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Chiang Kai-shek
Chiang Kai-shek
Chiang Kai-shek
(/ˈtʃæŋ kaɪˈʃɛk, ˈdʒjɑːŋ/;[3] 31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China
Republic of China
between 1928 and 1975. Chiang was an influential member of the Kuomintang
Kuomintang
(KMT), the Chinese Nationalist Party, as well as a close ally of Sun Yat-sen's. Chiang became the Commandant of the Kuomintang's Whampoa Military Academy
Whampoa Military Academy
and took Sun's place as leader of the KMT
KMT
following the Canton Coup
Canton Coup
in early 1926
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Chinese Name
Chinese personal names are names used by those from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and the Chinese diaspora
Chinese diaspora
overseas. Due to China's historical dominance of East Asian culture, many names used in Korea and Vietnam are adaptations of Chinese names, or have historical roots in Chinese, with appropriate adaptation to accommodate linguistic differences. Modern Chinese names consist of a surname known as xing (姓, xìng), which comes first and is usually but not always monosyllabic, followed by a personal name called ming (名, míng), which is nearly always mono- or disyllabic
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Chinese Surname
Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese
Han Chinese
and Sinicized ethnic groups in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam
Vietnam
and among overseas Chinese communities. In ancient times two types of surnames existed, namely xing (Chinese: 姓; pinyin: xìng) or clan names, and shi (Chinese: 氏; pinyin: shì) or lineage names. Chinese family names are patrilineal, passed from father to children (in adoption, the adoptee usually also takes the same surname). Women do not normally change their surnames upon marriage, except in places with more Western influences such as Hong Kong. Traditionally Chinese surnames have been exogamous.[1][2] The colloquial expressions laobaixing (老百姓; lit. "old hundred surnames") and bǎixìng (百姓, lit
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Legion Of Merit
The Legion of Merit
Legion of Merit
(LOM) is a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. The decoration is issued to members of the seven uniformed services of the United States[5] as well as to military and political figures of foreign governments. The Legion of Merit
Legion of Merit
(Commander degree) is one of only two United States military decorations to be issued as a neck order (the other being the Medal of Honor) and the only United States military decoration which may be issued in award degrees (much like an order of chivalry or certain Orders of Merit).[6][7] The Legion of Merit
Legion of Merit
is sixth in the order of precedence of all U.S. military awards and is worn after the Defense Superior Service Medal and before the Distinguished Flying Cross.[8] In contemporary use in the U.S
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Order Of Blue Sky And White Sun
The Order of Blue Sky and White Sun
Order of Blue Sky and White Sun
with Grand Cordon (Chinese:青天白日勳章or青天白日勛章) is the Republic of China's second highest military award. Created in 1929, it is awarded for "outstanding contributions to national security under foreign invasion" and is second only to the Order of National Glory. The name and the design come from the Blue Sky with a White Sun
Blue Sky with a White Sun
symbol of the Republic of China
Republic of China
and the Kuomintang. Unlike many other ROC medals, Order of Blue Sky and White Sun
Order of Blue Sky and White Sun
comes only as a first class medal, without varying degrees of commendation; since 1981, it has been presented with the Grand Cordon, a very large ribbon, in this case a white ribbon with red and blue edges
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Order Of National Glory
The Order of National Glory(國光勳章) is the highest military award of the Republic of China
Republic of China
Armed Forces, the army of the Republic of China (Taiwan).[1][2] It was established on November 8, 1937.[3] See also[edit]List of orders, decorations and medals of the Republic of ChinaReferences[edit]^ Dixson, D. S. Sung; Ho, Lawrence C
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Imperial Japanese Army Academy
The Imperial Japanese Army
Imperial Japanese Army
Academy (陸軍士官学校, Rikugun Shikan Gakkō) was the principal officer's training school for the Imperial Japanese Army. The programme consisted of a junior course for graduates of local army cadet schools and for those who had completed four years of middle school, and a senior course for officer candidates.Contents1 History and background 2 Curriculum 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory and background[edit] Established as the Heigakkō in 1868 in Kyoto, the officer training school was renamed the Imperial Japanese Army
Imperial Japanese Army
Academy in 1874 and relocated to Ichigaya, Tokyo. After 1898, the Academy came under the supervision of the Army Education Administration. In 1937 the Academy was divided, with the Senior Course Academy being relocated to Sagamihara in Kanagawa prefecture, and the Junior Course School moved to Asaka, Saitama
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Alma Mater
Alma mater
Alma mater
(Latin: alma "nourishing/kind", mater "mother"; pl. [rarely used] almae matres) is an allegorical Latin
Latin
phrase for a university or college. In English, this is largely a U.S. usage referring to a school or university from which an individual has graduated or to a song or hymn associated with a school.[1] The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students.[2] Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its current usage, Alma mater
Alma mater
was an honorific title for various Latin
Latin
mother goddesses, especially Ceres or Cybele,[3] and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
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Taiwan Province
Taiwan
Taiwan
Province is one of the two administrative divisions of the Republic of China
Republic of China
(ROC) that are officially referred to as "provinces". The province covers approximately 69% of the actual-controlled territory of the ROC, with around 31% of the total population. Geographically it covers the majority of the island of Taiwan
Taiwan
as well as almost all of its surrounding islands, the largest of which are the Penghu
Penghu
archipelago, Green Island, Xiaoliuqiu
Xiaoliuqiu
Island and Orchid Island. Taiwan
Taiwan
Province does not cover territories of the special municipalities of Kaohsiung, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, and Taoyuan, all of which are located geographically within the main island of Taiwan
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Qing Dynasty
Tael
Tael
(liǎng)Preceded by Succeeded byLater JinShunSouthern MingDzungarRepublic of ChinaMongoliaThe Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing (English: /tʃɪŋ/), was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912. It was preceded by the Ming dynasty
Ming dynasty
and succeeded by the Republic of China. The Qing multi-cultural empire lasted almost three centuries and formed the territorial base for the modern Chinese state. It was the fourth largest empire in world history. The dynasty was founded by the Jurchen Aisin Gioro
Aisin Gioro
clan in Manchuria. In the late sixteenth century, Nurhaci, originally a Ming vassal, began organizing "Banners", military-social units that included Jurchen, Han Chinese, and Mongol elements
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Republic Of China Army
The Republic of China
Republic of China
Army
Army
(ROCA) is the largest branch of the Republic of China
Republic of China
Armed Forces
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Order Of The Sacred Tripod
The Order of the Sacred Tripod
Order of the Sacred Tripod
(寶鼎勳章), also referred to as the Order of the Precious Tripod or Pao Ting, is a military award of the Republic of China. It was created on 15 May 1929 for significant contributions to national security. The order is organized into nine grades. The central design of the order's insignia is an image of a tripod surrounded by golden rays
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Baoding Military Academy
Baoding
Baoding
Military Academy (Chinese: 保定軍校; pinyin: Bǎodìng Jūnxiào; Wade–Giles: Pao-ting Chün-hsiao) was a military academy based in Baoding, Republican China, in the first two decades of the 20th century. For a time, it was the most important military academy in China, and its cadets played prominent roles in the political and military history of the Republic of China. The Baoding
Baoding
Military Academy closed in 1923, but served as a model for the Whampoa Military Academy, which was founded in Guangzhou
Guangzhou
in 1924
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Xinhai Revolution
Chinese Revolutionary Alliance victory Abdication
Abdication
of Puyi Fall of the Qing dynasty End of Imperial China Establishment of the Republic of China Destabilization of ChinaBelligerents Qing dynasty Provisional Government of the Republic of China Hubei
Hubei
Military Government of the Republic of China Tongmenghui Gelaohui Tiandihui Various other revolutionary groups and forces Regional officials and warlordsCommanders and leaders Empress Dowager Longyu Prince-Regent Zaifeng Prime Minister Yuan Shikai Feng Guozhang Ma Anliang Duan Qirui Yang Zengxin Ma Qi Various other nobles of the Qing dynasty Prov. President Sun Yat-sen General Huang Xing Song Jiaoren Chen Qimei Prov. Vice President Li Yuanhong Prov
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Yu Hung-chun
Yu Hung-chun
Yu Hung-chun
(Chinese: 俞鴻鈞; pinyin: Yú Hóngjūn) (4 January 1898 – 1 June 1960), widely known as O. K. Yui, was a Chinese political figure who served as mayor of Shanghai, chairman of the Taiwan Provincial Government
Taiwan Provincial Government
and Premier of the Republic of China. Chronology[edit]In 1915, he graduated from Shanghai
Shanghai
Min Sheng High School. In 1919, he graduated from St
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Jiang (surname)
Jiang[1] can be a pinyin transliteration of one of several Chinese surnames:Look up 江, 蔣, 蒋, 姜, or 强 in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.江, commonly spelled as Jiāng, Chiang, Gong, Kong, Kang 蔣, commonly spelled as Jiǎng, Chiang, Cheung, Jang, Chioh 姜, commonly spelled as Jiāng, Kang, Gang, Geung, Gung, Chiang, Keung, Keong, Kiang 強, commonly spelled as Jiàng, Gang, Geong, Geung, Khiang, Qiang, ChiangContents1 江1.1 Origins 1.2 Notable people2 蔣2.1 Notable people of 蔣3 姜3.1 Notable people of 姜4 彊 5 References江[edit]JiangJiang surname in regular scriptPronunciation Jiāng (Pinyin) Kang (Pe̍h-ōe-jī)Language(s) ChineseOriginLanguage(s) ChineseWord/Name name of an autonomous Chinese kingdomDerivation Jiangguo (江国)Meaning great riverOther namesVariant(s) Jiang, Chiang (Mandarin) Kong,
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