Hai Rui

1514 - 1587

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Hai Rui (海瑞; Hǎi Ruì ; 23 January 1514 – 13 November 1587) was a Chinese scholar-official and politician during the Ming dynasty. He is remembered as a model of honesty and integrity in office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hai Rui has received more than 55,610 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Hai Rui is the 9,616th most popular politician, the 626th most popular biography from China and the 342nd most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Hai Rui ranks 9,616 out of 15,710Before him are Fulk II, Count of Anjou, Robert of Chester, Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt, Steingrímur Hermannsson, Eurycrates, and Daniel D. Tompkins. After him are Hethum II, King of Armenia, Francesco Molin, Nasr I, Gary Hocking, Eva Joly, and Juan Álvarez.

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Among people born in 1514, Hai Rui ranks 9Before him are John Knox, Georg Joachim Rheticus, Philibert de l'Orme, Claude Goudimel, Cornelis Floris de Vriendt, and Thomas Culpeper.  Among people deceased in 1587, Hai Rui ranks 9Before him are Occhiali, Gotthard Kettler, Bianca Cappello, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Francisco Hernández de Toledo, and John Foxe.

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In China

Among people born in China, Hai Rui ranks 626 out of 1,186Before him are Zhang Dejiang (1946), Liu Yuxi (772), Ma Bufang (1903), Jiong of Xia (null), Cai E (1882), and Song Yingxing (1587). After him are Salchak Toka (1901), Ehmetjan Qasim (1914), Wang Bo (650), Peng Liyuan (1962), Tan Sitong (1865), and Nie Er (1912).


Among politicians born in China, Hai Rui ranks 342Before him are Ho Feng-Shan (1901), Cai Yuanpei (1868), Zhang Dejiang (1946), Ma Bufang (1903), Jiong of Xia (null), and Cai E (1882). After him are Salchak Toka (1901), Ehmetjan Qasim (1914), Zeng Gong (1019), Wu Bangguo (1941), Zeng Qinghong (1939), and Chen Boda (1904).