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Khorloogiin Choibalsan

1895 - 1952

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Khorloogiin Choibalsan (Mongolian: Хорлоогийн Чойбалсан, spelled Koroloogiin Çoibalsan before 1941; 8 February 1895 – 26 January 1952) was the leader of Mongolian People's Republic and Marshal (general chief commander) of the Mongolian People's Army from the 1930s until his death in 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khorloogiin Choibalsan has received more than 457,468 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Khorloogiin Choibalsan is the 2,033rd most popular politician (down from 1,988th in 2019), the 159th most popular biography from China (down from 158th in 2019) and the 105th most popular Chinese Politician.

Khorloogiin choibalsan is most famous for his role in the purges of the 1930s, in which he was the leader of the Mongolian Revolutionary Party.

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Among politicians, Khorloogiin Choibalsan ranks 2,033 out of 15,577Before him are Sekhemkhet, Emperor Go-Momozono, Mário Soares, Alexander Helios, Ashurnasirpal II, and Henry of Germany. After him are Tamar, Amaziah of Judah, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, Frederick III of Sicily, and Agustín de Iturbide.

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Among people born in 1895, Khorloogiin Choibalsan ranks 41Before him are Vladimir Propp, Ragnar Frisch, Igor Tamm, Ludvík Svoboda, Machine Gun Kelly, and László Moholy-Nagy. After him are Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Jürgen Stroop, Vasily Blokhin, Albert Göring, and Artturi Ilmari Virtanen. Among people deceased in 1952, Khorloogiin Choibalsan ranks 16Before him are Karen Horney, Benedetto Croce, Walter Schellenberg, Elena of Montenegro, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, and Sven Hedin. After him are Ferenc Molnár, Paramahansa Yogananda, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Jürgen Stroop, Kiichiro Toyoda, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

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Among people born in China, Khorloogiin Choibalsan ranks 159 out of 1,392Before him are Emperor Taizong of Song (939), Emperor Shenzong of Song (1048), 1st Dalai Lama (1391), Li Zicheng (1606), Hongzhi Emperor (1470), and Jack Ma (1964). After him are Cao Rui (205), Zhu De (1886), Wong Fei-hung (1925), Zhang Liao (169), Wang Jingwei (1883), and Bai Juyi (772).


Among politicians born in China, Khorloogiin Choibalsan ranks 105Before him are Pang Tong (179), Emperor Taizong of Song (939), Emperor Shenzong of Song (1048), 1st Dalai Lama (1391), Li Zicheng (1606), and Hongzhi Emperor (1470). After him are Cao Rui (205), Zhu De (1886), Wang Jingwei (1883), Liu Shan (207), Tang of Shang (-1601), and Empress Xiaoyichun (1727).