Daoguang Emperor

1782 - 1850

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The Daoguang Emperor (Chinese: 道光帝; pinyin: Dàoguāng Dì; 16 September 1782 – 26 February 1850) was the seventh Emperor of the Qing dynasty, and the sixth Qing emperor to rule over China proper, reigning from 1820 to 1850. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daoguang Emperor has received more than 647,202 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Daoguang Emperor is the 1,092nd most popular politician (up from 1,204th in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from China (up from 88th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Chinese Politician.

Daoguang emperor is most famous for the Self-Strengthening Movement, which was an effort to modernize China.

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Among politicians, Daoguang Emperor ranks 1,092 out of 15,710Before him are Ptolemy III Euergetes, Polycrates, Ferdinand VI of Spain, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, Charles II, Archduke of Austria, and Avitus. After him are Frederick II of Denmark, Túpac Amaru, Wang Mang, John McCain, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, and Brennus.

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Among people born in 1782, Daoguang Emperor ranks 4Before him are Martin Van Buren, Niccolò Paganini, and Friedrich Fröbel. After him are Daniel Auber, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Caroline Bonaparte, Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, William Miller, Ivan Paskevich, John Field, and Archduke John of Austria. Among people deceased in 1850, Daoguang Emperor ranks 7Before him are Honoré de Balzac, Louis Philippe I, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, William Wordsworth, Báb, and Zachary Taylor. After him are Marie Tussaud, José de San Martín, Louise of Orléans, Frédéric Bastiat, Lin Zexu, and Johann Heinrich von Thünen.

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Among people born in China, Daoguang Emperor ranks 78 out of 1,186Before him are Xianfeng Emperor (1831), Xun Kuang (-313), Li Si (-280), Xuande Emperor (1399), Chongzhen Emperor (1611), and Dong Zhuo (139). After him are Wang Mang (-45), Emperor Yingzong of Ming (1427), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Zhang Heng (78), Emperor Wen of Sui (541), and Tu Youyou (1930).


Among politicians born in China, Daoguang Emperor ranks 46Before him are 5th Dalai Lama (1617), Hua Guofeng (1921), Xianfeng Emperor (1831), Li Si (-280), Xuande Emperor (1399), and Chongzhen Emperor (1611). After him are Wang Mang (-45), Emperor Yingzong of Ming (1427), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Emperor Wen of Sui (541), Shang Yang (-390), and Yang Guifei (719).