Emperor Go-Horikawa

1212 - 1234

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Emperor Go-Horikawa (後堀河天皇, Go-Horikawa-tennō) (March 22, 1212 – August 31, 1234) was the 86th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Go-Horikawa has received more than 87,085 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Emperor Go-Horikawa is the 5,913th most popular politician (down from 4,800th in 2019), the 466th most popular biography from Japan (down from 330th in 2019) and the 172nd most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 5,913 out of 15,710Before him are Constantine Phaulkon, Bechara El Khoury, Seleucus V Philometor, Samori Ture, Johannes Steinhoff, and Lester B. Pearson. After him are Manuel Gomes da Costa, Abd al-Hafid of Morocco, Peter II of Courtenay, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria, and Tigranes I.

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Among people born in 1212, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 4Before him are Ibn al-Nafis, Isabella II of Jerusalem, and Zita. After him is Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq. Among people deceased in 1234, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 4Before him are Sancho VII of Navarre, Canute II of Sweden, and Emperor Chūkyō. After him are Ibn al-Farid, Stefan Radoslav, Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi, Floris IV, Count of Holland, Otto I, Duke of Merania, and Baha ad-Din ibn Shaddad.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 466 out of 5,560Before him are Masuzo Madono (null), Chōsokabe Motochika (1539), Noboru Takeshita (1924), Kunisada (1786), Rihei Sano (1912), and Chūya Nakahara (1907). After him are Emperor Shijō (1231), Emperor Ninmyō (808), Masanobu Izumi (1944), Masaoka Shiki (1867), Misao Tamai (1903), and Emperor Go-Hanazono (1419).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 172Before him are Emperor Heizei (773), Ōyama Iwao (1842), Tokugawa Ietsuna (1641), Kiichi Miyazawa (1919), Chōsokabe Motochika (1539), and Noboru Takeshita (1924). After him are Emperor Shijō (1231), Emperor Ninmyō (808), Emperor Go-Hanazono (1419), Hara Takashi (1856), Emperor Montoku (827), and Takahashi Korekiyo (1854).