Chiang Kai-Shek

   Chiang Kai-shek, also known as Jian Jieshi, was a Chinese soldier and politician who assumed control of the Republic of China in 1928 as leader of the Nationalist Party (Kuomintang). As well as trying to unify and modernize China, Chiang was involved in a long war with communist forces led by Mao Zedong, even after the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931 and the war with Japan that began in 1937. After Pearl Harbor, Chiang was included among the “Big Four” Allied leaders and attended the Cairo Conference in 1941. Although he agreed to cooperate with the communist armies, open conflict soon resumed once the Japanese were defeated. However, the nationalists were defeated and forced to withdraw to Taiwan (Formosa), where Chiang established the Republic of China based in Taipei and ruled until his death.

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  • Chiang Kai-shek — (chinesisch =蔣介石 / 蒋介石 Jiǎng Jièshí, W. G. Chiang Chieh Shih, Pe̍h oē jī Chiúⁿ Kài se̍k; andere Schreibweise 蔣中正 /  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chiang Kai-shek —   [tʃiaȖkaiʃɛk], Tschiang Kai schek, Jiang Jieshi [dʒaȖ dʒɛːʃə], offiziell Chiang Chung cheng [tʃiaȖtuȖtʃɛȖ], Tschiang Tschung tscheng, chinesischer General (seit 1938 Generalissimus) und Politiker, * Xigou (Distrikt Fenghua Xian, Provinz… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Chiang Kai-shek — [chaŋ΄ kī shek′; ] Chin [ jyäŋ′kī shek] (born Chiang Chung chen) 1888 1975; Chin. generalissimo: head of Nationalist government on Taiwan (1950 75) …   English World dictionary

  • Chiang Kai-shek — This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chiang. Generalissimo Chiang Kai shek 蔣中正 / 蔣介石 …   Wikipedia

  • Chiang Kai-Shek — Generalissimus Chiang Kai shek Chiang Kai shek (chin. 蔣介石 蔣中正, Jiǎng Jièshí; andere Schreibweise: Tschiang Kai schek; * 31. Oktober 1887 in der Nähe von Shanghai; † 5. April 1975 in Taipeh) war ein chinesischer Politiker, Generalissimus und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Chiang Kai-shek — /chang kuy shek , jyahng /, (Chiang Chung cheng) 1886? 1975, Chinese army officer and political leader: president of the Republic of China 1950 75. Also, Chiang Chieh shih /jyahng jye shue /. * * * or Chiang Chieh shih or Jiang Jieshi born Oct.… …   Universalium

  • Chiang Kai-Shek — Tchang Kaï chek Pour les articles homonymes, voir Tchang. Tchang Kaï chek est un nom chinois ; le nom de famille, Tchang, précède donc le prénom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chiang Kai-shek — Éste es un nombre chino; el apellido es Chiang o Jiang. Chiang Kai shek o Jiang Jieshi ((chino tradicional:蔣介石, chino simplificado: 蒋介石, Xikou, 31 de octubre de 1887 Taipei, 5 de abril de 1975), militar y hombre de estado ch …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Chiang Kai-shek — noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his… …   Useful english dictionary

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