WRITER

Yan Fu

1854 - 1921

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Yan Fu (simplified Chinese: 严复; traditional Chinese: 嚴復; pinyin: Yán Fù; Wade–Giles: Yen² Fu⁴, IPA: [jɛ̌n.fû]; courtesy name: Ji Dao, 幾道; 8 January 1854 — 27 October 1921) was a Chinese military officer, newspaper editor, translator, and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yan Fu has received more than 130,650 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Yan Fu is the 1,335th most popular writer (up from 1,570th in 2019), the 384th most popular biography from China (up from 458th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Chinese Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

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  • 59.50

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  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Fu nü yan jiu shi nian
Dang Dawu yu shang Jidu
Congresses, Religion, Catholic Church
Aomen she hui fu li fa zhan
Congresses, Public welfare
Yan Fu shi wen xuan
Yu ye tang shi ji
Correspondence
Conduct of life, Correspondence, History

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Yan Fu ranks 1,335 out of 7,302Before him are Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Lin Yutang, Allan Pinkerton, Władysław Tarnowski, and Catherine de Bourbon. After him are Callinus, Christine Nöstlinger, Ida Laura Pfeiffer, Sergey Mikhalkov, Chernorizets Hrabar, and Maria Shriver.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1854, Yan Fu ranks 23Before him are Engelbert Humperdinck, Paul Natorp, Léo Taxil, Paul von Rennenkampf, Georg Kerschensteiner, and Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Salomon August Andrée, Alfredo Catalani, Hubert Lyautey, Aletta Jacobs, Prince Louis of Battenberg, and Takahashi Korekiyo. Among people deceased in 1921, Yan Fu ranks 34Before him are Karl von Bülow, Subramania Bharati, Nikolay Zhukovsky, Živojin Mišić, Hermann Schwarz, and Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi. After him are Robert de Montesquiou, Ivan Vazov, Georges Feydeau, Nikolay Gumilyov, Hara Takashi, and Fernand Khnopff.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yan Fu ranks 384 out of 1,610Before him are Gengshi Emperor (null), Emperor Shunzong of Tang (761), Su Song (1020), Lin Yutang (1895), Zhuge Zhan (227), and Emperor Zhi of Han (138). After him are Prince Gong (1833), Linji Yixuan (850), Zhang Zhongjing (150), Emperor Guangzong of Song (1147), Zhou Tai (163), and Zhuge Jin (174).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Yan Fu ranks 29Before him are Shi Nai'an (1296), Lao She (1899), Meng Haoran (690), Lu Yu (733), Bei Dao (1949), and Lin Yutang (1895). After him are Sima Xiangru (-179), Liang Qichao (1873), Qiu Jin (1875), Du Mu (803), Qiu Chuji (1148), and Li Qingzhao (1084).