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Chai Ling

1966 - Today

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Chai Ling (Chinese: 柴玲; pinyin: Chái Líng; born April 15, 1966) is a Chinese psychologist and businesswoman who was one of the student leaders in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and massacre. She was a representative of the hardline faction of the protest movement and some of the comments she made at the event formed the basis of two lawsuits later in her life. After the Tiananmen Square crackdown, she fled to the United States via Operation Yellowbird where she started her career working for Bain & Company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chai Ling has received more than 544,590 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Chai Ling is the 591st most popular businessperson, the 929th most popular biography from China and the 18th most popular Chinese Businessperson.

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  • 540k

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  • 40.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Chai Ling ranks 591 out of 601Before her are Daniel Levy, Benito Archundia, Ian Livingstone, Gérard Lopez, N. R. Narayana Murthy, and Eric Trump. After her are Alan Sugar, Mike Krieger, Claire Williams, Michael Widenius, Heather Mills, and Cyril Abiteboul.

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Among people born in 1966, Chai Ling ranks 369Before her are Donatus, Landgrave of Hesse, Lyubov Yegorova, Benito Archundia, Sabine Moussier, Fred Armisen, and Dadullah. After her are Valdas Ivanauskas, David Benatar, Nikola Jurčević, Maria Furtwängler, Dimitri Konyshev, and Lena Philipsson.

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In China

Among people born in China, Chai Ling ranks 929 out of 1,392Before her are Nie Haisheng (1964), Wang Hao (1983), Hu Jia (1973), Liu Huan (1963), Wendi Deng Murdoch (1968), and Zhao Hongbo (1973). After her are Sun Zhengcai (1963), Yang Yang (1976), Chen Guangcheng (1971), Su Bingtian (1989), Victoria Song (1987), and Yang Yang (1991).


Among businesspeople born in China, Chai Ling ranks 18Before her are Li Ning (1963), Meng Wanzhou (1972), Zhong Shanshan (1954), Li Shufu (1963), Eric Yuan (1970), and Wendi Deng Murdoch (1968). After her are Zhang Yiming (1983), Yang Huiyan (1981), and Zhou Qunfei (1970).