Chang Chi-yun

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Chang Chi-yun (Chinese: 張其昀; pinyin: Zhāng Qíyún, 1901–1985) was a historian, geographer, educator and politician. He was the founder of the Chinese Culture University and the Nanhai Academy, and served as Minister of Education of the Republic of China.

Chang Chi-yun graduated from the Division of History and Geography of National Nanjing Higher Normal School (later renamed National Central University and Nanjing University), where he learned from such figures as Liu Yizheng (柳詒徵), Zhu Kezhen (竺可楨) and Liu Boming (劉伯明).

His son is Chang Jen-Hu, an educator in Taiwan.

Government offices
Preceded by
Cheng Tianfang
ROC Minister of Education
1954-1958
Succeeded by
Mei Yiqi