MILITARY PERSONNEL

Ōtani Yoshitsugu

1559 - 1600

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Ōtani Yoshitsugu (大谷 吉継, 1558 – October 21, 1600) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period through the Azuchi-Momoyama Period. He was also known by his court title, Gyōbu-shōyū (刑部少輔). He was born in 1558 to a father who was said to be a retainer of either Ōtomo Sōrin or Rokkaku Yoshikata. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ōtani Yoshitsugu has received more than 144,989 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ōtani Yoshitsugu is the 744th most popular military personnel (down from 669th in 2019), the 558th most popular biography from Japan and the 49th most popular Japanese Military Personnel.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Ōtani Yoshitsugu ranks 744 out of 1,466Before him are Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Maria Bochkareva, Helmut Lent, Wilhelm Adam, Julian, Count of Ceuta, and Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle. After him are Adem Jashari, Karel Doorman, Ettore Bastico, Karl Mauss, Archduke Stephen, Palatine of Hungary, and Friedrich Graf von Wrangel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1559, Ōtani Yoshitsugu ranks 7Before him are Nurhaci, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Ishida Mitsunari, Lawrence of Brindisi, and Catherine de Bourbon. After him are Isaac Casaubon, Cigoli, and George Chapman. Among people deceased in 1600, Ōtani Yoshitsugu ranks 10Before him are Enrique of Malacca, Luis de Molina, Konishi Yukinaga, José de Acosta, Hosokawa Gracia, and Catharina van Hemessen. After him are Bâkî, Claude Le Jeune, Robert de Nola, Jerzy Radziwiłł, Lourenço Marques, and Gaspar de Lemos.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ōtani Yoshitsugu ranks 558 out of 5,560Before him are Ken Takakura (1931), Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123), Nobuo Matsunaga (1921), Emperor Junnin (733), Akiko Wakabayashi (1941), and Tokugawa Ieshige (1712). After him are Takashi Murakami (1962), Kiyoshi Tomizawa (1943), Shigeru Takahashi (null), Sakanoue no Tamuramaro (758), Mamoru Oshii (1951), and Michihiro Ozawa (1932).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Ōtani Yoshitsugu ranks 49Before him are Otozō Yamada (1881), Taira no Masakado (903), Nobutake Kondō (1886), Seiichi Itō (1890), Yasuji Okamura (1884), and Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123). After him are Sakanoue no Tamuramaro (758), Minamoto no Yorimasa (1106), Takeo Takagi (1892), Gunichi Mikawa (1888), Hiroshi Ōshima (1886), and Osami Nagano (1880).