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Tse-ven Paul Soong

(b. 4 Dec. 1894, d. 24 Apr. 1971). Chinese Minister of Finance 1928–33 Born in Shanghai, he graduated from Harvard before returning to China, where he became a pivotal supporter ...

Soong, Tse-ven, Paul

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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (6 ed.)

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2021
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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159 words

...Soong, Tse-ven, Paul ( ‘T.V.’ ) (b. Shanghai , 4 Dec. 1894 ; d. San Francisco, California , 24 Apr. 1971 ) Chinese Minister of Finance 1928–33 Born into the wealthy Soong family and brother of Song Qingling , he graduated from Harvard before returning to China, where he became a pivotal supporter of Chiang Kai-shek . He was responsible for the financial administration in the National Government , introducing a finance reform, establishing the Central Bank of China in Guangzhou (Canton), and financing the Northern Expedition . A supporter of...

Tse-ven Paul Soong

Tse-ven Paul Soong  

(b. 4 Dec. 1894, d. 24 Apr. 1971).Chinese Minister of Finance 1928–33 Born in Shanghai, he graduated from Harvard before returning to China, where he became a pivotal supporter of Chiang Kai‐shek. He ...
Madam Chiang

Madam Chiang  

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(1897–2003).The marriage of Chiang Kai-shek in 1927 to the American educated and Christian Soong Mei-ling, sister of T. V. Soong, represented the alliance between Chiang's victorious faction of the ...
Song Qingling

Song Qingling  

(b. 27 Jan. 1893, d. 29 May 1981).Chinese socialist Born at Shanghai, she was educated at Wesleyan College for Women at Macon, Georgia. She became Sun Yat‐sen's secretary in 1913, and married him in ...
China incident

China incident  

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Term employed by the Japanese to refer to the conflict between Japan and China which broke out in July 1937 (see Map 22). The expression remained in use until the ...

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