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Fang Xuanling

578 - 648

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Fang Qiao (579 – 18 August 648), courtesy name Xuanling, better known as Fang Xuanling (Chinese: 房玄齡), posthumously known as Duke Wenzhao of Liang, was a Chinese statesman and writer who served as a chancellor under Emperor Taizong in the early Tang dynasty. He was the lead editor of the historical record Book of Jin (covering the history of the Jin dynasty (266–420)) and one of the most celebrated Tang dynasty chancellors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fang Xuanling has received more than 79,519 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Fang Xuanling is the 7,478th most popular politician, the 527th most popular biography from China and the 314th most popular Chinese Politician.

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Fang Xuanling ranks 7,478 out of 15,577Before him are Anna of Trebizond, Marcos Pérez Jiménez, Lin Xin, Hortense Mancini, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, and Bertha of Sulzbach. After him are Basarab II of Wallachia, Histiaeus, Dries van Agt, Oqil Oqilov, Zhu of Xia, and Anna Komnene Angelina.

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Among people born in 578, Fang Xuanling ranks 1 Among people deceased in 648, Fang Xuanling ranks 1

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In China

Among people born in China, Fang Xuanling ranks 527 out of 1,392Before him are Cao Kun (1862), Du Yuesheng (1888), Wang Hongwen (1935), Zhang Zeduan (1085), H. H. Kung (1881), and Zhou Xuan (1920). After him are Ji Kang (223), Zhu of Xia (null), Zhang Wentian (1900), Feng Menglong (1574), Peng Liyuan (1962), and Morris Chang (1931).


Among politicians born in China, Fang Xuanling ranks 314Before him are Soong Ai-ling (1888), Wu Peifu (1874), Sergei Stepashin (1952), Cao Kun (1862), Wang Hongwen (1935), and H. H. Kung (1881). After him are Zhu of Xia (null), Zhang Wentian (1900), Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme (1910), Emperor Xuanwu of Northern Wei (483), 8th Dalai Lama (1758), and Li Yu (937).