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Luo Guanzhong

1330 - 1400

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Luo Ben (c. 1330–1400, or c.1280–1360), better known by his courtesy name Guanzhong (Mandarin pronunciation: [lwo kwanʈʂʊŋ]), is a Chinese writer who lived during the Ming dynasty. He is also known by his pseudonym Huhai Sanren (Chinese: 湖海散人; pinyin: Húhǎi Sǎnrén; lit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luo Guanzhong has received more than 246,077 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Luo Guanzhong is the 551st most popular writer (down from 537th in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from China (down from 119th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Chinese Writer.

Luo Guanzhong is most famous for writing the novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms.

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  • 30

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  • 6.52

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  • 2.30

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Among writers, Luo Guanzhong ranks 551 out of 5,755Before him are Wilbur Smith, Alfred Jarry, Aulus Gellius, Gaius Julius Hyginus, A. A. Milne, and Heinrich Mann. After him are Yevgeny Zamyatin, Georg Trakl, Denis of Portugal, Mihai Eminescu, Abai Qunanbaiuly, and Longus.

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Among people born in 1330, Luo Guanzhong ranks 4Before him are Nicolas Flamel, Edward the Black Prince, and Gongmin of Goryeo. After him are Robert III of Scotland, Peter Parler, Louis II, Count of Flanders, Altichiero, William I, Duke of Bavaria, Lala Şahin Pasha, Radu I of Wallachia, and Francesc Eiximenis. Among people deceased in 1400, Luo Guanzhong ranks 3Before him are Richard II of England and Geoffrey Chaucer. After him are Rustichello da Pisa, Masamune, Baldus de Ubaldis, Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia, Atlantic voyage of the predecessor of Mansa Musa, André Beauneveu, Peter of Dusburg, Antonio Venier, and Baude Cordier.

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In China

Among people born in China, Luo Guanzhong ranks 144 out of 1,392Before him are Hong Xiuquan (1814), Songtsen Gampo (604), Emperor Hui of Han (-210), King Wen of Zhou (-1112), Bai Qi (-250), and Li Keqiang (1955). After him are Zhang Yimou (1950), Zhengde Emperor (1491), Wang Wei (699), Faxian (340), Mo Yan (1955), and Hyeonjong of Joseon (1641).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Luo Guanzhong ranks 6Before him are Du Fu (712), Lu Xun (1881), Gao Xingjian (1940), Qu Yuan (-343), and Wu Cheng'en (1500). After him are Wang Wei (699), Faxian (340), Mo Yan (1955), Bai Juyi (772), Kumārajīva (343), and Jin Yong (1924).