The first president was Dr. Shidehara Tan Tairaka Hiroshi. When Taihoku University was first established.
After World War II and Taiwan's retrocession to Chinese Sovereignty, the R.O.C. government resumed the administration of Taihoku University and reorganized and renamed it ''National Taiwan University'' on November 15, 1945.
Excerpt form: About NTU
Taipei 臺北 is the capital of the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan), on the southwestern edge of the Pacific Ocean. The lush island of Taiwan is also known as "Formosa".