Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League

The Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League (Chinese: 台湾民主自治同盟), also known by its Chinese abbreviation Taimeng (Chinese: 台盟), is one of the eight legally recognised minor political parties in the People's Republic of China that are members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference under the Chinese Communist Party's United Front. It was formed in Hong Kong in November 1947 by members of the Taiwanese Communist Party who survived the February 28 incident.

Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League

Táiwān Mínzhǔ Zìzhì Tóngméng
PresidentSu Hui
Founded12 November 1947; 73 years ago (1947-11-12)
Preceded byTaiwanese Communist Party
Headquarters20 Jingshan E Street
Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
NewspaperTaimeng (The TDSGL)[1]
Xin Taiwan Congkan (New Taiwan Series; only in Hong Kong, before 1949)[2]
Membership (2018)3,000[3]
National affiliationUnited Front
National People's Congress
13 / 2,980
Standing Committee of NPC
3 / 175
Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese台灣民主自治同盟
Simplified Chinese台湾民主自治同盟
Tibetan name
Zhuang name
ZhuangDaizvanh Minzcuj Swci Dungzmungz
Mongolian name
Mongolian CyrillicДайвааны ардчилсан өөртөө засах холбоо
Mongolian scriptᠲᠠᠶᠢᠸᠠᠨ ᠤ
ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠤ
Uyghur name
Uyghurتەيۋەن دېموكراتىك ئاپتونوم ئىتتىپاقى
Manchu name
Manchu scriptᡨᠠᡳᠮᡝᠩ

The Taiwan Democratic Self Government League has a membership of 3,000 people, most of whom are prominent people that are from Taiwan or are of Taiwanese heritage, but now reside on the mainland.

List of leadersEdit

  1. Xie Xuehong (1949–1958)
  2. Cai Xiao (1979–1983)
  3. Su Ziheng [zh] (1983–1987)
  4. Lin Shengzhong [zh] (1987–1988)
  5. Cai Zimin [zh] (1988–1995)
  6. Zhang Kehui (1995–2005)
  7. Lin Wenyi (2005–2017)
  8. Su Hui (2017–present)[5]


  1. ^ "台盟盟刊". www.taimeng.org.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 24 July 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. ^ 王连伟 (14 December 2012). "不能忘却的 《新台湾丛刊》". tw.people.com.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 21 September 2015. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "台湾民主自治同盟简介". www.taimeng.gov.cn (in Chinese). 8 January 2018. Archived from the original on 6 September 2018. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  4. ^ "台湾民主自治同盟章程". www.taimeng.gov.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  5. ^ "现任领导". www.taimeng.org.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 23 December 2017. Retrieved 22 December 2017.

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