Mayor of Kaohsiung

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This is a list of mayors of Kaohsiung.

Mayors[edit]

  Empire of Japan   Kuomintang   China Democratic Socialist Party   Democratic Progressive Party

Japanese rule era [1][edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office
1 Tasuke Iwamoto
岩本多助
(?–?)
25 December 1924 6 August 1927
2 Genjurō Saitō[2]
齋藤玄壽郎
(?–?)
6 August 1927 22 April 1929
3 Imai Masaharu.jpg Masaharu Imai[3]
今井昌治
(1884–?)
22 April 1929 21 April 1932
4 Gisaburō Kobayashi[4]
小林儀三郎
(?–?)
21 April 1932 3 September 1934
5 Shigeharu Matsuo.jpg Shigeharu Matsuo[5]
松尾繁治
(1886–1944)
3 September 1934 30 November 1937
6 Tairiku Munetō.jpg Tairiku Munetō[6]
宗藤大陸
(?–?)
30 November 1937 31 January 1941
7 Takeshi Kojima.jpg Takeshi Kojima[7]
小島猛
(?–?)
31 January 1941 January 1943
8 Takeo Yokoyama.jpg Takeo Yokoyama
橫山竹雄
(1895–?)
January 1943 March 1944
9 Otohiko Nakamatsu.jpg Otohiko Nakamatsu[8]
中松乙彥
(?–?)
March 1944 October 1945

Provincial city era (appointed mayors)[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
1 Lien Mou
連謀
Lián Móu
(1907–1978)
8 November 1945 23 May 1946 Kuomintang
2 Huang Chung-tu
黃仲圖
Huáng Zhòngtú
(1902–1988)
23 May 1946 2 August 1947 Kuomintang
3 Huang Chiang
黃強
Huáng Qiáng
(1887–1974)
2 August 1947 1 May 1949 Kuomintang
4 Liou Hsiang
劉翔
Liú Xiáng
( – )
1 May 1949 2 August 1950 Kuomintang
5 Chen Pau-tai
陳保泰
Chén Bǎotài
( – )
2 August 1950 1 May 1951 Kuomintang

Provincial city era (direct elected mayors)[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Term Political Party
6 Hsieh Cheng-chiang
謝掙強
Xiè Zhèngqiáng
(1915–1979)
1 May 1951 2 June 1954 1 Kuomintang
2 June 1954 2 June 1957 2
7 Chen Wu-chang
陳武璋
Chén Wǔzhāng
(1915–1984)
2 June 1957 2 June 1960 3 Kuomintang
8 Tan Khe-chhoan.jpg Chen Chi-chuan
陳啟川
Chén Qǐchuān
(1899–1993)
2 June 1960 2 June 1964 [9] 4 Kuomintang
2 June 1964 2 June 1968 5
9 Iunn Kim-hoo.jpg Yang Chin-hu
楊金虎
Yáng Jīnhǔ
(1915–1984)
2 June 1968 1 February 1973 [10] 6 China Democratic Socialist Party[11]
10 Wang Yu-yun
王玉雲
Wáng Yǜyún
(1925–2009)
1 February 1973 20 December 1977 7 Kuomintang
20 December 1977 1 July 1979 8

Special municipality era (appointed mayors)[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
1 Emblem of Kaohsiung City (1974-2009).svg Wang Yu-yun
王玉雲
Wáng Yǜyún
(1925–2009)
1 July 1979 21 June 1981 Kuomintang
2 Emblem of Kaohsiung City (1974-2009).svg Yang Chin-tsung
楊金欉
Yáng Jīncóng
(1923–1990)
21 June 1981 19 April 1982 Kuomintang
3 Encyclopedia of Law by Sanmin Books Hsui-teh Hsu (3x4).jpg Hsu Shui-teh
許水德
Xǔ Shuǐdé
(1931–)
19 April 1982 30 May 1985 Kuomintang
4 Emblem of Kaohsiung City (1974-2009).svg Su Nan-cheng
蘇南成
Sū Nánchéng
(1936–2014)
30 May 1985 18 June 1990 Kuomintang
5 Wu Den-yih VOA (3x4).jpg Wu Den-yih
吳敦義
Wú Dūnyì
(1948–)
18 June 1990 25 December 1994 Kuomintang

Special municipality era (direct elected mayors)[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Term Political Party
6 Wu Den-yih VOA (3x4).jpg Wu Den-yih
吳敦義
Wú Dūnyì
(1948–)
25 December 1994 25 December 1998[12] 1 Kuomintang
7 Frank Hsieh.jpg Frank Hsieh
謝長廷
Xiè Chángtíng
(1946–)
25 December 1998 25 December 2002 2 Democratic Progressive Party [13]
25 December 2002 1 February 2005 [14] 3
- 2007TaipeiInternationalFlowerExhibition ChimaiChen.jpg Chen Chi-mai [15]
陳其邁
Chén Qímài
(1964–)
1 February 2005 20 December 2005 Democratic Progressive Party
- Yeh Chu-lan (3x4).jpg Yeh Chu-lan [16]
葉菊蘭[17]
Yè Júlán
(1949–)
20 December 2005 25 December 2006 Democratic Progressive Party
8 Kiku chen (3x4).jpg Chen Chu
陳菊[18]
Chén Jú
(1950–)
25 December 2006 25 December 2010 4 Democratic Progressive Party [19]

Special municipality era (Greater Kaohsiung)[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Term Political Party
1 Kiku chen (3x4).jpg Chen Chu
陳菊
Chén Jú
(1950–)
25 December 2010 25 December 2014 1 Democratic Progressive Party
25 December 2014 Incumbent 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ During this era, Kaohsiung was called "Takao" (高雄; たかを). All of the mayors were appointed by the Empire of Japan.
  2. ^ Given name may have been read Genjirō
  3. ^ Given name may have been read Shōji or Masaji
  4. ^ Given name may have been read Gizaburō
  5. ^ Given name may have been read Shigeji
  6. ^ Family name may have been read Munefuji
  7. ^ Family name may have been read Koshima
  8. ^ Given name may have been read Otsuhiko
  9. ^ Term extended to 4 years.
  10. ^ Term extended to accommodate combined elections.
  11. ^ First non-KMT Kaohsiung mayor.
  12. ^ Lost re-election.
  13. ^ First DPP mayor of Kaohsiung.
  14. ^ Resigned to serve as Premier.
  15. ^ As acting.
  16. ^ As acting.
  17. ^ First female mayor of a special municipality.
  18. ^ First elected female mayor of a special municipality.
  19. ^ First DPP mayor of Kaohsiung.

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