China (Republic of): Heads of State: 1948-2021 - Archontology.org

China (Republic of): Heads of State: 1948-2021

Zǒngtǒng (總統) | President
20 May 1948 - 5 Apr 1975 Jiǎng Zhōngzhèng (蔣中正) [1]
5 Apr 1975 - 20 May 1978 Yán Jiāgàn (嚴家淦) [2]
20 May 1978 - 13 Jan 1988 Jiǎng Jīngguó (蔣經國)
13 Jan 1988 - 20 May 2000 Lǐ Dēnghuī (李登輝)
20 May 2000 - 20 May 2008 Chén Shuǐbiǎn (陳水扁)
20 May 2008 - 20 May 2016 Mǎ Yīngjiǔ (馬英九)
20 May 2016 - Cài Yīngwén (蔡英文)

[1] Jiǎng Zhōngzhèng announced his decision to retire (effective on 21 Jan 1949) when the functions of office devolved on the Vice President Lǐ Zōngrén (李宗仁) who acted for the absent incumbent. During his tenure Lǐ Zōngrén was styled Dài zǒngtǒng (代總統) | Acting President (21 Jan 1949 - 1 Mar 1950). Jiǎng Zhōngzhèng resumed the presidency on 1 Mar 1950, although Lǐ Zōngrén, who had left the national territory on 20 Nov 1949, refused to acknowledge this decision.
[2] Jiǎng Zhōngzhèng died at 23:50 5 Apr 1975. The functions of office devolved on Vice President Yán Jiāgàn who took an oath of office as President at 11:00 6 Apr 1975.
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