Zheng Zhilong

1604 - 1661

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Zheng Zhilong, Marquis of Tong'an and Nan'an (Chinese: 鄭芝龍; pinyin: Zheng Zhilong; Wade–Giles: Ching Chih-lung; 1604–1661), baptised as Nicholas Iquan Gaspard, was a merchant, pirate, political and military leader in the late Ming dynasty who later defected to the Qing dynasty. He was from Nan'an, Fujian. He was the father of Koxinga, Prince of Yanping, the founder of the pro-Ming Kingdom of Tungning in Taiwan, and as such an ancestor of the House of Koxinga. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zheng Zhilong has received more than 115,693 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Zheng Zhilong is the 7,538th most popular politician, the 528th most popular biography from China and the 302nd most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Zheng Zhilong ranks 7,538 out of 15,710Before him are Vithimiris, Zu Jia, Gabriel González Videla, Adolfo de la Huerta, Eudokia Angelina, and Francisco Morazán. After him are Minervina, Sōsuke Uno, Judith of Schweinfurt, André Kolingba, Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria, and Tiridates III of Parthia.

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Among people born in 1604, Zheng Zhilong ranks 11Before him are Claudia de' Medici, John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen, Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, İslâm III Giray, and Catherine of Brandenburg. After him are Abraham Bosse, Menasseh Ben Israel, and John Eliot. Among people deceased in 1661, Zheng Zhilong ranks 11Before him are Vasile Lupu, Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias, Louis Couperin, Jan Fyt, Andrea Sacchi, and George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Martino Martini, Pieter de Molijn, Guru Har Rai, Pyotr Beketov, and Shah Shuja.

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Among people born in China, Zheng Zhilong ranks 528 out of 1,186Before him are Zhou Xuan (1920), H. H. Kung (1881), Ti Lung (1946), Rinchinbal Khan (1326), Zhang Wentian (1900), and Zhu of Xia (null). After him are Yang Hui (1238), Yijing (635), Cai Yong (133), Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa (1924), Li Cheng (919), and Xu Shichang (1855).


Among politicians born in China, Zheng Zhilong ranks 302Before him are Gegeen Khan (1302), Zhou Yongkang (1942), H. H. Kung (1881), Rinchinbal Khan (1326), Zhang Wentian (1900), and Zhu of Xia (null). After him are Cai Yong (133), Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa (1924), Xu Shichang (1855), Mang of Xia (null), Hau Pei-tsun (1919), and Zhong Yao (151).