Su Beng

Taiwanese historian
Su Beng

Su Beng (9 November 1918 – 20 September 2019) (Chinese: 史明; pinyin: Shĭ Míng; Wade–Giles: Shih Ming; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Sú-bêng), whose given name was Shih Chao-hui (施朝暉; Shī Cháohuī; Si Tiâu-hui), was a Taiwanese dissident and political activist. He was born in Shirin Town, Taihoku Chō, Japanese Taiwan (modern-day Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan).

He was known as the “Che Guevara of Taiwan". In April 1994, he began the Taiwan Independence Action motorcade, which he conceived as a way to raise the Taiwanese people’s political awareness. He fought for Taiwanese independence.

Su died in Taipei on 20 September 2019 of pneumonia at the age of 100.[1]


  1. "史明過世 台獨運動先驅享嵩壽103歲". 中央通訊社. 2019-09-21. Retrieved 2019-09-20.

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