WRITER

Qiu Jin

1875 - 1907

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Qiu Jin (Chinese: 秋瑾; pinyin: Qiū Jǐn; Wade–Giles: Ch'iu Chin; 8 November 1875 – 15 July 1907) was a Chinese revolutionary, feminist, and writer. Her courtesy names are Xuanqing (Chinese: 璿卿; pinyin: Xuánqīng) and Jingxiong (traditional Chinese: 競雄; simplified Chinese: 竞雄; pinyin: Jìngxióng). Her sobriquet name is Jianhu Nüxia (traditional Chinese: 鑑湖女俠; simplified Chinese: 鉴湖女侠; pinyin: Jiànhú Nǚxiá; lit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Qiu Jin has received more than 357,368 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Qiu Jin is the 1,420th most popular writer (down from 1,410th in 2019), the 414th most popular biography from China (down from 397th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Chinese Writer.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 3.35

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Notable Works

Qiu Jin ji
Qiu Jin xuan ji
Qiu Jin shi ji
Zheng rong you xi
The Culture of Power
History
In 1971, Lin Biao, Mao Zedong's closest comrade-in-arms and chosen successor, was killed in a mysterious plane crash in Mongolia. This book challenges the official explanation that Lin was fleeing to the Soviet Union after an unsuccessful coup attempt.
Gu Si chou zhi lu yue wu wen hua jiao liu shi

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Qiu Jin ranks 1,420 out of 7,302Before her are Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Georges Rodenbach, Remy de Gourmont, Béla Balázs, Ryū Murakami, and Joseph Mohr. After her are Du Mu, Jane Hawking, Chico Xavier, Else Lasker-Schüler, Fran Krsto Frankopan, and Károly Kerényi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Qiu Jin ranks 47Before her are Franco Alfano, Birsa Munda, Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, Nobuyuki Abe, Ludwig Prandtl, and Abd al-Hafid of Morocco. After her are Hiram Bingham III, Fatali Khan Khoyski, Franz Xaver Schwarz, Rafael Sabatini, Walter Chrysler, and Pedro de Alcântara, Prince of Grão-Pará. Among people deceased in 1907, Qiu Jin ranks 26Before her are Paula Modersohn-Becker, Marcellin Berthelot, Ilia Chavchavadze, Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden, Léo Taxil, and Franz Sacher. After her are William Henry Perkin, Henry Steel Olcott, Hermann Carl Vogel, Kuno Fischer, Carola of Vasa, and Mizzi Kaspar.

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In China

Among people born in China, Qiu Jin ranks 414 out of 1,610Before her are Emperor Shang of Han (105), Uskhal Khan Tögüs Temür (1342), Zhou Dunyi (1017), Liang Qichao (1873), Bao Xishun (1951), and Yue Jin (200). After her are Du Mu (803), Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (810), Emperor Jingzong of Tang (809), Zhang Lu (101), Bo Xilai (1949), and Daniel C. Tsui (1939).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Qiu Jin ranks 32Before her are Lu Yu (733), Bei Dao (1949), Lin Yutang (1895), Yan Fu (1854), Sima Xiangru (-179), and Liang Qichao (1873). After her are Du Mu (803), Qiu Chuji (1148), Li Qingzhao (1084), Lu You (1125), J. G. Ballard (1930), and Wen Tianxiang (1236).