Li Zongren

Li Zongren or Li Tsung-jen (Chinese: 李宗仁; pinyin: Lǐ Zōngrén; Wade–Giles: Li Tsung-jen; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lí Chong-jîn) (13 August 1890 – 30 January 1969), courtesy name Delin (德鄰), was a prominent Guangxi warlord and Kuomintang (KMT) military commander during the Northern Expedition, Second Sino-Japanese War and Chinese Civil War. He served as vice-president and acting president of the Republic of China under the 1947 Chinese Constitution.

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5th War Area commander Li Zongren gave the responsibility of defending Tai'erzhuang to Sun Lianzhong, who stationed Chi Fengcheng's 31st division inside the district ... However, Li Zongren thought that there was too big of a risk losing the Central Army's elite divisions ... He also left general Bai Chongxi there to help Li Zongren ...
List Of Presidents Of The Republic Of China - The List - Presidents After The 1947 Constitution
20 May 21 ... January 1949 Kuomintang Li Zongren 1948 — Li Zongren 李宗仁 21 January 1 ... March 1950 Kuomintang vacant 1 Chiang Kai-shek 蔣中正 1 March 5 ... April 1975 Kuomintang Li Zongren Chen ... Tung-min Lee Teng-hui 4 Lee Teng-hui 李登輝 13 January 20 ... May 1996 Kuomintang vacant Li Yuan-zu ...
He Yingqin - Rise and Fall in The Kuomintang
... When Chiang took power, the tension between him and Wang Jingwei, the New Guangxi Clique led by Li Zongren and Bai Chongxi rose day by day ... Wang sent a statement to ask Chiang to resign, with the support from Li and Bai ... to resign." In 1949, Chiang had to resign for the third time, when Li Zongren was voted as acting president ...
Li Zongren - Personal Life
... During the course of his career Li gained a reputation as an ardent militarist and confirmed anti-intellectual, but with a rugged sense of integrity ... Like many Chinese leaders in the 1930s, Li was once an admirer of European Fascism, seeing it as a solution to the problems of a once proud nation humbled by internal dissension and external weakness ... After his falling out with Chiang Kai-shek in 1929, Li often expressed himself in terms of frustrated patriotism ...