Margaret Chan

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Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, (born August 21, 1947) is a Chinese-Canadian physician, who served as the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) delegating the People's Republic of China for 2006–2017. Chan has previously served as Director of Health in the Hong Kong Government (1994–2003), representative of the WHO Director-General for Pandemic Influenza and WHO Assistant Director-General for Communicable Diseases (2003–2006). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Chan has received more than 587,488 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Margaret Chan is the 3,628th most popular politician (up from 7,997th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Hong Kong (up from 508th in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Politician.

Margaret Chan is the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). She is most famous for her work in fighting the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

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Among politicians, Margaret Chan ranks 3,628 out of 15,710Before her are Naoto Kan, Julia Avita Mamaea, Emperor Ping of Han, Daemusin of Goguryeo, Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, and Mohamed Ghannouchi. After her are Henri de Baillet-Latour, Stentor, Oswald Pohl, Prince George, Duke of Kent, Herschel Grynszpan, and Lekë Dukagjini.

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Among people born in 1947, Margaret Chan ranks 55Before her are Dick Fosbury, Richard Dreyfuss, Gerd Binnig, Zahi Hawass, Robert Englund, and Barbara Bach. After her are Ronnie Wood, Mario Draghi, Bachir Gemayel, Carles Rexach, Sofia Rotaru, and Danielle Steel.

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In Hong Kong

Among people born in Hong Kong, Margaret Chan ranks 5 out of 80Before her are Jackie Chan (1954), Sammo Hung (1952), Chow Yun-fat (1955), and Stanley Ho (1921). After her are Ma Ying-jeou (1950), Leslie Cheung (1956), Carrie Lam (1957), Stephen Chow (1962), Andy Lau (1961), Yuen Biao (1957), and Katrina Kaif (1983).

Among POLITICIANS In Hong Kong

Among politicians born in Hong Kong, Margaret Chan ranks 1After her are Ma Ying-jeou (1950), Carrie Lam (1957), Leung Chun-ying (1954), Agnes Chow (1996), and Rory Stewart (1973).