Ōkubo Toshimichi

1830 - 1878

Ōkubo Toshimichi

Ōkubo Toshimichi (大久保 利通, 26 September 1830 – 14 May 1878) was a Japanese statesman and one of the Three Great Nobles regarded as the main founders of modern Japan. Ōkubo was a samurai of the Satsuma Domain and joined the movement to overthrow the ruling Tokugawa Shogunate during the Bakumatsu period. Upon the founding of the new Empire of Japan, Ōkubo became a leading member of the Meiji Restoration and a prominent member of the Meiji oligarchy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ōkubo Toshimichi has received more than 183,215 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,455th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ōkubo Toshimichi ranks 3,433 out of 14,801Before him are Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Louis I, Duke of Bavaria, George Papandreou, Kusunoki Masashige, Vojtech Tuka, and Allen Dulles. After him are Emperor Go-Hanazono, Coluccio Salutati, Mohamed Ghannouchi, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Philetaerus, and Lütfi Pasha.

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Among people born in 1830, Ōkubo Toshimichi ranks 18Before him are Isma'il Pasha, Julius Lothar Meyer, Hans von Bülow, Louise Michel, Étienne-Jules Marey, and Élisée Reclus. After him are Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, Frederic Leighton, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, and Jules de Goncourt. Among people deceased in 1878, Ōkubo Toshimichi ranks 13Before him are Julius von Mayer, Charles-François Daubigny, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, George V of Hanover, Antoine César Becquerel, and Ernst Heinrich Weber. After him are Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Nikolay Nekrasov, Elias Magnus Fries, Angelo Secchi, Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier, and Mercedes of Orléans.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ōkubo Toshimichi ranks 175 out of 3,113Before him are Shohei Imamura (1926), D. T. Suzuki (1870), Susumu Tonegawa (1939), Kōnosuke Matsushita (1894), Empress Genshō (680), and Kusunoki Masashige (1294). After him are Emperor Go-Hanazono (1419), Emperor Hanzei (336), Amakusa Shirō (1621), Honda Tadakatsu (1548), Junko Tabei (1939), and Tasuku Honjo (1942).


Among politicians born in Japan, Ōkubo Toshimichi ranks 68Before him are Imagawa Yoshimoto (1519), Emperor Chūai (149), Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646), Emperor Sutoku (1119), Empress Genshō (680), and Kusunoki Masashige (1294). After him are Emperor Go-Hanazono (1419), Emperor Hanzei (336), Amakusa Shirō (1621), Emperor Ankō (401), Emperor Antoku (1178), and Emperor Tenmu (631).

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