Xi Zhongxun

1913 - 2002

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Xi Zhongxun (15 October 1913 – 24 May 2002) was a Chinese communist revolutionary and a subsequent political official in the People's Republic of China. He is considered to be among the first and second generation of Chinese leadership. The contributions he made to the Chinese communist revolution and the development of the People's Republic, from the founding of Communist guerrilla bases in northwestern China in the 1930s to initiation of economic liberalization in southern China in the 1980s, are numerous and broad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xi Zhongxun has received more than 956,216 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Xi Zhongxun is the 3,958th most popular politician (up from 4,214th in 2019), the 294th most popular biography from China (up from 333rd in 2019) and the 183rd most popular Politician.

Xi Zhongxun was a Chinese Communist revolutionary and politician. He is most famous for his role in the Cultural Revolution.

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Among politicians, Xi Zhongxun ranks 3,958 out of 15,577Before him are Duncan I of Scotland, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, Norodom of Cambodia, Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa, Claudia de' Medici, and Margaret, Countess of Tyrol. After him are Stenkil, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Jangsu of Goguryeo, Naina Yeltsina, Eric III of Denmark, and Ruzi Ying.

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Among people born in 1913, Xi Zhongxun ranks 59Before him are Richard Stone, Stanley Kramer, Paul Grice, Gerda Christian, Irwin Shaw, and Sergey Mikhalkov. After him are Otto Wichterle, Jan Kubiš, Benjamin Bloom, Peter Cushing, Roger Caillois, and Alan Ladd. Among people deceased in 2002, Xi Zhongxun ranks 41Before him are George Porter, John Gotti, Max Perutz, Eduardo Chillida, René Thom, and Erwin Chargaff. After him are Archer Martin, Laurent Schwartz, Pim Fortuyn, César Milstein, Hildegard Knef, and Lilian, Princess of Réthy.

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Among people born in China, Xi Zhongxun ranks 294 out of 1,392Before him are Ai Weiwei (1957), Xun Yu (163), Zhu Rongji (1928), Li Yuanhong (1864), Wang Chong (27), and Cai Yan (177). After him are Jangsu of Goguryeo (394), Ruzi Ying (5), Emperor Yuan of Jin (276), Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan (1285), Ge Hong (284), and Marquis of Haihun (-92).


Among politicians born in China, Xi Zhongxun ranks 183Before him are Chen Duxiu (1879), Sima Guang (1019), Emperor Zhang of Han (57), Xun Yu (163), Zhu Rongji (1928), and Li Yuanhong (1864). After him are Jangsu of Goguryeo (394), Ruzi Ying (5), Emperor Yuan of Jin (276), Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan (1285), Marquis of Haihun (-92), and Emperor Lizong (1205).