Ashikaga Yoshiharu

1511 - 1550

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Ashikaga Yoshiharu (足利 義晴, April 2, 1511 – May 20, 1550) was the twelfth shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate from 1521 through 1546 during the late Muromachi period of Japan. He was the son of the eleventh shōgun Ashikaga Yoshizumi. From a western perspective, Yoshiharu is significant, as he was shogun when the first contact of Japan with the European West took place in 1543. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ashikaga Yoshiharu has received more than 75,324 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Ashikaga Yoshiharu is the 10,669th most popular politician (down from 10,065th in 2019).

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  • 75k

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  • 52.92

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ashikaga Yoshiharu has had the most page views in the with 89,127 views, followed by English (13,853), and Chinese (3,653). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Thai (224.76%), Catalan (128.49%), and Basque (97.82%)


Among politicians, Ashikaga Yoshiharu ranks 10,669 out of 19,576Before him are Theodor Oberländer, Yolande of Dreux, Queen of Scotland, Jaime, Duke of Braganza, Hydarnes, Erchinoald, and Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac. After him are Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Anouvong, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Steingrímur Hermannsson, Hiệp Hòa, and Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley.

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Among people born in 1511, Ashikaga Yoshiharu ranks 9Before him are Henry, Duke of Cornwall, Bartolomeo Ammannati, Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, Ippolito de' Medici, Erasmus Reinhold, and Juan Pizarro. After him are Francisco López de Gómara, Nicola Vicentino, and Pierre Viret. Among people deceased in 1550, Ashikaga Yoshiharu ranks 18Before him are Pir Sultan Abdal, Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg, Sebald Beham, Isabel Moctezuma, Ambrosius Benson, and Jean, Cardinal of Lorraine. After him are Georg Pencz, and John Major.

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