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Li Hongzhi

1951 - Today

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Li Hongzhi (Chinese: 李洪志; born 1951 or 1952) is a Chinese religious leader. He is the founder and leader of Falun Gong, or Falun Dafa, a United States-based new religious movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Li Hongzhi has received more than 782,719 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Li Hongzhi is the 274th most popular social activist (down from 244th in 2019), the 617th most popular biography from China (down from 564th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chinese Social Activist.

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  • 3.25

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  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Li Hongzhi ranks 274 out of 538Before him are Eunus, Leymah Gbowee, Eugène Terre'Blanche, Joseph von Sonnenfels, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and Carlo Cafiero. After him are Fra Diavolo, Eglantyne Jebb, Josephine Butler, Greta Thunberg, Pavel Pestel, and Christa Schroeder.

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Among people born in 1951, Li Hongzhi ranks 132Before him are Jan Timman, Alvin E. Roth, André Aciman, Alexander Bortnikov, Ramón Calderón, and Abel Ferrara. After him are Michel Aupetit, K. K. Downing, Fabrice Luchini, Danilo Medina, Jakaya Kikwete, and Jeanette.

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In China

Among people born in China, Li Hongzhi ranks 617 out of 1,392Before him are Charlie Soong (1861), Liu Bocheng (1892), Pan Yuliang (1895), Yang Jiechi (1950), Yijing (635), and Xu Wei (1521). After him are Boris Blacher (1903), Xin Qiji (1140), Lu Ji (261), Tao Hongjing (456), Cheng Pei-pei (1946), and Bo Yibo (1908).


Among social activists born in China, Li Hongzhi ranks 5Before him are Liu Xiaobo (1955), Zhang Jue (200), Meng Huo (101), and Chen Sheng (-250). After him are Zhang Guotao (1897), Wei Jingsheng (1950), Harry Wu (1937), Chen Qimei (1878), Wang Dan (1969), Wu'erkaixi (1968), and Hu Jia (1973).