Tsai Ing-wen

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Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is a Taiwanese politician and academic serving as the seventh President of the Republic of China (ROC), since 2016. A member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Tsai is the first female president of the ROC. She has served as Chair of the DPP since 2020, and previously from 2008 to 2012 and 2014 to 2018. Tsai studied law and international trade, and later became a law professor at Soochow University School of Law and National Chengchi University after earning an LLB from National Taiwan University and an LLM from Cornell Law School. She later studied law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, with her thesis titled "Unfair trade practices and safeguard actions", and was awarded a Ph.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tsai Ing-wen has received more than 2,576,532 page views. Her biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Tsai Ing-wen is the 1,439th most popular politician (up from 2,451st in 2019), the most popular biography from Taiwan and the most popular Taiwanese Politician.

Tsai Ing-wen is most famous for being the first female president of Taiwan.

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Among politicians, Tsai Ing-wen ranks 1,439 out of 15,710Before her are Olybrius, Kayqubad I, Philip of Swabia, Kurt Schuschnigg, Kim Young-sam, and Leo von Caprivi. After her are Alfonso VIII of Castile, James II of Aragon, Viktor Yushchenko, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Soong Ching-ling, and Seti II.

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Among people born in 1956, Tsai Ing-wen ranks 11Before her are Steve Ballmer, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Christine Lagarde, Bryan Cranston, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Theresa May. After her are Christoph Waltz, Michel Houellebecq, Carrie Fisher, Paolo Rossi, Andy García, and David Copperfield.

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Among people born in Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen ranks 1 out of 77After her are Lee Teng-hui (1923), Teresa Teng (1953), Ang Lee (1954), Chen Shui-bian (1950), Yuan T. Lee (1936), Teruo Nakamura (1919), Zheng Keshuang (1670), Su Tseng-chang (1947), Terry Gou (1950), Brigitte Lin (1954), and Shu Qi (1976).


Among politicians born in Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen ranks 1After her are Lee Teng-hui (1923), Chen Shui-bian (1950), Zheng Keshuang (1670), Su Tseng-chang (1947), Chen Chien-jen (1951), Wu Den-yih (1948), Han Kuo-yu (1957), Frank Hsieh (1946), Annette Lu (1944), William Lai (1959), and Lin Chuan (1951).

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