Today’s Holiday: Birthday of Sun Yat-sen

Today’s Holiday:
Birthday of Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925) was the leader of the Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang). He served as the first provisional president of the Republic of China (1911-12) and later as its de facto ruler (1923-25). Because he possessed an exceptionally broad knowledge of the West and developed a grand plan for China’s industrialization, he is known as “the father of modern China.” Sun Yat-sen’s birthday is a holiday in Taiwan. The anniversary of his death, March 12, is observed as Arbor Day in Taiwan. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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