Zhang Zhongjing

150 - 219

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Zhang Zhongjing (Chinese: 張仲景; 150–219), formal name Zhang Ji (張機), was a Chinese pharmacologist, physician, inventor, and writer of the Eastern Han dynasty and one of the most eminent Chinese physicians during the later years of the Han dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhang Zhongjing has received more than 105,386 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Zhang Zhongjing is the 248th most popular physician (up from 270th in 2019), the 456th most popular biography from China and the 4th most popular Chinese Physician.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Zhang Zhongjing ranks 248 out of 509Before him are Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, James Black, James Barry, Lorna Wing, Carl Ludwig, and Ferdinand Sauerbruch. After him are Caspar Friedrich Wolff, Thomas Sydenham, Christoph Schönborn, Rembert Dodoens, Friedrich Kasimir Medikus, and Eduard Wirths.

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Among people born in 150, Zhang Zhongjing ranks 11Before him are Clodius Albinus, Lucilla, Dian Wei, Aristides of Athens, Vologases IV, and Gogukcheon of Goguryeo. After him are Terentianus, Aquilia Severa, Sextus Pompeius Festus, Gaius Fulvius Plautianus, Mariniana, and Quintus Lollius Urbicus. Among people deceased in 219, Zhang Zhongjing ranks 4Before him are Xiahou Yuan, Liu Zhang, and Pang De.

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In China

Among people born in China, Zhang Zhongjing ranks 456 out of 1,186Before him are Wang Qishan (1948), Lu You (1125), Wellington Koo (1888), Yin Lihua (5), Yan Fu (1854), and Eileen Chang (1920). After him are Liu Zongyuan (773), Guo Shoujing (1231), Liu Xiang (-77), Li Cunxu (885), Octar (350), and Go Seigen (1914).


Among physicians born in China, Zhang Zhongjing ranks 4Before him are Li Ching-Yuen (1677), Hua Tuo (200), and Li Shizhen (1517). After him are Sun Simiao (581), Andrew Yao (1946), and Liang Wudong (1959).