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Yu Hua

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Yu Hua (simplified Chinese: 余华; traditional Chinese: 余華; pinyin: Yú Huá; born April 3, 1960) is a Chinese author. Shortly after his debut as a fiction writer in 1983, his first breakthrough came in 1987, when he released the short story On the Road at Age Eighteen. Yu Hua was regarded as a promising avant-garde or post-New Wave writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yu Hua has received more than 224,368 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Yu Hua is the 3,791st most popular writer (down from 3,460th in 2019), the 773rd most popular biography from China (down from 683rd in 2019) and the 84th most popular Chinese Writer.

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  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Yu Hua ranks 3,791 out of 5,755Before him are C. J. Cherryh, Leslie Stephen, Renia Spiegel, V. C. Andrews, Paul Fort, and Nodira. After him are Gudrun Pausewang, Lydia Becker, Maurice Schumann, Žemaitė, Iraj Mirza, and Hervé Le Tellier.

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Among people born in 1960, Yu Hua ranks 158Before him are Atom Egoyan, Doug Jones, Dominique Wilkins, Mick Hucknall, David Baldacci, and Tracy Pollan. After him are Taneti Mamau, Jari Kurri, Igor Larionov, Aleida Guevara, Brenda Strong, and Merlene Ottey.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yu Hua ranks 773 out of 1,392Before him are Xu Xiangqian (1901), Liu Yifei (1987), Jing Fang (-78), Meng Wanzhou (1972), Yu Zhengsheng (1945), and Fei Xiaotong (1910). After him are Ricky Hui (1946), Zhuang Zedong (1940), Luo Ruiqing (1906), Hu Zhengyan (1584), Jia Qinglin (1940), and Lou Tseng-Tsiang (1871).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Yu Hua ranks 84Before him are Shen Congwen (1902), Song Yu (-298), Chögyam Trungpa (1939), Zhou Zuoren (1885), Sanmao (1943), and Xiao Hong (1911). After him are Katherine Paterson (1932), Wu Jingzi (1701), Chen Zi'ang (661), Taranatha (1575), Yan Lianke (1958), and Yu Dafu (1896).