Thursday, December 2, 2021

Tag: Democracy

Lee Teng-hui, Taiwan’s ‘father of democracy’, dies aged 97

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July 31 (The Guardian) - Lee Teng-hui, known as Taiwan’s “father of democracy” and its first popularly elected president, has died, according to a statement from his family. Lee, who oversaw Taiwan’s transition from martial law to one of the most vibrant democracies in Asia, died of septic shock and multiple organ failure at Taipei Veterans general hospital on Thursday ...

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