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 126,677 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince Gong is the 5,736th most popular politician (down from 5,071st in 2019), the 435th most popular biography from China (down from 386th in 2019) and the 252nd most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Prince Gong ranks 5,736 out of 15,710. Before him are Bocchus I, Theudigisel, Injong of Goryeo, Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, Otto I, Duke of Swabia and Bavaria, and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. After him are Pippo Spano, Uday Hussein, Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria, Tetsu Katayama, Louis I, Prince of Monaco, and András Hadik.

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Among people born in 1833, Prince Gong ranks 18Before him are Félicien Rops, Edward Burne-Jones, Léon Bonnat, Charles George Gordon, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, and Carola of Vasa. After him are Kido Takayoshi, Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, Jonas Lie, Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau, Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe, and Pedro Antonio de Alarcón. Among people deceased in 1898, Prince Gong ranks 27Before him are Félicien Rops, Edward Burne-Jones, Zachris Topelius, Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, Ferdinand Cohn, and Georges Rodenbach. After him are Tuone Udaina, Princess Francisca of Brazil, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Siegfried Marcus, Carl Zeller, and Georg Ebers.

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Among people born in China, Prince Gong ranks 435 out of 1,186. Before him are Zhou Dunyi (1017), Chen Sheng (-250), Watchman Nee (1903), Di Yi (-1200), Yuen Siu-tien (1912), and Wang Zhengjun (-71). After him are Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan (1285), Demchugdongrub (1902), Yao Wenyuan (1931), Bo Xilai (1949), Lu Ban (-507), and Feng Guozhang (1859).


Among politicians born in China, Prince Gong ranks 252Before him are Guo Moruo (1892), Emperor Houshao of Han (null), Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme (1910), Tonyukuk (646), Di Yi (-1200), and Wang Zhengjun (-71). After him are Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan (1285), Demchugdongrub (1902), Yao Wenyuan (1931), Bo Xilai (1949), Feng Guozhang (1859), and Huo Guang (-150).