Chen Kuei-miao

Chen Kuei-miao (Chinese: 陳癸淼; pinyin: Chén Guǐmiǎo; 1 July 1934 – 15 August 2014) was a Taiwanese politician who co-founded New Party, a small pro-China political party, in 1993.[1][2] Chen served as a member of the Legislative Yuan from 1990 to 1998, as well as a KMT acting Mayor of Tainan City in 1985.[1] Chen was one of many legislators to be implicated in a wide-ranging insider trading scandal that also affected Andrew Oung, among others.[3]

Chen Kuei-miao
陳癸淼
Member of the Legislative Yuan
In office
1 February 1990  31 January 1998
ConstituencyPenghu
Mayor of Tainan
(acting)
In office
30 May 1985  20 December 1985
Preceded bySu Nan-cheng
Succeeded byLin Wen-hsiung
Personal details
Born(1934-07-01)1 July 1934
Kosei, Makō, Hōko, Taiwan, Empire of Japan
Died15 August 2014(2014-08-15) (aged 80)
Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
Political partyNew Party
Other political
affiliations
Kuomintang (until 1993)

Chen Kuei-miao and other politicians broke away from the ruling Kuomintang in opposition to the rule of then KMT chairman and President of Taiwan, Lee Teng-hui.[1]

Death

Chen died at Cheng Hsin General Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, on 15 August 2014, at the age of 80. He had suffered from kidney and liver disease.[1]

References

  1. Wen, Kuei-hsiang (2014-08-16). "New Party founder dies at 81". Focus Taiwan. Central News Agency. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  2. "New Party founder dies at 81". Radio Taiwan International. 2014-08-16. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  3. Yu, Susan (21 October 1994). "As election nears, blemishes pop up". Taiwan Today. Archived from the original on 21 October 1994. Retrieved 27 June 2016.


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