Ruan Lingyu

1910 - 1935

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Ruan Lingyu (born Ruan Fenggen; April 26, 1910 – March 8, 1935), also known by her English name Lily Yuen, was a Chinese silent film actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruan Lingyu has received more than 229,131 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Ruan Lingyu is the 1,612th most popular actor (down from 1,314th in 2019), the 545th most popular biography from China (down from 474th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Chinese Actor.

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  • 230k

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  • 64.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

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  • 3.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ruan Lingyu ranks 1,612 out of 10,030Before her are Mira Furlan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Paul Bettany, Octavia Spencer, Dita Von Teese, and Eva Longoria. After her are Ricardo Darín, Fabio Testi, Julie Harris, Élisabeth Depardieu, Michelle Monaghan, and Ross Martin.

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Among people born in 1910, Ruan Lingyu ranks 113Before her are Jorge Negrete, Mary Wickes, Pavel Batitsky, Pierre Bézier, Aladár Gerevich, and Enrique Guaita. After her are Barbara O'Neil, Ngô Đình Nhu, Yusof Ishak, Hazi Aslanov, Louis Prima, and Viktors Arājs. Among people deceased in 1935, Ruan Lingyu ranks 56Before her are René Crevel, Bernhard Schmidt, Juan Vicente Gómez, James Henry Breasted, Gareth Jones, and Aleksandër Moisiu. After her are Louis de Beaufront, Arthur Arz von Straußenburg, Mack Swain, Pavlos Kountouriotis, Meletius IV of Constantinople, and John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe.

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In China

Among people born in China, Ruan Lingyu ranks 545 out of 1,186Before her are Shen Zhou (1427), Kang Sheng (1898), Ma Huan (1380), Wang Ming (1904), Sengge Rinchen (1811), and Lin Sen (1868). After her are Du Yuesheng (1888), Li Shangyin (813), Zhang Zai (1020), Liu Bocheng (1892), Liu Cixin (1963), and Li Yu (937).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Ruan Lingyu ranks 13Before her are Run Run Shaw (1907), Shih Kien (1913), Yuen Siu-tien (1912), Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhou Xuan (1920), and Ti Lung (1946). After her are Joan Chen (1961), Zhang Ziyi (1979), David Chiang (1947), Li Bingbing (1973), Cheng Pei-pei (1946), and Gordon Liu (1951).

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