Emperor Bidatsu

538 - 585

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Emperor Bidatsu (敏達天皇, Bidatsu-tennō, 538 – 14 September 585) was the 30th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.The years of reign of Bidatsu start in 572 and end in 585; however, there are no certain dates for this Emperor's life or reign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Bidatsu has received more than 128,624 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Emperor Bidatsu is the 4,928th most popular politician (down from 4,044th in 2019), the 342nd most popular biography from Japan (down from 238th in 2019) and the 116th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Bidatsu ranks 4,928 out of 15,710Before him are Sisebut, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Sigvard Bernadotte, Langdarma, Martin Schulz, and Otto, Duke of Austria. After him are Pyotr Krasnov, Psusennes II, Nicomedes I of Bithynia, Pavel Axelrod, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, and Abraham Kuyper.

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Among people born in 538, Emperor Bidatsu ranks 2Before him is Gregory of Tours. After him is Zhiyi. Among people deceased in 585, Emperor Bidatsu ranks 3Before him are Tristan and Hermenegild.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Bidatsu ranks 342 out of 5,560Before him are Toshio Iwatani (1925), Takeshi Natori (null), Toshio Miyaji (null), Koichi Oita (1914), Sakae Takahashi (null), and Kenji Doihara (1883). After him are Mamoru Shigemitsu (1887), Inukai Tsuyoshi (1855), Nobuyuki Kato (1920), Seki Takakazu (1642), Mitsuo Fuchida (1902), and Ashikaga Yoshiaki (1537).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Bidatsu ranks 116Before him are Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), Saionji Kinmochi (1849), Shimazu Yoshihiro (1535), Tanaka Giichi (1864), Emperor Buretsu (489), and Inejiro Asanuma (1898). After him are Mamoru Shigemitsu (1887), Inukai Tsuyoshi (1855), Ashikaga Yoshiaki (1537), Kakuei Tanaka (1918), Oichi (1547), and Kōki Hirota (1878).