Tung Chee-hwa

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Tung Chee-hwa

董建華
Tung Chee Hwa (Feb 2011).jpg
1st Chief Executive of Hong Kong
In office
1 July 1997 – 12 March 2005
Preceded byOffice created
Chris Patten (Governor of Hong Kong)
Succeeded byDonald Tsang
Vice Chairman of the National
Committee of the Chinese People's
Political Consultative Conference
Assumed office
13 March 2005
ChairmanJia Qinglin
Yu Zhengsheng
Wang Yang
Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong
In office
7 October 1992 – 3 June 1996
Appointed byChris Patten
Personal details
Born (1937-07-07) 7 July 1937 (age 82)
Shanghai, China
NationalityHong Kong Chinese
Spouse(s)Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping[1]
ChildrenAlan Tung Lieh-sing[2]
Andrew Tung Lieh-cheung[3]
Audrey Slighton Tung Lieh-yuan[4]
ResidenceBeijing, China
Hong Kong
Alma materUniversity of Liverpool
OccupationBusinessman
Honorary degree2006: DSSc, HKUST
2007: LL.D., CUHK
Signature
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese董建華
Simplified Chinese董建华

Tung Chee-hwa, GBM (Chinese: 董建華; born 7 July 1937) is a Shanghai-born Hong Kong businessman and politician. He was the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong after the transfer of sovereignty on 1 July 1997 to 12 March 2005. He is currently a vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

References[change | change source]

  1. First Lady on the go, South China Morning Post, 25 July 1997
  2. Corporate Information - Mr. TUNG Lieh Cheung Andrew
  3. Corporate Information - TUNG Lieh Sing Alan
  4. Wedding Planned By Audrey Tung, The New York Times, July 20, 1986
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 July 2015. Retrieved 1 July 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Association for Conversation of Hong Kong Indigenous Languages Online Dictionary for Hong Kong Hakka and Hong Kong Punti (Weitou dialect)