Chiang Ching-kuo

1910 - 1988

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Chiang Ching-kuo ( Jiang Jing Guo, 27 April 1910 – 13 January 1988) was a politician of the Republic of China. The eldest and only biological son of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, he held numerous posts in the government of the Republic of China and ended martial law in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiang Ching-kuo has received more than 1,352,237 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Chiang Ching-kuo is the 1,740th most popular politician (up from 1,782nd in 2019), the 121st most popular biography from China (up from 133rd in 2019) and the 80th most popular Chinese Politician.

Chiang Ching-kuo was the son of Chiang Kai-shek and the second president of the Republic of China. He is most famous for his role in modernizing Taiwan's economy and society, as well as for his authoritarian rule.

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Among politicians, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 1,740 out of 19,576Before him are Karl Renner, Uesugi Kenshin, Galeazzo Ciano, Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator, Salome Zourabichvili, and Perseus of Macedon. After him are Harthacnut, Nikephoros III Botaneiates, Talaat Pasha, Sultan Cem, Songtsen Gampo, and Sergey Bubka.

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Among people born in 1910, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 16Before him are Paulette Goddard, Katherine Oppenheimer, Django Reinhardt, Konrad Zuse, Jacques Monod, and Eric Berne. After him are Gerda Taro, Dorothy Hodgkin, Walter Schellenberg, Ronald Coase, Dominique Pire, and David Niven. Among people deceased in 1988, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 10Before him are Nico, Ernst Ruska, Valery Legasov, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, and Robert A. Heinlein. After him are Chet Baker, Roy Orbison, Klaus Fuchs, Nikolaas Tinbergen, Trevor Howard, and André Frédéric Cournand.

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Among people born in China, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 121 out of 1,610Before him are Li Keqiang (1955), Wu Cheng'en (1500), Empress Lü (-241), Li Zicheng (1606), Zhao Ziyang (1919), and Bao Zheng (999). After him are Milarepa (1052), Songtsen Gampo (604), Hyeonjong of Joseon (1641), Kaidu (1230), Emperor Huizong of Song (1082), and Kumārajīva (343).


Among politicians born in China, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 80Before him are Hu Yaobang (1915), Li Keqiang (1955), Empress Lü (-241), Li Zicheng (1606), Zhao Ziyang (1919), and Bao Zheng (999). After him are Songtsen Gampo (604), Hyeonjong of Joseon (1641), Kaidu (1230), Emperor Huizong of Song (1082), Hong Xiuquan (1814), and Jiang Ziya (-1090).