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Xie Lingyun

385 - 433

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Xie Lingyun (Chinese: 謝靈運; Wade–Giles: Hsieh Ling-yün; 385–433), also known as the Duke of Kangle (康樂公), was one of the foremost Chinese poets of the Southern and Northern Dynasties and a famous practitioner of the Six Dynasties poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xie Lingyun has received more than 40,489 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Xie Lingyun is the 1,249th most popular military personnel, the 723rd most popular biography from China and the 45th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

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  • 15

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  • 2.63

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  • 2.57

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Among military personnels, Xie Lingyun ranks 1,249 out of 1,468Before him are Miguel Ricardo de Álava, Dmitry Lelyushenko, Jean Reynier, Joseph Hooker, Miguel Grau Seminario, and Karl Decker. After him are Erich Bey, Katō Yoshiaki, August Kork, Otto Deßloch, Koos de la Rey, and Braxton Bragg.

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Among people born in 385, Xie Lingyun ranks 3Before him are Saint Patrick and Wallia. After him is Maria. Among people deceased in 433, Xie Lingyun ranks 1

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In China

Among people born in China, Xie Lingyun ranks 723 out of 1,392Before him are Wu Bangguo (1941), Chen Jiongming (1878), Yi-Fu Tuan (1930), Huang Hua (1913), Fujio Akatsuka (1935), and Wang Huning (1955). After him are Xu Caihou (1943), Yang Liwei (1965), Qiu Ying (1494), Cui Hao (704), Dai Jin (1388), and Zhang Qun (1889).


Among military personnels born in China, Xie Lingyun ranks 45Before him are Ma Dai (183), Zhou Tai (163), Xu Da (1332), Wei Qing (-150), Lei Feng (1940), and Ding Ruchang (1836). After him are Sun Chuanfang (1885) and Guo Boxiong (1942).