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Famous Politicians from Republic of China

Updated October 13, 2018 3.7k views22 items

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.
  • 1
    Bo Gu

    Bo Gu

    Dec. at 39 (1907-1946)

    BirthplaceWuxi, China


    Qin Bangxian (Chinese: 秦邦憲; pinyin: Qín Bāngxiàn), better known as Bo Gu (Chinese: 博古; pinyin:... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Chen Shui-bian

    BirthplaceGuantian District, Taiwan

    NationalityChina, Taiwan

    Chen Shui-bian (Chinese: 陳水扁; pinyin: Chén Shuǐbiǎn; born 12 October 1950) is a retired... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Chiang Kai-shek

    Chiang Kai-shek

    Dec. at 88 (1887-1975)

    BirthplaceXikou, China


    Chiang Kai-shek (; 31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also known as Generalissimo Chiang or... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Frank Hsieh



    Frank Hsieh (Chinese: 謝長廷; pinyin: Xiè Chángtíng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Siā Tiông-têng / Chiā... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Lee Teng-hui

    BirthplaceSanzhi District, Taiwan


    Lee Teng-hui (Chinese: 李登輝, Mandarin pronunciation: [lì tə́ŋ.xu̯éi̯]; born 15 January 1923) is... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Li Lisan

    Dec. at 68 (1899-1967)

    BirthplaceLiling, China


    Lǐ Lìsān (Chinese: 李立三; pinyin: Lǐ Lìsān; November 18, 1899 – June 22, 1967) was an early... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Liang Qichao

    Liang Qichao

    Dec. at 56 (1873-1929)

    BirthplaceXinhui District, China

    NationalityRepublic of China, Empire of the Great Qing

    Liang Qichao (Chinese: 梁啟超; Cantonese: Lèuhng Kái-chīu; 23 February 1873 – 19 January 1929),... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Lien Chan

    Lien Chan

    Age: 83

    BirthplaceXi'an, China


    Lien Chan (Chinese: 連戰; pinyin: Lián Zhàn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liân Chiàn; born August 27, 1936, in... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Luo Gan

    Age: 84

    BirthplaceJinan, China


    Luo Gan (simplified Chinese: 罗干; traditional Chinese: 羅幹; born July 18, 1935) is a retired... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Ma Hongkui

    Ma Hongkui

    Dec. at 78 (1892-1970)

    BirthplaceLinxia County, China

    NationalityUnited States of America, Republic of China

    Ma Hongkui (traditional Chinese: 馬鴻逵; simplified Chinese: 马鸿逵; pinyin: Mă Hóngkuí; Wade–Giles:... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Ma Ying-jeou

    BirthplaceKwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong


    Ma Ying-jeou (born 13 July 1950) is a Taiwanese politician who served as President of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Qu Qiubai

    Dec. at 36 (1899-1935)

    BirthplaceChangzhou, China


    Qu Qiubai (Chinese: 瞿秋白; 29 January 1899 – 18 June 1935) was a leader of the Communist Party... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Wang Guangmei

    Wang Guangmei

    Dec. at 85 (1921-2006)

    BirthplaceTianjin, China

    NationalityRepublic of China

    Wang Guangmei (Chinese: 王光美; pinyin: Wáng Guāngmĕi; Wade–Giles: Wang Kuang-mei; 26 September... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Wang Ming

    Wang Ming

    Dec. at 70 (1904-1974)

    BirthplaceJinzhai County, China


    Wang Ming (Chinese: 王明; pinyin: Wáng Míng; May 23, 1904 – March 27, 1974) was a senior leader... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Wei Jianxing

    Age: 88



    Wei Jianxing (Chinese: 尉健行; pinyin: Wèi Jiànxíng; 2 January 1931 – 7 August 2015) was a senior... more on Wikipedia
  • 16


    Wu Guanzheng (born August 1938) is a former Chinese politician and one of the major leaders of... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Xiang Zhongfa

    Dec. at 51 (1880-1931)

    BirthplaceShanghai, China


    Xiang Zhongfa (simplified Chinese: 向忠发; traditional Chinese: 向忠發; pinyin: Xiàng Zhōngfǎ; 1879... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Yuan Shikai

    Yuan Shikai

    Dec. at 57 (1859-1916)

    BirthplaceXiangcheng County, Henan

    NationalityEmpire of the Great Qing

    Yuan Shikai (Chinese: 袁世凱; pinyin: Yuán Shìkǎi; 16 September 1859 – 6 June 1916) was a Chinese... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Zhang Wentian

    Dec. at 76 (1900-1976)

    BirthplaceChengdu, China


    Zhang Wentian (simplified Chinese: 张闻天; traditional Chinese: 張聞天; pinyin: Zhāng Wéntiān;... more on Wikipedia
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    Zhang Zuolin

    Zhang Zuolin

    Dec. at 53 (1875-1928)

    BirthplaceHaicheng, Liaoning, China

    NationalityRepublic of China, Empire of the Great Qing

    Zhang Zuolin (simplified Chinese: 张作霖; traditional Chinese: 張作霖; pinyin: Zhāng Zuòlín;... more on Wikipedia
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    Zhao Ziyang

    Zhao Ziyang

    Dec. at 86 (1919-2005)

    BirthplaceHua County, Henan, China

    NationalityChina, Republic of China

    Zhao Ziyang (pronounced [ʈʂâu tsɹ̩̀.jǎŋ]; 17 October 1919 – 17 January 2005) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Zhou Yongkang

    BirthplaceWuxi, China

    NationalityChina, Republic of China

    Zhou Yongkang (born December 1942) is a former senior leader of the Communist Party of China... more on Wikipedia