Xu Shichang

1855 - 1939

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Xu Shichang (Hsu Shih-chang; Chinese: 徐世昌; pinyin: Xú Shìchāng; Wade–Giles: Hsü2 Shih4-ch'ang1; courtesy name: Juren (Chu-jen; 菊人); October 20, 1855 – June 5, 1939) was the President of the Republic of China, in Beijing, from 10 October 1918 to 2 June 1922. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xu Shichang has received more than 90,971 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Xu Shichang is the 7,720th most popular politician (up from 8,144th in 2019), the 534th most popular biography from China (down from 515th in 2019) and the 305th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Xu Shichang ranks 7,720 out of 15,710Before him are Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne, Manuel III of Trebizond, Erik Scavenius, Dhyan Chand, Fuad Chehab, and Konstantin Pobedonostsev. After him are Souvanna Phouma, Spurius Cassius Viscellinus, Juan Belmonte, Jean Chrétien, Milan Babić, and Piero Soderini.

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Among people born in 1855, Xu Shichang ranks 33Before him are Evelyn De Morgan, Guido Adler, David Bruce, Vsevolod Garshin, Narayana Guru, and Giovanni Pascoli. After him are Christian Bohr, Paul Émile Appell, Louis de Beaufront, Alexandros Zaimis, Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, and Pavlos Kountouriotis. Among people deceased in 1939, Xu Shichang ranks 57Before him are Oscar Milosz, Havelock Ellis, Yevgeny Miller, Franz Schmidt, Konstantin Korovin, and Johann Strauss III. After him are Edvard Westermarck, S. S. Van Dine, Bronisława Dłuska, Archibald Leitch, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, and Konstantin Somov.

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Among people born in China, Xu Shichang ranks 534 out of 1,186Before him are Zheng Zhilong (1604), Yang Hui (1238), Yijing (635), Cai Yong (133), Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa (1924), and Li Cheng (919). After him are Mang of Xia (null), Hau Pei-tsun (1919), Zhong Yao (151), Ding Ling (1904), Shen Zhou (1427), and Kang Sheng (1898).


Among politicians born in China, Xu Shichang ranks 305Before him are Rinchinbal Khan (1326), Zhang Wentian (1900), Zhu of Xia (null), Zheng Zhilong (1604), Cai Yong (133), and Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa (1924). After him are Mang of Xia (null), Hau Pei-tsun (1919), Zhong Yao (151), Kang Sheng (1898), Wang Ming (1904), and Sengge Rinchen (1811).