Birth of Sun Yat-Sen, also Doctors' Day and Cultural Renaissance Dayin the Republic of China
Birth of Sun Yat-Sen, also Doctors' Day and Cultural Renaissance Dayin the Republic of China is held on November 12. Taiwan. This event in the second decade of the month November is annual. Help us
Sun Yat-sen (born Sun Te-ming; 12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925), also known as Sun Yat-sun, Sun Chung-shan, Sun Yi-hsien, Sun Wen, Sun Jih-hsin, Suen Yat-sen, Suen Yat-sun, Sun Yixian and Sun Rixin, was a Chinese statesman, physician, and political philosopher, who served as the first provisional president of the Republic of China and the first leader of the Kuomintang (Nationalist Party of China). He is called the "Father of the Nation" in the Republic of China, and the "Forerunner of the Revolution" in the People's Republic of China for his instrumental role in the overthrow of the Qing dynasty during the Xinhai Revolution. Sun is unique among 20th-century Chinese leaders for being widely revered in both Mainland China and Taiwan.
As dedication, the 1966 Chinese Cultural Renaissance was launched on Sun's birthday on 12 November.
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