H. H. Kung

1881 - 1967

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Kung Hsiang-hsi (Chinese: 孔祥熙; pinyin: Kǒng Xiángxī; Wade–Giles: K'ung3 Hsiang2-hsi1; 11 September 1881 – 16 August 1967), often known as Dr. H. H. Kung, was a Chinese banker and politician in the early 20th century. He married Soong Ai-ling, the eldest of the three Soong sisters; the other two married President Sun Yat-sen and the latter President Chiang Kai-shek. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of H. H. Kung has received more than 253,764 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. H. H. Kung is the 7,437th most popular politician (down from 7,180th in 2019), the 523rd most popular biography from China (down from 469th in 2019) and the 298th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, H. H. Kung ranks 7,437 out of 15,710Before him are Konstanty Kalinowski, Mwai Kibaki, Abd al-Rahman V, Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt, James Connolly, and Prince August, Duke of Dalarna. After him are Said Halim Pasha, Publius Decius Mus, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, Rafael Casanova, and Andragoras.

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Among people born in 1881, H. H. Kung ranks 79Before him are Hakaru Hashimoto, Curt Sachs, Hermann Ehrhardt, Adolf Meyer, Albert Gleizes, and Irakli Tsereteli. After him are Sergey Kamenev, Adolfo de la Huerta, Heinrich Barkhausen, Titus Brandsma, Väinö Tanner, and Juliusz Rómmel. Among people deceased in 1967, H. H. Kung ranks 91Before him are Gregory Goodwin Pincus, David Burliuk, João Guimarães Rosa, Zbigniew Cybulski, Léon M'ba, and Martine Carol. After him are Robert J. Van de Graaff, Josef Frank, Roger B. Chaffee, Harold Holt, Luis Somoza Debayle, and Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder.

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Among people born in China, H. H. Kung ranks 523 out of 1,186Before him are Ding Ruchang (1836), Gegeen Khan (1302), Jianzhen (688), Guan Hanqing (1210), Zhou Yongkang (1942), and Zhou Xuan (1920). After him are Ti Lung (1946), Rinchinbal Khan (1326), Zhang Wentian (1900), Zhu of Xia (null), Zheng Zhilong (1604), and Yang Hui (1238).


Among politicians born in China, H. H. Kung ranks 298Before him are Zheng Jing (1642), Zhang Xun (1854), Deng Yingchao (1904), Bai Chongxi (1893), Gegeen Khan (1302), and Zhou Yongkang (1942). After him are Rinchinbal Khan (1326), Zhang Wentian (1900), Zhu of Xia (null), Zheng Zhilong (1604), Cai Yong (133), and Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa (1924).