Emperor Yōzei

867 - 949

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Emperor Yōzei (陽成天皇, Yōzei-tennō, January 2, 869 – October 23, 949) was the 57th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.Yōzei's reign spanned the years from 876 through 884. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emperor Yōzei has received more than 76,234 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Emperor Yōzei is the 6,226th most popular politician (down from 5,073rd in 2019), the 506th most popular biography from Japan (down from 356th in 2019) and the 188th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Emperor Yōzei ranks 6,226 out of 15,710. Before him are Mutnedjmet, Jānis Čakste, Boris Skossyreff, Peter II of Bulgaria, Fernando Lugo, and Dragiša Cvetković. After him are Jacques Cathelineau, Liamine Zéroual, Princess Sophia Dorothea of Prussia, Édouard Balladur, Shamgar, and Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours.

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Among people born in 867, Emperor Yōzei ranks 3Before him are Emperor Zhaozong of Tang and Emperor Uda. After him are Aznar Galíndez II and Stephen I of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 949, Emperor Yōzei ranks 2Before him is Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo. After him are Al-Mustakfi, Zoltán of Hungary, Herman I, Duke of Swabia, and Fujiwara no Tadahira.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Emperor Yōzei ranks 506 out of 5,560. Before him are Emperor Chōkei (1343), Emperor Kazan (967), Emperor Juntoku (1197), Soemu Toyoda (1885), Tokugawa Ieyoshi (1793), and Seishirō Itagaki (1885). After him are Yoshihiko Noda (1957), Morihiro Hosokawa (1938), Yuriko Koike (1952), Kisho Kurokawa (1934), Hiroshi Kanazawa (1950), and Matsukata Masayoshi (1835).


Among politicians born in Japan, Emperor Yōzei ranks 188Before him are Hosokawa Gracia (1563), Shintaro Ishihara (1932), Emperor Chōkei (1343), Emperor Kazan (967), Emperor Juntoku (1197), and Tokugawa Ieyoshi (1793). After him are Yoshihiko Noda (1957), Morihiro Hosokawa (1938), Yuriko Koike (1952), Matsukata Masayoshi (1835), Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1435), and Rei Kawakubo (1942).