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Lee Teng-hui
李登輝
President of the Republic of China
In office
13 January 1988 – 20 May 2000
Vice President Li Yuan-tsu
Lien Chan
Preceded by Chiang Ching-kuo
Succeeded by Chen Shui-bian
Vice President of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 1984 – 13 January 1988
President Chiang Ching-kuo
Preceded by Hsieh Tung-ming
Succeeded by Li Yuan-tsu
Chairman of the Kuomintang
In office
27 July 1988 – 24 March 2000
Acting: 13 January 1988 – 27 July 1988
Preceded by Chiang Ching-kuo
Succeeded by Lien Chan
Governor of Taiwan Province
In office
5 December 1981 – 20 May 1984
Preceded by Lin Yang-kang
Succeeded by Chiu Chuang-huan
Mayor of Taipei
In office
9 June 1978 – 5 December 1981
Preceded by Lin Yang-kang
Succeeded by Shao En-hsin
Minister without portfolio
In office
1 June 1972 – 1 June 1978
Premier Chiang Ching-kuo
Personal details
Born 15 January 1923 (1923-01-15) (age 96)
Sanzhi, Taihoku Prefecture, Empire of Japan
Nationality Taiwanese
Political party Independent (2001–present)
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party of China (1947–1948)
Kuomintang (1971–2001)
Spouse(s)
Tseng Wen-hui (m. 1949)
Alma mater National Taiwan University (B.S.)
Iowa State University (M.S.)
Cornell University (Ph.D.)
Religion Presbyterian
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee.

Lee Teng-hui (born 15 January 1923), sometimes called the "father of Taiwan's democracy", is a politician of the Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan). He was the President of the Republic of China and Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) from 1988 to 2000.

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