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Zhou Zuoren

1885 - 1967

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Zhou Zuoren (Chinese: 周作人; pinyin: Zhōu Zuòrén; Wade–Giles: Chou Tso-jen) (16 January 1885 – 6 May 1967) was a Chinese writer, primarily known as an essayist and a translator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhou Zuoren has received more than 64,845 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Zhou Zuoren is the 3,557th most popular writer (down from 3,483rd in 2019), the 748th most popular biography from China (down from 687th in 2019) and the 81st most popular Chinese Writer.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.12

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  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Zhou Zuoren ranks 3,557 out of 5,755Before him are Ayşe Kulin, Gioconda Belli, Mario Soldati, Bronisława Wajs, Théophile Thoré-Bürger, and Bertha Lutz. After him are Jonathan Littell, Frances Burney, Garlieb Merkel, Andrew Lang, Henry Bataille, and Vera Komissarzhevskaya.

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Among people born in 1885, Zhou Zuoren ranks 136Before him are Sigrid Hjertén, Sun Chuanfang, Blas Infante, Arturo Rawson, Francisco Olazar, and Platt Adams. After him are Louise Bryant, Egon Wellesz, Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, Hedda Hopper, Edward Lasker, and Albert Betz. Among people deceased in 1967, Zhou Zuoren ranks 157Before him are Greta Schröder, Fernando Paternoster, Edward Chamberlin, Siegfried Sassoon, Varian Fry, and Antonio Riberi. After him are Reginald Punnett, Morris Swadesh, Henry Luce, Daniel Jones, Arthur Ransome, and Georges Berger.

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In China

Among people born in China, Zhou Zuoren ranks 748 out of 1,392Before him are Tang Jiaxuan (1938), Lydia Shum (1945), Chögyam Trungpa (1939), Nie Rongzhen (1899), Tang Jingsong (1841), and Fan Bingbing (1981). After him are Tan Dun (1957), Fang Lizhi (1936), Sanmao (1943), Han Zheng (1954), Qian Qichen (1928), and Wang Jianlin (1954).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Zhou Zuoren ranks 81Before him are Sakya Pandita (1182), Cui Hao (704), Sima Tan (-165), Shen Congwen (1902), Song Yu (-298), and Chögyam Trungpa (1939). After him are Sanmao (1943), Xiao Hong (1911), Yu Hua (1960), Katherine Paterson (1932), Wu Jingzi (1701), and Chen Zi'ang (661).