Li Bai

701 - 762

Li Bai

Li Bai (Chinese: 李白, pinyin: Lǐbái, 701–762), also known as Li Bo, courtesy name Taibai (太白), was a Chinese poet acclaimed from his own day to the present as a genius and a romantic figure who took traditional poetic forms to new heights. He and his friend Du Fu (712–770) were the two 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" denote Li Bai's poetry, Pei Min's swordplay, and Zhang Xu's calligraphy.Around a thousand poems attributed to him are extant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Li Bai has received more than 785,563 page views. His biography is available in 131 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 81st most popular writer.

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Among writers, Li Bai ranks 80 out of 4,883Before him are Arthur Rimbaud, Isaac Asimov, Maxim Gorky, Robert Frost, Ayn Rand, and Giorgio Vasari. After him are Guy de Maupassant, Knut Hamsun, Romain Rolland, Bertolt Brecht, Heinrich Heine, and Jorge Luis Borges.

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Among people born in 701, Li Bai ranks 1After him are Yazid III, Ibn Hisham, Emperor Shōmu, Saman Khuda, Tzitzak, and John VII of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 762, Li Bai ranks 1After him are Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, Padmasambhava, 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 28After him are Chinghiz Aitmatov (1928), Mikhail Frunze (1885), Yūsuf Balasaguni (1020), Askar Akayev (1944), Kurmanbek Bakiyev (1949), Roza Otunbayeva (1950), Sabuktigin (942), Almazbek Atambayev (1956), Sooronbay Jeenbekov (1958), Vitali Klitschko (1971), and Toktogul Satylganov (1864).

Among WRITERS In Kyrgyzstan

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