Chang Chi-yun

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Chang Chi-yun
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 Naval Jack of the Republic of China.svg Kuomintang
Children Chang Jen-hu
Alma mater National Nanjing Higher Normal School

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 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.

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