List of vice presidents of the Republic of China

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This is a list of all the Vice Presidents of the Republic of China (1912–present).

Name Chinese Mandarin
Pinyin
Taiwanese
Pe̍h-ōe-jī
Hakka
Pha̍k-fa-sṳ
Vice President 副總統 Fùzǒngtǒng Hù-chóng-thóng Fu-chúng-thúng

Timeline[edit]

Chen Chien-jenWu Den-yihVincent SiewAnnette LuLien ChanLi Yuan-tsuLee Teng-huiHsieh Tung-minYen Chia-kanChen ChengLi Zongren

List[edit]

Provisional Government:   Tongmenghui   Beiyang clique, etc.   Independent
Beiyang Government:   Beiyang clique, etc.   Progressive Party
Constitutional Government:   Kuomintang (KMT)   Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)   Independent

Vice Presidents of the Provisional Government[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party President Assembly
(elected)
1 Li Yuanhong.jpg Li Yuanhong
黎元洪
(1864–1928)
1 January 1912 10 October 1913 Nonpartisan Sun Yat-sen
(Tongmenghui)
Provisional (1911)
Yuan Shikai
(Beiyang clique)
Provisional (1912)

Vice Presidents of the Beiyang Government[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party President Assembly
(elected)
1 Li Yuan-hung.jpg Li Yuanhong
黎元洪
(1864–1928)
10 October 1913 6 June 1916 Progressive Party Yuan Shikai
(Beiyang clique)
1st (1913)
2 Feng Guozhang1.jpg Feng Guozhang
馮國璋
(1859–1919)
6 June 1916 17 July 1917 Beiyang clique Li Yuanhong
(Progressive Party)
1st (1916)

Vice Presidents after the 1947 Constitution[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party President Term
(elected)
1 Li Zongren4.jpg Li Zongren
李宗仁
(1890–1969)
20 May 1948[note 1] 12 March 1954[note 2] Kuomintang Chiang Kai-shek
(Kuomintang)
1 (1948)
Office vacant 12 March – 19 May 1954
2 Chen Cheng in 1940's.jpg Chen Cheng
陳誠
(1897–1965)
20 May 1954 5 March 1965[note 3] Kuomintang 2 (1954)
3 (1960)
Office vacant 5 March 1965 – 19 May 1966
3 President Yen Chia-kan.png Yen Chia-kan
(C. K. Yen)

嚴家淦
(1905–1993)
20 May 1966 5 April 1975 Kuomintang 4 (1966)
5 (1972)
Office vacant 5 April 1975 – 19 May 1978 Yen Chia-kan
(Kuomintang)
4 VicePresident-large-04 (cropped).jpg Hsieh Tung-min
謝東閔
(1908–2001)
20 May 1978 19 May 1984 Kuomintang Chiang Ching-kuo
(Kuomintang)
6 (1978)
5 Lee Teng-hui (Chopped Closer version).jpg Lee Teng-hui
李登輝
(1923–)
20 May 1984 13 January 1988 Kuomintang 7 (1984)
Office vacant 13 January 1988 – 19 May 1990 Lee Teng-hui
(Kuomintang)
6 VicePresident-large-06 (cropped).jpg Li Yuan-tsu
李元簇
(1923–2017)
20 May 1990 19 May 1996 Kuomintang 8 (1990)

Vice Presidents after the introduction of direct election[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party President Term
(elected)
7 Lien Chan (chopped).jpg Lien Chan
連戰
(1936–)
20 May 1996 19 May 2000 Kuomintang Lee Teng-hui
(KMT)
9 (1996)
8 Annette Lu Portrait.jpg Annette Lu
(Lü Hsiu-lien)

呂秀蓮
(1944–)
20 May 2000 19 May 2008 Democratic Progressive Chen Shui-bian
(DPP)
10 (2000)
11 (2004)
9 Vincent Siew (chopped).jpg Vincent Siew
(Siew Wan-chang)

蕭萬長
(1939–)
20 May 2008 19 May 2012 Kuomintang Ma Ying-jeou
(KMT)
12 (2008)
10 Wu Den-yih (Chopped).jpg Wu Den-yih
吳敦義
(1948–)
20 May 2012 19 May 2016 Kuomintang 13 (2012)
11 Chen Chien-jen chopped.jpg Chen Chien-jen
陳建仁
(1951–)
20 May 2016 Incumbent Independent Tsai Ing-wen
(DPP)
14 (2016)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Acting President from 21 January 1949 to 1 March 1950 on Chiang Kai-shek's declaration of incapacity.
  2. ^ Vacancy by recall motion.
  3. ^ Died in office.

See also[edit]