Empress Go-Sakuramachi

1740 - 1813

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Empress Go-Sakuramachi (後桜町天皇, Go-Sakuramachi-tennō, 23 September 1740 – 24 December 1813) was the 117th monarch of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. She was named after her father Emperor Sakuramachi, the word go- (後) before her name translates in this context as "later" or "second one". Her reign spanned the years from 1762 through to her abdication in 1771. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Empress Go-Sakuramachi has received more than 362,578 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Empress Go-Sakuramachi is the 2,399th most popular politician (down from 1,892nd in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from Japan (down from 73rd in 2019) and the 27th most popular Japanese Politician.

Empress go-sakuramachi was most famous for being the wife of Emperor Sakuramachi.

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Among politicians, Empress Go-Sakuramachi ranks 2,399 out of 15,710Before her are Anastasia Romanovna, Attalus III, Theobald I of Navarre, Seongjong of Goryeo, Milovan Đilas, and Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier. After her are Tiberius Claudius Nero, Guntram, Ladislaus III of Hungary, Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Otto Grotewohl, and Arkan.

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Among people born in 1740, Empress Go-Sakuramachi ranks 5Before her are Marquis de Sade, Jeanne Baret, Ivan VI of Russia, and Giovanni Paisiello. After her are Horace Bénédict de Saussure, Isabelle de Charrière, Carl Michael Bellman, Giambattista Bodoni, Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, Johann van Beethoven, and Johann Jacob Schweppe. Among people deceased in 1813, Empress Go-Sakuramachi ranks 5Before her are Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Mikhail Kutuzov, Józef Poniatowski, and Jean Victor Marie Moreau. After her are Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, André Grétry, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Jean-Andoche Junot, Christoph Martin Wieland, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, and Tecumseh.

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Among people born in Japan, Empress Go-Sakuramachi ranks 96 out of 5,560Before her are Masaru Emoto (1943), Ishida Mitsunari (1559), Abe no Seimei (921), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), and Kiichiro Toyoda (1894). After her are Sanada Yukimura (1567), Emperor Nakamikado (1702), Kūkai (774), Prince Shōtoku (574), Sakamoto Ryōma (1836), and Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (1886).


Among politicians born in Japan, Empress Go-Sakuramachi ranks 27Before her are Emperor Annei (-577), Tarō Asō (1940), Emperor Itoku (-553), Emperor Go-Momozono (1758), Abe no Seimei (921), and Fumimaro Konoe (1891). After her are Emperor Nakamikado (1702), Prince Shōtoku (574), Emperor Kōshō (-505), Yasuo Fukuda (1936), Emperor Kōan (-427), and Hōjō Tokimune (1251).