Wei Zheng

580 - 643

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Wei Zheng (580–643), courtesy name Xuancheng, posthumously known as Duke Wenzhen of Zheng, was a Chinese politician and historian. He served as a chancellor of the Tang dynasty for about 13 years during the reign of Emperor Taizong. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wei Zheng has received more than 91,078 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Wei Zheng is the 4,833rd most popular politician (up from 4,910th in 2019), the 376th most popular biography from China and the 225th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Wei Zheng ranks 4,833 out of 15,710Before him are Guadalupe Victoria, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Mariamne I, Hadji Murad, Lambert of Italy, and Andrzej Duda. After him are Tiridates I of Armenia, Emperor Go-Komatsu, Pranab Mukherjee, Roza Otunbayeva, Jazzar Pasha, and Karel Schwarzenberg.

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Among people born in 580, Wei Zheng ranks 7Before him are Bilal ibn Rabah, Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, Maximus the Confessor, Amr ibn al-As, 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf, and Theophylact Simocatta. After him are Abu Darda, Abd-Allah ibn Jahsh, Fabia Eudokia, and George of Pisidia. Among people deceased in 643, Wei Zheng ranks 2Before him is Abdullah ibn Salam.

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In China

Among people born in China, Wei Zheng ranks 376 out of 1,186Before him are Ren Zhengfei (1944), Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867), Zhuge Jin (174), Gan Ying (100), Guo Xi (1020), and Ouyang Xiu (1007). After him are Trisong Detsen (742), Xu Guangqi (1562), Shaohao (null), Ge Hong (284), Wei Qing (-150), and Langdarma (803).


Among politicians born in China, Wei Zheng ranks 225Before him are Cangjie (-2650), Li Zongren (1890), Pan Geng (-1500), 9th Dalai Lama (1805), Emperor Zhi of Han (138), and Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867). After him are Trisong Detsen (742), Shaohao (null), Langdarma (803), 7th Dalai Lama (1708), 10th Dalai Lama (1816), and Emperor Jingzong of Tang (809).