Sun Yat-sen (pinyin Sūn Yìxiān) (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary and political leader. As the foremost pioneer of Republican China, Sun is frequently referred to as the Father of the Nation. Sun played an instrumental role in overthrowing the Qing Dynasty in October 1911, the last imperial dynasty of China. He was the first provisional president when the Republic of China (ROC) was founded in 1912 and later co-founded the Kuomintang (KMT) where he served as its first leader. Sun was a uniting figure in post-Imperial China, and remains unique among 20th-century Chinese politicians for being widely revered in both mainland China and Taiwan.(Via)
Dr Sun Yat Sen(1866-1925) & Penang
Dr Sun Yat Sen’s original name was Sun Deming, he is also known as Sun Zhongsan(孫中山), Sun Wen(孫文), Sun Yixian (孫逸仙) & Sun Itchisen or Sun Itchiyama (Japanese names).
He was born on 12-11-1866 in the village of Cuiheng, Xianshang county, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China; which is 26 km north of Macau. But a certificate of birth issued by Hawaii that he was born in Kingdom of Hawaii on 24-11-1870, but the claim of Hawaii birth was based on typewritten testimony, and without any documentation from witnesses. He died on 12-3-1925 after illness in Beijing, China.
Obama went to Punahoe, Sun Yat Sen went to Iolani
Dr Sun was in Malaya, Penang and Singapore during his preparation for the revolution.
Sun Yat Sen in Japan in Jan 1901
Unfortunately, his three principles did not survive his death and corrupt General Chiang Kai-Shek soon emerged as leader of the Kuomintang Party. The Japanese invasion and the escape of the Communist leaders through their long march set up conditions for the civil war after the defeat of Japan. After losing China to the Communists, Chiang Kai-Shek fled to Taiwan with much of China’s treasure and art works where a virtual dictatorship was created that survived until his death in 1975. Mao Tse_Tung also set up a ruthless dictatorship in China which exists until today. China as a Democratic Republic was lost to history.
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Sun Yat-sen Married Soong Ching Ling
Soong Axis the Forgotten Dynasty Soong Ching Ling broke off from her brother in law (Chiang Kai-Shek) and remained in Communist China where she was respected by the party.
Ching Ling (Madame Sun) differentiated herself from her siblings, believing that the Communists were better stewards of her late husband’s three principals than were the Kuomintang. She continued living in Shanghai after the Communist takeover until her death in 1981. Although she never joined the Communist party, she was honored with a period of national mourning and given a full state funeral in Beijing, lying in state for three days in the Great Hall of the People near Tiananmen Square.