David D. BUCK

Lee Teng-hui was the first Taiwanese native to lead the government and the Chinese Nationalist Party (Guomindang/Kuomintang) in Taiwan. His leadership brought full democracy to Taiwan. Since 2000 former president Lee has become an outspoken advocate of Taiwanese nationalism.

Born in 1923 when Taiwan was a Japanese colony, Lee Teng-hui attended Christian schools as a boy and then received a Japanese education until 1945, when he returned to Taiwan. In the

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:03-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Governance|Comments Off on LEE Teng-hui (Lǐ Dēnghuī 李登辉)|Lǐ Dēnghuī 李登辉 (LEE Teng-hui)

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