Wang Jingwei

1883 - 1944

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Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei; 4 May 1883 – 10 November 1944), born as Wang Zhaoming (Wang Chao-ming), but widely known by his pen name "Jingwei", was a Chinese politician. He was initially a member of the left wing of the Kuomintang (KMT), leading a government in Wuhan in opposition to the right-wing government in Nanjing, but later became increasingly anti-communist after his efforts to collaborate with the Chinese Communist Party ended in political failure. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wang Jingwei has received more than 600,322 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Wang Jingwei is the 1,924th most popular politician (up from 2,043rd in 2019), the 152nd most popular biography from China (up from 159th in 2019) and the 98th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Wang Jingwei ranks 1,924 out of 15,710. Before him are Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb, Amenmesse, Moshe Katsav, Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, John I of Castile, and John, Prince of Asturias. After him are Mohamed Naguib, Lothair II, Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, Charles, Duke of Vendôme, and Harthacnut.

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Among people born in 1883, Wang Jingwei ranks 31Before him are Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Andrey Vyshinsky, Lon Chaney, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Celâl Bayar, and Douglas Fairbanks. After him are Norman Haworth, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, A. S. Neill, Peter Kürten, Mohammed Nadir Shah, and Alexander Yegorov. Among people deceased in 1944, Wang Jingwei ranks 32Before him are Hilma af Klint, Milena Jesenská, Florence Foster Jenkins, Friedrich Olbricht, Louis Renault, and Aristide Maillol. After him are Glenn Miller, Henning von Tresckow, Nikolai Vatutin, Erich Hoepner, Giovanni Gentile, and Bertha Benz.

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Among people born in China, Wang Jingwei ranks 152 out of 1,186. Before him are Di Renjie (630), Gwanggaeto the Great (374), Diaochan (null), Han Xin (-231), Songtsen Gampo (604), and Jiang Wei (202). After him are Xiahou Dun (155), Sun Bin (-401), Wu Sangui (1612), Taichang Emperor (1582), King Wen of Zhou (-1112), and Khorloogiin Choibalsan (1895).


Among politicians born in China, Wang Jingwei ranks 98Before him are Emperor Huizong of Song (1082), Hongzhi Emperor (1470), Di Renjie (630), Gwanggaeto the Great (374), Diaochan (null), and Songtsen Gampo (604). After him are Taichang Emperor (1582), King Wen of Zhou (-1112), Khorloogiin Choibalsan (1895), Chiang Ching-kuo (1910), Pang Tong (179), and Emperor Daizong of Tang (727).

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