Hongxi Emperor

1378 - 1425

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The Hongxi Emperor (洪熙 [xʊ̌ŋɕí]; 16 August 1378 – 29 May 1425), personal name Zhu Gaochi (朱高熾), was the fourth Emperor of the Ming dynasty, reigned from 1424 to 1425. He succeeded his father, the Yongle Emperor, in 1424. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hongxi Emperor has received more than 232,554 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Hongxi Emperor is the 1,391st most popular politician (up from 1,674th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from China (up from 128th in 2019) and the 60th most popular Chinese Politician.

Hongxi Emperor, also known as Zhu Yunwen, was the last emperor of the Ming Dynasty. He was responsible for the fall of the Ming Dynasty and the establishment of the Qing Dynasty.

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Among politicians, Hongxi Emperor ranks 1,391 out of 15,710Before him are Jeongjong of Joseon, Pachacuti, Chilperic I, Yesugei, Conrad of Montferrat, and Ivan Mazepa. After him are Haakon Sigurdsson, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Genrikh Yagoda, Béla III of Hungary, Athaulf, and Boris I of Bulgaria.

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Among people born in 1378, Hongxi Emperor ranks 2Before him is Lorenzo Ghiberti. After him are Vittorino da Feltre, Catherine of Burgundy, and Louis III, Elector Palatine. Among people deceased in 1425, Hongxi Emperor ranks 3Before him are Nicolas Flamel and Manuel II Palaiologos. After him are Vasily I of Moscow, Charles III of Navarre, Lorenzo Monaco, Jean de Béthencourt, John III, Duke of Bavaria, Bonne of Artois, Catherine of Burgundy, Madhava of Sangamagrama, and Ashikaga Yoshikazu.

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Among people born in China, Hongxi Emperor ranks 100 out of 1,186Before him are Yang Shangkun (1907), Sun Jian (155), Qin Er Shi (-229), Yuan Shao (154), Emperor Yang of Sui (569), and Wu Cheng'en (1500). After him are Emperor Taizu of Song (927), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Jingtai Emperor (1428), Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), and Emperor Xian of Han (181).


Among politicians born in China, Hongxi Emperor ranks 60Before him are 2nd Dalai Lama (1476), Tongzhi Emperor (1856), Yang Shangkun (1907), Qin Er Shi (-229), Yuan Shao (154), and Emperor Yang of Sui (569). After him are Emperor Taizu of Song (927), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Jingtai Emperor (1428), Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), and Emperor Xian of Han (181).