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Luo Jialun

Chinese educator, civil servant and diplomat

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Luo Jialun , was the former Chinese Minister of Education, historian, diplomat and political activist. A noted scholar, he was one of the leaders of the May Fourth Movement in 1919. Subsequently being distinguished as President of various prestigious Chinese universities in the interwar period. In the fall of 1946 he was appointed by the Nationalist Government as China's first Ambassador to India, a full year before India gained sovereignty from the United Kingdom/British Empire. His tenure as Ambassador saw the escalation of the Chinese Civil War and subsequent retreat to Taiwan, of the Nationalist Forces under Chiang Kai-Shek, from whom the Indian Government withdrew diplomatic recognition, according it instead to the victorious Communists under Mao Tse-tung. Luo remained in India till 1952 when he rejoined his family on Taiwan, where they had retreated with the Nationalists. He continued to live there in his retirement.

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University of London

Federal research university in London, England

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Peking University

University in Beijing, China

Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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#1592 World Rank
Education
#7405 World Rank
History