Yi Peiji

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Yi Peiji
易培基
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Yi Peiji
President of National Palace Museum
In office
5 March 1929 – 17 November 1930
Minister of Agricultural and Mineral
In office
18 October 1928 – 17 November 1930
Minister of Education
In office
31 December 1925 – 14 March 1926
President of Hunan First Normal University
In office
June 1920 – January 1924
Personal details
Born (1880-02-28)February 28, 1880
Changsha, Hunan, Qing Empire
Died February 1937 (aged 56–57)
Shanghai, Republic of China
Nationality Chinese
Political party Kuomintang
Alma mater Wuhan University
Occupation Politician, scholar, educator

Yi Peiji (Chinese: 易培基; pinyin: Yì Peíjī; 28 February 1880-September 1937) was a Chinese politician, scholar, and educator.

Life and career

Yi was born in Changsha, Hunan, on February 28, 1880. He graduated from Hubei Fangyan College (now Wuhan University), then he went to Japan to study under Zhang Taiyan.

After the establishment of Republic of China, he became a secretary of Li Yuanhong. Then he taught at Changsha Normal College and Hunan First Normal University, his students included Mao Zedong, Cai Hesen, Xiao Zisheng, Xiao San, He Shuheng, Li Weihan, and Li Lisan.[1]

He held the three responsibilities of President of Hunan Provincial Library, Secretary-general of Hunan government, and President of Hunan First Normal University from June 1920 to November 1920. Then he served as President of Beijing Women's Normal University (now Beijing Normal University). He was Minister of Education in December 1925, and held that office until March 1926. In 1927 he became President of National Labor University, a position he held until September 1930. He served as Minister of Agricultural and Mineral between October 1928 to November 1930. In March 1929, he was appointed President of National Palace Museum, he remained in that position until November 1930, when he was appointed President of National Beiping Normal College (now Beijing Normal University).[2]

He died of illness in Shanghai in September 1937.[3]

References

  1. ^ 易培基:毛泽东老师的曲折人生. qlwb.com.cn (in Chinese). 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ 易培基 莫辩清白的风雨人生. sina (in Chinese). 2014-02-28. 
  3. ^ 易培基与中国植树节. Xinhua News (in Chinese). 2014-03-13. 

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