Lin Fei-fan

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Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆)
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Born (1988-05-19) May 19, 1988 (age 30)
East District, Tainan, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwanese
Alma mater National Cheng Kung University
Known for The Sunflower Student Movement
Political party Nonpartisan

Lin Fei-fan, (Chinese: 林飛帆; born 19 May 1988), the student leader of Taiwan’s Sunflower Student Movement, was born in Tainan, Taiwan. He graduated from the Department of Political Science at National Cheng Kung University, and is a postgraduate sophomore at the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University (NTU) in 2014.[1]

Court proceedings against 21 protesters began in June 2016. First to be charged with various offenses included Chen Wei-ting, Huang Kuo-chang, and Lin Fei-fan.[2] In a March 2017 Taipei District Court decision, Chen, Huang and Lin were acquitted of incitement charges.[3]

Lin married Lin Ya-Ping in June 2017.[4]


  1. ^ [1] Who is Lin Fei-fan/林飛帆? A brief bio of the student leader behind Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
  2. ^ Pan, Jason (15 June 2016). "Sunflower leaders to face justice system 'head-on'". Taipei Times. p. 1. Retrieved 15 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Hou, Elaine; Wang, Yang-yu; Liu, Shih-yi (31 March 2017). "Sunflower movement leaders acquitted over legislature occupation". Central News Agency. Retrieved 31 March 2017. 
  4. ^ Chen, Kuan-pei; Tang, Shih-ming (12 June 2017). "CUPP protesters, police show up for Sunflower wedding". Taipei Times. Retrieved 12 June 2017.