John Kuan

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John Kuan
Kuan Chung
關中
11th President of the Examination Yuan
In office
1 December 2008 – 31 August 2014
Vice Wu Jin-lin
Preceded by Yao Chia-wen
Wu Jin-lin (acting)
Succeeded by Wu Jin-lin
11th Vice President of the Examination Yuan
In office
1 September 1996 – 30 May 2000
President Hsu Shui-teh
Personal details
Born 9 June 1940 (1940-06-09) (age 76)
Tientsin, China
Nationality  Taiwan
Political party Naval Jack of the Republic of China.svg Kuomintang
Spouse(s) Chang Hui-chun
Children Wendy Kuan
Alma mater National Chengchi University
National Taiwan University
Tufts University
University of Indianapolis

John Kuan (Chinese: 關中; pinyin: Guān Zhōng; born 9 June 1940), also known as Kuan Chung, is a Taiwanese politician who was the former president of the Examination Yuan of the Republic of China in 2008-2014.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Kuan's daughter, Wendy Kuan (關雲娣), died in May 2011 after she fell from the kitchen window of her 27th floor apartment in Shanghai. It was rumored that she committed suicide because her husband, Zero Lin (林哲樂), was having an affair. Kuan has avoided meeting Lin ever since his daughter's death, refusing to attend any family events where his son-in-law would be present.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "President of the Examination Yuan" (in Chinese). Examination Yuan. Archived from the original on March 17, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-29. 
  2. ^ Yang, Chiu-ying; Hsu, Stacy (5 August 2013). "FEATURE: John Kuan keeps daughter alive through grandchild". Taipei Times. Retrieved 29 April 2016.