Yen Chia-kan


Yen Chia-kan

Infobox President
name = Yen Chia-kan
嚴家淦
Giâm Ka-kàm


imagesize = 176px
order = President of the Republic of China
term_start = 05 April 1975
term_end = 20 May 1978
predecessor = Chiang Kai-shek
successor = Chiang Ching-kuo
birth_date = birth date|1905|10|23|mf=y
birth_place = Suzhou, China
death_date = death date and age|1993|12|24|1905|10|23|mf=y
death_place = Taipei, Taiwan
party = Kuomintang

Yen Chia-kan (zh-tspw|t=嚴家淦|s=严家淦|p=Yán Jiāgàn|w=Yen Chia-kan; POJ: Giâm Ka-kàm), or Yen Chia-jin (October 23, 1905ndash December 24, 1993), better known as C. K. Yen, succeeded Chiang Kai-shek as President of the Republic of China upon Chiang's death on April 5, 1975. He served out the remainder of Chiang's term until May 20, 1978.

Biography

C. K. Yen was born in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. He graduated from St. John's University in Shanghai with a degree in chemistry.

Yen previously served as Minister of Economic Affairs, minister of finance, and Governor of Taiwan Province. He became premier on December 15, 1963. In 1966 the National Assembly elected Yen as Vice President and re-elected him in 1972. He assumed the role of President following the death of Chiang Kai-shek and was later succeeded by Chiang's son, Premier Chiang Ching-kuo. After his presidency, Yen served as Chairman of the Council on Chinese Cultural Renaissance and Chairman of Board of the National Palace Museum until 1991.

Yen died in Taipei City at the age of 88. He was buried at the Wuchih Mountain Military Cemetery in Taipei County.

ee also

* Chiang Kai-shek
* Chiang Ching-kuo
* History of the Republic of China
* Military of the Republic of China
* President of the Republic of China
* Politics of the Republic of China
* Kuomintang


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