Wu Yi

1938 - Today

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Wu Yi (born November 1938) is a retired Chinese politician. She was one of the country's most visible leaders during the first decade of the 21st century, best known for taking on the role of Minister of Health from April 2003 during the SARS outbreak, shortly after becoming Vice Premier of the State Council, a position she served in between March 2003 and March 2008. She was also a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wu Yi has received more than 70,365 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Wu Yi is the 6,196th most popular politician (up from 6,494th in 2019), the 465th most popular biography from China (down from 447th in 2019) and the 270th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Wu Yi ranks 6,196 out of 15,710Before her are Emine Hatun, Publius Juventius Celsus, Nepotianus, Sinchi Roca, Philip, Elector Palatine, and Cerdic of Wessex. After her are George, Crown Prince of Serbia, Geert Wilders, Vasile Milea, Shi Le, Francesco Maria del Monte, and Beatrice of Bourbon, Queen of Bohemia.

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Among people born in 1938, Wu Yi ranks 120Before her are Shi Pei Pu, Isao Inokuma, Milan Galić, Nino Benvenuti, Myechyslaw Hryb, and Mamadou Tandja. After her are Morihiro Hosokawa, Angelo Amato, Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, Hermann Nitsch, Patrick Bauchau, and Marien Ngouabi.

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Among people born in China, Wu Yi ranks 465 out of 1,186Before her are Liu Xiang (-77), Li Cunxu (885), Octar (350), Go Seigen (1914), Chen Yi (1901), and Shen Yue (441). After her are Hong Tianguifu (1849), Gan De (-400), Zhu Yujian (1602), Zhang Jinghui (1871), Xu Shen (58), and Rabban Bar Sauma (1220).


Among politicians born in China, Wu Yi ranks 270Before her are Wellington Koo (1888), Yin Lihua (5), Liu Xiang (-77), Li Cunxu (885), Octar (350), and Chen Yi (1901). After her are Hong Tianguifu (1849), Zhu Yujian (1602), Zhang Jinghui (1871), 8th Dalai Lama (1758), Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür (1304), and Khutughtu Khan Kusala (1300).