Tongzhi Emperor

1856 - 1875

Tongzhi Emperor

The Tongzhi Emperor (27 April 1856 – 12 January 1875), born Zaichun of the Aisin Gioro clan, was the tenth Emperor of the Qing dynasty, and the eighth Qing emperor to rule over China proper. His reign, from 1861 to 1875, which effectively lasted through his adolescence, was largely overshadowed by the rule of his mother, Empress Dowager Cixi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tongzhi Emperor has received more than 575,750 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,406th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Tongzhi Emperor ranks 1,400 out of 14,801Before him are Makarios III, Nikolai Bulganin, Charles-Henri Sanson, Afonso III of Portugal, Carol I of Romania, and Philip of Swabia. After him are Olybrius, Emperor Yang of Sui, Alexei Rykov, Pachacuti, David II of Scotland, and Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein.

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Among people born in 1856, Tongzhi Emperor ranks 14Before him are Frederick Winslow Taylor, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Robert Peary, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Georgi Plekhanov, and Emil Kraepelin. After him are Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Ivan Franko, Robert Nivelle, L. Frank Baum, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, and Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg. Among people deceased in 1875, Tongzhi Emperor ranks 7Before him are Hans Christian Andersen, Georges Bizet, Jean-François Millet, Ferdinand I of Austria, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, and Andrew Johnson. After him are Isaac Singer, Éliphas Lévi, John Edward Gray, Charles Lyell, Moses Hess, and Heinrich Louis d'Arrest.

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In China

Among people born in China, Tongzhi Emperor ranks 101 out of 921Before him are Dorgon (1612), Wu Cheng'en (1500), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Walter Houser Brattain (1902), and Qin Er Shi (-229). After him are Emperor Yang of Sui (569), Tu Youyou (1930), Emperor Taizu of Song (927), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Li Zicheng (1606), and Milarepa (1052).


Among politicians born in China, Tongzhi Emperor ranks 58Before him are Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Wen of Sui (541), Dorgon (1612), Jianwen Emperor (1377), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), and Qin Er Shi (-229). After him are Emperor Yang of Sui (569), Emperor Taizu of Song (927), Jiajing Emperor (1507), Li Zicheng (1606), Emperor Jing of Han (-188), and An Lushan (702).

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