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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 303,077 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). H. H. Kung is the 7,446th most popular politician (down from 7,430th in 2019), the 525th most popular biography from China (down from 523rd in 2019) and the 313th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, H. H. Kung ranks 7,446 out of 15,577Before him are Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia, Salonia Matidia, John II of Cyprus, Manuel Marulanda, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, and Ante Starčević. After him are Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, Michel Rocard, Zhenjin, Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain, Firuz Shah Tughlaq, and Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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Among people born in 1881, H. H. Kung ranks 70Before him are Ernst Gräfenberg, Curt Sachs, Ramón Grau, Kim Kyu-sik, King Oliver, and Augustin Bea. After him are Hermann Ehrhardt, Hugo Meisl, Louis Trousselier, Hans Wilsdorf, Adolfo de la Huerta, and Hakaru Hashimoto. Among people deceased in 1967, H. H. Kung ranks 89Before him are Eddie Eagan, Robert J. Van de Graaff, Zbigniew Cybulski, Shukri al-Quwatli, Harold Holt, and Jane Darwell. After him are Carl Sandburg, Ivan Isakov, Alphonse Juin, Luis Somoza Debayle, Henry Morgenthau Jr., and João Guimarães Rosa.

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Among people born in China, H. H. Kung ranks 525 out of 1,392Before him are Wu Peifu (1874), Sergei Stepashin (1952), Cao Kun (1862), Du Yuesheng (1888), Wang Hongwen (1935), and Zhang Zeduan (1085). After him are Zhou Xuan (1920), Fang Xuanling (578), Ji Kang (223), Zhu of Xia (null), Zhang Wentian (1900), and Feng Menglong (1574).


Among politicians born in China, H. H. Kung ranks 313Before him are Shangguan Wan'er (664), Soong Ai-ling (1888), Wu Peifu (1874), Sergei Stepashin (1952), Cao Kun (1862), and Wang Hongwen (1935). After him are Fang Xuanling (578), Zhu of Xia (null), Zhang Wentian (1900), Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme (1910), Emperor Xuanwu of Northern Wei (483), and 8th Dalai Lama (1758).