Sun Yat-sen

On November 12, 1866, Chinese physician and politician Sun Yat-sen was born in the village of Cuiheng, Xiangshan County (now Zhongshan City), Guangdong. He was the founding father of the Republic of China. The first provisional president of the Republic of China, Sun was a Chinese medical doctor, writer, philosopher, Georgist, calligrapher and revolutionary. As the foremost pioneer and first leader of a Republican China, … Continue reading Sun Yat-sen

Republic of China #1776e (1972)

Republic of China #1776e (1972)

The Republic of China (Zhōnghuá Mínguó — 中華民國) comprises the islands of Taiwan (臺灣), Penghu (澎湖), Kinmen (金門), Matsu (馬祖), and other minor islands, which are located off the east coast of mainland China. Neighboring states include the People’s Republic of China to the west, Japan to the north-east, and the Philippines to the south. The island of Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa (福爾摩沙), is the largest island and … Continue reading Republic of China #1776e (1972)