Thursday, April 25, 2013

Sun Yat-Sen, father of modern China - 1911

The original name of 1. Sun Yatsen was 2. Sun Wen  and his family name was 3. Sun Demin. As a child, his "milk name" was 4. Dixiang .The courtesy name of Sun Yat-sen was 5. Zaizhi , and his baptized name was 6. Rixin . While at school in Hong Kong he got the name 7. Yat Sen ; Hanyu pinyin: Yìxiān). Sun Zhongshan , the most popular of his Chinese names, came from the "Nakayama"  of 8. Japanese name given to him by Miyazaki Touten.
Sun Yat-sen was born on 12 November 1866.                                            
His birth place was the village Cuiheng , Xiangshan County Sun Yat-sen was born on 12 November 1866.[2] His birthplace was the village of Cuiheng, Xiangshan County, (later Zhongshan County) Guangdong Province.[2] He had a cultural background of Hakka[9] and Cantonese. After finishing primary education, he moved to Honolulu, where he lived a comfortable life of modest wealth supported by his elder brother Sun MeiZhongshan. Province-Guangdong