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Emperor Go-Saga

1220 - 1272

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Emperor Go-Saga (後嵯峨天皇, Go-Saga-tennō, April 1, 1220 – March 17, 1272) was the 88th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. This reign spanned the years 1242 through 1246.This 13th-century sovereign was named after the 8th-century Emperor Saga and go- (後), translates literally as "later"; and thus, he is sometimes called the "Later Emperor Saga". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Go-Saga has received more than 122,672 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Emperor Go-Saga is the 5,811th most popular politician (down from 5,076th in 2019), the 396th most popular biography from Japan (down from 364th in 2019) and the 164th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 5,811 out of 15,577Before him are Marcus Manlius Capitolinus, Trường Chinh, Nepherites II, Hong Tianguifu, Aleksandr Mikhailovich of Tver, and Emperor Go-Sanjō. After him are Vuk Drašković, Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, Max Adler, Jia Sidao, Adolf Schärf, and Akhmet Baitursynov.

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Among people born in 1220, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 11Before him are William of Rubruck, Brunetto Latini, Stefan Uroš I, Alphonse, Count of Poitiers, Ugolino della Gherardesca, and Traidenis. After him are Enzo of Sardinia, Jalal-ud-din Khalji, Rabban Bar Sauma, Joan, Countess of Toulouse, Joan, Countess of Ponthieu, and Ulrich III, Duke of Carinthia. Among people deceased in 1272, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 6Before him are Henry III of England, Stephen V of Hungary, Richard of Cornwall, Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, and Zita. After him are Enzo of Sardinia, Yaroslav of Tver, Bartholomeus Anglicus, and Henry IV, Duke of Brabant.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 396 out of 6,048Before him are Takashi Kasahara (1918), Yasukazu Tanaka (1933), Fukusaburo Harada (null), Sadao Araki (1877), Emperor Chōkei (1343), and Emperor Go-Sanjō (1032). After him are Emperor Heizei (773), Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu (1902), Osamu Yamaji (1929), Tokugawa Iesada (1824), Emperor Konoe (1139), and Shizo Kanakuri (1891).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 164Before him are Emperor Rokujō (1164), Ryutaro Hashimoto (1937), Ōyama Iwao (1842), Kusunoki Masashige (1294), Emperor Chōkei (1343), and Emperor Go-Sanjō (1032). After him are Emperor Heizei (773), Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu (1902), Tokugawa Iesada (1824), Emperor Konoe (1139), Emperor Chūkyō (1218), and Emperor Go-Fukakusa (1243).