Chen Chien-jen

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Chen Chien-jen OS KSG KHS (Chinese: 陳建仁; Wade–Giles: Chen2 Chien4-jen2, born 6 June 1951) is a Taiwanese epidemiologist and politician who served as Vice President of Taiwan from 2016 to 2020 and premier of Taiwan (officially Republic of China) from 2023 to 2024 under President Tsai Ing-wen. He joined the Chen Shui-bian presidential administration in 2003 as leader of the Department of Health, serving through 2005. He later headed the National Science Council between 2006 and 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chen Chien-jen has received more than 351,506 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Chen Chien-jen is the 7,370th most popular politician (up from 13,499th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Taiwan (up from 28th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Taiwanese Politician.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among politicians, Chen Chien-jen ranks 7,370 out of 19,576Before him are Frederick, Duke of Bavaria, Sancho of Majorca, Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès, Nicolas Hayek, Andrus Ansip, and Eutropius. After him are Poul Schlüter, Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia, Dong Xian, Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, King Xian of Zhou, and Liubartas.

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Among people born in 1951, Chen Chien-jen ranks 107Before him are Duncan Haldane, Dražen Dalipagić, Ernesto Zedillo, Roger Myerson, Dee Dee Ramone, and Alexander Sokurov. After him are Jakaya Kikwete, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Beverly D'Angelo, Julian Schnabel, Ubol Ratana, and Edward Witten.

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In Taiwan

Among people born in Taiwan, Chen Chien-jen ranks 10 out of 116Before him are Ang Lee (1954), Momofuku Ando (1910), William Lai (1959), Chen Shui-bian (1950), Yuan T. Lee (1936), and Terry Gou (1950). After him are Teruo Nakamura (1919), Shu Qi (1976), Zheng Keshuang (1670), Takeshi Kaneshiro (1973), Jensen Huang (1963), and Brigitte Lin (1954).


Among politicians born in Taiwan, Chen Chien-jen ranks 5Before him are Tsai Ing-wen (1956), Lee Teng-hui (1923), William Lai (1959), and Chen Shui-bian (1950). After him are Zheng Keshuang (1670), Su Tseng-chang (1947), Hou Yu-ih (1956), Ko Wen-je (1960), Annette Lu (1944), Frank Hsieh (1946), and Elaine Chao (1953).