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Huang Gai

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Huang Gai () (fl. 180s–210s), courtesy name Gongfu, was a military general who served under the warlord Sun Quan during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Huang Gai has received more than 105,120 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Huang Gai is the 572nd most popular military personnel (down from 457th in 2019), the 386th most popular biography from China (down from 313th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Huang gai is most famous for its use in traditional Chinese medicine as a remedy for the common cold.

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Among military personnels, Huang Gai ranks 572 out of 1,468Before him are Gusztáv Jány, Hijikata Toshizō, Deng Ai, Kurt Franz, Valery Gerasimov, and Creighton Abrams. After him are Kirill Moskalenko, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, Woodes Rogers, Ernst Barkmann, Nobutake Kondō, and Fritz Bayerlein.

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Among people born in 145, Huang Gai ranks 2Before him is Septimius Severus.  Among people deceased in 222, Huang Gai ranks 6Before him are Elagabalus, Zhang Liao, Ma Chao, Julia Soaemias, and Gan Ning. After him are Bardaisan, Annia Faustina, and Hierocles.

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In China

Among people born in China, Huang Gai ranks 386 out of 1,392Before him are Jin Youzhi (1918), Gu Kaizhi (345), Deng Ai (197), Guo Xi (1020), Wei Zheng (580), and Emperor Zhi of Han (138). After him are Zhuge Zhan (227), Zhang Xianzhong (1606), Emperor Guangzong of Song (1147), Khutughtu Khan Kusala (1300), Li Shizhen (1517), and 9th Dalai Lama (1805).


Among military personnels born in China, Huang Gai ranks 37Before him are Gongsun Zan (null), Pang De (170), Gao Shun (200), Yue Jin (200), Qi Jiguang (1527), and Deng Ai (197). After him are Zhuge Jin (174), Ma Dai (183), Zhou Tai (163), Xu Da (1332), Wei Qing (-150), and Lei Feng (1940).