WRITER

Eiji Yoshikawa

1892 - 1962

Eiji Yoshikawa

Eiji Yoshikawa (吉川 英治, Yoshikawa Eiji, August 11, 1892 – September 7, 1962) was a Japanese historical novelist. Among his best-known novels are revisions of older classics. He was mainly influenced by classics such as The Tale of the Heike, Tale of Genji, Water Margin, and Romance of the Three Kingdoms, many of which he retold in his own style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eiji Yoshikawa has received more than 136,504 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,251st most popular writer.

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  • 58.01

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Eiji Yoshikawa ranks 1,250 out of 4,883Before him are Giovanni Papini, Nizar Qabbani, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Vivant Denon, P. D. James, and Tivadar Soros. After him are Giovanni Verga, Joanot Martorell, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Martin Gardner, Carson McCullers, and Gavrila Derzhavin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1892, Eiji Yoshikawa ranks 61Before him are Hjalmar Siilasvuo, J. B. S. Haldane, Edith Södergran, Mikhail Kirponos, Tazio Nuvolari, and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth. After him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Alfonsina Storni, Guo Moruo, S. R. Ranganathan, Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, and César Vallejo. Among people deceased in 1962, Eiji Yoshikawa ranks 39Before him are Alfred Cortot, Ivan Meštrović, Hanns Eisler, Gabriele Münter, Gianna Beretta Molla, and Killing of Peter Fechter. After him are Dušan Simović, Natalia Sedova, Tod Browning, Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Aleksei Antonov, and Shunroku Hata.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Eiji Yoshikawa ranks 277 out of 3,113Before him are Yanosuke Watanabe (null), Emperor Chōkei (1343), Emperor Yūryaku (418), Hisao Kami (1941), Suzuki Harunobu (1725), and Emperor Seiwa (850). After him are Emperor Konoe (1139), Emperor Go-Uda (1267), Emperor Kameyama (1249), Nogi Maresuke (1849), Hiroto Muraoka (1931), and Sugawara no Michizane (845).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Eiji Yoshikawa ranks 25Before him are Mori Ōgai (1862), D. T. Suzuki (1870), Yosa Buson (1716), Shoko Asahara (1955), Edogawa Ranpo (1894), and Shūsaku Endō (1923). After him are Sugawara no Michizane (845), Ono no Komachi (825), Ihara Saikaku (1642), Yosano Akiko (1878), Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653), and Kenji Miyazawa (1896).

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