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Sun Yat-sen(so͝on′ yät′sĕn′) 1866-1925.
Chinese politician who was elected provisional president of the republic after the fall of the Qing Dynasty (1911). He relinquished the presidency to Yuan Shikai (1912) but later opposed him and formed a military government in southern China.
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Sun Yat-sen(ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn)
(Biography) 1866–1925, Chinese statesman, who was instrumental in the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty and was the first president of the Republic of China (1911). He reorganized the Kuomintang
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Sun Yat-sen(ˈsʊn ˈyɑtˈsɛn)
1866–1925, Chinese political and revolutionary leader.
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