POLITICIAN

Emperor Gaozu of Tang

566 - 635

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Emperor Gaozu of Tang (7 April 566 – 25 June 635, born Li Yuan, courtesy name Shude) was the founding emperor of the Tang dynasty of China, reigning from 618 to 626. Under the Sui dynasty, Li Yuan was the governor in the area of modern-day Shanxi, and was based in Taiyuan. In 615, Li Yuan was assigned to garrison Longxi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Gaozu of Tang has received more than 527,494 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Emperor Gaozu of Tang is the 833rd most popular politician (up from 870th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from China (up from 56th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Politician.

Emperor Gaozu of Tang is most famous for overthrowing the Sui Dynasty and establishing the Tang Dynasty.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Emperor Gaozu of Tang ranks 833 out of 15,577Before him are William III of the Netherlands, Constantine IX Monomachos, Stefan Dušan, Ancus Marcius, Christian IV of Denmark, and Gordian III. After him are Todor Zhivkov, Vlad II Dracul, Charles XI of Sweden, Charles XIII of Sweden, Olaf II of Norway, and Wilhelm Pieck.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 566, Emperor Gaozu of Tang ranks 1 Among people deceased in 635, Emperor Gaozu of Tang ranks 1After him is Hind bint Utbah.

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In China

Among people born in China, Emperor Gaozu of Tang ranks 53 out of 1,392Before him are Yuan Shikai (1859), Zhu Xi (1130), Mahmud al-Kashgari (1029), Shunzhi Emperor (1638), Sun Quan (182), and Liu Shaoqi (1898). After him are Cao Pi (187), Sima Yi (179), Hua Guofeng (1921), Jiang Qing (1914), Emperor Yao (-2324), and Guangxu Emperor (1871).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Emperor Gaozu of Tang ranks 29Before him are Nurhaci (1559), Hong Taiji (1592), Yuan Shikai (1859), Shunzhi Emperor (1638), Sun Quan (182), and Liu Shaoqi (1898). After him are Cao Pi (187), Sima Yi (179), Hua Guofeng (1921), Jiang Qing (1914), Emperor Yao (-2324), and Guangxu Emperor (1871).