Taiwanese politicianDied when: 88 years 248 days (1064 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
K'ung Te-ch'eng (Chinese: 孔德成; pinyin: Kǒng Déchéng;Wade–Giles: K'ung Te-ch'eng) (23 February 1920 – 28 October 2008) was a 77th generation descendant of Confucius in the main line of descent.
He was the final person to be appointed Duke Yansheng and the first Sacrificial Official to Confucius.He helped formulate and was in charge of officiating the modern Confucius ceremony held annually in Taiwan.
In addition to Ceremonial Official, he held numerous posts in the Republic of China government, including member of the National Assembly from 1946 to 1991, President of the Examination Yuan from 1984 to 1993, and senior advisor to the President of the Republic of China from 1948 to 2000.
He held professorships at National Taiwan University, Fu Jen Catholic University, and Soochow University.