Kangxi Emperor

1654 - 1722

Kangxi Emperor

The Kangxi Emperor (5 February 1654 – 20 December 1722), given name Xuanye, was the fourth Emperor of the Qing dynasty, and the second Qing emperor to rule over China proper. The Kangxi Emperor's reign of 61 years (from 1661 until 1722) makes him the longest-reigning emperor in Chinese history (although his grandson, the Qianlong Emperor, had the longest period of de facto power) and one of the longest-reigning rulers in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kangxi Emperor has received more than 1,398,425 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 370th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Kangxi Emperor ranks 366 out of 14,801Before him are Miklós Horthy, Louis Bonaparte, Björn Ironside, Mahmud I, Radovan Karadžić, and John Hunyadi. After him are Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, Aurelian, Alfred Rosenberg, and Hu Jintao.

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Among people born in 1654, Kangxi Emperor ranks 1After him are Jacob Bernoulli, Emperor Reigen, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Pierre Varignon, Agostino Steffani, Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria, Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, Constantin Brâncoveanu, John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Pedro Calungsod. Among people deceased in 1722, Kangxi Emperor ranks 1After him are Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine, Bartholomew Roberts, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Johann Kuhnau, John Toland, Johann Adam Reincken, Pierre Varignon, Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld, Claude Gillot, Adriaen van der Werff, and John Lombe.

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In China

Among people born in China, Kangxi Emperor ranks 27 out of 921Before him are Xuanzang (602), Mencius (-372), Xi Jinping (1953), Wu Zetian (624), Ip Man (1893), and Du Fu (712). After him are Hu Jintao (1942), Qianlong Emperor (1711), Zhuang Zhou (-369), Yongle Emperor (1360), Zhou Enlai (1898), and Zhu Xi (1130).


Among politicians born in China, Kangxi Emperor ranks 12Before him are Kublai Khan (1215), Empress Dowager Cixi (1835), Puyi (1906), Liu Bei (161), Xi Jinping (1953), and Wu Zetian (624). After him are Hu Jintao (1942), Qianlong Emperor (1711), Yongle Emperor (1360), Zhou Enlai (1898), Hongwu Emperor (1328), and Emperor Wu of Han (-156).

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