Emperor Hanzei

336 - 410

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Emperor Hanzei (反正天皇, Hanzei-tennō) was the 18th legendary Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.No firm dates can be assigned to this Emperor's life or reign, but he is conventionally considered to have reigned from 406 CE to 410 CE. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Hanzei has received more than 103,370 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Emperor Hanzei is the 4,022nd most popular politician (down from 3,462nd in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from Japan (down from 177th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Japanese Politician.

Emperor Hanzei is most famous for his writings on the "Essentials of Government" and "The Way of the Ruler."

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Among politicians, Emperor Hanzei ranks 4,022 out of 15,710Before him are Simonetta Sommaruga, Rudy Giuliani, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Juan, Count of Montizón, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, and George Vella. After him are Sancho I of Pamplona, Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Vukašin of Serbia, Andrey Bogolyubsky, Laurent Gbagbo, and José Ramos-Horta.

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Among people born in 336, Emperor Hanzei ranks 2Before him is Emperor Richū.  Among people deceased in 410, Emperor Hanzei ranks 3Before him are Alaric I and Maron. After him are Saint Marcella and Gaudentius of Brescia.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Emperor Hanzei ranks 233 out of 5,560Before him are Iwasaki Yatarō (1835), Saburō Sakai (1916), Shumpei Inoue (null), Masao Ono (1923), Jiroemon Kimura (1897), and Takashi Takabayashi (1931). After him are Masao Nozawa (null), Ko Yong-hui (1952), Emperor Tenmu (631), Yukio Goto (null), Haruo Arima (null), and Antonio Inoki (1943).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Hanzei ranks 77Before him are Emperor Kenzō (450), Yamato Takeru (72), Empress Jingū (169), Emperor Chūai (149), Masamune (1300), and Jiroemon Kimura (1897). After him are Ko Yong-hui (1952), Emperor Tenmu (631), Kantarō Suzuki (1868), Katsura Tarō (1848), Emperor Ankō (401), and Mōri Motonari (1497).