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POLITICIAN

Hosokawa Gracia

1563 - 1600

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Akechi Tama, usually referred to as Hosokawa Garasha (細川ガラシャ), (1563 – 25 August 1600) was a member of the aristocratic Akechi family from the Sengoku period. Gracia is best known for her role in the Battle of Sekigahara, she was considered to be a political hostage to the Western army led by Ishida Mitsunari. She reneged on committing suicide (seppuku) because of her Catholic faith, breaking the code of conduct imposed on women of the samurai class. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hosokawa Gracia has received more than 257,700 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Hosokawa Gracia is the 8,225th most popular politician (down from 6,098th in 2019), the 651st most popular biography from Japan (down from 492nd in 2019) and the 253rd most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Hosokawa Gracia ranks 8,225 out of 15,577Before her are Chungsuk of Goryeo, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Louis of Cyprus, Bubo, Duke of the Frisians, Karl Vaino, and Theodore I Palaiologos. After her are Han Seung-soo, Pinedjem II, Lucjan Żeligowski, Sebastian Kurz, William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz, and Abiy Ahmed.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1563, Hosokawa Gracia ranks 12Before her are Mavro Orbini, Guru Arjan, Jodocus Hondius, Andrew Báthory, Elisabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst, and Jan Huyghen van Linschoten. After her are Hosokawa Tadaoki, Franciscus Gomarus, Heo Nanseolheon, Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, Katō Yoshiaki, and Michael Drayton. Among people deceased in 1600, Hosokawa Gracia ranks 10Before her are Catharina van Hemessen, Luis de Molina, Konishi Yukinaga, José de Acosta, Ōtani Yoshitsugu, and Bâkî. After her are Enrique of Malacca, Gaspar de Lemos, Charles I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Jerzy Radziwiłł, Balthasar Russow, and Robert de Nola.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hosokawa Gracia ranks 651 out of 6,048Before her are Kon Ichikawa (1915), Satoshi Tajiri (1965), Shinichi Suzuki (1898), Tsuyoshi Kunieda (1944), George Ohsawa (1893), and Yoshiyuki Tomino (1941). After her are Hideo Shinojima (1910), Nakano Takeko (1847), Mitsuko Uchida (1948), Miki Matsubara (1959), Emperor Sanjō (976), and Katsu Kaishū (1823).

Among POLITICIANS In Japan

Among politicians born in Japan, Hosokawa Gracia ranks 253Before her are Uesugi Kagekatsu (1556), Yoshida Shōin (1830), Hitoshi Ashida (1887), Sen Katayama (1859), Prince Kan'in Kotohito (1865), and Chiang Wei-kuo (1916). After her are Emperor Sanjō (976), Fusako Shigenobu (1945), Emperor Reizei (949), Emperor Horikawa (1079), Inoue Kaoru (1836), and Ii Naosuke (1815).