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Chen Yi

1901 - 1972

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Chen Yi (Chinese: 陈毅; pinyin: Chén Yì; Wade–Giles: Chen I; August 26, 1901 – January 6, 1972) was a Chinese communist military commander and politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chen Yi has received more than 12,787 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Chen Yi is the 6,689th most popular politician (down from 6,167th in 2019), the 494th most popular biography from China (down from 463rd in 2019) and the 294th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Chen Yi ranks 6,689 out of 15,577Before him are Frederick V, Duke of Swabia, Aleksandar Tsankov, Tigranes IV, Pierre Basile, Emperor Gao of Southern Qi, and Omar Ali Saifuddien III. After him are Eudokia Angelina, Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, Vasile Milea, Shah Alam II, and Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia.

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Among people born in 1901, Chen Yi ranks 87Before him are Ub Iwerks, Alexander Fadeyev, Otto Wächter, Nicola Abbagnano, Ödön von Horváth, and Maxwell D. Taylor. After him are Pier Giorgio Frassati, Nina Berberova, Cassandre, Margarete Buber-Neumann, J. D. Bernal, and Hendrik Verwoerd. Among people deceased in 1972, Chen Yi ranks 64Before him are Lester B. Pearson, Watchman Nee, Prescott Bush, Jules Romains, C. Rajagopalachari, and George Sanders. After him are William Dieterle, Alejandra Pizarnik, Viktor Barna, Ettore Bastico, Nikolay Krylov, and Clara Campoamor.

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In China

Among people born in China, Chen Yi ranks 494 out of 1,392Before him are He Zizhen (1910), Feng Guozhang (1859), Yen Chia-kan (1905), Liu Xin (-50), Shiing-Shen Chern (1911), and Eileen Chang (1920). After him are Li Cunxu (885), Deng Yingchao (1904), Drogön Chögyal Phagpa (1235), Rinchinbal Khan (1326), Zhang Xun (1854), and Chen Kaige (1952).


Among politicians born in China, Chen Yi ranks 294Before him are Octar (350), Zhong Yao (151), Chen Cheng (1897), He Zizhen (1910), Feng Guozhang (1859), and Yen Chia-kan (1905). After him are Li Cunxu (885), Deng Yingchao (1904), Drogön Chögyal Phagpa (1235), Rinchinbal Khan (1326), Zhang Xun (1854), and Emperor Xiaowu of Jin (362).