Emperor Suinin

69 BC - 70

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Emperor Suinin (垂仁天皇, Suinin-tennō), also known as Ikumeiribikoisachi no Sumeramikoto (活目入彦五十狭茅天皇) was the 11th legendary Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Less is known about Suinin than his father, and likewise he is also considered to be a "legendary emperor". Both the Kojiki, and the Nihon Shoki (collectively known as the Kiki) record events that took place during Suinin's alleged lifetime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Suinin has received more than 196,581 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Emperor Suinin is the 3,126th most popular politician (down from 2,753rd in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from Japan (down from 120th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Japanese Politician.

Suinin is most famous for being the first emperor of Japan.

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Among politicians, Emperor Suinin ranks 3,126 out of 15,710Before him are Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia, Yitzhak Navon, Maria of Yugoslavia, Emperor Ōjin, Cao Mao, and Mariano Rajoy. After him are Dalia Grybauskaitė, Emperor Qinzong, Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg, Anatoly Lunacharsky, Goujian, and Bahram II.

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Among people born in 69 BC, Emperor Suinin ranks 4Before him are Cleopatra, Octavia the Younger, and Hyeokgeose of Silla. After him is Cornelius Gallus. Among people deceased in 70, Emperor Suinin ranks 4Before him are Andrew the Apostle, Jude the Apostle, and Columella. After him are Yohanan ben Zakkai and Simon bar Giora.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Emperor Suinin ranks 136 out of 5,560Before him are Junichiro Koizumi (1942), Hisataka Okamoto (1933), Zeami Motokiyo (1363), Yoichiro Nambu (1921), Kunishige Kamamoto (1944), and Emperor Ōjin (210). After him are Mikao Usui (1865), Okita Sōji (1842), Ken Watanabe (1959), Taira no Kiyomori (1118), Emperor Go-Sai (1638), and Junko Tabei (1939).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Suinin ranks 42Before him are Tokugawa Hidetada (1579), Kuniaki Koiso (1880), Emperor Nintoku (290), Emperor Kōrei (-341), Junichiro Koizumi (1942), and Emperor Ōjin (210). After him are Taira no Kiyomori (1118), Emperor Go-Sai (1638), Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604), Emperor Go-Kōmyō (1633), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), and Emperor Momozono (1741).