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Dorgon

1612 - 1650

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Dorgon (Manchu: ᡩᠣᡵᡤᠣᠨ, Möllendorff: dorgon, lit. 'badger'; 17 November 1612 – 31 December 1650), was a Manchu prince and regent of the early Qing dynasty. Born in the House of Aisin-Gioro as the 14th son of Nurhaci (the founder of the Later Jin dynasty, predecessor of the Qing dynasty), Dorgon started his career in military campaigns against the Ming dynasty, Mongols and Koreans during the reign of his eighth brother, Hong Taiji, who succeeded their father. After Hong Taiji's death in 1643, he was involved in a power struggle against Hong Taiji's eldest son, Hooge, over the succession to the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorgon has received more than 330,397 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Dorgon is the 1,518th most popular politician (down from 1,252nd in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from China (down from 95th in 2019) and the 69th most popular Chinese Politician.

Dorgon was a Manchu prince who became the first emperor of the Qing dynasty in China.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Dorgon ranks 1,518 out of 15,710Before him are Andrey Vyshinsky, Chenghua Emperor, Emmanuel Macron, Léon Blum, John II of Castile, and Mohamed Morsi. After him are Mahmud of Ghazni, Hiero II of Syracuse, Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, Rafael Trujillo, Childebert I, and Florianus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1612, Dorgon ranks 2Before him is Murad IV. After him are Wu Sangui, Saskia van Uylenburgh, Louis Le Vau, Antoine Arnauld, Pierre Mignard, Peter Stuyvesant, Samuel Butler, Jeremi Wiśniowiecki, Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Margherita de' Medici. Among people deceased in 1650, Dorgon ranks 3Before him are René Descartes and William II, Prince of Orange. After him are Tukaram, Matthäus Merian, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, Christoph Scheiner, Catalina de Erauso, Bernhardus Varenius, Jean Rotrou, and Claude Favre de Vaugelas.

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In China

Among people born in China, Dorgon ranks 110 out of 1,186Before him are Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Zhang Qian (-200), and Chenghua Emperor (1447). After him are An Lushan (702), Lin Biao (1907), Soong Mei-ling (1897), Cao Rui (205), Li Zicheng (1606), and Wong Fei-hung (1925).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Dorgon ranks 69Before him are Jingtai Emperor (1428), Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), and Chenghua Emperor (1447). After him are An Lushan (702), Lin Biao (1907), Soong Mei-ling (1897), Cao Rui (205), Li Zicheng (1606), and Empress Lü (-241).