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Li Bai

701 - 762

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Li Bai (Chinese: 李白; pinyin: Lǐ Bái, 701–762), also known as Li Bo, courtesy name Taibai (Chinese: 太白), was a Chinese poet, acclaimed from his own time to the present as a brilliant and romantic figure who took traditional poetic forms to new heights. He and his friend Du Fu (712–770) were two of the most prominent figures in the flourishing of Chinese poetry in the Tang dynasty, which is often called the "Golden Age of Chinese Poetry". The expression "Three Wonders" denotes Li Bai's poetry, Pei Min's swordplay, and Zhang Xu's calligraphy.Around 1000 poems attributed to Li are extant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Li Bai has received more than 1,156,233 page views. His biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 135 in 2019). Li Bai is the 56th most popular writer (up from 70th in 2019), the most popular biography from Kyrgyzstan and the most popular Kirghiz Writer.

Li bai is most famous for being a poet who was born in the Tang Dynasty and was well known for his poems about the natural world.

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  • 139

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Li Bai ranks 56 out of 5,755Before him are Arthur Conan Doyle, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Émile Zola, Hesiod, Gabriel García Márquez, and Daniel Defoe. After him are Bertolt Brecht, Stendhal, Umberto Eco, Gustave Flaubert, Thomas Mann, and Rabindranath Tagore.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 701, Li Bai ranks 1After him are Ibn Hisham, Yazid III, Emperor Shōmu, Tzitzak, Saman Khuda, John VII of Constantinople, Al-Khayzuran, Thekla, wife of Michael II, and Theophano of Athens. Among people deceased in 762, Li Bai ranks 1After him are Padmasambhava, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, Emperor Suzong of Tang, and Vineh of Bulgaria.

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In Kyrgyzstan

Among people born in Kyrgyzstan, Li Bai ranks 1 out of 55After him are Chinghiz Aitmatov (1928), Yūsuf Balasaguni (1020), Mikhail Frunze (1885), Askar Akayev (1944), Kurmanbek Bakiyev (1949), Roza Otunbayeva (1950), Sabuktigin (942), Vitali Klitschko (1971), Kurmanjan Datka (1811), Almazbek Atambayev (1956), and Sooronbay Jeenbekov (1958).

Among WRITERS In Kyrgyzstan

Among writers born in Kyrgyzstan, Li Bai ranks 1After him are Chinghiz Aitmatov (1928) and Alykul Osmonov (1915).