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Chiang Wei-kuo

1916 - 1997

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Chiang Wei-kuo (Chinese: 蔣緯國; 6 October 1916 – 22 September 1997), also known as Wego Chiang, was the adopted son of Republic of China President Chiang Kai-shek, the adoptive brother of President Chiang Ching-kuo, a retired Army general, and an important figure in the Kuomintang. His courtesy names were Jian'gao (建鎬) and Niantang (念堂). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiang Wei-kuo has received more than 423,967 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Chiang Wei-kuo is the 8,141st most popular politician (up from 8,507th in 2019), the 644th most popular biography from Japan (up from 721st in 2019) and the 252nd most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Chiang Wei-kuo ranks 8,141 out of 15,577Before him are Inge I of Norway, Alexander Shelepin, Lupus II of Gascony, Emperor Go-Kōgon, Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik, and Charles de Lannoy, 1st Prince of Sulmona. After him are Prince Henry of the Netherlands, Stephan Burián von Rajecz, Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Mitch McConnell, Jeb Bush, and Kardam of Bulgaria.

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Among people born in 1916, Chiang Wei-kuo ranks 95Before him are Mika Špiljak, Julio César Turbay Ayala, Hilary Koprowski, James Herriot, Alexey Maresyev, and Chiang Fang-liang. After him are Betty Grable, Amha Selassie, Vladimir Demikhov, Zein Al-Sharaf Talal, Anthony Dawson, and Iva Toguri D'Aquino. Among people deceased in 1997, Chiang Wei-kuo ranks 96Before him are Héctor Yazalde, Michael Hutchence, Andrés Rodríguez, Kunihiko Kodaira, Teiichi Matsumaru, and Ho Feng-Shan. After him are Anatoli Boukreev, Amha Selassie, Uzi Narkiss, Félix Candela, Stanley Schachter, and Andrei Sinyavsky.

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Among people born in Japan, Chiang Wei-kuo ranks 644 out of 6,048Before him are Saigyō (1118), Sen Katayama (1859), Victoria Principal (1950), Prince Kan'in Kotohito (1865), Takao Nishiyama (1942), and Takeo Takagi (1892). After him are Kon Ichikawa (1915), Satoshi Tajiri (1965), Shinichi Suzuki (1898), Tsuyoshi Kunieda (1944), George Ohsawa (1893), and Yoshiyuki Tomino (1941).


Among politicians born in Japan, Chiang Wei-kuo ranks 252Before him are Yuriko Koike (1952), Uesugi Kagekatsu (1556), Yoshida Shōin (1830), Hitoshi Ashida (1887), Sen Katayama (1859), and Prince Kan'in Kotohito (1865). After him are Hosokawa Gracia (1563), Emperor Sanjō (976), Fusako Shigenobu (1945), Emperor Reizei (949), Emperor Horikawa (1079), and Inoue Kaoru (1836).