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Emperor Huizong of Song

1082 - 1135

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Emperor Huizong of Song (7 June 1082 – 4 June 1135), personal name Zhao Ji, was the eighth emperor of the Northern Song dynasty of China. He was also a very well-known calligrapher. Born as the 11th son of Emperor Shenzong, he ascended the throne in 1100 upon the death of his elder brother and predecessor, Emperor Zhezong, because Emperor Zhezong's only son died prematurely. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Huizong of Song has received more than 331,434 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Emperor Huizong of Song is the 1,732nd most popular politician (up from 1,875th in 2019), the 127th most popular biography from China (up from 143rd in 2019) and the 82nd most popular Chinese Politician.

Emperor Huizong of Song was most famous for the decline of the Song Dynasty. He was the last emperor of the Song Dynasty.

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Among politicians, Emperor Huizong of Song ranks 1,732 out of 15,577Before him are Afonso III of Portugal, Ephialtes of Trachis, Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Conrad I of Germany, Bernie Sanders, and Yun Posun. After him are Catherine Jagiellon, Peter IV of Aragon, Desiderius, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Hiero II of Syracuse, and Hu Yaobang.

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Among people born in 1082, Emperor Huizong of Song ranks 1After him are Muhammad I Tapar, Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona, Yaropolk II of Kiev, and Ottokar II of Styria. Among people deceased in 1135, Emperor Huizong of Song ranks 3Before him are Henry I of England and Milarepa. After him are Emperor Taizong of Jin, Al-Mustarshid, and Elvira of Castile, Queen of Sicily.

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Among people born in China, Emperor Huizong of Song ranks 127 out of 1,392Before him are Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Li Xiannian (1909), Zhang Qian (-200), Sun Jian (155), Zhou Yu (175), and Temür Khan (1265). After him are Hu Yaobang (1915), Sun Ce (175), Bao Zheng (999), Dorgon (1612), Ziying (-300), and Kaidu (1230).


Among politicians born in China, Emperor Huizong of Song ranks 82Before him are King Wu of Zhou (-1150), Emperor Jing of Han (-188), Emperor Wen of Han (-202), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Li Xiannian (1909), and Temür Khan (1265). After him are Hu Yaobang (1915), Bao Zheng (999), Dorgon (1612), Ziying (-300), Kaidu (1230), and Chiang Ching-kuo (1910).