Birth Name: Sun Wen
Date of Birth: 12 November, 1866
Place of Birth: Cuiheng Village, Xiangshan County, Guangdong, Qing dynasty, China
Date of Death: 12 March, 1925
Place of Death: Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, Republic of China
Ethnicity: Chinese [Cantonese and Hakka]
Sun Yat-sen was a Chinese revolutionary, and medical practitioner. He was the Provisional President of the Republic of China, from 1 January, 1912 to 10 March, 1912, and Premier of the Kuomintang of China, from 10 October, 1919 to 12 March, 1925, his death.
He was the son of Sun Da-cheng, and of a woman surnamed Yang. He was married to Lu Muzhen, Kaoru Otsuki, and Soong Ching-ling. He had three children with Lu.
Sun Yat-sen’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his 15th great-grandfather, Sun Hao, also known was Sun You-song.
Sun Yat-sen’s paternal grandfather was Sun Jing-xian (the son of Sun Heng-hui, and of a woman surnamed Cheng). Sun Heng-hui was the son of Sun Dian-Zhao, and of a woman surnamed Lin.
Sun Yat-sen’s paternal grandmother was surnamed Wong.
Sun Yat-sen’s maternal grandfather was Yang Teng-hui.