Minister of Foreign Affairs (Republic of China)

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David Lee, the incumbent Minister of Foreign Affairs.

This is the List of foreign ministers of the Republic of China, heading ROC Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Political Party:   Kuomintang   Democratic Progressive Party   Non-partisan/ unknown

Name Starting Date Leaving Date Portrait
Lou Tseng-Tsiang March 1912 September 1912 Lou Tseng-Tsiang 01.jpg
Lou Tseng-Tsiang November 1912 September 1913 Lou Tseng-Tsiang 01.jpg
Lou Tseng-Tsiang 27 January 1915 17 May 1916 Lou Tseng-Tsiang 01.jpg
Wu Tingfang 7 November 1917 30 November 1917 Wu Tingfang2.jpg
Lou Tseng-Tsiang 30 November 1917 13 August 1920 Lou Tseng-Tsiang 01.jpg
Chen Lu (acting) November 1918 December 1919 Chen Lu.jpg
Wu Tingfang 1921 1922 Wu Tingfang2.jpg
C. C. Wu (Wu Chaoshu)[1] 1923
1927
1924
1928
Wu Chaoshu.jpg
Huang Fu 1924 Huang Fu Colour.jpg
Wang Zhengting[2] June 14, 1928 Wang Zhengting.jpg
Alfred Sze (Shi Zhaoji) 1931 Alfred Sao-ke Sze2.jpg
Eugene Chen (Chen Youren)[3] June 1, 1931 Chen Youren.jpg
Luo Wengan 1932 Luo Wengan.jpg
Wang Jingwei August 18, 1933 Wang Jingwei.jpg
Chang Chun (Zhang Qun) December 16, 1933 Zhang Qun.jpg
Wang Ch'ung-hui (Wang Chonghui) March 6, 1937 Wang Chonghui 01.jpg
Quo Tai-chi (Guo Taiqi) June 30, 1941 Guo Taiqi.jpg
T. V. Soong (Song Ziwen)[4] October 30, 1942 T. V. Soong.jpg
Wang Shih-chieh (Wang Shijie) May 31, 1948 Wang Shijie1.jpg
Wu Tieh-cheng (Wu Tiecheng) December 22, 1948 Wu Tiecheng2.jpg
Fu Bingchang (Appointed only) Fu Bingchang.jpg
Hu Shih (Hu Shi) (Appointed only) Hu Shi.jpg
Portrait Name Term of Office Days Political Party Premier
1 George K. C. Yeh.jpg George Yeh (Yeh Kung-ch'ao) October 1, 1949 July 14, 1958 3208 Kuomintang Yan Xishan
Chen Cheng I
Yu Hung-Chun
Chen Cheng II
2 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Huang Shao-ku July 14, 1958 May 31, 1960 687 Kuomintang Chen Cheng II
3 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Shen Chang-huan May 31, 1960 May 27, 1966 2187 Kuomintang Chen Cheng II
Yen Chia-kan
4 Wei Daoming.jpg Wei Tao-ming May 27, 1966 March 31, 1971 1769 Kuomintang Yen Chia-kan
5 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chou Shu-kai March 31, 1971 May 29, 1972 425 Kuomintang Yen Chia-kan
6 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Shen Chang-huan May 29, 1972 December 16, 1978 2392 Kuomintang Chiang Ching-kuo
Sun Yun-suan
7 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chiang Yang-shih December 20, 1978 December 19, 1979 364 Kuomintang Sun Yun-suan
8 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chu Fu-sung December 19, 1979 April 22, 1987 2681 Kuomintang Sun Yun-suan
Yu Kuo-hua
9 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Ting Mao-shih April 22, 1987 July 20, 1988 455 Kuomintang Yu Kuo-hua
10 2005KMT NanjingTour LienChan.jpg Lien Chan July 20, 1988 June 1, 1990 681 Kuomintang Yu Kuo-hua
Lee Huan
11 T2009PressConference 20080225 Fredrick Chien.jpg Fredrick Chien (Chien Foo) June 1, 1990 June 10, 1996 2201 Kuomintang Hau Pei-tsun
Lien Chan
12 2006KwangHwaComputerMarketRelaunch JohnHYChiang.jpg John Chang (Chiang Hsiao-yen)[5] June 10, 1996 October 20, 1997 497 Kuomintang Lien Chan
Vincent Siew
13 Jason Hu Lecheng at Temple Matsu.jpg Jason Hu (Hu Chih-chiang)[6] October 20, 1997 November 30, 1999 771 Kuomintang Vincent Siew
14 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chen Chien-jen November 30, 1999 May 20, 2000 172 Kuomintang Vincent Siew
15 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Tien Hung-mao[7] May 20, 2000 February 1, 2002 622 Tang Fei
Chang Chun-hsiung I
16 Eugene Chien in Environmental Protection and Rebuild Normal Hiking 2013, District 300-A2 Lions Clubs International 20131013.JPG Eugene Chien (Chien You-hsin)[8] February 1, 2002 April 16, 2004 805 Kuomintang Yu Shyi-kun
17 Voa chinese Chen Tangshan 01Dec09.jpg Mark Chen (Chen Tang-shan)[9] April 16, 2004 January 25, 2006 649 Democratic Progressive Party Yu Shyi-kun
Frank Hsieh
18 Voa chinese James Huang 1sep06.jpg James Huang (Huang Chih-Fang)[10] January 25, 2006 May 5, 2008 1196 Independent Su Tseng-chang
Chang Chun-hsiung II
Voa chinese Yang Tzu-pao 10arpil08.jpg Yang Tzu-pao May 6, 2008 May 19, 2008 13 Chang Chun-hsiung II
19 Voa chinese taiwan Ou-Hung-lian-minister-of-MOFA 11june09.jpg Francisco Ou (Ou-Hung-lian) May 20, 2008 September 10, 2009 478 Kuomintang Liu Chao-shiuan
20 Voa chinese Yang Chin-tien 15Sept09.jpg Timothy Yang (Yang Chin-tien) September 10, 2009 September 26, 2012 1112 Kuomintang Wu Den-yih
Sean Chen
21 David Yung-Lo Lin.jpg David Lin (Lin Yung-Lo) September 27, 2012 May 20, 2016 1331 Sean Chen
Jiang Yi-huah
Mao Chi-kuo
Chang San-cheng
22 新任外交部長李大維首度到立法院外交國防委員會報告及備詢 (cropped).jpg David Lee (Lee Ta-wei) May 20, 2016 Incumbent 203 Kuomintang Lin Chuan

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