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noun

  1. Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)

Person

Who is Chiang Kai-shek?

Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975. He is known as Jiang Jieshi or Jiang Zhongzheng in Standard Chinese. Chiang was an influential member of the Kuomintang, the Chinese Nationalist Party, and was a close ally of Sun Yat-sen. He became the Commandant of the Kuomintang's Whampoa Military Academy and took Sun's place as leader of the KMT when Sun died in 1925. In 1926, Chiang led the Northern Expedition to unify the country, becoming China's nominal leader. He served as Chairman of the National Military Council of the Nationalist government of the Republic of China from 1928 to 1948. Chiang led China in the Second Sino-Japanese War, consolidating power from the party's former regional warlords. Unlike Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek was socially conservative, promoting traditional Chinese culture in the New Life Movement and rejecting western democracy and the nationalist democratic socialism that Sun embraced in favour of an authoritarian government.

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  1. Chiang kai-shek: Fictional representation of Chiang Kai-shek.
  2. Chiang Kai-shek is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Founding of a Republic.

Writings

"Chiang Kai-shek" is a book by Hsin-hai Chang.

  • also known as "Chiang Kai-shek, Asia's man of destiny"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II (2015)

by James Ciment

From its bases in Manchuria, the Japanese staged large-scale military raids across the border, forcing Chiang Kai-shek«s government to accede to a humiliating peace that gave Japan some control over the border regions of northern China.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States-China Relations (2005)

by Robert G. Sutter

Chiang Kai-shek welcomed American support but constantly complained that it was ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Developing World (2005)

by Thomas M. Leonard

SIMON See also Chiang Kai-shek; China, People's Republic of; Taiwan References and Further Reading Leng, Shao Chuan. Chiang Ching-kuo ' s Leadership in the Development of the Republic of China on Taiwan. Lan- ham, MD: ...

Google previewThe Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia (2001)

by Maurine Hoffman Beasley, Holly Cowan Shulman, Henry R. Beasley

Julieanne Phillips CHIANG KAI-SHEK, MADAME (5 March 1897, Shanghai , ...

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Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation the source of strength is one's self. When one prays he goes to a source of strength greater than his own. (Chiang Kai-shek)
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