Liu Boming

1966 - Today

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Liu Boming (simplified Chinese: 刘伯明; traditional Chinese: 劉伯明; pinyin: Liú Bómíng; born September 17, 1966) is a major general in the Chinese People's Liberation Army Strategic Support Force (PLASSF). A fighter pilot in the PLA Air Force (PLAAF), he was selected into the PLA Astronaut Corps (PLAAC) in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Liu Boming has received more than 4,765 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Liu Boming is the 308th most popular astronaut (up from 312th in 2019), the 1,041st most popular biography from China (down from 949th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Chinese Astronaut.

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  • 41.56

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Liu Bomings by language

Over the past year Liu Boming has had the most page views in the with 7,398 views, followed by Russian (2,139), and Persian (579). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (98.54%), Uzbek (85.59%), and Galician (72.26%)


Among astronauts, Liu Boming ranks 308 out of 556Before him are John Herrington, Reinhold Ewald, Jing Haipeng, Ulrich Walter, Loren Shriver, and Robert L. Stewart. After him are Vladimir Dezhurov, Christina Koch, Thomas Pesquet, Andrew M. Allen, Yury Lonchakov, and Sergei Avdeyev.

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Among people born in 1966, Liu Boming ranks 439Before him are Roman Kosecki, Jing Haipeng, Gretchen Carlson, Tigran Keosayan, Aasif Mandvi, and Magnus Andersson. After him are Nobuyuki Kojima, Valery Asapov, Jodi Picoult, Valdas Ivanauskas, Hito Steyerl, and Bruno Gudelj.

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In China

Among people born in China, Liu Boming ranks 1,041 out of 1,610Before him are Xu Rongmao (1950), Changpeng Zhao (1977), Jing Haipeng (1966), Tyrus Wong (1910), Sun Zhengcai (1963), and Shan Sa (1972). After him are Han Geng (1984), Zhang Jike (1988), Sun Li (1982), Zhang Yiming (1983), Wei Wei (1963), and Zhang Jingchu (1980).


Among astronauts born in China, Liu Boming ranks 8Before him are Shannon Lucid (1943), Liu Yang (1978), Taylor Wang (1940), Fei Junlong (1965), Nie Haisheng (1964), and Jing Haipeng (1966). After him are Liu Wang (1969), Wang Yaping (1980), Chen Dong (1978), Zhai Zhigang (1966), and Tang Hongbo (1975).