Wu Cheng'en

1500 - 1582

Wu Cheng'en

Wu Cheng'en (traditional Chinese: 吳承恩; simplified Chinese: 吴承恩; pinyin: Wú Chéng'ēn, c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wu Cheng'en has received more than 188,821 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 435th most popular writer.

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  • 190k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Wu Cheng'en ranks 432 out of 4,883Before him are Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Osamu Dazai, Alvin Toffler, Julio Cortázar, Joris-Karl Huysmans, and Tennessee Williams. After him are Tom Clancy, Jean Paul, Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, Jacques Hébert, Allen Ginsberg, and Sergei Yesenin.

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Among people born in 1500, Wu Cheng'en ranks 5Before him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Rüstem Pasha, Mahidevran, and Benvenuto Cellini. After him are Hernando de Soto, Lala Mustafa Pasha, Bartolomeo Eustachi, Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, John of Ávila, Al-Mutawakkil III, and Francisco Hernández de Córdoba. Among people deceased in 1582, Wu Cheng'en ranks 4Before him are Oda Nobunaga, Teresa of Ávila, and Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba. After him are Akechi Mitsuhide, Altan Khan, Takeda Katsuyori, Zhang Juzheng, Diego, Prince of Asturias, Oda Nobutada, Francisco de Toledo, and George Buchanan.

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In China

Among people born in China, Wu Cheng'en ranks 96 out of 921Before him are Yuan Shao (154), Sun Ce (175), Zhao Ziyang (1919), Emperor Wen of Sui (541), Sun Jian (155), and Dorgon (1612). After him are Jianwen Emperor (1377), Emperor Guangwu of Han (-5), Walter Houser Brattain (1902), Qin Er Shi (-229), Tongzhi Emperor (1856), and Emperor Yang of Sui (569).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Wu Cheng'en ranks 5Before him are Du Fu (712), Lu Xun (1881), Gao Xingjian (1940), and Qu Yuan (-343). After him are Luo Guanzhong (1330), Mo Yan (1955), Wang Wei (699), Kumārajīva (343), Bai Juyi (772), Jin Yong (1924), and Su Shi (1037).

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