Wang Tiwu

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Wang Tiwu
王惕吾
Born 王瑞鐘
(1913-08-29)29 August 1913
Dongyang, Zhejiang, Republican China
Died 11 March 1996(1996-03-11) (aged 82)
Taiwan
Alma mater Zhejiang Dongyang High School
Occupation Founder and leading publisher of the United Daily News, Kuomintang politician and humanitarian
Spouse(s) 趙玉仙
Children 5
Relatives Shaw-Lan Wang(daughter)

Wang Tiwu (Chinese: 王惕吾, August 29, 1913 - March 11, 1996, born in Dongyang, Zhejiang, China) is the founder of the United Daily News and was a member of the Chinese Kuomintang Central Standing Committee.

Notable Events[edit]

Wang's family are from Zhejiang.[1] In 1947, Wang was a colonel in the army of Chiang Kai-shek, traveled to Taiwan, and founded the newspaper United Daily News.[1] His daughter, Shaw-Lan Wang, currently owns and runs United Daily News.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Wang had 5 children. The eldest daughter Shaw-Lan Wang is also an active publisher, the boss of fashion house Lanvin and humanitarian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pilling, David (February 17, 2012). "Lunch with the FT: Shaw-Lan Wang". Financial Times. Retrieved 10 July 2013.