Chang Chi-yun

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Chang Chi-yun
張其昀
Minister of Education of the Republic of China
In office
27 May 1954 – 14 July 1958
Preceded by Cheng Tien-fong
Succeeded by Mei Yi-chi
Personal details
Born 29 September 1901
Yinzhou, Ningbo, Zhejiang
Died 26 August 1985(1985-08-26) (aged 83)
Taipei, Taiwan
Nationality Republic of China
Political party Kuomintang
Children Chang Jen-Hu
Alma mater National Nanjing Higher Normal School
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chang.

Chang Chi-yun (Chinese: 張其昀; pinyin: Zhāng Qíyún; 29 September 1901 – 26 August 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.[1]

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 studied from scholars such as Liu Yizheng, Zhu Kezhen and Liu Boming.

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

Works[edit]

  • 《清史》 "Qing Shi" History of Qing, 1961.

References[edit]

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