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H. H. Kung
Kung was an early supporter of Sun Yat-sen and later of Chiang Kai-shek. He long served in the Republic of China government as minister of industry and commerce (1928–1931), minister of finance (1933–1944), and governor of the Central Bank of China (1933–1945). He joined the central executive committee of the Kuomintang in 1931.
Kung shares the same surname with Confucius and claimed to be a 75th generation descendant.
See also: History of the Republic of China
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