Han Xin

231 BC - 196 BC

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Han Xin (simplified Chinese: 韩信; traditional Chinese: 韓信; pinyin: Hán Xìn; Wade–Giles: Han2Hsin4; ? – early 196 BCE) was a Chinese military general and politician who served Liu Bang during the Chu–Han Contention and contributed greatly to the founding of the Han dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Han Xin has received more than 523,387 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Han Xin is the 215th most popular military personnel (up from 221st in 2019), the 150th most popular biography from China (down from 134th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Han Xin was a general who served Liu Bang, the founder of the Han dynasty. He is most famous for his ability to win battles and his mastery of military strategy.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Han Xin has had the most page views in the with 210,950 views, followed by Vietnamese (133,254), and Japanese (114,143). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (480.09%), Persian (128.60%), and Korean (73.14%)


Among military personnels, Han Xin ranks 215 out of 2,058Before him are Erhard Milch, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, Slobodan Praljak, Sun Ce, Andranik, and Muhammad bin Qasim. After him are Friedrich Olbricht, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Andrey Yeryomenko, and Djemal Pasha.

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Among people born in 231 BC, Han Xin ranks 1After him is Hieronymus of Syracuse. Among people deceased in 196 BC, Han Xin ranks 1After him is Marcus Cornelius Cethegus.

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In China

Among people born in China, Han Xin ranks 150 out of 1,610Before him are Cao Rui (205), Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (656), Sun Ce (175), Zhengde Emperor (1491), Emperor Renzong of Song (1010), and Faxian (340). After him are Li Xiannian (1909), Huo Yuanjia (1868), Emperor Ruizong of Tang (662), Emperor Wen of Han (-202), Khorloogiin Choibalsan (1895), and Huineng (638).


Among military personnels born in China, Han Xin ranks 13Before him are Zhou Yu (175), Zhao Yun (168), Bai Qi (-250), Sun Jian (155), Yue Fei (1142), and Sun Ce (175). After him are Sun Bin (-401), Wu Sangui (1612), Zhang Liao (169), Jiang Wei (202), Xiahou Dun (155), and Meng Tian (-250).