Emperor Montoku

827 - 858

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Emperor Montoku (文徳天皇, Montoku-tennō) (August 827 – 7 October 858) was the 55th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.Montoku's reign lasted from 850 to 858. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Montoku has received more than 83,731 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Emperor Montoku is the 6,033rd most popular politician (down from 4,720th in 2019), the 479th most popular biography from Japan (down from 318th in 2019) and the 177th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Montoku ranks 6,033 out of 15,710Before him are Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Wang Qishan, Publius Mucius Scaevola, Lais of Corinth, Sitamun, and Prince Rahotep. After him are Sergio Pininfarina, Paul Wolfowitz, Henry McMahon, Antipope Benedict X, Constance of Castile, Duchess of Lancaster, and Puabi.

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Among people born in 827, Emperor Montoku ranks 2Before him is Ibn al-Rawandi.  Among people deceased in 858, Emperor Montoku ranks 4Before him are Pope Benedict III, Æthelwulf, King of Wessex, and Kenneth MacAlpin. After him are Li Shangyin and Sedulius Scottus.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Montoku ranks 479 out of 5,560Before him are Kakuichi Mimura (1931), Hara Takashi (1856), Isao Inokuma (1938), Shizo Kanakuri (1891), Nobuyuki Oishi (1939), and Yoshijirō Umezu (1882). After him are Takahashi Korekiyo (1854), Shigeyoshi Suzuki (1902), Kusunoki Masashige (1294), Hiroyuki Sanada (1960), Yamamoto Gonnohyōe (1852), and Dom Justo Takayama (1552).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Montoku ranks 177Before him are Noboru Takeshita (1924), Emperor Go-Horikawa (1212), Emperor Shijō (1231), Emperor Ninmyō (808), Emperor Go-Hanazono (1419), and Hara Takashi (1856). After him are Takahashi Korekiyo (1854), Kusunoki Masashige (1294), Yamamoto Gonnohyōe (1852), Ii Naomasa (1561), Hosokawa Gracia (1563), and Shintaro Ishihara (1932).