WRITER

Ba Jin

1904 - 2005

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Li Yaotang (simplified Chinese: 李尧棠; traditional Chinese: 李堯棠; pinyin: Lǐ Yáotáng; 25 November 1904 – 17 October 2005), better known by his pen name Ba Jin (Chinese: 巴金; pinyin: Bā Jīn) or his courtesy name Li Feigan (Chinese: 李芾甘; pinyin: Lǐ Fèigān), was a Chinese anarchist, translator, and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ba Jin has received more than 218,300 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Ba Jin is the 1,657th most popular writer (down from 1,462nd in 2019), the 492nd most popular biography from China (down from 414th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Chinese Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Jia
Fiction, Social life and customs, Chinese language materials
Chun
Chinese language materials
Essays
Qiu
Chinese language materials
Ba Jin xuan ji
Sui xiang lu
Qiu
Chinese language materials
Ba Jin xuan ji
Jia
Fiction, Social life and customs, Chinese language materials
Lü ye xian zong
Tong hua, Suo xie ., Tong hua .
Sui xiang lu
Chun
Chinese language materials

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ba Jin ranks 1,657 out of 7,302Before him are Pavel Bermondt-Avalov, Li He, Liu Zongyuan, Christy Brown, Meleager of Gadara, and Alma Karlin. After him are Anagarika Dharmapala, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Egon Kisch, Joseph Needham, Nina Berberova, and Walafrid Strabo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Ba Jin ranks 78Before him are Isamu Noguchi, Kuvempu, Felix Nussbaum, Luigi Dallapiccola, Yves Congar, and Minoru Genda. After him are Ralph Bunche, Walther Hewel, Edmond Hamilton, Heinz Jost, Lyudmila Rudenko, and George Stevens. Among people deceased in 2005, Ba Jin ranks 71Before him are Maurice Trintignant, Narriman Sadek, Amrish Puri, Charly Gaul, Dana Elcar, and Clemente Domínguez y Gómez. After him are Richard Pryor, Yao Wenyuan, Will Eisner, Zhang Chunqiao, Vincent Schiavelli, and Augusto Roa Bastos.

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In China

Among people born in China, Ba Jin ranks 492 out of 1,610Before him are Ni Zan (1301), Tang Yin (1470), Li He (790), He Zizhen (1910), Liu Zongyuan (773), and Marpa Lotsawa (1012). After him are 7th Dalai Lama (1708), Peng Liyuan (1962), Gampopa (1079), Drogön Chögyal Phagpa (1235), Shaohao (null), and Mei Lanfang (1894).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Ba Jin ranks 43Before him are J. G. Ballard (1930), Wen Tianxiang (1236), Liu Cixin (1963), Eileen Chang (1920), Li He (790), and Liu Zongyuan (773). After him are Gampopa (1079), Shen Yue (441), Mao Dun (1896), Li Yu (1610), Xu Shen (58), and Feng Menglong (1574).