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Dr Sun Yat-Sen

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Dr Sun Yat-Sen

  • Birth 12 Nov 1866 Guangdong, China
  • Death 12 Mar 1925 Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
  • Burial Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
  • Memorial ID 7052323

First President of the Republic of China. Dr Sun Yat-Sen is considered the Father of the Republic of China. He became the provisional president on Jan 1, 1912. Dr Sun studied the political systems of Europe & America. He formulated the Three Principles: nationalism, democracy & social well being. Dr Sun's revolt on Oct 10, 1911, known as the Wuch'ang Uprising lead to the downfall of the Qing dynasty. Dr Sun is revered by the communists on mainland China & the Kuomintang on Taiwan.

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  • Originally Created by: John Hinkle
  • Added: 3 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7052323
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Sun Yat-Sen (12 Nov 1866–12 Mar 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7052323, citing Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China ; Maintained by Find A Grave .