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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 240,064 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Emperor Suinin is the 2,915th most popular politician (up from 3,120th in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from Japan (up from 136th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Japanese Politician.

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

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  • 240k

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  • 62.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Emperor Suinin ranks 2,915 out of 15,577Before him are Wei Yan, Mentuhotep IV, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Apries, Frederick II, Duke of Austria, and John Hyrcanus. After him are Philippe, Chevalier de Lorraine, Gotthard Kettler, Krum, Stephen II of Hungary, Nigel Farage, and Parashurama.

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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 Simon bar Giora and Yohanan ben Zakkai.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Emperor Suinin ranks 133 out of 6,048Before him are Sanada Yukimura (1567), Shoichi Yokoi (1915), Momofuku Ando (1910), Yamagata Aritomo (1838), Issei Sagawa (1949), and Sakichi Toyoda (1867). After him are Junko Tabei (1939), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), Taira no Kiyomori (1118), Kunishige Kamamoto (1944), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), and Emperor Kōgen (-272).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Suinin ranks 43Before him are Empress Meishō (1624), Emperor Go-Sai (1638), Emperor Reigen (1654), Emperor Momozono (1741), Emperor Nintoku (290), and Emperor Kōrei (-341). After him are Taira no Kiyomori (1118), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), Emperor Kōgen (-272), Emperor Sakuramachi (1720), Emperor Kaika (-208), and Nobusuke Kishi (1896).