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Foundation administrator , Government official

Fredrick Fu Chien, Chinese Taiwan government official, foundation administrator.


Chien, Fredrick Fu was born on February 17, 1935 in Peiping, China. Son of Shih-liang and Wan-tu Chien.


Bachelor, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1956. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1962.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Sung Kyun Kwan University, Republic of Korea, 1972. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Caribbean American University, 1988. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Boston University, 1997.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Idaho State University, 1997. Doctor in Literature (honorary), Wilson College, 1993. Doctor in Public Service (honorary), Florida International University, 1994.


Secretary to the premier Executive Yuan, 1962-1963. Specialist, section chief Department North American Affairs Minister Fgn Affairs., 1964-1967, deputy director Department North American Affairs, 1967-1969, director Department North American Affairs, 1969-1972, director-general Government Information Office, 1972-1975, administrative vice minister, 1975-1979, political vice minister, 1979-1982. United States of America representative Coordination Council for North American Affairs, 1983-1988.

Minister state, chairman Council for Economic Planning and Development Executive Yuan, 1988-1990. Minister Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1990-1996. Speaker National Assembly, 1996-1998.

President Control Yuan, Taiwan, 1999—2005. Visiting associate professor National Chengchi University, 1962-1964. Visiting professor National Taiwan University, 1970-1972, 97-99, Soochow University, 1997-1998.

Member Central Standing Committee, Kuomintang, 1988-1998. Chairman Cathay Charity Foundation, since 2005. Second lieutenant Army, 1956-1958, Taiwan.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, golf.


Married Julie Tien, September 22, 1963. Children: Carl, Carol.

Shih-liang Chien

Wan-tu Chien

Julie Tien

Carl Chien

Carol Chien