Yongle Emperor

1360 - 1424

Yongle Emperor

The Yongle Emperor (pronounced [jʊ̀ŋ.lɤ̂], yong-luh; 2 May 1360 – 12 August 1424) — personal name Zhu Di (WG: Chu Ti) — was the third Emperor of the Ming dynasty, reigning from 1402 to 1424. Zhu Di was the fourth son of the Hongwu Emperor, the founder of the Ming dynasty. He was originally enfeoffed as the Prince of Yan (燕王) in May 1370, with the capital of his princedom at Beiping (modern Beijing). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yongle Emperor has received more than 867,910 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 417th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Yongle Emperor ranks 413 out of 14,801Before him are Theodosius II, Henry the Fowler, Louis X of France, Musa I of Mali, Imre Nagy, and Şehzade Bayezid. After him are Xanthippe, Charles III of Spain, Frederick III, German Emperor, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Hugo Chávez, and Frederick I of Prussia.

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Among people born in 1360, Yongle Emperor ranks 1After him are Andrei Rublev, Jan Žižka, Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Philippa of Lancaster, Ulrich von Jungingen, Cennino Cennini, Klaus Störtebeker, Nuno Álvares Pereira, Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy, and Joseph II of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 1424, Yongle Emperor ranks 1After him are Jan Žižka, Ernest, Duke of Austria, Emperor Go-Kameyama, Muzio Attendolo Sforza, and Margaret of Bavaria.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yongle Emperor ranks 31 out of 921Before him are Ip Man (1893), Du Fu (712), Kangxi Emperor (1654), Hu Jintao (1942), Qianlong Emperor (1711), and Zhuang Zhou (-369). After him are Zhou Enlai (1898), Zhu Xi (1130), Hongwu Emperor (1328), Emperor Wu of Han (-156), Bodhidharma (483), and Toshiro Mifune (1920).


Among politicians born in China, Yongle Emperor ranks 15Before him are Liu Bei (161), Xi Jinping (1953), Wu Zetian (624), Kangxi Emperor (1654), Hu Jintao (1942), and Qianlong Emperor (1711). After him are Zhou Enlai (1898), Hongwu Emperor (1328), Emperor Wu of Han (-156), Emperor Taizong of Tang (598), Emperor Gaozu of Han (-256), and Sun Quan (182).

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