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 108,183 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Emperor Go-Saga is the 5,082nd most popular politician (down from 4,257th in 2019), the 364th most popular biography from Japan (down from 262nd in 2019) and the 127th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 5,082 out of 15,710Before him are Matthias Gallas, Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany, Emperor Go-Nara, Perdiccas I of Macedon, Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, and Anton Florian, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt, Ariston of Sparta, Zhao Feiyan, James III of Majorca, Joseph Wenzel I, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Emperor Seiwa.

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Among people born in 1220, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 10Before him are Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, William of Rubruck, Brunetto Latini, Stefan Uroš I, Alphonse, Count of Poitiers, and Traidenis. After him are Ugolino della Gherardesca, Enzo of Sardinia, Rabban Bar Sauma, Joan, Countess of Toulouse, Jalal-ud-din Khalji, and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu. Among people deceased in 1272, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 5Before him are Henry III of England, Stephen V of Hungary, Richard of Cornwall, and Zita. After him are Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, 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 364 out of 5,560Before him are Fukusaburo Harada (null), Yoshitoshi (1839), Emperor Yūryaku (418), Ashikaga Yoshiteru (1536), Takeshi Inoue (1928), and Koji Miyata (1923). After him are Emperor Seiwa (850), Masao Uchino (1934), Ono no Komachi (825), Yasuo Suzuki (1913), Ikkyū (1394), and Emperor Go-Uda (1267).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Go-Saga ranks 127Before him are Oichi (1547), Kōki Hirota (1878), Emperor Shōmu (701), Tomiichi Murayama (1924), Emperor Yūryaku (418), and Ashikaga Yoshiteru (1536). After him are Emperor Seiwa (850), Emperor Go-Uda (1267), Azai Nagamasa (1545), Izumo no Okuni (1572), Emperor Go-Kameyama (1347), and Shigechiyo Izumi (1865).