Hu Jintao

1942 - Today

Hu Jintao

Hu Jintao (; Chinese: 胡锦涛; pinyin: Hú Jǐntāo; Mandarin pronunciation: [xǔ tɕìn.tʰáu]; born 21 December 1942) is a Chinese politician who was the paramount leader of China from 2004 to 2012. He held the offices of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) from 2002 to 2012, President of the People's Republic of China (PRC) from 2003 to 2013 and Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) from 2004 to 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hu Jintao has received more than 2,688,430 page views. His biography is available in 103 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 376th most popular politician.

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  • 73.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 103

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Hu Jintao ranks 372 out of 14,801Before him are Kangxi Emperor, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, Aurelian, and Alfred Rosenberg. After him are Rüstem Pasha, Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Idi Amin, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Decius, and Ay.

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Among people born in 1942, Hu Jintao ranks 10Before him are Amitabh Bachchan, Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, Eusébio, Harrison Ford, and Ratko Mladić. After him are Martin Scorsese, Barbra Streisand, Ronnie James Dio, Isabel Allende, Dino Zoff, and Brian Wilson.

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In China

Among people born in China, Hu Jintao ranks 28 out of 921Before him are Mencius (-372), Xi Jinping (1953), Wu Zetian (624), Ip Man (1893), Du Fu (712), and Kangxi Emperor (1654). After him are Qianlong Emperor (1711), Zhuang Zhou (-369), Yongle Emperor (1360), Zhou Enlai (1898), Zhu Xi (1130), and Hongwu Emperor (1328).


Among politicians born in China, Hu Jintao ranks 13Before him are Empress Dowager Cixi (1835), Puyi (1906), Liu Bei (161), Xi Jinping (1953), Wu Zetian (624), and Kangxi Emperor (1654). After him are Qianlong Emperor (1711), Yongle Emperor (1360), Zhou Enlai (1898), Hongwu Emperor (1328), Emperor Wu of Han (-156), and Emperor Taizong of Tang (598).

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