Longqing Emperor

1537 - 1572

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The Longqing Emperor (simplified Chinese: 隆庆; traditional Chinese: 隆慶; pinyin: Lóngqìng; 4 March 1537 – 5 July 1572), personal name Zhu Zaiji (朱載坖), was the 13th Emperor of the Ming dynasty, reigned from 1567 to 1572. He was initially known as the Prince of Yu (裕王) from 1539 to 1567 before he became the emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Longqing Emperor has received more than 143,033 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Longqing Emperor is the 2,314th most popular politician (down from 2,299th in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from China (down from 181st in 2019) and the 122nd most popular Chinese Politician.

The longqing emperor is most famous for his reign of the Ming dynasty. He was the third son of the Hongwu emperor and was the second emperor of the Ming dynasty.

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Among politicians, Longqing Emperor ranks 2,314 out of 15,710Before him are Henry II, Duke of Bavaria, Zhang Liang, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Louis Barthou, Injong of Joseon, and Vortigern. After him are Demetrius I Soter, Johannes Rau, Pharnaces II of Pontus, George of Poděbrady, Peter, King of Hungary, and Al-Amin.

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Among people born in 1537, Longqing Emperor ranks 4Before him are Edward VI of England, John III of Sweden, and Lady Jane Grey. After him are João Manuel, Prince of Portugal and Ashikaga Yoshiaki. Among people deceased in 1572, Longqing Emperor ranks 11Before him are Túpac Amaru, Gaspard II de Coligny, John Knox, Şah Sultan, Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, and Isaac Luria. After him are Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland, Archduchess Barbara of Austria, Miguel López de Legazpi, François Clouet, Petrus Ramus, and Ippolito II d'Este.

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Among people born in China, Longqing Emperor ranks 189 out of 1,186Before him are Wei Yan (200), Lu Xun (183), Yang Chen-Ning (1922), Peng Dehuai (1898), Hyeonjong of Joseon (1641), and Zhang Liang (-290). After him are Emperor Dezong of Tang (742), Emperor Zhao of Han (-94), Emperor Xuan of Han (-91), Benedict Anderson (1936), Li Hongzhang (1823), and Faxian (340).


Among politicians born in China, Longqing Emperor ranks 122Before him are Jie of Xia (-1728), Wei Yan (200), Lu Xun (183), Peng Dehuai (1898), Hyeonjong of Joseon (1641), and Zhang Liang (-290). After him are Emperor Dezong of Tang (742), Emperor Zhao of Han (-94), Emperor Xuan of Han (-91), Li Hongzhang (1823), Guo Jia (170), and Emperor Ling of Han (156).