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Soong sisters

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The Soong sisters were three Shanghainese (of Hainanese descent) Chinese women who were, along with their husbands, amongst China's most significant political figures of the early 20th century. [1]

42 relations: Charlie Soong, Chiang Kai-shek, China, Chinese Industrial Cooperatives, Chongqing, Communist Party of China, Dong Biwu, Emily Hahn, Father of the Nation, Four big families of the Republic of China, H. H. Kung, Hainan people, History of China, History of the Republic of China, Hong Kong, Imperial Japanese Army, Kuomintang, Methodism, Ming dynasty, Nanjing, Pinyin, President of the People's Republic of China, President of the Republic of China, Republic of China (1912–1949), Second Sino-Japanese War, Shanghai, Shanghainese people, Simplified Chinese characters, Society of Jesus, Soong Ai-ling, Soong Ching-ling, Soong Mei-ling, Sterling Seagrave, Sun Yat-sen, T. V. Soong, The Soong Sisters (film), Traditional Chinese characters, Vice President of the People's Republic of China, Wellesley College, Wesleyan College, Wuhan, Xu Guangqi.

Charlie Soong

Charles Jones Soong (February 1863 – May 3, 1918), courtesy name Yaoru (耀如 Yàorú, hence his alternate name: Soong Yao-ju), was a Chinese businessman who first achieved prominence as a Methodist missionary in Shanghai.

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Chiang Kai-shek

Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese Industrial Cooperatives

Chinese Industrial Cooperatives (CICs) were organisations established by a movement, involving various Western expatriates, to promote grassroots industrial and economic development in China.

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Chongqing

Chongqing, formerly romanized as Chungking, is a major city in southwest China.

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Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.

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Dong Biwu

Dong Biwu (5 March 1886 – 2 April 1975) was a Chinese communist revolutionary and statesman, who served as Acting President of the People's Republic of China between 1972 and 1975.

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Emily Hahn

Emily Hahn (Chinese: 項美麗, January 14, 1905 – February 18, 1997) was an American journalist and author.

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Father of the Nation

The Father of the Nation is an honorific title given to a man considered the driving force behind the establishment of his country, state, or nation.

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Four big families of the Republic of China

The Four big families of the Republic of ChinaChinanews.com.cn.

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H. H. Kung

Kung Hsiang-hsi (September 11, 1881 – August 16, 1967), often known as Dr.

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Hainan people

The Hainan people (Chinese: 海南人), also known as Hainanese or Hailam (in Hokkien dialect, especially in Malaysia and Indonesia), are a Han Chinese subgroup who originate from Hainan, the southernmost and smallest Chinese province.

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History of China

The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as 1250 BC,William G. Boltz, Early Chinese Writing, World Archaeology, Vol.

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History of the Republic of China

The History of the Republic of China begins after the Qing dynasty in 1912, when the formation of the Republic of China as a constitutional republic put an end to 4,000 years of Imperial rule.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Imperial Japanese Army

The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; "Army of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan from 1868 to 1945.

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Kuomintang

The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.

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Methodism

Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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Nanjing

Nanjing, formerly romanized as Nanking and Nankin, is the capital of Jiangsu province of the People's Republic of China and the second largest city in the East China region, with an administrative area of and a total population of 8,270,500.

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Pinyin

Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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President of the People's Republic of China

The President of the People's Republic of China is the head of state of the People's Republic of China.

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President of the Republic of China

The President of Taiwan, officially the President of the Republic of China, is the head of state and the head of government of Taiwan.

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Republic of China (1912–1949)

The Republic of China was a sovereign state in East Asia, that occupied the territories of modern China, and for part of its history Mongolia and Taiwan.

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Second Sino-Japanese War

The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Shanghainese people

The Shanghainese people (Chinese: 上海人, Shanghainese: Zaanhaening,; p Shànghǎirén) are the natives of the City of Shanghai.

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Simplified Chinese characters

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China.

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Society of Jesus

The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.

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Soong Ai-ling

Soong Ai-ling, or Eling Soong (June 14, 1888 – October 18, 1973) was the eldest of the Soong sisters and the wife of H. H. Kung (Kung Hsiang-Hsi), who was the richest man in the early 20th century Republic of China.

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Soong Ching-ling

Soong Ching-ling (27 January 189329 May 1981) was a Chinese political figure.

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Soong Mei-ling

Soong Mei-ling or Soong May-ling (March 5, 1898 – October 23, 2003), also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang, was a Chinese political figure who was First Lady of the Republic of China, the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek.

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Sterling Seagrave

Sterling Seagrave (April 15, 1937 – May 1, 2017) was an American historian.

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Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925)Singtao daily.

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T. V. Soong

Soong Tse-ven or Soong Tzu-wen (December 4, 1894 – April 26, 1971) was a prominent businessman and politician in the early-20th-century Republic of China.

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The Soong Sisters (film)

The Soong Sisters is a 1997 Hong Kong historical drama film based on the lives of the Soong sisters from 1911 to 1949.

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Traditional Chinese characters

Traditional Chinese characters (Pinyin) are Chinese characters in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946.

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Vice President of the People's Republic of China

The Vice-President of the People's Republic of China (abbreviated Guójiā Fùzhǔxí 国家副主席, literally "State Vice-Chairperson"), formerly translated as Vice Chairman of the People's Republic of China from 1954 to 1975, is a senior position in the government of the People's Republic of China.

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Wellesley College

Wellesley College is a private women's liberal arts college located west of Boston in the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States.

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Wesleyan College

Wesleyan College is a private, liberal arts women's college located in Macon, Georgia, United States.

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Wuhan

Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province, People's Republic of China.

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Xu Guangqi

Xu Guangqi or Hsü Kuang-ch'i (April 24, 1562– November 8, 1633), also known by his baptismal name Paul, was a Chinese scholar-bureaucrat, Catholic convert, agricultural scientist, astronomer, and mathematician under the Ming dynasty.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soong_sisters

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