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Chōjun Miyagi

1888 - 1953

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Chōjun Miyagi (宮城 長順, Miyagi Chōjun, April 25, 1888 – October 8, 1953) was an Okinawan martial artist who founded the Gōjū-ryū school of karate by blending Okinawan and Chinese influences. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chōjun Miyagi has received more than 212,043 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Chōjun Miyagi is the 12th most popular martial arts (down from 10th in 2019), the 612th most popular biography from Japan (down from 523rd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Japanese Martial Arts.

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Among MARTIAL ARTS

Among martial arts, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 12 out of 117Before him are Wong Fei-hung, Huo Yuanjia, Choi Hong Hi, Kenwa Mabuni, Ankō Itosu, and Hélio Gracie. After him are Andy Hug, Masatoshi Nakayama, Higaonna Kanryō, Conor McGregor, Fedor Emelianenko, and Matsumura Sōkon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1888, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 81Before him are Clara Campoamor, Soong Ai-ling, Alphonse Juin, Grigori Sokolnikov, Domenico Tardini, and Henry A. Wallace. After him are Gunichi Mikawa, Prince Axel of Denmark, Inayatullah Khan, Fritz Reiner, Francesco Baracca, and Paul Morand. Among people deceased in 1953, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 56Before him are Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu, René Fonck, Prince Oscar Bernadotte, Sergey Belyavsky, Elsa Beskow, and Julian Tuwim. After him are Hjalmar Hammarskjöld, Albert Gleizes, Helene Mayer, James Finlayson, Jim Thorpe, and Jorge Negrete.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 612 out of 5,560Before him are Ryū Murakami (1952), Emperor Kameyama (1249), Shigeo Shingo (1909), Hiranuma Kiichirō (1867), Katsuhiro Otomo (1954), and Daisaku Ikeda (1928). After him are Satoru Iwata (1959), Takeo Takagi (1892), Senjūrō Hayashi (1876), Gunichi Mikawa (1888), Takuboku Ishikawa (1886), and Hirohiko Araki (1960).

Among MARTIAL ARTS In Japan

Among martial arts born in Japan, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 6Before him are Kanō Jigorō (1860), Gichin Funakoshi (1868), Morihei Ueshiba (1883), Kenwa Mabuni (1889), and Ankō Itosu (1831). After him are Masatoshi Nakayama (1913), Higaonna Kanryō (1853), Matsumura Sōkon (1809), Motobu Chōki (1870), Morihiro Saito (1928), and Koichi Tohei (1920).