The Republic of China (ROC) and Taiwan are practically synonymous today, with the ROC being the official name of the government of Taiwan, but this wasn’t always the case. As the name suggests, the ROC used to be the government of China, based in Nanjing.
As an example for the difference of history between Taiwan and Republic of China, during World War 2 Republic of China was one of the main powers in the Allied power while Taiwan was under the Japanese Empire and many Taiwanese were conscripted to fight for the Axis power.
Known as the “Father of the Nation” to the Republic of China as the “Forerunner of democratic revolution” by the People’s Republic of China, Sun Yat-Sen is a major figure in the history of the Republic of China. – Coming soon –
Feature image depicts a battle between the Qing Dynasty army (in blue waving the flag with a dragon) and the Republic of China army (in yellow waving the flag with a yellow sun.) Fall of the Qing Dynasty The Republic of China’s story begins with the deterioration of the Qing Dynasty. The Qing leadership was … Continue reading Founding of the Republic of China