Emperor Ankan

466 - 536

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Emperor Ankan (安閑天皇, Ankan-tennō) (466 — 25 January 536) was the 27th legendary Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.No firm dates can be assigned to this Emperor's life or reign, but he is conventionally considered to have reigned from 10 March 531 to 25 January 536. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Ankan has received more than 106,003 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Emperor Ankan is the 4,762nd most popular politician (down from 4,129th in 2019), the 318th most popular biography from Japan (down from 245th in 2019) and the 107th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Ankan ranks 4,762 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Fruela I of Asturias, Bertha of Savoy, Enrico Berlinguer, Blanche of Anjou, and Tokugawa Iemochi. After him are Philopoemen, Etana, Emperor Tsuchimikado, Ar-Radi, Joaquim Chissano, and Honoré III, Prince of Monaco.

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Among people born in 466, Emperor Ankan ranks 2Before him is Clovis I.  Among people deceased in 536, Emperor Ankan ranks 3Before him are Pope Agapetus I and Theodahad. After him is Mundus.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Emperor Ankan ranks 318 out of 5,560Before him are Usaburo Hidaka (null), Sugawara no Michizane (845), Hisaichi Terauchi (1879), Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (1464), Reizo Fukuhara (1931), and Tokugawa Iemochi (1846). After him are Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Emperor Toba (1103), Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), Hisao Kami (1941), Waichiro Omura (1933), and Saionji Kinmochi (1849).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Ankan ranks 107Before him are Emperor Senka (467), Emperor Ninken (449), Emperor Go-Mizunoo (1596), Emperor Sushun (520), Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (1464), and Tokugawa Iemochi (1846). After him are Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Emperor Toba (1103), Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), Saionji Kinmochi (1849), Shimazu Yoshihiro (1535), and Tanaka Giichi (1864).