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Emperor Xuanzong of Tang

685 - 762

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Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (; 8 September 685 – 3 May 762), also commonly known as Emperor Ming of Tang or Illustrious August, personal name Li Longji, was the seventh emperor of the Tang dynasty in China, reigning from 713 to 756 CE. His reign of 43 years was the longest during the Tang dynasty. In the early half of his reign he was a diligent and astute ruler. Ably assisted by capable chancellors like Yao Chong, Song Jing and Zhang Yue, he was credited with bringing Tang China to a pinnacle of culture and power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang has received more than 683,359 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is the 986th most popular politician (down from 942nd in 2019), the 64th most popular biography from China and the 37th most popular Chinese Politician.

Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is most famous for being the emperor of the Tang Dynasty, and for his love of Daoism.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang ranks 986 out of 15,710Before him are Yeongjo of Joseon, Gojong of Korea, Tamar of Georgia, Todor Zhivkov, Stepan Bandera, and Alexander Van der Bellen. After him are Sukjong of Joseon, William Jennings Bryan, Tedros Adhanom, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, Astyages, and Harold Godwinson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 685, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang ranks 1After him are Pelagius of Asturias, Kul Tigin, Chlothar IV, Shantideva, and Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik. Among people deceased in 762, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang ranks 3Before him are Li Bai and Padmasambhava. After him are Emperor Suzong of Tang and Vineh of Bulgaria.

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In China

Among people born in China, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang ranks 64 out of 1,186Before him are Guangxu Emperor (1871), Padmasambhava (717), Zhang Fei (167), Emperor Yao (-2324), Mahmud al-Kashgari (1029), and Wanli Emperor (1563). After him are Jiang Qing (1914), Emperor Gaozong of Tang (628), Han Fei (-280), Jet Li (1963), 5th Dalai Lama (1617), and Sun Ce (175).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang ranks 37Before him are Liu Shaoqi (1898), Jiaqing Emperor (1760), Emperor Gaozu of Tang (566), Guangxu Emperor (1871), Emperor Yao (-2324), and Wanli Emperor (1563). After him are Jiang Qing (1914), Emperor Gaozong of Tang (628), 5th Dalai Lama (1617), Hua Guofeng (1921), Xianfeng Emperor (1831), and Li Si (-280).