Wang Dan

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1969 –

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Who is Wang Dan?

Wang Dan , a leader of the Chinese democracy movement, is one of the most visible of the student leaders in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Wang holds a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University. From August 2009 to February 2010, Wang taught cross-strait history at Taiwan's National Chengchi University, as a visiting scholar.[1] Besides conducting research on related topics, Wang is still active in promoting democracy and freedom for China. He travels the world to garner support from overseas Chinese communities as well as from the general public at large. Many refer to him as Wang Bao Dan.

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Born
Feb 26, 1969
Beijing
Also known as
  • Wang Bao Dan
  • Dan Wang
  • Wang Dan
Parents
Nationality
  • China
Profession
Education
  • Peking University
    Political Science
    (1987 - 1989)
  • History
  • Master's Degree, Harvard University
    East Asian Studies
    (1998 - 2001)
  • PhD, Harvard University
    East Asian languages
    ( - 2008)
Employment
  • National Chengchi University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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