Zhao Mengfu

1254 - 1322

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Zhao Mengfu (Chinese: 趙孟頫; pinyin: Zhào Mèngfǔ; Wade–Giles: Chao Meng-fu; courtesy name Zi'ang (子昂); pseudonyms Songxue (松雪, "Pine Snow"), Oubo (鷗波, "Gull Waves"), and Shuijing-gong Dao-ren (水精宮道人, "Master of the Water Spirits Palace"); 1254–1322), was a Chinese calligrapher, painter, and scholar during the Yuan dynasty. He was a descendant of the Song dynasty's imperial family through Emperor Xiaozong's brother Zhao Bogui who married a lady surnamed Song who was the granddaughter of Emperor Huizong. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhao Mengfu has received more than 121,309 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Zhao Mengfu is the 5,355th most popular politician (up from 6,848th in 2019), the 399th most popular biography from China (up from 495th in 2019) and the 247th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Zhao Mengfu ranks 5,355 out of 15,577Before him are Borrell II, Count of Barcelona, Antilochus, Sergei Ivanov, Aybak, Emperor Go-Toba, and Helena of Moscow. After him are Wilfried Martens, Psammuthes, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, Arsames, and Antti Aarne.

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Among people born in 1254, Zhao Mengfu ranks 5Before him are Marco Polo, Osman I, Charles II of Naples, and Marie of Brabant, Queen of France. After him are Floris V, Count of Holland and Dmitry of Pereslavl. Among people deceased in 1322, Zhao Mengfu ranks 4Before him are Philip V of France, Marie of Brabant, Queen of France, and Robert III, Count of Flanders. After him are Beatrice of Silesia, Louis I, Count of Nevers, Theodore Svetoslav of Bulgaria, Matteo I Visconti, Marie of Lusignan, Queen of Aragon, Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster, Ma Duanlin, and Stefan Konstantin.

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Among people born in China, Zhao Mengfu ranks 399 out of 1,392Before him are Emperor Shang of Han (105), Liu Bowen (1311), Seiji Ozawa (1935), Zhu Yousong (1607), Huo Guang (-150), and Qiu Jin (1875). After him are Sima Xiangru (-179), Princess Wencheng (628), Du Mu (803), Gegeen Khan (1302), Huiyuan (334), and Wen Tianxiang (1236).


Among politicians born in China, Zhao Mengfu ranks 247Before him are Emperor Guangzong of Song (1147), Khutughtu Khan Kusala (1300), 9th Dalai Lama (1805), Emperor Shang of Han (105), Zhu Yousong (1607), and Huo Guang (-150). After him are Princess Wencheng (628), Gegeen Khan (1302), Gengshi Emperor (null), Zhang Lu (101), Wang Qishan (1948), and Emperor Houshao of Han (null).