Mr. Tsai Yuan-pei(1868-1940) was born at Shaohsing, Chekiang province. He gained "Chin-Shih" degree in 1892, which was equivalent to a doctor's degree in our present educational system. During the period of 1907 to 1911, he attended the Liepzig University in Germany. He was profound not only in Chinese classics but also in western culture. After returning from abroad, he dedicated himself to the service of education and then was appointed as the Minister of Education, President of Peking University and the Academia Sinica successively. Many Chinese talents were cultured by him. Consequently, he has been regarded as one of the most important persons in Chinese educational field in the recent 100 years.