Lien Chan

former Chairman of the Kuomintang

Lien Chan (Chinese: 連戰; pinyin: Lián Zhàn; Wade–Giles: Lien² Chan⁴; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liân Chiàn; born 27 August 1936) is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Chairman of the Taiwan Provincial Government from 1990 to 1993, Premier of the Republic of China from 1993 to 1997, Vice President of Taiwan from 1996 to 2000, and was the Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) from 2000 to 2005.[1]

Lien Chan
連戰
14th Premier of the Republic of China
In office
27 February 1993 – 31 August 1997
PresidentLee Teng-hui
DeputyHsu Li-teh
Preceded byHau Pei-tsun
Succeeded byVincent Siew
3rd Chairman of the Kuomintang
In office
24 March 2000 – 19 August 2005
DeputyVincent Siew
Wang Jin-pyng
Chiang Chung-ling
Wu Po-hsiung
Lin Cheng-zi
Chiang Pin-kung
Ma Ying-jeou
Preceded byLee Teng-hui
Succeeded byMa Ying-jeou
Vice President of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 1996 – 20 May 2000
PresidentLee Teng-hui
Preceded byLee Yuan-tsu
Succeeded byAnnette Lu
Governor of Taiwan Province
In office
16 June 1990 – 25 February 1993
Preceded byChiu Chuang-huan
Succeeded byJames Soong
10th Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
20 July 1988 – 1 June 1990
PremierYu Kuo-hwa
Lee Huan
Preceded byTing Mao-shih
Succeeded byFredrick Chien
Vice Premier of the Republic of China
In office
1 May 1987 – 22 July 1988
PremierYu Kuo-hwa
Preceded byLin Yang-kang
Succeeded byShih Chi-yang
11th Minister of Transportation and Communications
In office
1 December 1981 – 23 April 1987
PremierSun Yun-suan
Yu Kuo-hwa
Preceded byLin Chin-sheng
Succeeded byKuo Nan-hong [zh]
Chair of National Youth Commission
In office
1 August 1978 – 30 November 1981
PremierSun Yun-suan
Preceded byWang Wei-nong
Succeeded byKao Ming-hui
Personal details
Born (1936-08-27) 27 August 1936 (age 87)
Xi'an, Shaanxi, Republic of China
Political partyKuomintang
Spouse(s)
Fang Yu (m. 1965)
RelationsSean Lien (Son)
EducationNational Taiwan University (BA)
University of Chicago (MA, PhD)

References

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  1. "Lien Chan embarks on China visit - Taipei Times". February 25, 2013.