Jiang Zemin

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Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin (; Chinese: 江泽民; pinyin: Jiāng Zémín; born 17 August 1926) is a Chinese politician who served as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party from 1989 to 2002, as Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China from 1989 to 2004, and as President of the People's Republic of China from 1993 to 2003. Jiang has been described as 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 2,267,212 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 665th most popular politician.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.77

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Among politicians, Jiang Zemin ranks 660 out of 14,801Before him are Yaroslav the Wise, John Zápolya, Sima Yi, Edvard Beneš, Ivan III of Russia, and Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Yongzheng Emperor, Suharto, James Madison, Enrico Dandolo, Cao Pi, and Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1926, Jiang Zemin ranks 12Before him are Alfredo Di Stéfano, Chuck Berry, Sathya Sai Baba, Leslie Nielsen, Beji Caid Essebsi, and Miles Davis. After him are Dario Fo, Andrzej Wajda, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, René Goscinny, Klaus Kinski, and Svetlana Alliluyeva.

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In China

Among people born in China, Jiang Zemin ranks 50 out of 921Before him are Lu Xun (1881), Nurhaci (1559), Hong Taiji (1592), Shunzhi Emperor (1638), I. M. Pei (1917), and Li Ching-Yuen (1677). After him are Yongzheng Emperor (1678), Cao Pi (187), Yuan Shikai (1859), Zhao Yun (168), Xiang Yu (-232), and Emperor Yao (-2324).


Among politicians born in China, Jiang Zemin ranks 25Before him are Emperor Taizong of Tang (598), Emperor Gaozu of Han (-256), Sun Quan (182), Nurhaci (1559), Hong Taiji (1592), and Shunzhi Emperor (1638). After him are Yongzheng Emperor (1678), Cao Pi (187), Yuan Shikai (1859), Xiang Yu (-232), Emperor Yao (-2324), and Temür Khan (1265).

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