Chang Ch‘i-yün or Zhang Qiyun (29 September 1901 – 26 August 1985) was a historian, geographer, educator and politician. He was the founder of the Chinese Culture University and the Nanhai Academy and served as Minister of Education of the Republic of China.[1] He was a lead editor on the Zhongwen Da Cidian .

Chang Chi-yun
Minister of Atomic Energy Council of the Republic of China
In office
2 June 1955 – July 1958
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byMei Yi-chi
Minister of Education of the Republic of China
In office
27 May 1954 – 14 July 1958
Preceded byCheng Tien-fong
Succeeded byMei Yi-chi
Personal details
Born29 September 1901
Yinzhou, Ningbo, Zhejiang
Died26 August 1985(1985-08-26) (aged 83)
Taipei, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyKuomintang
ChildrenChang Jen-hu
Alma materNational Nanjing Higher Normal School
Chang Chi-yun
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Chang Ch‘i-yün graduated from the Division of History and Geography of National Nanjing Higher Normal School (later renamed National Central University and Nanjing University), where he studied from scholars such as Liu Yizheng, Zhu Kezhen and Liu Boming.

His son is Chang Jen-Hu, an educator in Taiwan.


  • 《清史》 "Qing Shi" History of Qing, 1961.