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MILITARY PERSONNEL

Akechi Mitsuhide

1526 - 1582

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Akechi Mitsuhide (明智 光秀, March 10, 1528 – July 2, 1582), first called Jūbei from his clan and later Koretō Hyūga no Kami (惟任日向守) from his title, was a Japanese samurai general of the Sengoku period best known as the assassin of Oda Nobunaga. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akechi Mitsuhide has received more than 1,260,239 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Akechi Mitsuhide is the 173rd most popular military personnel (up from 195th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Japan (up from 62nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Japanese Military Personnel.

Akechi Mitsuhide is most famous for his betrayal of Oda Nobunaga, which led to the death of Nobunaga.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Akechi Mitsuhide ranks 173 out of 1,468Before him are Dietrich von Choltitz, George Armstrong Custer, Paul Tibbets, Józef Poniatowski, Hans Krebs, and Oskar Dirlewanger. After him are Johannes Blaskowitz, Djemal Pasha, Matilda of Tuscany, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Aleksei Brusilov, and Felix Steiner.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1526, Akechi Mitsuhide ranks 2Before him is Giuseppe Arcimboldo. After him are Catherine Jagiellon, Elizabeth of Austria, Rafael Bombelli, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Benedict the Moor, Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf, Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz, and Bâkî. Among people deceased in 1582, Akechi Mitsuhide ranks 5Before him are Oda Nobunaga, Teresa of Ávila, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, and Wu Cheng'en. After him are Altan Khan, Mori Ranmaru, Takeda Katsuyori, Diego, Prince of Asturias, Charlotte of Bourbon, Oda Nobutada, and Zhang Juzheng.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Akechi Mitsuhide ranks 58 out of 6,048Before him are Soichiro Honda (1906), Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159), Joan Fontaine (1917), Yasujirō Ozu (1903), Empress Michiko (1934), and Minamoto no Yoritomo (1147). After him are Yoshihide Suga (1948), Shinzō Abe (1954), Tadamichi Kuribayashi (1891), Emperor Suizei (-669), Koxinga (1624), and Sei Shōnagon (966).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Akechi Mitsuhide ranks 9Before him are Isoroku Yamamoto (1884), Hiroo Onoda (1922), Hattori Hanzō (1542), Saigō Takamori (1828), Chūichi Nagumo (1887), and Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159). After him are Tadamichi Kuribayashi (1891), Date Masamune (1567), Tōgō Heihachirō (1848), Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837), Ishida Mitsunari (1559), and Tomoyuki Yamashita (1885).