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Ji Kang

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Ji Kang (Chinese: 嵇康, 223–262), sometimes referred to as Xi Kang, courtesy name Shuye (叔夜, "shu" means the 3rd son of the family, "ye" means night), was a Chinese writer, poet, Daoist philosopher, musician and alchemist of the Three Kingdoms period. He was one of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove who held aloof from the dangerous politics of third-century China to devote themselves to art and refinement. Ji Kang is noted as an author and was also a famous composer and guqin-player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ji Kang has received more than 75,365 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ji Kang is the 1,971st most popular writer (up from 2,378th in 2019), the 528th most popular biography from China (up from 563rd in 2019) and the 48th most popular Chinese Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 75k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Ji Kang ranks 1,971 out of 5,755Before him are John Grinder, C. W. Ceram, Olga Rozanova, Gustav Schwab, Methodius of Olympus, and Atsushi Nakajima. After him are Eiji Tsuburaya, Ed McBain, Jean Bodel, Chuck Palahniuk, Katia Mann, and Karen Armstrong.

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Among people born in 223, Ji Kang ranks 1 Among people deceased in 262, Ji Kang ranks 1After him is Mussius Aemilianus.

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In China

Among people born in China, Ji Kang ranks 528 out of 1,392Before him are Du Yuesheng (1888), Wang Hongwen (1935), Zhang Zeduan (1085), H. H. Kung (1881), Zhou Xuan (1920), and Fang Xuanling (578). After him are Zhu of Xia (null), Zhang Wentian (1900), Feng Menglong (1574), Peng Liyuan (1962), Morris Chang (1931), and Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme (1910).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Ji Kang ranks 48Before him are Mao Dun (1896), Liu Cixin (1963), Eileen Chang (1920), Shen Yue (441), Ruan Ji (210), and Fan Zhongyan (989). After him are Feng Menglong (1574), Ding Ling (1904), Li He (790), Ai Qing (1910), Cao Yu (1910), and Li Shangyin (813).