POLITICIAN

Jiang Zemin

1926 - Today

Photo of Jiang Zemin

Icon of person Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin (born 17 August 1926) is a Chinese retired politician who served as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party from 1989 to 2002, as Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Chinese Communist Party from 1989 to 2004, and as President of the People's Republic of China from 1993 to 2003. Jiang represented the "core of the third generation" of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leaders since 1989. Jiang came to power unexpectedly as a compromise candidate following the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, when he replaced Zhao Ziyang as CCP General Secretary after Zhao was ousted for his support for the student movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jiang Zemin has received more than 3,508,388 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Jiang Zemin is the 489th most popular politician (down from 439th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from China (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Politician.

Jiang Zemin is most famous for being the leader of China from 1989 to 2002. He was the president of China from 1993 to 2003.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jiang Zemins by language


Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Jiang Zemin ranks 489 out of 15,577Before him are Peter II of Russia, Atahualpa, Alexios I Komnenos, Juan Perón, Charles IV of France, and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Menachem Begin, Şehzade Cihangir, Nader Shah, Macrinus, Alfonso XIII of Spain, and Yazid I.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Jiang Zemin ranks 7Before him are Elizabeth II, Marilyn Monroe, Fidel Castro, Michel Foucault, Ingvar Kamprad, and Alfredo Di Stéfano. After him are Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Leslie Nielsen, Miles Davis, Sathya Sai Baba, Dario Fo, and Svetlana Alliluyeva.

Others Born in 1926

Go to all Rankings

In China

Among people born in China, Jiang Zemin ranks 36 out of 1,392Before him are Li Ching-Yuen (1677), Mencius (-372), Zhuang Zhou (-369), Zhuge Liang (181), Emperor Gaozu of Han (-256), and Hongwu Emperor (1328). After him are Zhou Enlai (1898), Toshiro Mifune (1920), Emperor Wu of Han (-156), Emperor Taizong of Tang (598), Yongzheng Emperor (1678), and Nurhaci (1559).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Jiang Zemin ranks 18Before him are Qianlong Emperor (1711), Kangxi Emperor (1654), Liu Bei (161), Yongle Emperor (1360), Emperor Gaozu of Han (-256), and Hongwu Emperor (1328). After him are Zhou Enlai (1898), Emperor Wu of Han (-156), Emperor Taizong of Tang (598), Yongzheng Emperor (1678), Nurhaci (1559), and Hong Taiji (1592).