Emperor Taishō

1879 - 1926

Emperor Taishō

Emperor Taishō (大正天皇, Taishō-tennō, 31 August 1879 – 25 December 1926) was the 123rd Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned as the Emperor of the Empire of Japan from 30 July 1912 until his death on 25 December 1926. The Emperor's personal name was Yoshihito (嘉仁). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Taishō has received more than 1,849,147 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5th most popular public worker.

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Among public workers, Emperor Taishō ranks 4 out of 16Before him are Draco, Alois Hitler, and Joseph Fouché. After him are Mikhail Kalinin, Gaius Maecenas, Robert Walpole, Demetrius of Phalerum, François Guizot, Thomas Cromwell, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Markus Wolf.

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Among people born in 1879, Emperor Taishō ranks 9Before him are Leon Trotsky, Paul Klee, Kazimir Malevich, Franz von Papen, Otto Hahn, and Emiliano Zapata. After him are Max von Laue, Owen Willans Richardson, Francis Picabia, Alma Mahler, Ottorino Respighi, and Milutin Milanković. Among people deceased in 1926, Emperor Taishō ranks 8Before him are Antoni Gaudí, Rainer Maria Rilke, Mehmed VI, Harry Houdini, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, and Rudolf Christoph Eucken. After him are Felix Dzerzhinsky, Camillo Golgi, Rudolph Valentino, Mary Cassatt, Emil Kraepelin, and Sunjong of Korea.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Emperor Taishō ranks 21 out of 3,113Before him are Yukio Mishima (1925), Chiune Sugihara (1900), Yasunari Kawabata (1899), Isoroku Yamamoto (1884), Naruhito (1960), and Emperor Jimmu (-711). After him are Hideki Tojo (1884), Osamu Tezuka (1928), Hattori Hanzō (1542), Himiko (175), Gichin Funakoshi (1868), and Kenzaburō Ōe (1935).


Among public workers born in Japan, Emperor Taishō ranks 1

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