Cao Xueqin

1724 - 1763

Cao Xueqin

Cáo Xuěqín ([tsʰǎu ɕɥètɕʰǐn]; Chinese: 曹雪芹); (1715 or 1724 – 1763 or 1764) was a Chinese writer during the Qing dynasty. He is best known as the author of Dream of the Red Chamber, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cao Xueqin has received more than 152,362 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 831st most popular writer.

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  • 150k

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  • 61.47

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  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Cao Xueqin ranks 828 out of 4,883Before him are Theodore the Studite, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, David Woodard, Menippus, E. M. Forster, and Mary Higgins Clark. After him are Ahmad Khani, Bettina von Arnim, Maurice Denis, Valerie Solanas, Danilo Kiš, and Franz Grillparzer.

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Among people born in 1724, Cao Xueqin ranks 4Before him are Immanuel Kant, Maria Amalia of Saxony, and Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock. After him are Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Peter von Biron, Louise of Great Britain, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Franz Anton Maulbertsch, and Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken. Among people deceased in 1763, Cao Xueqin ranks 4Before him are Augustus III of Poland, Princess Isabella of Parma, and Antoine François Prévost. After him are Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, Pierre de Marivaux, Peter Forsskål, Marco Foscarini, Prince Georg Ludwig of Holstein-Gottorp, Karl August, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Joseph François Dupleix, and Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In China

Among people born in China, Cao Xueqin ranks 222 out of 921Before him are Emperor Dezong of Tang (742), Emperor Cheng of Han (-51), Emperor Yuan of Han (-75), 6th Dalai Lama (1683), Emperor Taizu of Jin (1068), and Dian Wei (150). After him are Wang Xizhi (303), Zhang Yimou (1950), Liu Bian (176), John Woo (1946), Kang Youwei (1858), and Emperor Zhenzong (968).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Cao Xueqin ranks 16Before him are Bai Juyi (772), Jin Yong (1924), Su Shi (1037), Faxian (340), Tao Yuanming (365), and Zhang Sanfeng (1200). After him are Kang Youwei (1858), Ban Gu (32), Cai Yan (null), Pu Songling (1640), Lao She (1899), and J. G. Ballard (1930).

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