POLITICIAN

Jingtai Emperor

1428 - 1457

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The Jingtai Emperor (景泰 IPA: [tɕìŋtʰâɪ]) (21 September 1428 – 14 March 1457), born Zhu Qiyu, was the seventh Emperor of the Ming dynasty, reigned from 1449 to 1457. The second son of the Xuande Emperor, he was selected in 1449 to succeed his elder brother Emperor Yingzong (then reigned as "Zhengtong Emperor"), when the latter was captured by Mongols following the Tumu Crisis. He reigned for 8 years before being removed from the throne by his elder brother Emperor Yingzong (then reigned as "Tianshun Emperor"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jingtai Emperor has received more than 240,458 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Jingtai Emperor is the 1,432nd most popular politician (up from 1,930th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from China (up from 152nd in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Chinese Politician.

Jingtai emperor is most famous for the construction of the Forbidden City.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Jingtai Emperor ranks 1,432 out of 15,710Before him are Halfdan the Black, Louis, Prince of Condé, Emperor Taizu of Song, Emperor Guangwu of Han, Sunjong of Korea, and Millard Fillmore. After him are Olybrius, Kayqubad I, Philip of Swabia, Kurt Schuschnigg, Kim Young-sam, and Leo von Caprivi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1428, Jingtai Emperor ranks 1After him are Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, John VIII, Count of Vendôme, Yolande, Duchess of Lorraine, and Pedro González de Mendoza. Among people deceased in 1457, Jingtai Emperor ranks 4Before him are Rita of Cascia, Ladislaus the Posthumous, and Lorenzo Valla. After him are Andrea del Castagno, Danjong of Joseon, Francesco Foscari, Ladislaus Hunyadi, Goharshad Begum, and Peter II, Duke of Brittany.

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In China

Among people born in China, Jingtai Emperor ranks 103 out of 1,186Before him are Yuan Shao (154), Emperor Yang of Sui (569), Wu Cheng'en (1500), Hongxi Emperor (1378), Emperor Taizu of Song (927), and Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5). After him are Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Zhang Qian (-200), and Chenghua Emperor (1447).

Among POLITICIANS In China

Among politicians born in China, Jingtai Emperor ranks 63Before him are Qin Er Shi (-229), Yuan Shao (154), Emperor Yang of Sui (569), Hongxi Emperor (1378), Emperor Taizu of Song (927), and Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5). After him are Soong Ching-ling (1893), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Chenghua Emperor (1447), and Dorgon (1612).