Lien Chan

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Lien Chan

Lien Chan (Chinese: 連戰; pinyin: Lián Zhàn; Wade–Giles: Lien² Chan⁴; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liân Chiàn; born August 27, 1936) is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Chairman of the Taiwan Provincial Government from 1990 to 1993, Premier of the Republic of China from 1993 to 1997, Vice President of the Republic of China from 1996 to 2000, and was the Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) from 2000 to 2005, apart from various ministerial posts he had also held. Lien ran for the President of the Republic of China on behalf of the Kuomintang twice in 2000 and 2004, but both lost to Chen Shui-bian of the Democratic Progressive Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lien Chan has received more than 133,298 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,610th most popular politician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Lien Chan ranks 9,562 out of 14,801Before him are Dumarsais Estimé, René Lévesque, Khawaja Nazimuddin, Louis-Mathieu Molé, Qusay Hussein, and Željko Komšić. After him are Arsenio Martínez Campos, Inge Sørensen, José Miguel Carrera, Angelica Rozeanu, Leyla Zana, and Mátyás Szűrös.

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Among people born in 1936, Lien Chan ranks 196Before him are Mary Tyler Moore, Federico Luppi, Guillermo Endara, Giora Feidman, Gary Hart, and Moacir Claudino Pinto. After him are Eliahu Inbal, Abbie Hoffman, Andrej Kvašňák, Boniface Alexandre, August Schellenberg, and Keir Dullea.

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In China

Among people born in China, Lien Chan ranks 568 out of 921Before him are Thonmi Sambhota (618), Shi Pei Pu (1938), Peng Liyuan (1962), Tan Sitong (1865), Dai Jin (1388), and Qu Qiubai (1899). After him are Zhang Dejiang (1946), Jung Chang (1952), Wang Zhen (1909), Song Yingxing (1587), Nicholas Poppe (1897), and Zhang Qun (1889).


Among politicians born in China, Lien Chan ranks 309Before him are Zhang Zhidong (1837), Ma Bufang (1903), Zeng Gong (1019), Nie Rongzhen (1899), Lin Sen (1868), and Qu Qiubai (1899). After him are Zhang Dejiang (1946), Wang Zhen (1909), Nicholas Poppe (1897), Zhang Qun (1889), Wu Bangguo (1941), and Zeng Qinghong (1939).

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