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Meng Tian

250 BC - 210 BC

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Meng Tian (c. 250 BC – 210 BC) was a Chinese inventor and military general of the Qin dynasty who distinguished himself in campaigns against the Xiongnu and in the construction of the Great Wall of China. He was the elder brother of Meng Yi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meng Tian has received more than 262,866 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Meng Tian is the 284th most popular military personnel (up from 351st in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from China (up from 242nd in 2019) and the 16th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Meng tian is most famous for its production of the world's most expensive tea, the Da Hong Pao.

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Among military personnels, Meng Tian ranks 284 out of 1,468Before him are Slobodan Praljak, Ishida Mitsunari, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Nicolas Oudinot, Jean Victor Marie Moreau, and Jozef Gabčík. After him are Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen, Wilhelm Bittrich, Robert Nivelle, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Qasem Soleimani, and François Christophe de Kellermann.

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Among people born in 250 BC, Meng Tian ranks 2Before him is Bai Qi. After him are Syphax, Fusu, Lykourgos, Eumenes I, Touman, Chen Sheng, Nicander, Tiberius Sempronius Longus, Gala, and Aulus Atilius Calatinus. Among people deceased in 210 BC, Meng Tian ranks 2Before him is Qin Shi Huang. After him are Fusu, Lykourgos, and Nicomedes.

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Among people born in China, Meng Tian ranks 190 out of 1,392Before him are Emperor Zhenzong (968), Emperor Gaozong of Song (1107), Zhang Liang (-290), Peng Dehuai (1898), Emperor Suzong of Tang (711), and Ma Chao (176). After him are Yuan Shu (155), Jin Yong (1924), Donnie Yen (1963), Wang Zhaojun (-50), Kang Youwei (1858), and Li Hongzhang (1823).


Among military personnels born in China, Meng Tian ranks 16Before him are Zhou Yu (175), Sun Ce (175), Han Xin (-231), Bai Qi (-250), Zhang Liao (169), and Sun Bin (-401). After him are Xiahou Dun (155), Wu Sangui (1612), Jiang Wei (202), Huang Zhong (148), Xiahou Yuan (200), and Ban Chao (32).