WANG Jingwei (Wāng Jīngwèi 汪精卫)|Wāng Jīngwèi 汪精卫 (WANG Jingwei)
David D. BUCK
Wang Jingwei circa 1930, a Chinese politician and rival of Chiang Kai-shek. Wang collaborated with the Japanese during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945).
An early and fervent supporter of Sun Zhongshan’s Chinese Nationalist revolutionary cause, Wang Jingwei became a leading rival to the Nationalist Army commander Chiang Kai-shek after Sun’s death in 1925. Wang led the left wing of the Nationalist Party, but proved no match for Chiang. After war