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Fusajiro Yamauchi

1859 - 1940

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Fusajirō Yamauchi (山内 房治郎, Yamauchi Fusajirō, 22 November 1859 – 1 January 1940) was a Japanese entrepreneur who founded the company that is now known as Nintendo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fusajiro Yamauchi has received more than 576,198 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Fusajiro Yamauchi is the 160th most popular businessperson (up from 180th in 2019), the 417th most popular biography from Japan (up from 553rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Japanese Businessperson.

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Fusajiro Yamauchi ranks 160 out of 604. Before him are Josep Maria Bartomeu, Ron Dennis, Rebiya Kadeer, Roger Ailes, Sheldon Adelson, and Jack Daniel. After him are John DeLorean, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Carl Laemmle, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Maurice de Hirsch, and Larry Silverstein.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1859, Fusajiro Yamauchi ranks 32Before him are Francisco Ferrer, Anna Ancher, Francesc Macià, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, and Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia. After him are Pavel Milyukov, Léon Duguit, Alexandru Averescu, Peter Altenberg, Takeda Sōkaku, and Feng Guozhang. Among people deceased in 1940, Fusajiro Yamauchi ranks 47Before him are Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark, Nicolae Iorga, Michael Hainisch, Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, Édouard Claparède, and Prince Wilhelm of Prussia. After him are Édouard Branly, Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, Joseph Meister, Anton Korošec, Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev, and Willi Münzenberg.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Fusajiro Yamauchi ranks 417 out of 5,560. Before him are Kinjiro Shimizu (null), Ichirō Hatoyama (1883), Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado (1442), Emperor Monmu (683), Hishikawa Moronobu (1618), and Seishiro Shimatani (1938). After him are Emperor Go-Fukakusa (1243), Emperor Rokujō (1164), Emperor Uda (867), Emperor Nijō (1143), Mōri Terumoto (1533), and Ryutaro Hashimoto (1937).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Japan

Among businesspeople born in Japan, Fusajiro Yamauchi ranks 8Before him are Kiichiro Toyoda (1894), Akio Morita (1921), Iwasaki Yatarō (1835), Hiroshi Yamauchi (1927), Masayoshi Son (1957), and Torakusu Yamaha (1851). After him are Mikimoto Kōkichi (1858), Eiji Toyoda (1913), Norio Ohga (1930), Tadashi Yanai (1949), Tatsumi Kimishima (1950), and Akio Toyoda (1956).