Zhuang Zhou

369 BC - 286 BC

Zhuang Zhou

Zhuang Zhou (), commonly known as Zhuangzi (; Chinese: 莊子; literally "Master Zhuang"; also rendered as Chuang Tzu), was an influential Chinese philosopher who lived around the 4th century BC during the Warring States period, a period corresponding to the summit of Chinese philosophy, the Hundred Schools of Thought. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhuang Zhou has received more than 624,050 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 98th most popular philosopher.

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  • 620k

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  • 73.42

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  • 64

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Zhuang Zhou ranks 96 out of 1,005Before him are Friedrich Fröbel, Carl von Clausewitz, Isidore of Seville, Johann Gottfried Herder, Nagarjuna, and Roland Barthes. After him are Jacques Derrida, Athanasius of Alexandria, Ibn Arabi, Tommaso Campanella, Meister Eckhart, and Theophrastus.

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Among people born in 369 BC, Zhuang Zhou ranks 1After him is Yang Zhu. Among people deceased in 286 BC, Zhuang Zhou ranks 1

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In China

Among people born in China, Zhuang Zhou ranks 30 out of 921Before him are Wu Zetian (624), Ip Man (1893), Du Fu (712), Kangxi Emperor (1654), Hu Jintao (1942), and Qianlong Emperor (1711). After him are Yongle Emperor (1360), Zhou Enlai (1898), Zhu Xi (1130), Hongwu Emperor (1328), Emperor Wu of Han (-156), and Bodhidharma (483).


Among philosophers born in China, Zhuang Zhou ranks 5Before him are Confucius (-551), Laozi (-604), Sun Tzu (-543), and Mencius (-372). After him are Zhu Xi (1130), Bodhidharma (483), Mozi (-470), Han Fei (-280), Padmasambhava (717), Xun Kuang (-313), and Milarepa (1052).

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