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Emperor Yingzong of Ming

1427 - 1464

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Zhu Qizhen (Chinese: 朱祁鎮; 29 November 1427 – 23 February 1464) was the sixth and eighth Emperor of the Ming dynasty. He ascended the throne as the Zhengtong Emperor (Chinese: 正統; pinyin: Zhèngtǒng; lit. 'right governance') in 1435, but was forced to abdicate in 1449, in favour of his younger brother the Jingtai Emperor, after being captured by the Mongols during the Tumu Crisis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Yingzong of Ming has received more than 301,167 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Emperor Yingzong of Ming is the 1,099th most popular politician (up from 1,484th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from China and the 48th most popular Chinese Politician.

Emperor Yingzong of Ming is most famous for his military achievements. Emperor Yingzong of Ming is also known for his economic reforms.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Emperor Yingzong of Ming ranks 1,099 out of 15,710Before him are Frederick II of Denmark, Túpac Amaru, Wang Mang, John McCain, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, and Brennus. After him are Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Harold Macmillan, Patrice de MacMahon, Zedekiah, Artaxerxes III, and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1427, Emperor Yingzong of Ming ranks 1After him are Casimir IV Jagiellon, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, Lucrezia Tornabuoni, Antonio Rossellino, and Shen Zhou. Among people deceased in 1464, Emperor Yingzong of Ming ranks 5Before him are Pope Pius II, Nicholas of Cusa, Cosimo de' Medici, and Rogier van der Weyden. After him are Frederick II, Elector of Saxony, Blanche II of Navarre, Zagan Pasha, Bernardo Rossellino, Bartolomeo Bon, and Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset.

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In China

Among people born in China, Emperor Yingzong of Ming ranks 80 out of 1,186Before him are Li Si (-280), Xuande Emperor (1399), Chongzhen Emperor (1611), Dong Zhuo (139), Daoguang Emperor (1782), and Wang Mang (-45). After him are Jianwen Emperor (1377), Zhang Heng (78), Emperor Wen of Sui (541), Tu Youyou (1930), Zhou Yu (175), and Shang Yang (-390).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Emperor Yingzong of Ming ranks 48Before him are Xianfeng Emperor (1831), Li Si (-280), Xuande Emperor (1399), Chongzhen Emperor (1611), Daoguang Emperor (1782), and Wang Mang (-45). After him are Jianwen Emperor (1377), Emperor Wen of Sui (541), Shang Yang (-390), Yang Guifei (719), Fuxi (-2900), and 2nd Dalai Lama (1476).