Chen Cheng

1897 - 1965

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Chen Cheng ([ʈʂʰə̌n ʈʂʰə̌ŋ]; Chinese: 陳誠; pinyin: Chén Chéng; January 4, 1897 – March 5, 1965) was a Chinese political and military leader, and one of the main commanders of the National Revolutionary Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War. After moving to Taiwan at the end of the civil war, he served as the Governor of Taiwan Province, Vice President, and Premier of the Republic of China (ROC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chen Cheng has received more than 147,222 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Chen Cheng is the 6,576th most popular politician (down from 5,880th in 2019), the 482nd most popular biography from China (down from 420th in 2019) and the 278th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Chen Cheng ranks 6,576 out of 15,710Before him are Abdal-Latif Mirza, Michael of Chernigov, François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy, Arete, Willi Münzenberg, and Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg. After him are Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria, Ali az-Zahir, Ahmed Shafik, Abaris the Hyperborean, Srinagarindra, and Phriapatius.

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Among people born in 1897, Chen Cheng ranks 98Before him are Carl Oberg, Manuel Ávila Camacho, Mukhtar Auezov, Edith Head, Otto Dietrich, and Joseph Darnand. After him are Vaso Čubrilović, Bernard Lyot, Einar Gerhardsen, J. P. Guilford, Alexandre Tansman, and Polina Zhemchuzhina. Among people deceased in 1965, Chen Cheng ranks 51Before him are Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, Hans Knappertsbusch, Otozō Yamada, Georges Gurvitch, Hayato Ikeda, and George Adamski. After him are William Heard Kilpatrick, Oskar R. Lange, Wilhelm Worringer, Henry A. Wallace, Sālote Tupou III, and Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i.

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Among people born in China, Chen Cheng ranks 482 out of 1,186Before him are Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür (1304), Yang Xiong (-53), Khutughtu Khan Kusala (1300), Wu Peifu (1874), Liu Xin (-50), and Yi Xing (683). After him are Yen Chia-kan (1905), Wang Bi (226), Wu Daozi (680), Soong Ai-ling (1888), Sheng Shicai (1895), and Shen Buhai (-385).


Among politicians born in China, Chen Cheng ranks 278Before him are Zhu Yujian (1602), Zhang Jinghui (1871), 8th Dalai Lama (1758), Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür (1304), Khutughtu Khan Kusala (1300), and Wu Peifu (1874). After him are Yen Chia-kan (1905), Soong Ai-ling (1888), Sheng Shicai (1895), Drogön Chögyal Phagpa (1235), Ban Biao (3), and Song Jiaoren (1882).