Chen Cheng

Chen, Eugene 陳誠 Ch'en Ch'eng Ch'en Ch'eng (4 January 1897 - 5 March 1965), a senior Nationalist general and second in command to Chiang Kai-shek in both the Kuomintang and the National Government. He was governor of Taiwan in 1949 when the Nationalists evacuated from the mainland. In 1954, Ch'en was elected vice president of […]

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Chen Lifu

Ch'en Li-fu 陳立夫 Ch'en Li-fu (1900-) directed the investigation division of the Kuomintang for about a decade after 1928. He served as secretary general of the Kuomintang central headquarters (1929-31), head of the organization department (1932-36; 1938-39; 1944-48), and minister of education (1938-44). He and his brother, Ch'en Kuo-fu, were known as the leaders of […]

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Mao Zedong

Mao Tse-tung 毛澤東 T. Jun-chih 潤之 Mao Tse-tung (26 December 1893-), leader of the Chinese Communist party and founder of the People's Republic of China. Shaoshan, Hsiangt'an hsien, Hunan, was the birthplace of Mao Tse-tung. This agriculturally productive and culturally advanced section of Hunan produced two of the outstanding scholargenerals of the late Ch'ing period, […]

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