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Chiang Ching-kuo

1910 - 1988

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Chiang Ching-kuo (27 April 1910 – 13 January 1988) was a politician of the Republic of China after its retreat to Taiwan. The eldest and only biological son of former president 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 1,049,896 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Chiang Ching-kuo is the 1,809th most popular politician (up from 2,020th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from China (up from 161st in 2019) and the 88th 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 1,809 out of 15,577Before him are Myeongjong of Joseon, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Michael V Kalaphates, Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Kurt Daluege, and Werner von Fritsch. After him are Julia Drusilla, Catherine Cornaro, Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar, Edgar the Peaceful, Maria Josepha of Austria, and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

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Among people born in 1910, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 21Before him are Ronald Coase, David Niven, Jacques Monod, Eric Berne, Dorothy Hodgkin, and Dominique Pire. After him are Kurt Meyer, William Shockley, Lee Byung-chul, William Hanna, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, and Ludwig Stumpfegger. Among people deceased in 1988, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 12Before him are Ernst Ruska, Chet Baker, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Robert A. Heinlein, Isidor Isaac Rabi, and Nikolaas Tinbergen. After him are Kim Philby, Roy Orbison, Raymond Carver, Juan Pujol García, Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad, and Virginia Satir.

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Among people born in China, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 134 out of 1,392Before him are Hu Yaobang (1915), Sun Ce (175), Bao Zheng (999), Dorgon (1612), Ziying (-300), and Kaidu (1230). After him are Han Xin (-231), Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (656), Emperor Ruizong of Tang (662), Hong Xiuquan (1814), Songtsen Gampo (604), and Emperor Hui of Han (-210).


Among politicians born in China, Chiang Ching-kuo ranks 88Before him are Emperor Huizong of Song (1082), Hu Yaobang (1915), Bao Zheng (999), Dorgon (1612), Ziying (-300), and Kaidu (1230). After him are Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (656), Emperor Ruizong of Tang (662), Hong Xiuquan (1814), Songtsen Gampo (604), Emperor Hui of Han (-210), and King Wen of Zhou (-1112).