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Tung Chee-hwa

GBM
董建華
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1st Chief Executive of Hong Kong
In office
1 July 1997 – 12 March 2005
Preceded by Office created
Chris Patten (Governor of Hong Kong)
Succeeded by Donald Tsang
Vice Chairman of the National
Committee of the Chinese People's
Political Consultative Conference
Assumed office
13 March 2005
Chairman Jia Qinglin
Yu Zhengsheng
Wang Yang
Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong
In office
7 October 1992 – 3 June 1996
Appointed by Chris Patten
Personal details
Born 7 July 1937 (1937-07-07) (age 83)
Shanghai, China
Nationality Hong Kong Chinese
Spouse(s) Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping
Children Alan Tung Lieh-sing
Andrew Tung Lieh-cheung
Audrey Slighton Tung Lieh-yuan
Residence Beijing, China
Hong Kong
Alma mater University of Liverpool
Occupation Businessman
Honorary degree 2006: DSSc, HKUST
2007: LL.D., CUHK
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Tung Chee-hwa
Traditional Chinese 董建華
Simplified Chinese 董建华

Tung Chee-hwa, GBM (Chinese: 董建華; born 7 July 1937) is a Shanghai-born Hong Kong businessman and politician. He was the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong after the transfer of sovereignty on 1 July 1997 to 12 March 2005. He is currently a vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).


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