Emperor Reigen

1654 - 1732

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Emperor Reigen (霊元天皇, Reigen-tennō, 9 July 1654 – 24 September 1732) was the 112th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Reigen has received more than 211,047 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Emperor Reigen is the 2,678th most popular politician (up from 2,789th in 2019), the 115th most popular biography from Japan (down from 114th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Politician.

Emperor Reigen is most famous for his efforts to reform Japan's government and society. He was a strong supporter of the Meiji Restoration, which reformed the feudal society of Japan and led to the modernization of the country.

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Among politicians, Emperor Reigen ranks 2,678 out of 15,577Before him are John George I, Elector of Saxony, Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, Manfred Gerlach, Cola di Rienzo, Choe Yong-gon, and Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia, Crispus, Li Peng, Joseph Babinski, and Hermann von Salza.

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Among people born in 1654, Emperor Reigen ranks 3Before him are Kangxi Emperor and Jacob Bernoulli. After him are Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria, Pierre Varignon, Constantin Brâncoveanu, Agostino Steffani, Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Vincent Lübeck. Among people deceased in 1732, Emperor Reigen ranks 2Before him is Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia. After him are André Charles Boulle, Louis Marchand, Woodes Rogers, Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein, John Gay, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach, Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Count Palatine Francis Louis of Neuburg, Marie Thérèse de Bourbon, and Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Emperor Reigen ranks 115 out of 6,048Before him are Empress Meishō (1624), Kōbō Abe (1924), Toyotomi Hideyori (1593), Emperor Go-Sai (1638), Kōnosuke Matsushita (1894), and Paulo Miki (1564). After him are Akio Morita (1921), Emperor Momozono (1741), Kakuichi Mimura (1931), Kūkai (774), Empress Kōjun (1903), and Emperor Nintoku (290).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Reigen ranks 39Before him are Prince Shōtoku (574), Emperor Go-Kōmyō (1633), Emperor Kōshō (-505), Emperor Higashiyama (1675), Empress Meishō (1624), and Emperor Go-Sai (1638). After him are Emperor Momozono (1741), Emperor Nintoku (290), Emperor Kōrei (-341), Emperor Suinin (-69), Taira no Kiyomori (1118), and Emperor Go-Daigo (1288).