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Susana Chou

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Succeeded by  Lau Cheok Va
Role  Legislator
Name  Susana Chou

Profession  chartered accountant
Nationality  Chinese
Parents  Chao Kuang Piu
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Preceded by  Anabela Fatima Xavier Sales Ritchie
Alma mater  Anhui University University of Paris
Education  Anhui University, University of Paris

Susana Chou Vaz da Luz also known as Chou Kei Jan (born 2 December 1941 in Shanghai) was the President of the Legislative Assembly of Macau from 1999 to 2009.

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Biography

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Chou's ancestral hometown is the current Yinzhou District of the city of Ningbo in China's Zhejiang Province. Chou was born in Shanghai on 2 December 1941, and was the oldest daughter of Chao Kuang Piu, who is an industrial tycoon in Shanghai. While her father moved in Hong Kong after 1949, Chou remained in China until 1968 when she moved to Macau.

Chou studied physics and majored in radio technology at the Anhui University. Chou also studied French language and literature in Paris.

Politics

In 1976, Chou participated in Portuguese Macau's first direct election of the Legislative Assembly, and was successful in the election. From 1984 to 1999, she served in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth sessions of Portuguese Macau's Legislative Assembly.

After the transfer of sovereignty of Macau from Portugal to China in 1999, Chou was elected as the President of new Legislative Assembly for its first, second and third sessions.

Honors and awards

  • 1983, The Commander Degree of the Medal of Agriculture and Industrial Merit, by the President of the Portuguese Republic
  • 1994, The Medal of the Knight of National Order of Merit, by the President of the French Republic
  • 1994, The Medal of Industrial and Commercial Merit, by the Governor of Macau
  • 1999, The Medal of Bravery, by the Governor of Macau
  • 1999, The Grand Cross of the Order of Merit, by the President of the Portuguese Republic
  • 2002, The Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, by the President of the French Republic
  • 2004, The Grand Medal of Lotus Flower, by the Chief Executive of Macau
  • 2007, The Officer of the Legion of Honor, by the President of the French Republic
  • Extra information

  • ChinaVitae: CV of Susana Chou (English)
  • MacauNews: Brief biography of Susana Chou (English)
  • References

    Susana Chou Wikipedia


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