Empress Masako

1963 - Today

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Masako (雅子, born Masako Owada (小和田雅子, Owada Masako); 9 December 1963) is the Empress of Japan (皇后, kōgō) and the consort of Emperor Naruhito, who ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne in 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Empress Masako has received more than 981,783 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Empress Masako is the 6,803rd most popular politician (down from 6,305th in 2019), the 574th most popular biography from Japan (down from 501st in 2019) and the 214th most popular Japanese Politician.

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  • 980k

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  • 65.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Empress Masako ranks 6,803 out of 15,710Before her are Macrianus Minor, Claudia Marcella Major, Orodes III of Parthia, Ur-Nanshe, Arthur Zimmermann, and Agilulf. After her are Antonio Salandra, Alyattes of Lydia, Carlos Antonio López, Philip IV of Macedon, Alejandro Toledo, and Bonosus.

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Among people born in 1963, Empress Masako ranks 66Before her are Joey Tempest, Giuseppe Bergomi, Eric McCormack, Jason Newsted, Jennifer Beals, and Letsie III of Lesotho. After her are Park Chan-wook, Seal, Jason Isaacs, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Tom Cavanagh, and Andrej Kiska.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Empress Masako ranks 574 out of 5,560Before her are Tsutomu Hata (1935), Miho Kaneda (1950), Shigemaru Takenokoshi (1906), Emperor Suzaku (923), Emperor Shirakawa (1053), and Shinran (1173). After her are Victoria Principal (1950), Yoshida Kenkō (1283), Minamoto no Yorimasa (1106), Tadahiko Ueda (1947), Emperor Takakura (1161), and Ankō Itosu (1831).


Among politicians born in Japan, Empress Masako ranks 214Before her are Emperor Junnin (733), Tokugawa Ieshige (1712), Masayoshi Ōhira (1910), Tsutomu Hata (1935), Emperor Suzaku (923), and Emperor Shirakawa (1053). After her are Emperor Takakura (1161), Tokugawa Ieharu (1737), Nitobe Inazō (1862), Emperor Murakami (926), Hajime Sugiyama (1880), and Yamamoto Kansuke (1493).