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Famous Politicians from Taiwan

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List of notable or famous politicians from taiwan, with bios and photos, including the top politicians born in taiwan and even some popular politicians who immigrated to taiwan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous taiwan politicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These politicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known politician from taiwan is included when available.

This list below has everything from Chiang Kai-shek to Sun Yat-sen.

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  • Chang Chun-hsiung (Chinese: 張俊雄; pinyin: Zhāng Jùnxióng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiuⁿ Chùn-hiông), (born 23 March 1938) is a Taiwanese politician. He is a former Premier of the Republic of China. Chang was appointed to two separate terms as Premier, both under Chen Shui-bian. His appointment by then-President Chen in 2000 marked the first time a Democratic Progressive Party member occupied the premiership.As a founding member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), he was a member of its Central Committee and Executive Member of its Central Standing Committee from 1986 to 2000.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Chiayi County, Taiwan
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    Chen Chi-mai

    Chen Chi-mai (Chinese: 陳其邁; pinyin: Chén Qímài; Wade–Giles: Chen2 Ch'i2-mai4; born December 23, 1964) is a Taiwanese politician and member of the Legislative Yuan. He is also currently the spokesperson of the Democratic Progressive Party and the chief executive officer of the its Policy Research and Coordinating Committee. A physician from Keelung, Chen started his political career by becoming member of the Legislative Yuan in 1996 and served as legislator for almost eight years before becoming the spokesperson of the Executive Yuan. In 2005, Chen succeeded to the mayoralty of Kaohsiung after then-mayor Frank Hsieh's appointment as premier. Chen became the Deputy Secretary-General of the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Keelung, Taiwan
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    Chen Chu

    Chen Chu
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    Chen Chu or Kiku Chen (traditional Chinese: 陳菊; simplified Chinese: 陈菊; pinyin: Chén Jú; Wade–Giles: Ch'en2 Chü2; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Kiok; born 10 June 1950 in Yilan County, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese politician who served as Mayor of Kaohsiung between 2006 and 2018. She was one of the "Kaohsiung Eight," prominent dissidents arrested after the Kaohsiung Incident in 1979. She spent six years in jail during the martial law period in Taiwan. Chen, who holds a master's degree from National Sun Yat-sen University, held senior appointed posts in Taipei City and Kaohsiung City governments between 1995 and 2000. She then served as minister of the Council of Labor Affairs between 2000 and 2005. In 2006,... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Yilan County, Taiwan
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    Chen Pixian

    Chen Pixian (simplified Chinese: 陈丕显; traditional Chinese: 陳丕顯; pinyin: Chén Pīxiǎn; March 20, 1916 – August 23, 1995) was a Chinese Communist revolutionary and politician. He served in several prominent roles, including party chief of Shanghai and party chief of Hubei province. He was purged at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution but was later rehabilitated.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 79 (1916-1995)
    • Birthplace: Shanghang County, China