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Emperor Momozono

1741 - 1762

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Emperor Momozono (桃園天皇, Momozono-tennō, 14 April 1741 – 31 August 1762) was the 116th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Momozono's reign spanned the years from 1747 until his death in 1762. Momozono's reign was mostly quiet, with only one incident occurring that involved a small number of Kuge who advocated for the restoration of direct Imperial rule. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Momozono has received more than 251,272 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Emperor Momozono is the 2,691st most popular politician (up from 3,286th in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from Japan (up from 151st in 2019) and the 40th most popular Japanese Politician.

Emperor Momozono is most famous for being the last emperor of Japan. He was the son of Emperor Komei, and was the successor to his father's throne.

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Among politicians, Emperor Momozono ranks 2,691 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Peter III of Portugal, Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria, Otto Wille Kuusinen, and Ayas Mehmed Pasha. After him are Al-Hadi, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Childebert II, Hissène Habré, Hyeokgeose of Silla, and Thabo Mbeki.

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Among people born in 1741, Emperor Momozono ranks 8Before him are Henry Fuseli, Angelica Kauffman, Peter Simon Pallas, Princess Isabella of Parma, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, and Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse. After him are Johann Kaspar Lavater, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Nicolas Chamfort, André Grétry, Andrea Luchesi, and Benedict Arnold. Among people deceased in 1762, Emperor Momozono ranks 8Before him are Peter III of Russia, Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Crown Prince Sado, James Bradley, Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, and Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille. After him are Francesco Geminiani, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Shah Waliullah Dehlawi, Jean Calas, and Tobias Mayer.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Momozono ranks 117 out of 6,048Before him are Toyotomi Hideyori (1593), Emperor Go-Sai (1638), Kōnosuke Matsushita (1894), Paulo Miki (1564), Emperor Reigen (1654), and Akio Morita (1921). After him are Kakuichi Mimura (1931), Kūkai (774), Empress Kōjun (1903), Emperor Nintoku (290), Emperor Kōrei (-341), and Ken Watanabe (1959).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Momozono ranks 40Before him are Emperor Go-Kōmyō (1633), Emperor Kōshō (-505), Emperor Higashiyama (1675), Empress Meishō (1624), Emperor Go-Sai (1638), and Emperor Reigen (1654). After him are Emperor Nintoku (290), Emperor Kōrei (-341), Emperor Suinin (-69), Taira no Kiyomori (1118), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), and Emperor Kōgen (-272).