(also Sun Yixian /ˌsʊn jiːʃiːˈan/)
( 1866–1925), Chinese Kuomintang statesman, provisional President of the Republic of China 1911–12 and President of the Southern Chinese Republic 1923-5. He organized the Kuomintang force and played a vital part in the revolution of 1911 which overthrew the Manchu dynasty. Following opposition, however, he resigned as President to establish a secessionist government at Guangzhou.
Definition of Sun Yat-sen in:
- The US English dictionary