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 204,483 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Emperor Reigen is the 2,793rd most popular politician (down from 2,260th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from Japan (down from 96th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Japanese 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 2,793 out of 15,710Before him are Robert I, Duke of Burgundy, Lucius Aelius, Hōjō Tokimune, Sancho IV of Castile, Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans, and Narseh. After him are Jomo Kenyatta, Anna Leopoldovna, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Emperor Qianshao of Han, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, and Senedj.

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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, Agostino Steffani, Constantin Brâncoveanu, Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, Vincent Lübeck, and John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. Among people deceased in 1732, Emperor Reigen ranks 2Before him is Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia. After him are André Charles Boulle, Woodes Rogers, Louis Marchand, John Gay, Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach, Count Palatine Francis Louis of Neuburg, Marie Thérèse de Bourbon, Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Reigen ranks 114 out of 5,560Before him are Emperor Kōan (-427), Mori Ōgai (1862), Yamagata Aritomo (1838), Issei Sagawa (1949), Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835), and Hōjō Tokimune (1251). After him are Emperor Higashiyama (1675), Iwane Matsui (1878), Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797), Kobayashi Issa (1763), Isamu Akasaki (1929), and Empress Kōjun (1903).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Reigen ranks 34Before him are Emperor Nakamikado (1702), Prince Shōtoku (574), Emperor Kōshō (-505), Yasuo Fukuda (1936), Emperor Kōan (-427), and Hōjō Tokimune (1251). After him are Emperor Higashiyama (1675), Tokugawa Hidetada (1579), Kuniaki Koiso (1880), Emperor Nintoku (290), Emperor Kōrei (-341), and Junichiro Koizumi (1942).