Chun TAN

January 1910–4 October 2006 (Age 96)
Xiamen, Fujian, China

The Life of Chun

Chun TAN was born in January 1910, in Xiamen, Fujian, China. He married Fidelina Asas Alvarez Tan in 1937, in Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 4 October 2006, in Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines, at the age of 96.

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Chun TAN
Fidelina Asas Alvarez Tan
Marriage: 1937
Jules Alvarez TAN
Eugene Alvarez TAN
Theodore Alvarez TAN

Spouse and Children

Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines


World Events (8)


Age 1

Chinese Revolution. Yuan Shih-k'ai is recalled from retirement to take command of army to put down the revolution. He negotiates with the revolutionaries, with the hope of being instituted as the head of a new government, but is disappointed when Sun Yat-sen is appointed president of the new republic.
1921 · Founding of the Communist Party of China

Age 11

The CPC, Communist Party of China, was founded on July 23, 1921. It was the founding political party of the People's Republic of China, and remains the only governing party within mainland China to this day (although there are eight other subordinated parties that are permitted by the government). Founders of the CPC included Li Dazhao and Chen Duxiu.

Age 25

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

Name Meaning

1 Chinese 谭: from the name of the state of Tan during the Zhou dynasty. After Wu Wang established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc , he enfeoffed the state of Tan to a descendant of the model emperor Yu ( 2205–2198 bc ), with the status of Viscount. Descendants adopted the name of the state Tan as their surname.2 Chinese 谈: said to be from the name of a certain King Tan of the state of Song, a 36th-generation descendant of its founder ( see Song ).3 Chinese 陈: variant of Chen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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