Emperor Houshao of Han

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Emperor Houshao of Han (Liu Hong 劉弘; c. March 196 BC – 14 November 180 BC) was the fourth emperor of the Han dynasty in China. He was a son of Emperor Hui, likely by a concubine—although there is some controversy on the subject—and adopted by Emperor Hui's wife, Empress Zhang Yan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Houshao of Han has received more than 117,817 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Emperor Houshao of Han is the 5,536th most popular politician (down from 5,507th in 2019), the 419th most popular biography from China (up from 421st in 2019) and the 253rd most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Houshao of Han ranks 5,536 out of 15,577Before him are Ar-Radi, Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Pontiac, Ali Hassan Salameh, Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano, and Erich Naumann. After him are László Csatáry, Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, Keizō Obuchi, Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark, Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu, and Jinseong of Silla.

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Among people born in China, Emperor Houshao of Han ranks 419 out of 1,392Before him are Run Run Shaw (1907), Qian Xuesen (1911), Ba Jin (1904), Zhang Lu (101), Zhang Zhongjing (150), and Wang Qishan (1948). After him are Ma Dai (183), Emperor Chong of Han (143), Edmond H. Fischer (1920), Zhou Tai (163), Yang Kaihui (1901), and Demchugdongrub (1902).


Among politicians born in China, Emperor Houshao of Han ranks 253Before him are Zhao Mengfu (1254), Princess Wencheng (628), Gegeen Khan (1302), Gengshi Emperor (null), Zhang Lu (101), and Wang Qishan (1948). After him are Emperor Chong of Han (143), Yang Kaihui (1901), Demchugdongrub (1902), Langdarma (803), Cangjie (-2650), and Zhang Chunqiao (1917).