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Ma Ying-jeou
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President of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2008 – 20 May 2016
Premier Liu Chao-shiuan
Wu Den-yih
Sean Chen
Jiang Yi-huah
Vice President Vincent Siew
Wu Den-yih
Preceded by Chen Shui-bian
Succeeded by Tsai Ing-wen
Chairman of the Kuomintang
In office
17 October 2009 – 3 December 2014
Preceded by Wu Po-hsiung
Succeeded by Wu Den-yih (acting)
In office
27 July 2005 – 13 February 2007
Preceded by Lien Chan
Succeeded by Wu Po-hsiung
Mayor of Taipei
In office
25 December 1998 – 25 December 2006
Preceded by Chen Shui-bian
Succeeded by Hau Lung-pin
Minister without Portfolio
In office
10 June 1996 – 15 May 1997
Minister of Justice of the Republic of China
In office
27 February 1993 – 10 June 1996
Preceded by Lu Yu-wen
Succeeded by Liao Cheng-hao
Deputy Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council of the Executive Yuan
In office
1 June 1991 – 27 February 1993
Minister Huang Kun-huei
Minister of the Research, Development and Evaluation Commission of the Executive Yuan
In office
July 1988 – June 1991
Deputy Sun Te-hsiung
Preceded by Wei Yung
Succeeded by Sun Te-hsiung
Personal details
Born (1950-07-13) July 13, 1950 (age 71)
Kwong Wah Hospital, Kowloon, British Hong Kong
Nationality Republic of China
Political party Kuomintang
Spouse(s) Christine Chow
Relations Ma Ho-ling (father)
Chin Hou-hsiu (mother)
Alma mater National Taiwan University (LL.B.)
New York University (LL.M.)
Harvard University (S.J.D.)
Military service
Branch/service Flag of the Republic of China.svg Navy Military logistics
Years of service 1972–1974
Rank Major
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Ma Ying-jeou (Chinese: 馬英九) is a Taiwanese politican. He was the President of the Republic of China from 20 May 2008 to 20 May 2016.

Early life

Ma Ying-jeou was born in Kwong Wah Hospital in Kowloon, British Hong Kong on 13 July 1950. He studied in National Taiwan University, New York University and Harvard University.

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