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Li Ching-Yuen

1677 - 1933

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Li Ching-Yuen or Li Ching-Yun (simplified Chinese: 李清云; traditional Chinese: 李清雲; pinyin: Lǐ Qīngyún), (died May 6, 1933) was a Chinese herbalist, martial artist and tactical advisor, known for his supposed extreme longevity.His true date of birth has never been determined. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Li Ching-Yuen has received more than 3,339,034 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Li Ching-Yuen is the 14th most popular physician (up from 20th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from China (up from 44th in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Physician.

Li Ching-Yuen is most famous for being the oldest man in the world. He was born in 1887 and died in 1997 at the age of 110.

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Among physicians, Li Ching-Yuen ranks 14 out of 502Before him are Basil of Caesarea, Andreas Vesalius, Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, L. L. Zamenhof, Albert Schweitzer, and William Harvey. After him are Cyril of Alexandria, Cesare Lombroso, Ignaz Semmelweis, Alois Alzheimer, Michael Servetus, and Nestorius.

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Among people born in 1677, Li Ching-Yuen ranks 1After him are Stanisław Leszczyński, Françoise Marie de Bourbon, Jacques Cassini, Stephen Hales, Johann Ludwig Bach, Pietro Grimani, Nicola Fago, Jan Santini Aichel, Otto Ferdinand von Abensperg und Traun, John Augustus, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, and Johann Georg, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels. Among people deceased in 1933, Li Ching-Yuen ranks 1After him are Clara Zetkin, Calvin Coolidge, Adolf Loos, Faisal I of Iraq, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Constantine P. Cavafy, 13th Dalai Lama, John Galsworthy, Annie Besant, Sándor Ferenczi, and Wilhelm Cuno.

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In China

Among people born in China, Li Ching-Yuen ranks 30 out of 1,392Before him are Cai Lun (48), Lü Bu (161), Guan Yu (162), Kangxi Emperor (1654), Liu Bei (161), and Yongle Emperor (1360). After him are Mencius (-372), Zhuang Zhou (-369), Zhuge Liang (181), Emperor Gaozu of Han (-256), Hongwu Emperor (1328), and Jiang Zemin (1926).


Among physicians born in China, Li Ching-Yuen ranks 1After him are Hua Tuo (200), Li Shizhen (1517), Zhang Zhongjing (150), Sun Simiao (581), Zhong Nanshan (1936), Andrew Yao (1946), and Liang Wudong (1959).