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Mei-Ling "Madame Chiang" Soong Kai-Shek
Birth: Mar. 5, 1897
Death: Oct. 23, 2003

Political Figure. Born Mei-Ling Soong in Wen-Ch'ang, Kwangtung Province, China, on March 5, 1897, she moved to the United States in 1917 to study and later received a degree in English Literature. On December 5, 1927, she married Chiang Kai-Shek, who later served as President of Taiwan from 1949 to his death on April 5, 1975. After becoming Madame Chiang Kai-Shek she became an active artist, author, and goodwill ambassador. She even became the inspiration for the comic strip 'Dragon Lady' and appeared twice on the cover of Time Magazine. After her husband's death on April 5, 1975, she continued to travel and make appearances. She later moved to New York City and died there on October 23, 2003, at the age of 106. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Jones (Yao-ju) Soong (1863 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Chiang Kai-shek (1887 - 1975)
 
 Siblings:
  Ai-Ling Soong Kung (1890 - 1973)*
  Ching-ling Soong (1893 - 1981)*
  T.V. Soong (1894 - 1971)*
  Mei-Ling Soong Kai-Shek (1897 - 2003)
  Tse An Soong (1907 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum
Hartsdale
Westchester County
New York, USA
Plot: Ferncliff Mausoleum, Unit 11, Alcove JJJ, Private Room 5, Crypt 3
 
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Record added: Oct 23, 2003
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- Bernard Johnson
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 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
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