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Ashikaga Yoshimitsu

1358 - 1408

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Ashikaga Yoshimitsu (足利 義満, September 25, 1358 – May 31, 1408) was the third shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate, ruling from 1368 to 1394 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshimitsu was Ashikaga Yoshiakira's third son but the oldest son to survive, his childhood name being Haruō (春王). Yoshimitsu was appointed shōgun, a hereditary title as head of the military estate, in 1368 at the age of ten; at twenty he was admitted to the imperial court as Acting Grand Counselor (Gon Dainagon 権大納言). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ashikaga Yoshimitsu has received more than 196,614 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Ashikaga Yoshimitsu is the 5,008th most popular politician (down from 4,386th in 2019), the 296th most popular biography from Japan (down from 267th in 2019) and the 120th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu ranks 5,008 out of 15,577Before him are Yoshirō Mori, Mohamed Boudiaf, Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars, Jinpyeong of Silla, and John George IV, Elector of Saxony. After him are Eurybiades, Agis III, Attalus, Bertha of Savoy, Ernő Gerő, and Gunther.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1358, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu ranks 3Before him are John I of Portugal and John I of Castile. After him are Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Castile, Elisabeth of Bohemia, Bernard I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Elisabeth of Nuremberg. Among people deceased in 1408, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu ranks 4Before him are Taejo of Joseon, John VII Palaiologos, and Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans. After him are Miran Shah, John Gower, and Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu ranks 296 out of 6,048Before him are Yosano Akiko (1878), Maeda Toshiie (1538), Saitō Hajime (1844), Sesshū Tōyō (1420), Saionji Kinmochi (1849), and Yoshirō Mori (1937). After him are Yoshitoshi (1839), Chūya Nakahara (1907), Takeichi Nishi (1902), Tokugawa Iemochi (1846), Tamotsu Asakura (null), and Kikunae Ikeda (1864).

Among POLITICIANS In Japan

Among politicians born in Japan, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu ranks 120Before him are Emperor Yūryaku (418), Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Emperor Monmu (683), Maeda Toshiie (1538), Saionji Kinmochi (1849), and Yoshirō Mori (1937). After him are Tokugawa Iemochi (1846), Emperor Buretsu (489), Toshiki Kaifu (1931), Ashikaga Yoshiaki (1537), Ko Yong-hui (1952), and Yamato Takeru (72).