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Chiang Kai-shek

  • Birth 31 Oct 1887 Zhejiang, China
  • Death 5 Apr 1975 Taipei City, Taipei City, Taiwan
  • Burial Cihu, Taoyuan County, Taiwan
  • Memorial ID 22234

Chinese Nationalist. He was a Chinese military and political leader who became leader of the Kuomintang Party after the death of Sun Yat-sen. He led China in the Second Sino-Japanese War (much of which was part of World War II). During the Chinese Civil War (1926 to 1949), Chiang fought the Chinese Communists but failed, forcing the Kuomintang to evacuate to Taiwan, where he re-established the Republic of China and remained its president until his death. He is temporarily interred in Tzuhu, Taiwan, but in late 2005 his remains will be re-interred at Wuchih Mountain Military Cemetery in Hsichih, Taipei County, Taiwan.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 16 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22234
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Chiang Kai-shek (31 Oct 1887–5 Apr 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22234, citing Cihu Presidential Burial Place, Cihu, Taoyuan County, Taiwan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .