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Chen Shui-bian

1950 - Today

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Chen Shui-bian (Chinese: 陳水扁; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Chúi-píⁿ; born 12 October 1950) is a retired Taiwanese politician and lawyer who served as the president of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2000 to 2008. Chen was the first president from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) which ended the Kuomintang's (KMT) 55 years of continuous rule in Taiwan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chen Shui-bian has received more than 675,622 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Chen Shui-bian is the 5,496th most popular politician (down from 5,016th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Taiwan (down from 5th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Taiwanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Chen Shui-bian ranks 5,496 out of 15,577Before him are Jean-Baptiste Carrier, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, Miqdad ibn Aswad, Rozala of Italy, Anund Gårdske, and Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg. After him are Lauri Kristian Relander, Rafael Caldera, Al-Afdal Shahanshah, Empress Masako, Richeza of Poland, Queen of Sweden, and Shiban.

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Among people born in 1950, Chen Shui-bian ranks 70Before him are David Graf, Eric Carr, Marius Trésor, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Miou-Miou, and Mark Blum. After him are Mikhail Fradkov, Håkan Nesser, Grigory Sokolov, Tsui Hark, John Landis, and Lakshmi Mittal.

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In Taiwan

Among people born in Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian ranks 6 out of 97Before him are Tsai Ing-wen (1956), Ang Lee (1954), Teresa Teng (1953), Lee Teng-hui (1923), and Teruo Nakamura (1919). After him are Steve Chen (1978), Yuan T. Lee (1936), Su Tseng-chang (1947), Zheng Keshuang (1670), Brigitte Lin (1954), and Shu Qi (1976).


Among politicians born in Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian ranks 3Before him are Tsai Ing-wen (1956) and Lee Teng-hui (1923). After him are Su Tseng-chang (1947), Zheng Keshuang (1670), Frank Hsieh (1946), Wu Den-yih (1948), Annette Lu (1944), William Lai (1959), Chen Chien-jen (1951), Eric Chu (1961), and Lin Chuan (1951).