Pang Chien-kuo

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Pang Chien-kuo
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Pang Chien-kuo during the 2000s
Member of the Legislative Yuan
In office
1 February 2002 – 31 January 2005
ConstituencyTaipei City Constituency II
Member of the Taipei City Council
In office
25 December 1992 – 31 January 2002
Personal details
Born(1953-08-19)19 August 1953
Miaoli County, Taiwan
Died11 January 2022(2022-01-11) (aged 68)
Neihu District, Taiwan
NationalityTaiwanese
Political partyNP (1994–1998)
Independent (1998–2000)
PFP (2001–2006)
Kuomintang (2006–2022)
EducationChunghsing University (BS)
Taiwan University (MA)
Brown University (MA, PhD)

Pang Chien-kuo (Chinese: 龐建國; 19 August 1953 – 11 January 2022) was a Taiwanese politician. A member of the New Party, the People First Party, and later Kuomintang, he served in the Taipei City Council from 1992 to 2002 and in the Legislative Yuan from 2002 to 2005.[1] He was well known for his efforts for promoting the reunification of China.[2] He died from a fall in Neihu District on 11 January 2022, at the age of 68.[3] A few hours before his death Pang left a message in his LINE group saying "Unjust Taiwan, I'd rather be dead than alive!"[4]

Education

Pang got a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from Chunghsing University in 1975 and a master's degree in law from Taiwan University in 1980. Pang obtained a Ph.D. in sociology from Brown University in 1988 under the guidance of Peter B. Evans. His dissertation is titled The State and Economic Transformation: The Taiwan Case. [5]

References

  1. ^ "前立委龐建國墜樓身亡 享壽68歲". Central News Agency (in Chinese). 11 January 2022. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  2. ^ "龐建國逝世 陸台盟中央表達深切哀悼". China Times (in Chinese). 13 January 2022. Retrieved 19 January 2022.
  3. ^ "快訊/68歲國民黨前立委龐建國 驚傳在內湖住家墜樓身亡". ETtoday.net (in Chinese). 11 January 2022. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  4. ^ "龐建國12字訣別「不公不義的台灣,我生不如死!」 | 龐建國墜樓身亡 | 要聞 | 聯合新聞網". web.archive.org. 11 January 2022. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  5. ^ ProQuest 8822578
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