MILITARY PERSONNEL

Hijikata Toshizō

1835 - 1869

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Hijikata Toshizō (土方 歳三, May 31, 1835 – June 20, 1869) was a Japanese warrior. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hijikata Toshizō has received more than 709,112 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Hijikata Toshizō is the 465th most popular military personnel (down from 431st in 2019), the 245th most popular biography from Japan (down from 221st in 2019) and the 25th most popular Japanese Military Personnel.

Hijikata Toshizō is most famous for leading the Shinsengumi, a group of samurai who were loyal to the shogunate. The Shinsengumi were an elite military force and were known for their strict discipline and fierce loyalty.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Hijikata Toshizō ranks 465 out of 1,466Before him are Pierre Cambronne, August Hirt, Baiju, Petre Dumitrescu, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Antonio Tejero. After him are Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, Anton Dostler, Lucius Artorius Castus, Hasdrubal Gisco, Laskarina Bouboulina, and Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1835, Hijikata Toshizō ranks 23Before him are Fukuzawa Yukichi, Eduard Strauss, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Nikolai Rubinstein, Shoqan Walikhanov, and Iwasaki Yatarō. After him are Adolph Wagner, Elisha Gray, Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Mendele Mocher Sforim, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, and Sai Baba of Shirdi. Among people deceased in 1869, Hijikata Toshizō ranks 9Before him are Allan Kardec, Franklin Pierce, Ghalib, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, and Johann Friedrich Overbeck. After him are Antoine-Henri Jomini, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Thomas Graham, Carl Reichenbach, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, and Alexander Dargomyzhsky.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hijikata Toshizō ranks 245 out of 5,560Before him are Antonio Inoki (1943), Kantarō Suzuki (1868), Suzuki Harunobu (1725), Yanosuke Watanabe (null), Masaru Ibuka (1908), and Osamu Yamaji (1929). After him are Katsura Tarō (1848), Shoichi Nishimura (1912), Toshio Hirabayashi (null), Masatoshi Koshiba (1926), Emperor Ankō (401), and Masanori Tokita (1925).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Hijikata Toshizō ranks 25Before him are Toyotomi Hideyori (1593), Shoichi Yokoi (1915), Okita Sōji (1842), Honda Tadakatsu (1548), Mitsuru Ushijima (1887), and Saburō Sakai (1916). After him are Tamon Yamaguchi (1892), Nogi Maresuke (1849), Jisaburō Ozawa (1886), Takeichi Nishi (1902), Hisaichi Terauchi (1879), and Shunroku Hata (1879).