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Hara Takashi

1856 - 1921

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Hara Takashi (原 敬, 15 March 1856 – 4 November 1921) was a Japanese politician who served as the Prime Minister of Japan from 1918 to 1921. Hara held several minor ambassadorial roles before rising through the ranks of the Rikken Seiyūkai and being elected to the House of Representatives. Hara served as Home Minister in several cabinets under Saionji Kinmochi and Yamamoto Gonnohyōe between 1906 and 1913. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hara Takashi has received more than 196,504 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Hara Takashi is the 4,537th most popular politician (up from 5,973rd in 2019), the 259th most popular biography from Japan (up from 474th in 2019) and the 102nd most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Hara Takashi ranks 4,537 out of 15,577Before him are Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Giovanni Leone, Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark. After him are Sahle-Work Zewde, Timoleon, Shvarn, Dorothea Binz, Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria, and Cypselus.

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Among people born in 1856, Hara Takashi ranks 29Before him are Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen, Andrey Markov, L. Frank Baum, Frank B. Kellogg, H. Rider Haggard, and Jean Moréas. After him are Sergei Taneyev, Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, Mikhail Vrubel, Wilhelm von Gloeden, Henri-Edmond Cross, and Émile Picard. Among people deceased in 1921, Hara Takashi ranks 30Before him are Eugen Dühring, Robert de Montesquiou, Karl von Bülow, Fernand Khnopff, Vladimir Korolenko, and Oscar Montelius. After him are Mykola Leontovych, Ivan Vazov, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Hermann Schwarz, Subramania Bharati, and Nikolay Zhukovsky.

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Among people born in Japan, Hara Takashi ranks 259 out of 6,048Before him are Emperor Sutoku (1119), Tsuguharu Foujita (1886), Emperor Shōmu (701), Emperor Ingyō (376), Suzuki Harunobu (1725), and Kenji Doihara (1883). After him are Hideo Sakai (1909), Empress Teimei (1884), Setsuko Hara (1920), Iwasaki Yatarō (1835), Terauchi Masatake (1852), and Hōjō Masako (1156).


Among politicians born in Japan, Hara Takashi ranks 102Before him are Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (1464), Amakusa Shirō (1621), Hōjō Tokimune (1251), Emperor Sutoku (1119), Emperor Shōmu (701), and Emperor Ingyō (376). After him are Terauchi Masatake (1852), Hōjō Masako (1156), Emperor Ankan (466), Tokugawa Yoshimune (1684), Emperor Bidatsu (538), and Kido Takayoshi (1833).