Qianlong Emperor

1711 - 1799

Qianlong Emperor

The Qianlong Emperor (25 September 1711 – 7 February 1799) was the sixth Emperor of the Qing dynasty, and the fourth Qing emperor to rule over China proper, reigned from 1735 to 1796. Born Hongli, the fourth son of the Yongzheng Emperor, he reigned officially from 11 October 1735 to 8 February 1796. In 1796, he abdicated in favour of his son, the Jiaqing Emperor—a filial act in order not to reign longer than his grandfather, the Kangxi Emperor, who ruled for 61 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Qianlong Emperor has received more than 2,234,058 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 386th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Qianlong Emperor ranks 382 out of 14,801Before him are Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Decius, Ay, Philip VI of France, Gerald Ford, and Otho. After him are Peisistratos, Louis II of Hungary, Georges Pompidou, Albert II of Belgium, Lucius Verus, and Smenkhkare.

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Among people born in 1711, Qianlong Emperor ranks 2Before him is David Hume. After him are Mikhail Lomonosov, Roger Joseph Boscovich, Laura Bassi, Barbara of Portugal, William IV, Prince of Orange, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Ablai Khan, Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine, and Georg Wilhelm Richmann. Among people deceased in 1799, Qianlong Emperor ranks 3Before him are George Washington and Pope Pius VI. After him are Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Pierre Beaumarchais, Lazzaro Spallanzani, Joseph Black, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Tipu Sultan, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, and Victoire of France.

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In China

Among people born in China, Qianlong Emperor ranks 29 out of 921Before him are Xi Jinping (1953), Wu Zetian (624), Ip Man (1893), Du Fu (712), Kangxi Emperor (1654), and Hu Jintao (1942). After him are Zhuang Zhou (-369), Yongle Emperor (1360), Zhou Enlai (1898), Zhu Xi (1130), Hongwu Emperor (1328), and Emperor Wu of Han (-156).


Among politicians born in China, Qianlong Emperor ranks 14Before him are Puyi (1906), Liu Bei (161), Xi Jinping (1953), Wu Zetian (624), Kangxi Emperor (1654), and Hu Jintao (1942). After him are Yongle Emperor (1360), Zhou Enlai (1898), Hongwu Emperor (1328), Emperor Wu of Han (-156), Emperor Taizong of Tang (598), and Emperor Gaozu of Han (-256).

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