Zhuge Liang

181 - 234

Zhuge Liang

Zhuge Liang (pronunciation in PRC Standard Mandarin: [ʈʂú.kɤ̀ ljâŋ] (listen); 181–234), courtesy name Kongming, was a Chinese politician, military strategist, writer, engineer and inventor. He served as the chancellor and regent of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period. He is recognised as the most accomplished strategist of his era, and has been compared to Sun Tzu, the author of The Art of War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhuge Liang has received more than 1,428,698 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Zhuge Liang ranks 3 out of 287Before him are Gustave Eiffel and Gottlieb Daimler. After him are Wernher von Braun, Mikhail Kalashnikov, Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, Anatoly Dyatlov, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sergei Korolev, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, and Otto Lilienthal.

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Among people born in 181, Zhuge Liang ranks 1After him is Emperor Xian of Han. Among people deceased in 234, Zhuge Liang ranks 1After him are Emperor Xian of Han and Wei Yan.

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In China

Among people born in China, Zhuge Liang ranks 19 out of 921Before him are Kublai Khan (1215), Sima Qian (-145), Cao Cao (155), Empress Dowager Cixi (1835), Puyi (1906), and Liu Bei (161). After him are Guan Yu (162), Xuanzang (602), Mencius (-372), Xi Jinping (1953), Wu Zetian (624), and Ip Man (1893).

Among ENGINEERS In China

Among engineers born in China, Zhuge Liang ranks 1After him are Li Kui (-500), Lu Ban (-507), and Da-Wen Sun (1960).

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