|Chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation|
12 September 2016 –27 March 2018
|Deputy|| Chang Tien-chin |
|Preceded by|| Lin Join-sane |
Chen Ter-shing (acting)
|Succeeded by||Katharine Chang|
|ROC Representative for United Kingdom|
|Preceded by||Tzen Wen-hua|
|Succeeded by||Edgar Lin|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
20 May 2000 –1 February 2002
|Preceded by||Chen Chien-jen|
|Succeeded by||Eugene Chien|
|Born||7 November 1938|
Rokkō Village, Sobun District, Tainan Prefecture, Japanese Taiwan (modern-day Lioujia District, Tainan, Taiwan)
|Nationality||Republic of China|
|Alma mater|| Tunghai University |
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Tien Hung-mao (Chinese :田弘茂; pinyin :Tián Hóngmào; Wade–Giles :Tʻien2 Hung2-mao4; born 7 November 1938) is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 20 May 2000 until 1 February 2002.
Tien received a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1969, where he wrote his dissertation on political development in China from 1927 to 1937. Thereafter he was a university professor for more than twenty years, and naturalised as a U.S. citizen.After he moved back to Taiwan, Lee Teng-hui had asked him twice in the 1990s to serve in the Executive Yuan Council, but each time he refused; reportedly, the requirement that he renounce U.S. citizenship was a major barrier. He eventually accepted Chen Shui-bian's offer to become Minister of Foreign Affairs, and renounced his U.S. citizenship on 11 May, eight days before taking office. He later stated in an interview that he did not regret this step at all, because he "loved Taiwan". After his term ended, he took up a new post as the head of Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.. He resigned the position in 2004, and later led the Institute of National Policy Research. In 2016, Tsai Ing-wen named Tien the chair of the Straits Exchange Foundation. He left the position in March 2018.
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