Definition of Chiang Kai-shek in English:

Chiang Kai-shek

Syllabification: Chiang Kai-shek
Pronunciation: /ˌCHaNG ˌkīˈSHek
(also Jiang Jie Shi /jēˈäNG jēˈe ˈSHē/)
( 1887–1975), Chinese statesman and general; president of China 1928–31 and 1943–49, and of Taiwan 1950–75. He tried to unite China by military means in the 1930s but was defeated by the Communists. Forced to abandon mainland China in 1949, he set up a separate Nationalist Chinese State in Taiwan.

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