MILITARY PERSONNEL

Hattori Hanzō

1542 - 1597

Hattori Hanzō

Hattori Hanzō (服部 半蔵, ~1542 — December 23, 1596), also known as Hattori Masanari or Hattori Masashige (服部 正成) and nicknamed Oni no Hanzō (鬼の半蔵, Demon Hanzō), was a famous Samurai of the Sengoku era, credited with saving the life of Tokugawa Ieyasu and then helping him to become the ruler of united Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hattori Hanzō has received more than 1,631,303 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 83rd most popular military personnel.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Hattori Hanzō ranks 83 out of 1,194Before him are Jan Žižka, Zhao Yun, Tadeusz Kościuszko, Albert Kesselring, Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, and Konstantin Rokossovsky. After him are Seleucus I Nicator, Michael Wittmann, Andrea Doria, Alexander Suvorov, Hermann Hoth, and Zhang Fei.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1542, Hattori Hanzō ranks 5Before him are Mary, Queen of Scots, Akbar, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and John of the Cross. After him are Robert Bellarmine, Isabella de' Medici, Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira, Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona, Mariam-uz-Zamani, Jan Zamoyski, and Guðbrandur Þorláksson. Among people deceased in 1597, Hattori Hanzō ranks 2Before him is Willem Barentsz. After him are Paulo Miki, Peter Canisius, Joseph of Anchieta, Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain, Maharana Pratap, Edward Kelley, Barbara Blomberg, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, and Gunilla Bielke.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hattori Hanzō ranks 24 out of 3,113Before him are Isoroku Yamamoto (1884), Naruhito (1960), Emperor Jimmu (-711), Emperor Taishō (1879), Hideki Tojo (1884), and Osamu Tezuka (1928). After him are Himiko (175), Gichin Funakoshi (1868), Kenzaburō Ōe (1935), Morihei Ueshiba (1883), Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159), and Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi (1894).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Hattori Hanzō ranks 4Before him are Oda Nobunaga (1534), Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542), and Isoroku Yamamoto (1884). After him are Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159), Saigō Takamori (1828), Date Masamune (1567), Hiroo Onoda (1922), Akechi Mitsuhide (1526), Chūichi Nagumo (1887), Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837), and Tadamichi Kuribayashi (1891).

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