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Emperor Taizu of Song

927 - 976

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Emperor Taizu of Song (21 March 927 – 14 November 976), personal name Zhao Kuangyin, courtesy name Yuanlang, was the founder and first emperor of the Song dynasty of China. He reigned from 960 until his death in 976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Taizu of Song has received more than 415,281 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Emperor Taizu of Song is the 1,428th most popular politician (up from 1,434th in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from China (up from 104th in 2019) and the 61st most popular Chinese Politician.

Emperor Taizu of Song is most famous for his military achievements. He was the first emperor of the Song Dynasty and he led the Song army to victory against the Liao Dynasty.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Emperor Taizu of Song ranks 1,428 out of 15,710Before him are Halford Mackinder, Isaac I Komnenos, Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France, Alec Douglas-Home, Halfdan the Black, and Louis, Prince of Condé. After him are Emperor Guangwu of Han, Sunjong of Korea, Millard Fillmore, Jingtai Emperor, Olybrius, and Kayqubad I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 927, Emperor Taizu of Song ranks 1After him are Peter I of Bulgaria and Borrell II, Count of Barcelona. Among people deceased in 976, Emperor Taizu of Song ranks 2Before him is John I Tzimiskes. After him are Al-Hakam II, Theophano, and Pietro IV Candiano.

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In China

Among people born in China, Emperor Taizu of Song ranks 101 out of 1,186Before him are Sun Jian (155), Qin Er Shi (-229), Yuan Shao (154), Emperor Yang of Sui (569), Wu Cheng'en (1500), and Hongxi Emperor (1378). After him are Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Jingtai Emperor (1428), Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), and Jiajing Emperor (1507).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Emperor Taizu of Song ranks 61Before him are Tongzhi Emperor (1856), Yang Shangkun (1907), Qin Er Shi (-229), Yuan Shao (154), Emperor Yang of Sui (569), and Hongxi Emperor (1378). After him are Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Jingtai Emperor (1428), Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), and Jiajing Emperor (1507).