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Peng Ming-min (Chinese: 彭明敏; pinyin: Péng Míngmǐn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Phêⁿ Bêng-bín; 15 August 1923 – 8 April 2022) was a notable Taiwanese democracy activist, advocate of Taiwan independence, and politician. Arrested for sedition in 1964 for printing a manifesto advocating democracy in his native Taiwan, he escaped to Sweden, before taking a post as a university teacher in the United States. After 22 years in exile he returned to become the Democratic Progressive Party's first presidential candidate in Taiwan's first direct presidential election in 1996.
|Senior Adviser to the Taiwanese President|
20 May 2000 – 20 May 2008
|Born||(1923-08-15)15 August 1923|
Taikō Town, Taikō District, Taichū Prefecture, Taiwan, Japan (modern-day Dajia District, Taichung, Taiwan)
|Died||8 April 2022(2022-04-08) (aged 98)|
|Political party||Democratic Progressive Party (1995 – 1997)|
|Alma mater||Tokyo Imperial University|
National Taiwan University
University of Paris
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