MARTIAL ARTS

Chōjun Miyagi

1888 - 1953

Chōjun Miyagi

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 163,928 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular martial arts.

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Among MARTIAL ARTS

Among martial arts, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 11 out of 74Before him are Mas Oyama, Wong Fei-hung, Huo Yuanjia, Trưng Sisters, Kenwa Mabuni, and Choi Hong Hi. After him are Ankō Itosu, Hélio Gracie, Masatoshi Nakayama, Higaonna Kanryō, Conor McGregor, and Motobu Chōki.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1888, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 72Before him are Abul Kalam Azad, Louis Durey, Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, Alphonse Juin, Wellington Koo, and Soong Ai-ling. After him are Henry A. Wallace, Valerian Kuybyshev, Odile Defraye, Victor Goldschmidt, Gunichi Mikawa, and Lead Belly. Among people deceased in 1953, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 51Before him are Jacques Thibaud, Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu, Şükrü Saracoğlu, René Fonck, Elsa Beskow, and Hjalmar Hammarskjöld. After him are Prince Oscar Bernadotte, Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, Julian Tuwim, Sergei Winogradsky, Sergey Belyavsky, and Helene Mayer.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 523 out of 3,113Before him are Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123), Yamamoto Kansuke (1493), Tokugawa Ieharu (1737), Yoshida Shōin (1830), Kisshomaru Ueshiba (1921), and Masayoshi Ōhira (1910). After him are Sadaharu Oh (1940), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (1950), Yamamoto Gonnohyōe (1852), Uesugi Kagekatsu (null), Yōsuke Matsuoka (1880), and Soemu Toyoda (1885).

Among MARTIAL ARTS In Japan

Among martial arts born in Japan, Chōjun Miyagi ranks 5Before him are Gichin Funakoshi (1868), Morihei Ueshiba (1883), Kanō Jigorō (1860), and Kenwa Mabuni (1889). After him are Ankō Itosu (1831), Masatoshi Nakayama (1913), Higaonna Kanryō (1853), and Koichi Tohei (1920).

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