Dong Biwu

1886 - 1975

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Dong Biwu (Chinese: 董必武; Wade–Giles: Tung Pi-wu; 5 March 1886 – 2 April 1975) was a Chinese communist revolutionary, politician and senior officer of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), who served as Vice Chairman of the People's Republic of China (Chinese Vice President) between 1959 and 1975 and acting Chairman of the People's Republic of China (acting Chinese President) between 1972 and 1975. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dong Biwu has received more than 173,735 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Dong Biwu is the 4,173rd most popular politician (up from 6,120th in 2019), the 326th most popular biography from China (up from 431st in 2019) and the 199th most popular Chinese Politician.

Dong Biwu is most famous for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.

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Among politicians, Dong Biwu ranks 4,173 out of 15,710Before him are Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Eumenes I, Al-Mutawakkil III, Alexandros Papagos, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, and Eric III of Denmark. After him are Piast the Wheelwright, Crocodile, Alexandre Pétion, Nikolay Shvernik, Mihály Károlyi, and Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta.

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Among people born in 1886, Dong Biwu ranks 51Before him are Gottfried Benn, Giovanni Battista Caproni, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Raoul Hausmann, Vittorio Pozzo, and Alain-Fournier. After him are Hugh Lofting, Karl Korsch, Jisaburō Ozawa, Rex Stout, Garegin Nzhdeh, and Henry King. Among people deceased in 1975, Dong Biwu ranks 45Before him are József Mindszenty, Latife Uşşaki, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Edward Tatum, P. G. Wodehouse, and François Tombalbaye. After him are Leroy Anderson, Luigi Dallapiccola, Avery Brundage, Thornton Wilder, Rex Stout, and Gunnar Gunnarsson.

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Among people born in China, Dong Biwu ranks 326 out of 1,186Before him are Lin Yutang (1895), Shi Nai'an (1296), Emperor Wenzong of Tang (809), Meng Haoran (690), Yelü Chucai (1189), and Linji Yixuan (850). After him are Marquis of Haihun (-92), Ai Weiwei (1957), Emperor Shun of Han (115), Dong Zhongshu (-179), 11th Dalai Lama (1838), and Külüg Khan (1281).


Among politicians born in China, Dong Biwu ranks 199Before him are Ye Jianying (1897), Kong Rong (153), Li Yuanhong (1864), Yuan Chonghuan (1584), Emperor Wenzong of Tang (809), and Yelü Chucai (1189). After him are Marquis of Haihun (-92), Emperor Shun of Han (115), Külüg Khan (1281), Xi Zhongxun (1913), Zhao Tuo (-230), and Zhu Youlang (1623).