University (LL.B.)
New York University (LL.M.)
Harvard University (S.J.D.)
ReligionNone; no fixed belief[1]
Signature
Websitewww.president.gov.tw (English)
Military service
Service/branch Republic of China Navy Military logistics
Years of service1972–1974
RankMajor

Ma Ying-jeou (Chinese: 馬英九) is a Taiwanese politican. He was the President of the Republic of China from 20 May 2008[2] to 20 May 2016.

Early life[change | change source]

Ma Ying-jeou was born in Kwong Wah Hospital[3] in Kowloon, British Hong Kong on 13 July 1950.[4] He studied in National Taiwan University, New York University and Harvard University.

References[change | change source]

  1. 中國時報 不必追究馬英九信什麼教
  2. http://english.president.gov.tw/Default.aspx?tabid=454#01
  3. "雙重國籍爭議/綠質疑 藍為保馬 包庇李慶安". The Liberty Times. 12 December 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
  4. "Biography of President Ma Ying-jeou". Office of the President, Republic of China (Taiwan). Retrieved 2 February 2011.

Other websites[change | change source]

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