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Huang Xianfan

1899 - 1982

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Huang Xianfan (zhuang: Vangz Yenfanh; simplified Chinese: 黄现璠; traditional Chinese: 黄現璠; pinyin: Huáng Xiànfán; Wade–Giles: Huáng Hsiènfán) (November 13, 1899 – January 18, 1982) was a Zhuang Chinese historian, ethnologist and educator.He was the first college graduate of Zhuang ethnicity and trained at Peking National University under leading historians and linguists in the 1920s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Huang Xianfan has received more than 30,144 page views. His biography is available in 166 different languages on Wikipedia. Huang Xianfan is the 70th most popular politician (down from 38th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from China (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chinese Politician.

Huang Xianfan is most famous for his involvement in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.

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  • 82.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 166

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 76.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.03

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Among politicians, Huang Xianfan ranks 70 out of 15,577Before him are John F. Kennedy, Margaret Thatcher, Caligula, James K. Polk, Mary I of England, and Hillary Clinton. After him are Muammar Gaddafi, Ronald Reagan, Frederick the Great, Darius the Great, Murad III, and Ivan the Terrible.

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Among people born in 1899, Huang Xianfan ranks 1After him are Alfred Hitchcock, Ernest Hemingway, Al Capone, Jorge Luis Borges, Vladimir Nabokov, Friedrich Hayek, Humphrey Bogart, Lavrentiy Beria, Yasunari Kawabata, Frederick IX of Denmark, and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia. Among people deceased in 1982, Huang Xianfan ranks 2Before him is Grace Kelly. After him are Leonid Brezhnev, Ayn Rand, Romy Schneider, Ingrid Bergman, Carl Orff, Arthur Rubinstein, Roman Jakobson, Henry Fonda, Philip K. Dick, and Hans-Ulrich Rudel.

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In China

Among people born in China, Huang Xianfan ranks 4 out of 1,392Before him are Confucius (-551), Mao Zedong (1893), and Qin Shi Huang (-258). After him are Laozi (-604), Sun Tzu (-544), Zheng He (1387), 14th Dalai Lama (1935), Deng Xiaoping (1904), Sun Yat-sen (1866), Kublai Khan (1215), and Sima Qian (-145).


Among politicians born in China, Huang Xianfan ranks 3Before him are Mao Zedong (1893) and Qin Shi Huang (-258). After him are Deng Xiaoping (1904), Sun Yat-sen (1866), Kublai Khan (1215), Xi Jinping (1953), Puyi (1906), Hu Jintao (1942), Empress Dowager Cixi (1835), Wu Zetian (624), and Qianlong Emperor (1711).