1610 - 1669

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Oboi (Manchu: ᠣᠪᠣᡳ, Mölendorff: Oboi; simplified Chinese: 鳌拜; traditional Chinese: 鰲拜; pinyin: Áobài) (c. 1610–1669) was a prominent Manchu military commander and courtier who served in various military and administrative posts under three successive emperors of the early Qing dynasty. Born to the Guwalgiya clan, Oboi was one of four regents nominated by the Shunzhi Emperor to oversee the government during the minority of the Kangxi Emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oboi has received more than 177,637 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Oboi is the 6,602nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Oboi ranks 6,602 out of 19,576Before him are Petro Doroshenko, Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Herennia Etruscilla, Radama II, Emperor Yōzei, and Vologases II of Parthia. After him are Mohamed Abdelaziz, Wacho, Gero, Louis François, Prince of Conti, Philippa of Guelders, and Aulus Hirtius.

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Among people born in 1610, Oboi ranks 11Before him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, David Teniers the Younger, Louise Moillon, Paul Scarron, Ivan Sirko, and Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena. After him are Li Yu, Jan Asselijn, Maria Cunitz, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, Karel Škréta, and Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1669, Oboi ranks 7Before him are Rembrandt, Pope Clement IX, Pietro da Cortona, François l'Olonnais, Henrietta Maria of France, and Antonio Cesti. After him are Maria Miloslavskaya, François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, Arnold Geulincx, Louis, Duke of Vendôme, Pieter Post, and Gaspar de Crayer.

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