China: Heads of State (Nanjing): 1940-1945

Guómín zhèngfǔ dàilǐ zhǔxí (國民政府代理主席) | Acting President of the National Government [1]
30 Mar 1940 - 29 Nov 1940 Wāng Zhàomíng (汪兆銘)
Guómín zhèngfǔ zhǔxí (國民政府主席) | President of the National Government
29 Nov 1940 - 10 Nov 1944 Wāng Zhàomíng (汪兆銘) (x)
Lìfǎ yuàn yuànzhǎng (立法院院長) | Head of the Legislative Yuan (ex officio) [2]
10 Nov 1944 - 12 Nov 1944 Chén Gōngbó (陳公博)
Guómín zhèngfǔ dàilǐ zhǔxí (國民政府代理主席) | Acting President of the National Government [3]
12 Nov 1944 - 16 Aug 1945 Chén Gōngbó (陳公博) (x)

[1] Pending the taking office by the President of the National Government Lín Sēn (林森) who neither accepted the legality of the National Government (Nanjing), nor assumed the office.
[2] Appointed to exercise the functions of office of the President of the National Government during the absence of the incumbent by a resolution of the Central Political Committee (Zhōngyāng zhèngzhì wěiyuánhuì | 中央政治委員會) of 22 Mar 1944. Wāng Zhàomíng departed for Japan (3 Mar 1944) where he died on 10 Nov 1944.
[3] Elected by the Central Political Committee (Zhōngyāng zhèngzhì wěiyuánhuì | 中央政治委員會) on 12 Nov 1944 and immediately took office. Formal inauguration followed on 20 Nov 1944.
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