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Sun Yat-sen
孫中山 / 孫逸仙
other names
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Sun Yat-Sen in the 1910s
Provisional President of the Republic of China
In office
1 January 1912 – 10 March 1912
Vice President Li Yuanhong
Preceded by Puyi (Emperor of China)
Succeeded by Yuan Shikai
Premier of the Kuomintang
In office
10 October 1919 – 12 March 1925
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Zhang Renjie (as chairman)
Personal details
Born
Sun Wen (孫文)

(1866-11-12)12 November 1866
Cuiheng, Guangdong, Qing Dynasty
Died 12 March 1925(1925-03-12) (aged 58)
Beijing, Republic of China
Resting place Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Nanjing, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China
Political party Kuomintang
Other political
affiliations
Chinese Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)
Lu Muzhen
(m. 1885; div. 1915)

Kaoru Otsuki (m. 1903–1906)

Soong Ching-ling (m. 1915–1925)
Domestic partner Chen Cuifen (concubine) (1892–1925)
Haru Asada (concubine)(1897–1902)
Children Sun Fo
Sun Yan
Sun Wan
Fumiko Miyagawa
Mother Lady Yang
Father Sun Dacheng
Alma mater Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese (MD)
Occupation Philosopher, physician, politician
Signature
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Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was born in China and was a Chinese political leader. Sun helped overthrow the Qing Dynasty in October 1911. This was the last imperial dynasty of China.

He was president when the Republic of China was founded in 1912. He later co-founded the Kuomintang. Sun remains revered in both mainland China and Taiwan.

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