Emperor Nakamikado

1702 - 1737

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Emperor Nakamikado (中御門天皇, Nakamikado-tennō, January 14, 1702 – May 10, 1737) was the 114th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Nakamikado's birth name was Yoshihito before he became enthroned as Emperor in 1709, a reign that would last until 1735 with his abdication and retirement. As Emperor, Nakamikado had an increasingly warmed relationship with the shogunate in part due to his father's efforts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Nakamikado has received more than 218,386 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Emperor Nakamikado is the 2,066th most popular politician (up from 2,419th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Japan (up from 98th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Politician.

Emperor Nakamikado is most famous for being the first emperor to move the capital to Tokyo.

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Among politicians, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 2,066 out of 15,577Before him are Ellac, Marcelo Caetano, Miloš Obrenović, Khaba, Vannozza dei Cattanei, and Wallia. After him are Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Dihya, Öz Beg Khan, Samudragupta, Kuchlug, and Amenemhat I.

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Among people born in 1702, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 2Before him is Anne Bonny. After him are Thomas Bayes, Jean-Étienne Liotard, Maria Clementina Sobieska, Muhammad Shah, Legall de Kermeur, Sava Petrović, William Fermor, Louis George, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Francesco Zuccarelli, and Jack Sheppard. Among people deceased in 1737, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 3Before him are Antonio Stradivari and Caroline of Ansbach. After him are Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse, Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, Rinaldo d'Este, James Louis Sobieski, Ferdinand Kettler, François Lemoyne, Vakhtang VI of Kartli, and Lobsang Yeshe, 5th Panchen Lama.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 80 out of 6,048Before him are Tōgō Heihachirō (1848), Shirō Ishii (1892), Emperor Go-Momozono (1758), Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837), Kenji Mizoguchi (1898), and Nichiren (1222). After him are Tsutomu Yamaguchi (1916), Tomoe Gozen (1157), Emperor Annei (-577), Dōgen (1200), Akira Toriyama (1955), and Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 23Before him are Shinzō Abe (1954), Emperor Suizei (-669), Koxinga (1624), Uesugi Kenshin (1530), Fumio Kishida (1957), and Emperor Go-Momozono (1758). After him are Tomoe Gozen (1157), Emperor Annei (-577), Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740), Syukuro Manabe (1931), Emperor Itoku (-553), and Fumimaro Konoe (1891).