Soong Ching-ling

1893 - 1981

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Rosamond Soong Ch'ing-ling (27 January 1893 – 29 May 1981) was a Chinese political figure. As the third wife of Sun Yat-sen, one of the leaders of the 1911 revolution that established the Republic of China, she was often referred to as Madame Sun Yat-sen. She was a member of the Soong family and, together with her siblings, played a prominent role in China's politics prior to and after 1949. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Soong Ching-ling has received more than 869,815 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Soong Ching-ling is the 1,444th most popular politician (up from 1,856th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from China (up from 146th in 2019) and the 64th most popular Chinese Politician.

Soong Ching-ling is most famous for being the wife of Sun Yat-sen, the first president of the Republic of China.

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Among politicians, Soong Ching-ling ranks 1,444 out of 15,710Before her are Leo von Caprivi, Tsai Ing-wen, Alfonso VIII of Castile, James II of Aragon, Viktor Yushchenko, and Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours. After her are Seti II, Béla I of Hungary, Sariputta, Leo II, Cyaxares, and Vallabhbhai Patel.

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Among people born in 1893, Soong Ching-ling ranks 14Before her are Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Walter Ulbricht, Carol II of Romania, Alexander of Greece, Draža Mihailović, and Karl Mannheim. After her are Harold Lloyd, Roland Freisler, Lazar Kaganovich, George Grosz, Chaim Soutine, and Harold Urey. Among people deceased in 1981, Soong Ching-ling ranks 11Before her are Moshe Dayan, Max Euwe, William Wyler, Hans Adolf Krebs, Marcel Breuer, and Frederica of Hanover. After her are Natalie Wood, William Holden, A. J. Cronin, Béla Guttmann, Joe Louis, and Harold Urey.

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Among people born in China, Soong Ching-ling ranks 104 out of 1,186Before her are Emperor Yang of Sui (569), Wu Cheng'en (1500), Hongxi Emperor (1378), Emperor Taizu of Song (927), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), and Jingtai Emperor (1428). After her are Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Zhang Qian (-200), Chenghua Emperor (1447), and Dorgon (1612).


Among politicians born in China, Soong Ching-ling ranks 64Before her are Yuan Shao (154), Emperor Yang of Sui (569), Hongxi Emperor (1378), Emperor Taizu of Song (927), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), and Jingtai Emperor (1428). After her are Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Xian of Han (181), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Chenghua Emperor (1447), Dorgon (1612), and An Lushan (702).