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Ma Chao

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Ma Chao (pronunciation ) (176–222), courtesy name Mengqi, was a Chinese military general and warlord who lived in the late Eastern Han dynasty and early Three Kingdoms period of China. A descendant of the general Ma Yuan, Ma Chao was the eldest son of Ma Teng, a prominent warlord in Liang Province (covering parts of northwestern China). In 211, he formed a coalition with Han Sui and other northwestern warlords and revolted against the Han central government, which was led by the warlord Cao Cao. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ma Chao has received more than 399,652 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Ma Chao is the 2,498th most popular politician (down from 1,757th in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from China (down from 133rd in 2019) and the 125th most popular Chinese Politician.

Ma chao is a traditional dish from the Yunnan province of China. It is usually served with rice noodles, vegetables, and meat.

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Among politicians, Ma Chao ranks 2,498 out of 15,577Before him are Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Atia, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Halfdan the Black, Amyntas IV of Macedon, and Hacı I Giray. After him are Yazid II, Lee Teng-hui, Menkauhor Kaiu, Ahmad Shah Durrani, Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, and Walter Scheel.

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Among people born in 176, Ma Chao ranks 1After him is Liu Bian. Among people deceased in 222, Ma Chao ranks 3Before him are Elagabalus and Zhang Liao. After him are Julia Soaemias, Gan Ning, Huang Gai, Bardaisan, Annia Faustina, and Hierocles.

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Among people born in China, Ma Chao ranks 189 out of 1,392Before him are Liu Xiaobo (1955), Emperor Zhenzong (968), Emperor Gaozong of Song (1107), Zhang Liang (-290), Peng Dehuai (1898), and Emperor Suzong of Tang (711). After him are Meng Tian (-250), Yuan Shu (155), Jin Yong (1924), Donnie Yen (1963), Wang Zhaojun (-50), and Kang Youwei (1858).


Among politicians born in China, Ma Chao ranks 125Before him are Emperor Xuan of Han (-91), Emperor Zhenzong (968), Emperor Gaozong of Song (1107), Zhang Liang (-290), Peng Dehuai (1898), and Emperor Suzong of Tang (711). After him are Yuan Shu (155), Wang Zhaojun (-50), Li Hongzhang (1823), Emperor Ling of Han (156), Li Peng (1928), and Emperor Ming of Han (28).