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Emperor Duzong

1240 - 1274

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Emperor Duzong of Song (2 May 1240 – 12 August 1274), personal name Zhao Qi, was the 15th emperor of the Song dynasty of China and the sixth emperor of the Southern Song dynasty. He was a nephew of his predecessor, Emperor Lizong, and reigned from 1264 until his death in 1274. His birth name was Zhao Mengqi but his name was changed to Zhao Zi in 1251 and finally to Zhao Qi in 1253 after he was designated as Emperor Lizong's heir apparent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Duzong has received more than 120,420 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 26 in 2019). Emperor Duzong is the 3,579th most popular politician (up from 3,667th in 2019), the 266th most popular biography from China (up from 287th in 2019) and the 169th most popular Chinese Politician.

Emperor Duzong is most famous for being the emperor of the Song Dynasty when the Mongols invaded China.

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Among politicians, Emperor Duzong ranks 3,579 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Antoku, Michal, Ahmet Tevfik Pasha, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden, and Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus. After him are Francis, Duke of Teck, Hans Oster, Victoire of France, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Nahum, and Pepin II of Aquitaine.

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Among people born in 1240, Emperor Duzong ranks 11Before him are Arnolfo di Cambio, Abraham Abulafia, Pietro Cavallini, Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg, Siger of Brabant, and Magnus III of Sweden. After him are Boetius of Dacia, Elizabeth the Cuman, Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, Konstantin Tih, and Jean de Meun. Among people deceased in 1274, Emperor Duzong ranks 6Before him are Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventure, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Henry I of Navarre, and Robert de Sorbon. After him are Wonjong of Goryeo and Prince Munetaka.

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Among people born in China, Emperor Duzong ranks 266 out of 1,392Before him are Emperor Huan of Han (132), Emperor Ping of Han (-9), Emperor Wenzong of Tang (809), Guan Zhong (-720), Han Yu (768), and Lü Meng (178). After him are Taiichi Ohno (1912), Xu Huang (169), Gan Ning (175), Emperor Ai of Han (-27), Lu Su (172), and Sima Shi (208).


Among politicians born in China, Emperor Duzong ranks 169Before him are Emperor Zhezong (1076), Wu Zixu (-526), Fan Li (-500), Emperor Huan of Han (132), Emperor Ping of Han (-9), and Emperor Wenzong of Tang (809). After him are Emperor Ai of Han (-27), Lu Su (172), Sima Shi (208), Emperor Wuzong of Tang (814), Emperor Gong of Song (1271), and Empress Dowager Ci'an (1837).