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Zhu De

1886 - 1976

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Zhu De (朱德; ; also Chu Teh; 1 December 1886 – 6 July 1976) was a Chinese general, military strategist, politician and revolutionary in the Chinese Communist Party. Born into poverty in 1886 in Sichuan, he was adopted by a wealthy uncle at age nine. His uncle provided him with a superior early education that led to his admission into a military academy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhu De has received more than 778,190 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Zhu De is the 2,059th most popular politician (down from 2,053rd in 2019), the 161st most popular biography from China (up from 167th in 2019) and the 107th most popular Chinese Politician.

Zhu de is most famous for its spicy, salty, and sweet dishes.

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Among politicians, Zhu De ranks 2,059 out of 15,577Before him are Cao Rui, Louise of Savoy, Jotham of Judah, Ahaziah of Israel, Álmos, and Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator. After him are Ellac, Marcelo Caetano, Miloš Obrenović, Khaba, Vannozza dei Cattanei, and Wallia.

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Among people born in 1886, Zhu De ranks 24Before him are Karl von Frisch, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Gotthard Heinrici, George Mallory, Theodor Morell, and Erich Hoepner. After him are Hermann Broch, Athenagoras I of Constantinople, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Edward Rydz-Śmigły, Jan Masaryk, and Hugo Ball. Among people deceased in 1976, Zhu De ranks 26Before him are Ulrike Meinhof, Joachim Peiper, Benjamin Graham, Jacques Monod, Anneliese Michel, and Eyvind Johnson. After him are Rudolf Bultmann, Raymond Queneau, Gustav Heinemann, Josef Albers, Leopold Ružička, and Lars Onsager.

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In China

Among people born in China, Zhu De ranks 161 out of 1,392Before him are 1st Dalai Lama (1391), Li Zicheng (1606), Hongzhi Emperor (1470), Jack Ma (1964), Khorloogiin Choibalsan (1895), and Cao Rui (205). After him are Wong Fei-hung (1925), Zhang Liao (169), Wang Jingwei (1883), Bai Juyi (772), Liu Shan (207), and Tang of Shang (-1601).


Among politicians born in China, Zhu De ranks 107Before him are Emperor Shenzong of Song (1048), 1st Dalai Lama (1391), Li Zicheng (1606), Hongzhi Emperor (1470), Khorloogiin Choibalsan (1895), and Cao Rui (205). After him are Wang Jingwei (1883), Liu Shan (207), Tang of Shang (-1601), Empress Xiaoyichun (1727), King Zhou of Shang (-1105), and Tianqi Emperor (1605).