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Emperor Xuanzong of Tang

685 - 762

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Emperor Xuanzong of Tang ([ɕwàn.tsʊ́ŋ]; 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 712 to 756 CE. His reign of 44 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 810,859 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is the 1,059th most popular politician (down from 985th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from China (down from 64th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular 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 1,059 out of 15,577Before him are Edmund I, Yazdegerd III, Warren G. Harding, Archduke Otto of Austria, Xuande Emperor, and János Kádár. After him are Roh Tae-woo, Yesugei, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Creon, Queen Paola of Belgium, and Saud of Saudi Arabia.

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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, Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik, and Theodbert of Bavaria. 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 68 out of 1,392Before him are 5th Dalai Lama (1617), Jiaqing Emperor (1760), Li Si (-280), Xiang Yu (-232), Han Fei (-280), and Xuande Emperor (1399). After him are Gao Xingjian (1940), Yu the Great (-2123), Chongzhen Emperor (1611), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Zhao Yun (168), and Wang Mang (-45).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang ranks 42Before him are Emperor Yingzong of Ming (1427), 5th Dalai Lama (1617), Jiaqing Emperor (1760), Li Si (-280), Xiang Yu (-232), and Xuande Emperor (1399). After him are Yu the Great (-2123), Chongzhen Emperor (1611), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Wang Mang (-45), Xianfeng Emperor (1831), and Emperor Wen of Sui (541).