Chen Shui-bian

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Chen Shui-bian (Chinese: 陳水扁; born 12 October 1950) is a retired Taiwanese politician and lawyer who served as the fifth president of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2000 to 2008. Chen is 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 500,450 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Chen Shui-bian is the 5,023rd most popular politician (up from 6,034th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Taiwan (down from 4th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Taiwanese Politician.

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  • 4.69

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Among politicians, Chen Shui-bian ranks 5,023 out of 15,710Before him are Boran, Leopold Berchtold, Lee Jong-wook, Kōki Hirota, King Xiaowen of Qin, and Emperor Shōmu. After him are João I of Kongo, Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena, Emperor Jingzong of Tang, Camille Chamoun, Chandra Shekhar Azad, and Nicolae Iorga.

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Among people born in 1950, Chen Shui-bian ranks 65Before him are Marcheline Bertrand, Roza Otunbayeva, Janez Drnovšek, Choe Ryong-hae, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, and Sahle-Work Zewde. After him are Russell Alan Hulse, Laura Gemser, Yuki Fushimi, Bobby McFerrin, Håkan Nesser, and David Graf.

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In Taiwan

Among people born in Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian ranks 5 out of 77Before him are Tsai Ing-wen (1956), Lee Teng-hui (1923), Teresa Teng (1953), and Ang Lee (1954). After him are Yuan T. Lee (1936), Teruo Nakamura (1919), Zheng Keshuang (1670), Su Tseng-chang (1947), Terry Gou (1950), 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 Zheng Keshuang (1670), Su Tseng-chang (1947), Chen Chien-jen (1951), Wu Den-yih (1948), Han Kuo-yu (1957), Frank Hsieh (1946), Annette Lu (1944), William Lai (1959), and Lin Chuan (1951).