Prince Gong

1833 - 1898

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Yixin (11 January 1833 – 29 May 1898), better known in English as Prince Kung or Gong, was an imperial prince of the Aisin Gioro clan and an important statesman of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty in China. He was a regent of the empire from 1861 to 1865 and wielded great influence at other times as well. At a young age, Yixin was already noted for his brilliance and was once considered by his father the Daoguang Emperor as a potential heir. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Gong has received more than 237,632 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Prince Gong is the 5,063rd most popular politician (down from 4,890th in 2019), the 385th most popular biography from China (down from 369th in 2019) and the 235th most popular Chinese Politician.

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  • 240k

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  • 59.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Prince Gong has had the most page views in the with 100,449 views, followed by English (35,753), and Vietnamese (12,180). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Classical Chinese (291.45%), Russian (49.51%), and Danish (29.12%)


Among politicians, Prince Gong ranks 5,063 out of 19,576Before him are António Lobo Antunes, Mehdi Bazargan, Francis I, Duke of Lorraine, Uija of Baekje, Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, and Caroline Kennedy. After him are Nicolae Timofti, Salvius Julianus, Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria, Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen, William I, Elector of Hesse, and Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu.

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Among people born in 1833, Prince Gong ranks 18Before him are Félicien Rops, Eugen Dühring, Léon Bonnat, Charles George Gordon, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, and Edward Burne-Jones. After him are Jonas Lie, Kido Takayoshi, Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, Carola of Vasa, Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe, and Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau. Among people deceased in 1898, Prince Gong ranks 26Before him are Aubrey Beardsley, Heungseon Daewongun, William Ewart Gladstone, Edward Burne-Jones, Princess Francisca of Brazil, and Zachris Topelius. After him are Georges Rodenbach, Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, Georg Ebers, Tuone Udaina, Siegfried Marcus, and George Müller.

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In China

Among people born in China, Prince Gong ranks 385 out of 1,610Before him are Emperor Shunzong of Tang (761), Su Song (1020), Lin Yutang (1895), Zhuge Zhan (227), Emperor Zhi of Han (138), and Yan Fu (1854). After him are Linji Yixuan (850), Zhang Zhongjing (150), Emperor Guangzong of Song (1147), Zhou Tai (163), Zhuge Jin (174), and Di Yi (-1200).


Among politicians born in China, Prince Gong ranks 235Before him are Trisong Detsen (742), Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867), Gengshi Emperor (null), Emperor Shunzong of Tang (761), Zhuge Zhan (227), and Emperor Zhi of Han (138). After him are Emperor Guangzong of Song (1147), Di Yi (-1200), Emperor Duanzong (1268), Emperor Huai of Jin (300), Kong Rong (153), and Liu Zhang (200).