He Jin

135 - 189

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He Jin (pronunciation ) (died 22 September 189), courtesy name Suigao, was a Chinese military general and politician. He was the military Grand marshal and regent of the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. He was an elder half-brother of Empress He, the empress consort of Emperor Ling, and a maternal uncle of Emperor Shao. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of He Jin has received more than 132,194 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. He Jin is the 455th most popular military personnel, the 311th most popular biography from China and the 33rd most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

He Jin is most famous for his role in the death of Emperor Ling. He Jin was a general under the reign of Emperor Ling, and he was also a close advisor to the emperor. Emperor Ling was a cruel and paranoid ruler, and he was often suspicious of the people around him. One of his advisors, Dong Zhuo, convinced him that he needed to kill everyone who was close to him in order to protect himself. He Jin was one of the people that Dong Zhuo convinced Emperor Ling to kill.

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Among military personnels, He Jin ranks 455 out of 1,466Before him are Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, Aegidius, Gongsun Zan, Hans Baur, Vjekoslav Luburić, and Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis. After him are Alfred Redl, Huang Gai, William Westmoreland, Pierre Cambronne, August Hirt, and Baiju.

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Among people born in 135, He Jin ranks 3Before him are Pescennius Niger and Judah ha-Nasi.  Among people deceased in 189, He Jin ranks 3Before him are Pope Eleutherius and Emperor Ling of Han. After him are Aelius Aristides and Empress He.

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Among people born in China, He Jin ranks 311 out of 1,186Before him are Zaifeng, Prince Chun (1883), Liu Zhang (200), Gongsun Zan (null), Seiji Ozawa (1935), Feng Yuxiang (1882), and Emperor Yuan of Jin (276). After him are Chen Shou (233), Huang Gai (145), Emperor Zhezong (1076), Duan Qirui (1865), Ye Jianying (1897), and Kong Rong (153).


Among military personnels born in China, He Jin ranks 33Before him are Ban Chao (32), Gao Shun (200), Yoshiko Kawashima (1907), Yu Jin (200), Qi Jiguang (1527), and Gongsun Zan (null). After him are Huang Gai (145), Pang De (170), Zhou Tai (163), Yue Jin (200), Zhuge Jin (174), and Wei Qing (-150).