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Emperor Wen of Sui

541 - 604

Emperor Wen of Sui

Emperor Wen of Sui (隋文帝; 21 July 541 – 13 August 604), personal name Yang Jian (楊堅), Xianbei name Puliuru Jian (普六茹堅), alias Narayana (Chinese: 那羅延; pinyin: Nàluóyán) deriving from Buddhist terms, was the founder and first emperor of China's Sui dynasty (581–618 AD). He was a hard-working administrator and a micromanager. The Sui Shu records him as having withdrawn his favour from the Confucians, giving it to "the group advocating Xing-Ming and authoritarian government." As a Buddhist, he encouraged the spread of Buddhism through the state. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Wen of Sui has received more than 322,955 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,252nd most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Emperor Wen of Sui ranks 1,246 out of 14,801Before him are Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Friedrich Ratzel, Zhao Ziyang, Warren G. Harding, Albert Lebrun, and Emperor Kōmei. After him are Margaret Theresa of Spain, Scorpion I, Libius Severus, Joe Biden, Ananda Mahidol, and Ivan Mazepa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 541, Emperor Wen of Sui ranks 1After him is Audoin. Among people deceased in 604, Emperor Wen of Sui ranks 2Before him is Pope Gregory I. After him are Augustine of Canterbury and Æthelric of Deira.

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In China

Among people born in China, Emperor Wen of Sui ranks 93 out of 921Before him are 13th Dalai Lama (1876), Daoguang Emperor (1782), Shang Yang (-390), Yuan Shao (154), Sun Ce (175), and Zhao Ziyang (1919). After him are Sun Jian (155), Dorgon (1612), Wu Cheng'en (1500), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), and Walter Houser Brattain (1902).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Emperor Wen of Sui ranks 53Before him are Li Si (-280), Hu Yaobang (1915), Daoguang Emperor (1782), Shang Yang (-390), Yuan Shao (154), and Zhao Ziyang (1919). After him are Dorgon (1612), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Qin Er Shi (-229), Tongzhi Emperor (1856), and Emperor Yang of Sui (569).

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