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Chiang Kai-shek

 (chăng′ kī′shĕk′, jyäng′) 1887-1975.
Chinese military and political figure who led the Nationalists against the rising Communist forces and was driven from the mainland to Taiwan (1949), where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death.

Chiang Kai-shek

(ˈtʃæŋ kaɪˈʃɛk) or

Jiang Jie Shi

n
(Biography) original name Chiang Chung-cheng, 1887–1975, Chinese general: president of China (1928–31; 1943–49) and of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (1950–75). As chairman of the Kuomintang, he allied with the Communists against the Japanese (1937–45), but in the Civil War that followed was forced to withdraw to Taiwan after his defeat by the Communists (1949)

Chiang Kai-shek

(ˈtʃæŋ kaɪˈʃɛk, ˈdʒyɑŋ)
n.
(Chiang Chung-cheng) 1886?–1975, president of the Republic of China 1950–75.
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