Su Tseng-chang

Taiwanese politician

Su Tseng-chang (Chinese: 蘇貞昌; pinyin: Sū Zhēnchāng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: So͘ Cheng-chhiong; born 28 July 1947) is a Taiwanese politician. He is the current premier of the Republic of China. He was the chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party from 2012 to 2014.

Su Tseng-chang
蘇貞昌
蘇貞昌院長.jpg
41st and 50th Premier of the Republic of China
Assumed office
14 January 2019[1]
PresidentTsai Ing-wen
Vice PremierChen Chi-mai
Preceded byWilliam Lai
In office
25 January 2006 – 21 May 2007
PresidentChen Shui-bian
Vice PremierTsai Ing-wen
Preceded byFrank Hsieh
Succeeded byChang Chun-hsiung
Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party
In office
30 May 2012[2] – 28 May 2014
Preceded byChen Chu (acting)
Succeeded byTsai Ing-wen
In office
15 February 2005 – 3 December 2005
Preceded byKer Chien-ming (acting)
Succeeded byAnnette Lu (acting)
Magistrate of Taipei County
In office
20 December 1997 – 20 May 2004
Preceded byYou Ching
Succeeded byLin Hsi-yao (acting)
Chou Hsi-wei
Magistrate of Pingtung County
In office
20 December 1989 – 20 December 1993
Preceded byShih Meng-hsiung
Succeeded byWu Tse-yuan
Personal details
Born (1947-07-28) 28 July 1947 (age 72)
Pingtung County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyDemocratic Progressive Party
Spouse(s)Chan Hsiu-ling
Children3, including Su Chiao-hui
Alma materNational Taiwan University (LL.B.)
ProfessionLawyer

Su was Premier of the Republic of China from 2006 to 2007 and was Chief of Staff to President Chen Shui-bian in 2004.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Former premier Su to regain position". Taipei Times. 12 January 2019.
  2. (Taiwan), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (31 May 2012). "Former Premier Su takes over as DPP leader - Taiwan Today".
  3. About Executive Yuan: Premier, Executive Yuan, Republic of China (Taiwan), Updated 2006-02-24