Lin Rong San

About Lin Rong San

Birth Day: May 27, 1939
Birth Place: Taiwan
Occupation: Founder, Union Bank of Taiwan; publisher of Liberty Times and Taipei Times
Children: 4

Lin Rong San

Lin Rong San was born on May 27, 1939 in Taiwan. Lin Rong San, the founder of Taipei Times and Liberty Times newspapers, died in November 2015. Lin built his nearly $4 billion fortune (his net worth at the time of his passing) mostly from real estate and other investments in northern Taiwan. He also controlled the Union Bank of Taiwan, a medium-size lender. Lin's brother Lin Yu-lin is also a billionaire.
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As per our current Database, Lin Rong San has been died on November 28, 2015(2015-11-28) (aged 76)\nTaipei, Taiwan.

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When Lin Rong San die, Lin Rong San was 76 years old.

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Occupation Real Estate
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 27, 1939 (Taiwan)
Birthday May 27
Town/City Taiwan
Nationality Taiwan

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Lin Rong San’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Lin Rong San was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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He won election to the Legislative Yuan in 1975, and was named Vice President of the Control Yuan in 1992, but stepped down to focus on the Liberty Times.


In June 2008, Forbes magazine ranked him as the seventh richest of Taiwan, with a net worth of US$2.7 billion. Lin fell to eighth on the same list in 2010, then slid to tenth in 2011. In November 2015, his fortune was valued at US$3.9 billion. Lin was awarded the Order of Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon by Lee Teng-hui in 2000, followed by the Order of Propitious Clouds with Grand Cordon from Chen Shui-bian in 2008.


Lin died at home in Taipei on 28 November 2015, from cardiopulmonary failure caused by a tumor.

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