Emperor Sakuramachi

1720 - 1750

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Emperor Sakuramachi (桜町天皇, Sakuramachi-tennō, 8 February 1720 – 28 May 1750) was the 115th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Sakuramachi's birth name was Teruhito before he became enthroned as Emperor in 1735, a reign that would last until 1747 with his retirement. As with previous Emperors during the Edo period, the Tokugawa shogunate had control over Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Sakuramachi has received more than 164,448 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Emperor Sakuramachi is the 3,462nd most popular politician (down from 2,088th in 2019), the 171st most popular biography from Japan (down from 88th in 2019) and the 55th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Sakuramachi ranks 3,462 out of 15,710. Before him are Essad Pasha Toptani, Gaykhatu, André Maginot, Zhu Wen, Emperor Keikō, and Peter Stuyvesant. After him are Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Causantín mac Cináeda, Gérard Genette, Peter I of Bulgaria, Rusudan of Georgia, and Marie Angélique de Scorailles.

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Among people born in 1720, Emperor Sakuramachi ranks 10Before him are Anna Maria Mozart, Philip, Duke of Parma, Carlo Gozzi, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, Vilna Gaon, and James Hargreaves. After him are Charles Bonnet, Honoré III, Prince of Monaco, William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, Heraclius II of Georgia, Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Maximilian Hell. Among people deceased in 1750, Emperor Sakuramachi ranks 5Before him are Johann Sebastian Bach, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, John V of Portugal, and Maurice de Saxe. After him are Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Rachel Ruysch, Vasily Tatishchev, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Giuseppe Sammartini, Apostolo Zeno, and Pietro Filippo Scarlatti.

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Among people born in Japan, Emperor Sakuramachi ranks 171 out of 5,560. Before him are Takashi Shimura (1905), Saizo Saito (1908), Yasuhiro Nakasone (1918), Emperor Sujin (-147), Leo Esaki (1925), and Sonny Chiba (1939). After him are Hiroaki Sato (1932), Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646), Hirokazu Ninomiya (1917), D. T. Suzuki (1870), Masaki Kobayashi (1916), and Kazu Naoki (1918).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Sakuramachi ranks 55Before him are Emperor Kōgen (-272), Empress Meishō (1624), Eisaku Satō (1901), Emperor Kaika (-208), Yasuhiro Nakasone (1918), and Emperor Sujin (-147). After him are Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646), Shigeru Yoshida (1878), Nobusuke Kishi (1896), Yoshirō Mori (1937), Amakusa Shirō (1621), and Emperor Kanmu (737).