Wong Fei-hung

1925 - 1925

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Wong Fei-hung (born Wong Sek-cheung with the courtesy name Tat-wun; 9 July 1847 – 17 April 1925) was a Chinese martial artist, physician, and folk hero. His recent fame was due to becoming the subject of numerous martial arts films and television series. Even though he was considered an expert in the Hung Ga style of Chinese martial arts, his real public fame was as a physician, who practiced and taught acupuncture, Dit Da and other forms of traditional Chinese medicine in the now famous Po Chi Lam (寶芝林; 宝芝林; Bǎozhīlín; Bou2-zi1-lam4), a medical clinic in Canton (Guangzhou), Kwangtung Province (Guangdong). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wong Fei-hung has received more than 1,041,925 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Wong Fei-hung is the 6th most popular martial arts, the 116th most popular biography from China (up from 118th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Chinese Martial Arts.

Wong Fei-hung was a famous Chinese martial artist and physician in the Qing Dynasty. He is most famous for his skills in the martial arts, and for being a doctor.

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Among martial arts, Wong Fei-hung ranks 6 out of 117Before him are Ip Man, Kanō Jigorō, Gichin Funakoshi, Morihei Ueshiba, and Mas Oyama. After him are Huo Yuanjia, Choi Hong Hi, Kenwa Mabuni, Ankō Itosu, Hélio Gracie, and Chōjun Miyagi.

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Among people born in 1925, Wong Fei-hung ranks 33Before him are Pierre Boulez, Peter Sellers, Ananda Mahidol, Robert Edwards, Simon van der Meer, and Ernst Happel. After him are Nílton Santos, Frantz Fanon, Maya Plisetskaya, Rod Steiger, Paul Mauriat, and Peter Brook. Among people deceased in 1925, Wong Fei-hung ranks 16Before him are Sergei Yesenin, Percy Fawcett, Mikhail Frunze, Felix Klein, Georgy Lvov, and Camille Flammarion. After him are Alexander Friedmann, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Johann Palisa, and Léon Bourgeois.

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Among people born in China, Wong Fei-hung ranks 116 out of 1,186Before him are Dorgon (1612), An Lushan (702), Lin Biao (1907), Soong Mei-ling (1897), Cao Rui (205), and Li Zicheng (1606). After him are Empress Lü (-241), Bao Zheng (999), Luo Guanzhong (1330), Milarepa (1052), Li Xiannian (1909), and Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (656).


Among martial arts born in China, Wong Fei-hung ranks 2Before him are Ip Man (1893). After him are Huo Yuanjia (1868), Chen Zhong (1982), and Cheng Xunzhao (1991).