Taylor Wang

1940 - Today

Taylor Wang

Taylor Gun-Jin Wang (simplified Chinese: 王赣骏; traditional Chinese: 王贛駿; pinyin: Wáng Gànjùn; born June 16, 1940) is a Chinese American scientist and in 1985, became the first Chinese person to go into space. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taylor Wang has received more than 65,248 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 167th most popular astronaut.

Memorability Metrics

  • 65k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Taylor Wang ranks 167 out of 501Before him are Joseph P. Kerwin, Jack Lousma, Chiaki Mukai, Christer Fuglesang, Claudie Haigneré, and Patrick Baudry. After him are Robert A. Parker, Donald H. Peterson, Mae Jemison, Robert Crippen, Boris Morukov, and Charles Bassett.

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Among people born in 1940, Taylor Wang ranks 305Before him are Franco Balmamion, Fausto Bertinotti, Werner Krämer, Billy McNeill, Kurt Ahrens Jr., and Győző Kulcsár. After him are Ermindo Onega, Paul Williams, Alex Trebek, Richard Marcinko, Whitney Smith, and James Brady.

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In China

Among people born in China, Taylor Wang ranks 654 out of 921Before him are Ma Huateng (1971), James Wong Howe (1899), Ingrid Noll (null), Lei Jun (1969), Dai Sijie (1954), and Zhao Wei (1976). After him are Paul Shan Kuo-hsi (1924), Wu'erkaixi (1968), Leon Lai (1966), Zhou Xun (1974), Jia Zhangke (1970), and Tian Zhuangzhuang (1952).


Among astronauts born in China, Taylor Wang ranks 3Before him are Yang Liwei (1965) and Shannon Lucid (1943). After him are Liu Yang (1978), Zhai Zhigang (1966), Nie Haisheng (1964), Jing Haipeng (1966), Fei Junlong (1965), Liu Wang (1969), Liu Boming (1966), and Wang Yaping (1980).

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