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Liu Cixin

1963 - Today

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Liu Cixin (Chinese: 刘慈欣, pronounced [ljǒʊ tsʰɨ̌ɕín]; born 23 June 1963) is a Chinese computer engineer and science fiction writer. He is a nine-time winner of China's Galaxy Award and has also received the 2015 Hugo Award for his novel The Three-Body Problem as well as the 2017 Locus Award for Death's End. He is also a winner of the Chinese Nebula Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Liu Cixin has received more than 1,786,331 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Liu Cixin is the 1,683rd most popular writer (up from 2,289th in 2019), the 476th most popular biography from China (up from 550th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Chinese Writer.

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  • 56.62

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.77

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  • 2.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Liu Cixin ranks 1,683 out of 5,755Before her are Antonio de Nebrija, Ahad Ha'am, Ivan Klíma, Kateb Yacine, John of Kronstadt, and Frans Sammut. After her are Maria Gripe, Acusilaus, Alexander Polyhistor, Marin Držić, Camilla Läckberg, and Langston Hughes.

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Among people born in 1963, Liu Cixin ranks 62Before her are Gaspar Noé, David Thewlis, Satoshi Kon, Mikael Persbrandt, Seal, and Kevin Mitnick. After her are Park Chan-wook, Karl Malone, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Andrej Kiska, Geert Wilders, and Stanislav Cherchesov.

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In China

Among people born in China, Liu Cixin ranks 476 out of 1,392Before her are Emperor Shizong of Jin (1123), Zhang Jinghui (1871), Shaohao (null), Lu You (1125), Mao Dun (1896), and Wellington Koo (1888). After her are Go Seigen (1914), Ni Zan (1301), Wu Yi (1938), Liu Xiang (-77), Guo Moruo (1892), and Chen Yun (1905).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Liu Cixin ranks 43Before her are Liu Zongyuan (773), Yan Fu (1854), Xu Shen (58), Watchman Nee (1903), Lu You (1125), and Mao Dun (1896). After her are Eileen Chang (1920), Shen Yue (441), Ruan Ji (210), Fan Zhongyan (989), Ji Kang (223), and Feng Menglong (1574).

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