Madame Chiang Kai-shek

 

 

Age: 105

 

Summary: widow of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek who was educated in the West graduating with honors from Wellesley in 1917, who married the Nationalist Chinese president in 1936 becoming one of the world's most famous couples, who used her charm and fluent English to lobby Washington and become a driving force in Taiwan's Nationalist government, and who moved to New York after her husband died in 1975.

 

 

Cause of Death: In her sleep

 

Born: March 5, 1898

 

Died: October 23, 2003

 

Location: New York City, New York