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Emperor Lizong

1205 - 1264

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Emperor Lizong of Song (26 January 1205 – 16 November 1264), personal name Zhao Yun, was the 14th emperor of the Song dynasty of China and the fifth emperor of the Southern Song dynasty. He reigned from 1224 to 1264. His original name was Zhao Yuju but later changed his name to Zhao Guicheng and then finally changed his name to Zhao Yun being elevated to an imperial son. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Lizong has received more than 90,452 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Emperor Lizong is the 4,085th most popular politician (down from 3,588th in 2019), the 302nd most popular biography from China (down from 281st in 2019) and the 189th most popular Chinese Politician.

Emperor Lizong is most famous for his military reforms. He increased the size of the army and created a new system of military ranks.

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Among politicians, Emperor Lizong ranks 4,085 out of 15,577Before him are Piast the Wheelwright, Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy, Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy, Bretislav I, Theroigne de Mericourt, and Sveinn Björnsson. After him are Guru Tegh Bahadur, Władysław II the Exile, Emperor Xiaozong of Song, Giuseppe Conte, Rudolf Diels, and Dian Wei.

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Among people born in 1205, Emperor Lizong ranks 5Before him are Pope Adrian V, Razia Sultana, Wenceslaus I of Bohemia, and Tannhäuser. After him are As-Salih Ayyub, Elisabeth of Swabia, Michael II Komnenos Doukas, Demetrius of Montferrat, and Guy I de la Roche. Among people deceased in 1264, Emperor Lizong ranks 4Before him are Pope Urban IV, Daniel of Galicia, and Vincent of Beauvais. After him are Treniota, Rostislav Mikhailovich, Andrey II of Vladimir, and Gonzalo de Berceo.

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Among people born in China, Emperor Lizong ranks 302 out of 1,392Before him are Ruzi Ying (5), Emperor Yuan of Jin (276), Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan (1285), Ge Hong (284), Marquis of Haihun (-92), and Lao She (1899). After him are Emperor Xiaozong of Song (1127), Dian Wei (150), Lin Yutang (1895), Meng Haoran (690), Princess Taiping (665), and Dong Biwu (1886).


Among politicians born in China, Emperor Lizong ranks 189Before him are Xi Zhongxun (1913), Jangsu of Goguryeo (394), Ruzi Ying (5), Emperor Yuan of Jin (276), Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan (1285), and Marquis of Haihun (-92). After him are Emperor Xiaozong of Song (1127), Dian Wei (150), Dong Biwu (1886), Chen Shou (233), Emperor Shunzong of Tang (761), and Tonyukuk (646).