Liang Qichao

1873 - 1929

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Liang Qichao (Chinese: 梁啓超 ; Wade-Giles: Liang2 Chʻi3-chʻao1; Yale: Lèuhng Kái-chīu) (February 23, 1873 – January 19, 1929) was a Chinese politician, social and political activist, journalist, and intellectual. His thought had a significant influence on the political reformation of modern China. He inspired Chinese scholars and activists with his writings and reform movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Liang Qichao has received more than 362,539 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Liang Qichao is the 1,411th most popular writer (down from 1,323rd in 2019), the 411th most popular biography from China (down from 373rd in 2019) and the 31st most popular Chinese Writer.

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  • 59.01

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Qing dai xue shu gai lun
History, Learning and scholarship, Intellectual life
Yin bing shi wen ji
Chinese Philosophy, Chinese essays
Xian Qin zheng zhi si xiang shi
Chinese Philosophy, Ethics, History
Liang Jen-kung wen chi
Zhongguo jin san bai nian xue shu shi
Chinese Philosophy, Chinese studies (Sinology), Civilization
Li Hongzhang zhuan
Biography, Statesmen, Chuan ji

Page views of Liang Qichaos by language

Over the past year Liang Qichao has had the most page views in the with 226,167 views, followed by English (46,377), and Japanese (23,688). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (42.77%), Chinese (42.76%), and Min Nan (39.06%)


Among writers, Liang Qichao ranks 1,411 out of 7,302Before him are Gavrila Derzhavin, Jaan Kross, Jules de Goncourt, Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Georg Heym, and Philippe Soupault. After him are A. B. Yehoshua, Agrippa d'Aubigné, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Georges Rodenbach, Remy de Gourmont, and Béla Balázs.

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Among people born in 1873, Liang Qichao ranks 48Before him are Eliel Saarinen, Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, Hugo Simberg, Ma Barker, Thorvald Stauning, and Melitta Bentz. After him are Fritz Thyssen, Arnold van Gennep, Theodor Körner, Nadežda Petrović, Leo Frobenius, and Max Adler. Among people deceased in 1929, Liang Qichao ranks 34Before him are Prince Henry of Prussia, Thomas Burke, Richard Réti, Stepa Stepanović, Asa Griggs Candler, and Jan Baudouin de Courtenay. After him are Tanaka Giichi, Carl Auer von Welsbach, Oldfield Thomas, La Goulue, Rainis, and Maurice Sarrail.

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In China

Among people born in China, Liang Qichao ranks 411 out of 1,610Before him are Li Shizhen (1517), Dian Wei (150), Sima Xiangru (-179), Emperor Shang of Han (105), Uskhal Khan Tögüs Temür (1342), and Zhou Dunyi (1017). After him are Bao Xishun (1951), Yue Jin (200), Qiu Jin (1875), Du Mu (803), Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (810), and Emperor Jingzong of Tang (809).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Liang Qichao ranks 31Before him are Meng Haoran (690), Lu Yu (733), Bei Dao (1949), Lin Yutang (1895), Yan Fu (1854), and Sima Xiangru (-179). After him are Qiu Jin (1875), Du Mu (803), Qiu Chuji (1148), Li Qingzhao (1084), Lu You (1125), and J. G. Ballard (1930).