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President of taiwan

Ying-jeou Ma, Chinese President of Taiwan. Named one of The 100 Most Influential People in the World, TIME magazine, 2008. Founder Straits Exchange Foundation.

Background

Ma, Ying-jeou was born on July 13, 1950 in Hong Kong. Son of Ho-ling Ma.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, National Taiwan University, 1972. Master of Laws, New York University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981.

Career

Deputy director First Bureau Office of President, Taipei City, Taiwan, 1981—1988. Deputy secretary general international affairs Nationalist Party Central Committee, 1984—1988. Chairman executive branch Commission Research and Development and Evaluation, 1988—1991.

Vice chairman Mainland Affairs Council, 1991—1993. Minister justice Government Taiwan, 1993—1996, minister without portfolio, 1996—1997, president, since 2008. Mayor Taipei City; chairman Nationalist Party, 2005—2007.

Associate professor law National Chengchi University, 1997—1998.

Membership

Founder Straits Exchange Foundation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, swimming.

Connections

Married Chow Mei-ching. 2 children.

father:
Ho-ling Ma Ma

spouse:
Chow Mei-ching