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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 115,454 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Emperor Go-Horikawa is the 6,318th most popular politician (down from 5,906th in 2019), the 450th most popular biography from Japan (up from 466th in 2019) and the 189th most popular Japanese Politician.

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  • 28

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  • 3.59

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Among politicians, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 6,318 out of 15,577Before him are Takelot I, Sergius I of Constantinople, Sabium, Ermesinde of Carcassonne, Alexandru Averescu, and Frederick I, Duke of Austria. After him are King Kang of Zhou, Bernardino Machado, Emperor Jomei, Emperor Kōkō, Ludwig Fischer, and Emperor Go-Reizei.

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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 Stefan Radoslav, Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi, Ibn al-Farid, Otto I, Duke of Merania, Floris IV, Count of Holland, and Baha ad-Din ibn Shaddad.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 450 out of 6,048Before him are Shiro Misaki (null), Kinji Fukasaku (1930), Ashikaga Yoshiteru (1536), Hiroyoshi Nishizawa (1920), Rei Kawakubo (1942), and Yasuji Okamura (1884). After him are Emperor Jomei (593), Emperor Kōkō (830), Emperor Go-Reizei (1025), Kōichirō Matsuura (1937), Fumihiko Maki (1928), and Soemu Toyoda (1885).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Go-Horikawa ranks 189Before him are Emperor Ninmyō (808), Takeda Sōkaku (1859), Emperor Montoku (827), Morihiro Hosokawa (1938), Ashikaga Yoshiteru (1536), and Rei Kawakubo (1942). After him are Emperor Jomei (593), Emperor Kōkō (830), Emperor Go-Reizei (1025), Kōichirō Matsuura (1937), Tokugawa Ietsuna (1641), and Matsukata Masayoshi (1835).