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Noun: Chiang Kai-shek  'jyaang'kI-shek
  1. Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    - Chiang Chung-cheng

Type of: full general, general, national leader, solon, statesman

Encyclopedia: Chiang Kai-shek