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Gongsun Zan

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Gongsun Zan (pronunciation ) (before 161 - April or May 199), courtesy name Bogui, was a Chinese military general, politician, and warlord who lived during the late Eastern Han dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gongsun Zan has received more than 244,758 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Gongsun Zan is the 504th most popular military personnel (down from 451st in 2019), the 337th most popular biography from China (down from 307th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Gongsun Zan was a general who lived in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and early Three Kingdoms period. He is most famous for his defeat of the Yellow Turban rebels at the Battle of Julu in 184 AD.

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Among military personnels, Gongsun Zan ranks 504 out of 1,468Before him are Tamon Yamaguchi, Harold Lowe, Husein Gradaščević, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Yu Jin, and Max Hoffmann. After him are Kenji Doihara, Theodor Busse, Fyodor Ushakov, Grigory Kulik, Anton Dostler, and Walter Krüger.

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Among people born in China, Gongsun Zan ranks 337 out of 1,392Before him are Yelü Chucai (1189), Lu Ban (-507), Terence Young (1915), Duan Qirui (1865), Shi Nai'an (1296), and Yu Jin (200). After him are Yoshiko Yamaguchi (1920), Su Song (1020), Zeng Guofan (1811), Ren Zhengfei (1944), Pang De (170), and Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867).


Among military personnels born in China, Gongsun Zan ranks 31Before him are Xu Huang (169), Gan Ning (175), Cao Ren (168), Yoshiko Kawashima (1907), He Jin (135), and Yu Jin (200). After him are Pang De (170), Gao Shun (200), Yue Jin (200), Qi Jiguang (1527), Deng Ai (197), and Huang Gai (145).