Wellington Koo

1888 - 1985

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Koo Vi Kyuin (Chinese: 顧維鈞; pinyin: Gù Wéijūn; Wade–Giles: Ku Wei-chün; January 29, 1888 – November 14, 1985), better known as V. K. Wellington Koo, was a statesman of the Republic of China. He was one of Republic of China's representatives at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. Wellington Koo served as an ambassador to France, Great Britain and the United States; was a participant in the founding of the League of Nations and the United Nations; and sat as a judge on the International Court of Justice in The Hague from 1957 to 1967. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wellington Koo has received more than 230,410 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Wellington Koo is the 6,059th most popular politician (up from 6,309th in 2019), the 452nd most popular biography from China (down from 440th in 2019) and the 264th most popular Chinese Politician.

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

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Among politicians, Wellington Koo ranks 6,059 out of 15,710Before him are Antonio de Torres Jurado, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine, William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Welf I, Duke of Bavaria, Zalmoxis, and Tôn Đức Thắng. After him are Rifaat al-Assad, Euphemia, Yuri II of Vladimir, Girolamo Riario, Julia Gillard, and Julia the Younger.

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Among people born in 1888, Wellington Koo ranks 69Before him are Nuri al-Said, Hans Richter, Vicki Baum, Abul Kalam Azad, Jan Syrový, and Tôn Đức Thắng. After him are Franz Pfeffer von Salomon, Hans Knappertsbusch, Victor Goldschmidt, Valerian Kuybyshev, Masaharu Homma, and Clara Campoamor. Among people deceased in 1985, Wellington Koo ranks 55Before him are Ernst Öpik, David Byron, Herbert Bayer, Ricky Nelson, Axel Springer, and Louise Brooks. After him are Philly Joe Jones, Ruth Gordon, Nicolas Frantz, Denis de Rougemont, David Purley, and Macfarlane Burnet.

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Among people born in China, Wellington Koo ranks 452 out of 1,186Before him are Shi Pei Pu (1938), Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhang Chunqiao (1917), Chen Yun (1905), Wang Qishan (1948), and Lu You (1125). After him are Yin Lihua (5), Yan Fu (1854), Eileen Chang (1920), Zhang Zhongjing (150), Liu Zongyuan (773), and Guo Shoujing (1231).


Among politicians born in China, Wellington Koo ranks 264Before him are Huo Guang (-150), Zuo Zongtang (1812), Zhang Juzheng (1525), Zhang Chunqiao (1917), Chen Yun (1905), and Wang Qishan (1948). After him are Yin Lihua (5), Liu Xiang (-77), Li Cunxu (885), Octar (350), Chen Yi (1901), and Wu Yi (1938).