Sun Ta-chuan

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Sun Ta-chuan
孫大川
Paelabang danapan in 2015 TIBE.JPG
Vice President of Control Yuan[1]
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 August 2014
President Chang Po-ya
Preceded by Chen Jinn-lih
Minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of the Executive Yuan
In office
10 September 2009 – 1 August 2013
Deputy Hung Liang-chuan
Hsu Ming-yuan
Lin Chiang-yi
Preceded by Chang Jen-hsiang
Succeeded by Lin Chiang-yi
Personal details
Born 18 December 1953 (1953-12-18) (age 61)
Nationality  Republic of China
Alma mater National Taiwan University
Fu Jen Catholic University
Catholic University of Louvain

Sun Ta-chuan (Chinese: 孫大川; pinyin: Sūn Dàchuān), also known as Paelabang danapan[2] in his native name, is an educator in the Republic of China. He served as the Minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of the Executive Yuan in 2009–2013. He is of Puyuma tribe in Taiwan.[3][4]

Early life[edit]

Sun did his bachelor's degree in Chinese literature from National Taiwan University, bachelor's degree in philosophy from Fu Jen Catholic University. He then did his doctoral degree in sinology from Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.[5]

Early career[edit]

Prior to joining the political world, Sun was a professor at the National Chengchi University in Taipei.[6]

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