Empress Wanrong

1906 - 1946

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Wanrong (婉容; 13 November 1906 – 20 June 1946), also known as Xuantong Empress, of the Manchu Bordered Plain White Banner Gobulo clan, was the wife and empress consort of Puyi, the Xuantong Emperor. She was titular Empress consort of Qing from 1922 until abolition of imperial title in 1924 and Empress consort of Manchukuo from 1934 until abolition of monarchy in 1945. She was posthumously honoured with the title Empress Xiaokemin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Empress Wanrong has received more than 708,900 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Empress Wanrong is the 2,094th most popular politician (up from 3,089th in 2019), the 173rd most popular biography from China and the 111th most popular Chinese Politician.

Empress Wanrong was the wife of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang. She is most famous for her support of Buddhism and her construction of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda.

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Among politicians, Empress Wanrong ranks 2,094 out of 15,710Before her are August Bebel, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Choi Kyu-hah, Andrew I of Hungary, Sweyn II of Denmark, and Maria Anna of Bavaria. After her are Cleomenes III, Wallia, Maria Mandl, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, Aeschines, and Paul Biya.

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Among people born in 1906, Empress Wanrong ranks 47Before her are John Huston, Hans Bethe, Dino Buzzati, Philip Johnson, Klaus Mann, and Hans Asperger. After her are Estée Lauder, Marcelo Caetano, Ernst Chain, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Marie José of Belgium, and Bugsy Siegel. Among people deceased in 1946, Empress Wanrong ranks 33Before her are Manuel de Falla, Amon Göth, Kurt Daluege, Paul Langevin, Karl Hermann Frank, and Felix Hoffmann. After her are Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Gilbert N. Lewis, Wilhelm Marx, Milan Nedić, Tomoyuki Yamashita, and Ernest Thompson Seton.

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Among people born in China, Empress Wanrong ranks 173 out of 1,186Before her are Zhu De (1886), Huineng (638), Emperor Hui of Han (-210), Huo Yuanjia (1868), Jin Yong (1924), and Hong Xiuquan (1814). After her are Tianqi Emperor (1605), Huang Zhong (148), Zhang Sanfeng (1200), Emperor Suzong of Tang (711), Je Tsongkhapa (1357), and Li Peng (1928).


Among politicians born in China, Empress Wanrong ranks 111Before her are Wen Jiabao (1942), Yuan Shu (155), Emperor Renzong of Song (1010), Zhu De (1886), Emperor Hui of Han (-210), and Hong Xiuquan (1814). After her are Tianqi Emperor (1605), Emperor Suzong of Tang (711), Li Peng (1928), Tang of Shang (-1601), Jie of Xia (-1728), and Wei Yan (200).