Emperor Go-Momozono

1758 - 1779

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Emperor Go-Momozono (後桃園天皇, Go-Momozono-tennō, August 5, 1758 – December 16, 1779) was the 118th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He was named after his father Emperor Momozono. The wording of go- (後) in the name translates as "later", so he has also been referred to as "Later Emperor Momozono", "Momozono, the second", or "Momozono II". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Go-Momozono has received more than 298,358 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Emperor Go-Momozono is the 2,286th most popular politician (down from 1,948th in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Japan (down from 76th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Japanese Politician.

Emperor Go-Mommozono was most famous for his love of music and poetry. He was also the first emperor to appoint a woman to the position of Empress.

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Among politicians, Emperor Go-Momozono ranks 2,286 out of 15,710Before him are Śuddhodana, Vincent Auriol, Isma'il Pasha, Mikhail Suslov, Francis II of the Two Sicilies, and Jean Sylvain Bailly. After him are Marcelo Caetano, Louis I, Duke of Bourbon, Alexander Jagiellon, Senusret II, Fausta, and Tariq Aziz.

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Among people born in 1758, Emperor Go-Momozono ranks 8Before him are Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, James Monroe, André Masséna, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, Kamehameha I, and Jean-Jacques Dessalines. After him are Franz Joseph Gall, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, and Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy. Among people deceased in 1779, Emperor Go-Momozono ranks 5Before him are James Cook, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Anton Raphael Mengs, and Thomas Chippendale. After him are Karim Khan Zand, Casimir Pulaski, William Boyce, John Kay, David Garrick, Tommaso Traetta, and Louis de Jaucourt.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Go-Momozono ranks 88 out of 5,560Before him are Tomoe Gozen (1157), Emperor Annei (-577), Tarō Asō (1940), Hideki Yukawa (1907), Emperor Itoku (-553), and Kōbō Abe (1924). After him are Chiune Sugihara (1900), Masaru Emoto (1943), Ishida Mitsunari (1559), Abe no Seimei (921), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), and Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Go-Momozono ranks 24Before him are Koxinga (1624), Emperor Suizei (-669), Tomoe Gozen (1157), Emperor Annei (-577), Tarō Asō (1940), and Emperor Itoku (-553). After him are Abe no Seimei (921), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740), Emperor Nakamikado (1702), Prince Shōtoku (574), and Emperor Kōshō (-505).