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List of famous politicians from Republic of China, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Republic of Chinese politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Republic of Chinese politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Republic of China and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Republic of China, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List includes Ma Ying-jeou, Zhao Ziyang and more.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Republic of China in order to get more information about each one.

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Bo Gu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Bo Gu Died at 39 (1907-1946) Qin Bangxian, better known as Bo Gu was a senior leader of the Chinese Communist Party and a member of the 28 Bolsheviks.

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Chen Shui-bian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 68 Chen Shui-bian is a Taiwanese politician who served as President of the Republic of China from 2000 to 2008. Chen's election ended more than fifty years of Kuomintang control of the Executive ...more

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Chiang Kai-shek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 88 (1887-1975) Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975. He is known as Chiang Chung-cheng or Chiang Chieh-shih in ...more

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Frank Hsieh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 72 Frank Hsieh Chang-ting is a Taiwanese politician of the Democratic Progressive Party in the Republic of China. He was the mayor of Kaohsiung City until his appointment as President of the ...more

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Lee Teng-hui is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 95 Lee Teng-hui, sometimes called the "father of Taiwan's democracy", is a Taiwanese politician. He was the President of the Republic of China and Chairman of the Kuomintang from 1988 to ...more

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Li Lisan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Li Lisan Died at 68 (1899-1967) Lǐ Lìsān was an early leader of the Chinese communists, and the top leader of the Chinese Communist Party from 1928 to 1930, member of the Politburo, and later a member of the Central

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Liang Qichao is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 56 (1873-1929) Liang Qichao, courtesy name Zhuoru, pseudonym Rengong, was a Chinese scholar, journalist, philosopher and reformist who lived during the late Qing dynasty and early Republic. He inspired Chinese ...more

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Lien Chan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 82 Lien Chan is a politician in Taiwan. He was Premier of the Republic of China from 1993 to 1997, Vice President of the Republic of China from 1996 to 2000, and was the Chairman of the Kuomintang ...more

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Luo Gan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 83 Luo Gan is a retired Chinese politician, born in July 1935. Between 2002 and 2007, Luo was one of China's most important leaders, serving as a member of the nine-man Politburo Standing ...more

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Ma Hongkui is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 78 (1892-1970) Ma Hongkui, was a prominent warlord in China during the Republic of China era, ruling the province of Ningxia. His rank was Lieutenant-general. His courtesy name was Shao-yun. In 1950, Hongkui ...more

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Ma Ying-jeou is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 68 Ma Ying-jeou is a Taiwanese politician and the current President of the Republic of China. Previous roles include Justice Minister and Mayor of Taipei. He was also the Chairman of the Kuomintang ...more

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Qu Qiubai is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 36 (1899-1935) Qu Qiubai was a leader of the Communist Party of China in the late 1920s. He was born in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China.

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Wang Guangmei is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 85 (1921-2006) Wang Guangmei was a respected Chinese politician, philanthropist, and First Lady, the wife of Liu Shaoqi, who served as the Chairman of the People's Republic of China from 1959 to 1968.

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Wang Ming is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 70 (1904-1974) Wang Ming was a senior leader of the early Chinese Communist Party and the mastermind of the famous 28 Bolsheviks group. Wang was also a major political rival of Mao Zedong during the 1930s, ...more

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Wei Jianxing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Wei Jianxing age 87 Wei Jianxing is a former senior leader in the Communist Party of China, a standing committee member of politburo in CPC, the Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, and ...more

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Wu Guanzheng is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 80 Wu Guanzheng is a former Chinese politician and one of the major leaders of the Communist Party of China during the administration of Hu Jintao. He served on the Politburo Standing Committee, ...more

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Xiang Zhongfa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 51 (1880-1931) Xiang Zhongfa was one of the early senior leaders of the Communist Party of China.

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Yuan Shikai is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 57 (1859-1916) Yuan Shikai was a Chinese general, politician and "emperor", famous for his influence during the late Qing Dynasty, his role in the events leading up to the abdication of the last Qing ...more

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Zhang Wentian is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 76 (1900-1976) Zhang Wentian. He is also known as Luo Fu. His names in Wade-Giles are Chang Wen-t'ien and Lo Fu. Born in Jiangsu, he attended engineering school in Nanjing and also spent a year at the ...more

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Zhang Zuolin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 53 (1875-1928) Zhang Zuolin . He successfully invaded China proper in October 1924 in the Second Zhili-Fengtian War. He gained control of Peking, including China's internationally recognized government, in ...more

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Zhao Ziyang is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
Died at 86 (1919-2005) Zhao Ziyang was a high-ranking politician in the People's Republic of China. He was the third Premier of the People's Republic of China from 1980 to 1987, and General Secretary of the Communist ...more

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Zhou Yongkang is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Republic of China
age 76 Zhou Yongkang is a retired senior leader of the Communist Party of China. He was a member of the 17th Politburo Standing Committee, China's highest decision-making body, and the Secretary of the ...more