Leung Chun-ying

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Leung Chun-ying (Chinese: 梁振英; born 12 August 1954), also known as CY Leung, is a Chinese politician and chartered surveyor, who has served as vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference since March 2017. He was previously the third Chief Executive of Hong Kong between 2012 and 2017.A surveyor by profession, Leung entered politics when he joined the Hong Kong Basic Law Consultative Committee (HKBLCC) in 1985 and became its secretary-general in 1988. In 1999, he was appointed the convenor of the Executive Council of Hong Kong, a position he held until 2011, when he resigned to run in the 2012 Chief Executive election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leung Chun-ying has received more than 581,652 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Leung Chun-ying is the 10,312th most popular politician (down from 9,010th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Hong Kong (up from 547th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Leung Chun-ying ranks 10,312 out of 15,710Before him are Inge Sørensen, David Komnenos, Cniva, Filippo Turati, Conrad I, Duke of Carinthia, and Misael Pastrana Borrero. After him are Enrique Cerezo, Juan García Oliver, Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Prussia, Licinius II, Henry Ireton, and Adlai Stevenson I.

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Among people born in 1954, Leung Chun-ying ranks 146Before him are Jerry Seinfeld, Scott Bakula, Will Patton, Gerd Faltings, Bruce Sterling, and Ahmed Dogan. After him are Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, Wang Jianlin, Giancarlo Antognoni, Wolfgang Becker, Catherine Samba-Panza, and Kathleen Quinlan.

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In Hong Kong

Among people born in Hong Kong, Leung Chun-ying ranks 29 out of 80Before him are Lam Ching-ying (1952), Yuen Wah (1950), James Wong (1959), Eric Tsang (1953), Alan Tam (1950), and Nancy Kwan (1939). After him are Adam Cheng (1947), Corey Yuen (1951), Tony Leung Ka-fai (1958), Simon Yam (1955), Johnnie To (1955), and Robin Shou (1960).

Among POLITICIANS In Hong Kong

Among politicians born in Hong Kong, Leung Chun-ying ranks 4Before him are Margaret Chan (1947), Ma Ying-jeou (1950), and Carrie Lam (1957). After him are Agnes Chow (1996) and Rory Stewart (1973).

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