|Born||Eleanora Caroline Sun
August 6, 1937
Shanghai, Republic of China
|Died||January 29, 2011
Taipei, Republic of China
|Residence||Shanghai, Hong Kong, San Francisco|
|Alma mater||University of Arizona|
|Spouse(s)||Capt. C.W. "Connie" Seigrist (孫康威) (divorced)|
|Children||Steven Sun Seigrist (孫忠仁)
Jeffrey Lloyd Seigrist (孫忠傑)
Alan Daniel Seigrist (孫忠偉)
|Parent(s)||Sun Fo and Lan-Yi|
Nora Sun (August 6, 1937 – January 29, 2011) was a Chinese American diplomat, businesswoman, and granddaughter of Republic of China founder Sun Yat-sen. She was the founder of the Hong Kong-based Nora Sun Associates and a longtime resident of Shanghai, San Francisco, and Hong Kong. Chinese-American entrepreneur Yue-Sai Kan called Nora Sun "Sino-US trade matchmaker".
- 1937: Born in Shanghai, China to Sun Fo and Shanghai property developer and socialite Lan-Yi.
- 1946: Kidnapped in Shanghai After her mother Lan Yi paid the kidnappers' ransom, she and her mother fled to Hong Kong when Mao's troops seized the family's villa.
- 1955: After graduating from High School, she became the youngest flight attendant to work for Taiwan based Civil Air Transport airline.
- 1957: Married American pilot and World War II Veteran in Taiwan. She followed her husband to Thailand, Japan, and Jordan.
- 1978: Received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Arizona. She later completed graduate studies at Babson College.
- 1986: Served as the commercial consul at the United States Consulate General in Guangzhou, China.
- 1989: Served as the commercial consul at the United States Consulate General in Shanghai, China.
- 1992: Served as the commercial counselor at the U.S. Embassy, Paris.
- 1994: Resigned from the State Department and founded Nora Sun Associates Ltd.
- 2010: Visited Taipei, Taiwan in order to attend the Taipei International Flora Exposition. Sun was severely injured in a car accident on her way to Taoyuan International Airport on January 1, 2011. She died as a result of the injuries on January 29.
- 孫穗芳; Sun, Lily Sui-fong (1 October 2001). 我的祖父孙中山先生纪念集: 一位开创世纪奇迹的伟人 [An album in memory of Dr Sun Yat-sen: a great man and epoch-maker]. Nanjing University Press. ISBN 7-305-03760-5.
- 沈飞德; Shen, Feide (2002). 民国第一家: 孙中山的亲属与后裔 [The first republican house: Sun Yat-sen's relatives and descendants]. Shanghai: 上海人民出版社. ISBN 978-7208040489.
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- "Profile: Nora Sun". BBC News. October 15, 2010.
- [图文] 孙中山先生的婚姻与后代 [Photo: Sun Yat-sen's marriage and offspring]. Netease (in Chinese). 23 October 2009. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- Video on YouTube
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- Halpern, Diane F.; Cheung, Fanny M. (2009). Women at the Top: Powerful Leaders Tell Us How to Combine Work and Family. Wiley. ISBN 978-1444305227. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- Shen, Feide (30 September 2002). "In The Shadow of Greatness". China Through a Lens. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- "Granddaughter of Sun Yat-sen seriously hurt in crash". Taipei Times. 2 January 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- "Granddaughter of Sun Yat-sen dies after car accident". Taipei Times. 30 January 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2015.