Lao She

1899 - 1966

Lao She

Shu Qingchun (3 February 1899 – 24 August 1966), courtesy name Sheyu, best known by his pen name Lao She, was a Chinese novelist and dramatist. He was one of the most significant figures of 20th-century Chinese literature, and is best known for his novel Rickshaw Boy and the play Teahouse (茶館). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lao She has received more than 156,540 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,061st most popular writer.

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  • 160k

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  • 59.55

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Lao She ranks 1,060 out of 4,883Before him are Neale Donald Walsch, Philostratus, Ján Kollár, Roger Caillois, Ernesto Sabato, and Tibor Sekelj. After him are Adalbert Stifter, Zhuanxu, Jan Potocki, Bar Hebraeus, Arnold Zweig, and Samuel Butler.

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Among people born in 1899, Lao She ranks 46Before him are Chang Myon, Jean Moulin, Bronislav Kaminski, Lucio Fontana, Louis Chiron, and Aksel Sandemose. After him are Leo Strauss, Georges Auric, Louis Hjelmslev, P. L. Travers, Lev Kuleshov, and James Cagney. Among people deceased in 1966, Lao She ranks 30Before him are Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Albert Göring, Chang Myon, Alexander von Falkenhausen, Carlo Carrà, and D. T. Suzuki. After him are Wäinö Aaltonen, Charlotte Cooper, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Abdul Salam Arif, Erwin Piscator, and Gino Severini.

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In China

Among people born in China, Lao She ranks 282 out of 921Before him are Kong Rong (153), Donnie Yen (1963), Emperor An of Han (94), Qi Jiguang (1527), Emperor Duzong (1240), and Edmond H. Fischer (1920). After him are Huo Qubing (-140), Emperor Ping of Han (-9), Yu Jin (200), Emperor Ai of Tang (892), Zhong Hui (225), and Huang Gai (145).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Lao She ranks 21Before him are Zhang Sanfeng (1200), Cao Xueqin (1724), Kang Youwei (1858), Ban Gu (32), Cai Yan (null), and Pu Songling (1640). After him are J. G. Ballard (1930), Lin Yutang (1895), Qiu Jin (1875), Lu Yu (733), Shi Nai'an (1296), and Meng Haoran (690).

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