Shi Pei Pu

1938 - 2009

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Shi Pei Pu (Chinese: 时佩璞; pinyin: Shí Pèipú; December 21, 1938 – June 30, 2009) was a Chinese opera singer from Beijing. He became a spy who obtained secrets from Bernard Boursicot, an employee in the French embassy, during a 20-year-long sexual affair in which the performer convinced the man that he was a woman. He claimed to have had a child that he insisted had been born through their relations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shi Pei Pu has received more than 474,310 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Shi Pei Pu is the 328th most popular singer (up from 616th in 2019), the 446th most popular biography from China (up from 563rd in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Singer.

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  • 470k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Shi Pei Pu ranks 328 out of 3,541Before him are Solomon Burke, Sarah Brightman, Tarja Turunen, Ricky Nelson, Giuditta Pasta, and Jon Anderson. After him are Bobby Solo, Laura Pausini, Loalwa Braz, Marc Bolan, Michael Bolton, and Serge Reggiani.

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Among people born in 1938, Shi Pei Pu ranks 114Before him are Karin Dor, Seishiro Shimatani, Nabih Berri, Michael Rockefeller, Ryōji Noyori, and Guy Roux. After him are Isao Inokuma, Milan Galić, Nino Benvenuti, Myechyslaw Hryb, Mamadou Tandja, and Wu Yi. Among people deceased in 2009, Shi Pei Pu ranks 80Before him are Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Shih Kien, Achille Compagnoni, Edwin G. Krebs, Augusto Boal, and Luís Cabral. After him are Alicia de Larrocha, Jack Kemp, Tavo Burat, James Whitmore, Claude Berri, and Susanna Agnelli.

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In China

Among people born in China, Shi Pei Pu ranks 446 out of 1,186Before him are Lu Ban (-507), Feng Guozhang (1859), Huo Guang (-150), Li Yu (1610), Zuo Zongtang (1812), and Zhang Juzheng (1525). After him are Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhang Chunqiao (1917), Chen Yun (1905), Wang Qishan (1948), Lu You (1125), and Wellington Koo (1888).

Among SINGERS In China

Among singers born in China, Shi Pei Pu ranks 1After him are Mei Lanfang (1894), Sam Hui (1948), Peng Liyuan (1962), Lu Han (1990), Lay Zhang (1991), Han Geng (1984), Wei Wei (1963), Liu Huan (1963), Sa Dingding (1979), Jane Zhang (1984), and Alan Dawa Dolma (1987).