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 211,433 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Emperor Nakamikado is the 2,423rd most popular politician (down from 2,077th in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Japan (down from 86th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Japanese 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 2,423 out of 15,710Before him are Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, Ladislaus II of Hungary, Houari Boumédiène, Klaus Iohannis, Sirikit, and George William, Elector of Brandenburg. After him are Jacques Pierre Brissot, John George I, Elector of Saxony, Kenneth MacAlpin, Risto Ryti, Khieu Samphan, and Emperor Ling of Han.

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Among people born in 1702, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 3Before him are Anne Bonny and Thomas Bayes. After him are Jean-Étienne Liotard, Maria Clementina Sobieska, Muhammad Shah, Legall de Kermeur, William Fermor, Jack Sheppard, and Francesco Zuccarelli. 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, Rinaldo d'Este, Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, James Louis Sobieski, Guido Starhemberg, Vakhtang VI of Kartli, and François Lemoyne.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 98 out of 5,560Before him are Abe no Seimei (921), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), Kiichiro Toyoda (1894), Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740), and Sanada Yukimura (1567). After him are Kūkai (774), Prince Shōtoku (574), Sakamoto Ryōma (1836), Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (1886), Joe Hisaishi (1950), and Tomoyuki Yamashita (1885).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Nakamikado ranks 28Before him are Tarō Asō (1940), Emperor Itoku (-553), Emperor Go-Momozono (1758), Abe no Seimei (921), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), and Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740). After him are Prince Shōtoku (574), Emperor Kōshō (-505), Yasuo Fukuda (1936), Emperor Kōan (-427), Hōjō Tokimune (1251), and Emperor Reigen (1654).