Chen Qimei

1878 - 1916

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Chen Qimei (simplified Chinese: 陈其美; traditional Chinese: 陳其美; pinyin: Chén Qíměi; 17 January 1878 – 18 May 1916), courtesy name Yingshi (英世) was a Chinese revolutionary activist and key figure of Green Gang, close political ally of Sun Yat-sen, and early mentor of Chiang Kai-shek. He was as one of the founders of the Republic of China, and the uncle of Chen Guofu and Chen Lifu. Born in Wuxing, Zhejiang, China, he went to Japan for studies in 1906, and there joined the Chinese Tongmenghui. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chen Qimei has received more than 53,651 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Chen Qimei is the 311th most popular social activist, the 676th most popular biography from China and the 7th most popular Chinese Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Chen Qimei ranks 311 out of 544Before him are Yuri Levitan, Donald Watson, Viola Desmond, Black Elk, Lucretia Mott, and Amelia Bloomer. After him are Venetia Burney, Abbie Hoffman, Abdul Sattar Edhi, Mary Harris Jones, Germaine Tillion, and Josephine Butler.

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Among people born in 1878, Chen Qimei ranks 126Before him are Anton Heida, Aino Kallas, Richard Sheldon, Siamanto, Sergio Osmeña, and Pierre Fatou. After him are Sadri Maksudi Arsal, Oton Župančič, Leonhard Kaupisch, Maxie Long, Gyula Krúdy, and Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers. Among people deceased in 1916, Chen Qimei ranks 91Before him are William Stanley Jr., Alice Ball, Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz, Mário de Sá-Carneiro, Adolph Frank, and Janis Rozentāls. After him are Eduard Nápravník, James Guillaume, Friedrich Gernsheim, Alaiza Pashkevich, Ioannis Frangoudis, and Ștefan Luchian.

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Among people born in China, Chen Qimei ranks 676 out of 1,186Before him are Chen Jingrun (1933), Tang Jingsong (1841), Bai Ling (1966), Fan Bingbing (1981), Meng Hongwei (1953), and Ann Hui (1947). After him are Tan Dun (1957), Luo Ruiqing (1906), Sergei Stepashin (1952), Guan Daosheng (1262), Wang Yang (1955), and Yang Jiechi (1950).


Among social activists born in China, Chen Qimei ranks 7Before him are Zhang Jue (200), Liu Xiaobo (1955), Meng Huo (101), Chen Sheng (-250), Li Hongzhi (1951), and Zhang Guotao (1897). After him are Harry Wu (1937), Wei Jingsheng (1950), Wu'erkaixi (1968), Wang Dan (1969), Hu Jia (1973), and Chen Guangcheng (1971).