POLITICIAN

An Lushan

702 - 757

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An Lushan or An Lu-shan (20th day of the 1st month,c. 703 – 25/29 January 757) was a general in the Tang dynasty and is primarily known for instigating the An Lushan Rebellion. An Lushan was of Sogdian and Göktürk origin, at least by adoption. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of An Lushan has received more than 268,680 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). An Lushan is the 1,539th most popular politician (down from 1,505th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from China (down from 110th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Chinese Politician.

The lushan is most famous for its ability to change its color to match its surroundings, a process called "chromatophore adaptation."

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, An Lushan ranks 1,539 out of 15,710Before him are Shah Rukh, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Seonjo of Joseon, Paul-Henri Spaak, Alexios V Doukas, and Nicolás Maduro. After him are Yolande de Polastron, Constantine VI, Felix Yusupov, Möngke Khan, Nancy Pelosi, and Tiberius II Constantine.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 702, An Lushan ranks 2Before him is Ja'far al-Sadiq.  Among people deceased in 757, An Lushan ranks 2Before him is Pope Stephen II. After him are Alfonso I of Asturias and Æthelbald of Mercia.

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In China

Among people born in China, An Lushan ranks 111 out of 1,186Before him are Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Zhang Qian (-200), Chenghua Emperor (1447), and Dorgon (1612). After him are Lin Biao (1907), Soong Mei-ling (1897), Cao Rui (205), Li Zicheng (1606), Wong Fei-hung (1925), and Empress Lü (-241).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, An Lushan ranks 70Before him are Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Chenghua Emperor (1447), and Dorgon (1612). After him are Lin Biao (1907), Soong Mei-ling (1897), Cao Rui (205), Li Zicheng (1606), Empress Lü (-241), and Bao Zheng (999).