Song Qingling

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, Mandarin Song, Chinese family, prominent in public affairs. Soong Yao-ju or Charles Jones Soong, 1866–1918, graduated from Vanderbilt Univ. and, after returning to China (1886), was a Methodist missionary in Shanghai.
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On a secondary level, Xu Qing, as Sun's widow Soong Ching-ling, and Vivian Wu, as Chiang's wife Soong May-ling, powerfully portray the ice-cold ruthlessness of two sisters who deem power a right rather than a privilege.
Her second sister Soong Ching-ling married Sun Yat-sen, China's first president after the last emperor was toppled in 1911, and her brothers were all political heavyweights in the Nationalist-ruled Republic of China government.