Li Zhi

1527 - 1602

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Li Zhi (1527–1602), often known by his pseudonym Zhuowu, was a Chinese philosopher, historian and writer of the late Ming Dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Li Zhi has received more than 19,124 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Li Zhi is the 676th most popular philosopher (down from 627th in 2019), the 505th most popular biography from China (down from 444th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Chinese Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Li Zhi ranks 676 out of 1,089Before him are Nausiphanes, Leo the Mathematician, Cheng Yi, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Theodor Lessing, and Hippo. After him are Étienne Balibar, Arnold Ruge, Maximus Planudes, Volin, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Wolfhart Pannenberg.

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Among people born in 1527, Li Zhi ranks 10Before him are Abraham Ortelius, Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, Qi Jiguang, Barbara Blomberg, Hans Vredeman de Vries, and Luis de León. After him are Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg, Luca Cambiaso, Pellegrino Tibaldi, Hamida Banu Begum, and Łukasz Górnicki. Among people deceased in 1602, Li Zhi ranks 7Before him are Giacomo della Porta, Agostino Carracci, Renata of Lorraine, Emilio de' Cavalieri, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, and Ii Naomasa. After him are Friedrich Wilhelm I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin, Thomas Morley, and Juan de Fuca.

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Among people born in China, Li Zhi ranks 505 out of 1,186Before him are Emperor Xiaowu of Jin (362), Dong Qichang (1555), Eric Liddell (1902), Cheng Yi (1033), Wang Hongwen (1935), and Bada Shanren (1626). After him are Feng Menglong (1574), Fan Zhongyan (989), Joseph Zen (1932), Lo Wei (1918), Tung Chee-hwa (1937), and Huang Xing (1874).


Among philosophers born in China, Li Zhi ranks 33Before him are Zhou Dunyi (1017), Zhiyi (538), Yang Xiong (-53), Wang Bi (226), Shen Buhai (-385), and Cheng Yi (1033). After him are Zhang Zai (1020), Wang Fuzhi (1619), Liu Yuxi (772), Tan Sitong (1865), Feng Youlan (1895), and Gu Yanwu (1613).