Eileen Chang

1920 - 1995

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Eileen Chang (Chinese: 張愛玲;September 30, 1920 – September 8, 1995), also known as Chang Ai-ling or Zhang Ailing, her pen name was Liang Jing (梁京), was a Chinese-born American essayist, novelist, and screenwriter. She is a well-known feminist in Chinese history. Chang was born with an aristocratic lineage and educated bilingually in Shanghai. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eileen Chang has received more than 335,555 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Eileen Chang is the 1,700th most popular writer (up from 1,701st in 2019), the 455th most popular biography from China (down from 429th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Chinese Writer.

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.47

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  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Eileen Chang ranks 1,700 out of 5,794Before her are Alexander Fadeyev, Petar Zrinski, João de Barros, Yan Fu, Hirokazu Kanazawa, and Julius Firmicus Maternus. After her are Jacques Cazotte, Anastasius Sinaita, Ahmed Shawqi, Liu Zongyuan, Denis Fonvizin, and E. E. Cummings.

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Among people born in 1920, Eileen Chang ranks 110Before her are Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, Bruno Maderna, Pierre Plantard, Don Taylor, Richard Adams, and Gottfried Böhm. After her are Heinz Hitler, Ray Harryhausen, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Michael Anderson, Delbert Mann, and José Mauro de Vasconcelos. Among people deceased in 1995, Eileen Chang ranks 73Before her are Yves Congar, Selena, Georges Canguilhem, Takeo Fukuda, Mehdi Bazargan, and Chen Yun. After her are Alfred Eisenstaedt, Georges J. F. Köhler, James Herriot, Eazy-E, Krešimir Ćosić, and Srinagarindra.

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In China

Among people born in China, Eileen Chang ranks 455 out of 1,186Before her are Chen Yun (1905), Wang Qishan (1948), Lu You (1125), Wellington Koo (1888), Yin Lihua (5), and Yan Fu (1854). After her are Zhang Zhongjing (150), Liu Zongyuan (773), Guo Shoujing (1231), Liu Xiang (-77), Li Cunxu (885), and Octar (350).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Eileen Chang ranks 41Before her are Du Mu (803), Sima Xiangru (-179), Watchman Nee (1903), Li Yu (1610), Lu You (1125), and Yan Fu (1854). After her are Liu Zongyuan (773), Shen Yue (441), Xu Shen (58), Li He (790), Ruan Ji (210), and Feng Menglong (1574).