MILITARY PERSONNEL

Ishida Mitsunari

1559 - 1600

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Ishida Mitsunari (石田 三成, 1559 – November 6, 1600) was a Japanese samurai and military commander of the late Sengoku period of Japan. He is probably best remembered as the commander of the Western army in the Battle of Sekigahara following the Azuchi–Momoyama period of the 16th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ishida Mitsunari has received more than 441,761 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Ishida Mitsunari is the 275th most popular military personnel (up from 310th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Japan (up from 116th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Japanese Military Personnel.

Ishida Mitsunari was most famous for his role in the Battle of Sekigahara, which helped Tokugawa Ieyasu establish himself as the shogun.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Ishida Mitsunari ranks 275 out of 1,466Before him are Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Reinhard Gehlen, Dmitry Yazov, Robert Nivelle, Maurice Benyovszky, and Yūsuf Balasaguni. After him are Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Bertrand du Guesclin, Svetozar Boroević, Georges Picquart, Nicolas Oudinot, and Sanada Yukimura.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1559, Ishida Mitsunari ranks 4Before him are Nurhaci, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, and Albert VII, Archduke of Austria. After him are Lawrence of Brindisi, Catherine de Bourbon, Ōtani Yoshitsugu, Isaac Casaubon, Cigoli, and George Chapman. Among people deceased in 1600, Ishida Mitsunari ranks 2Before him is Giordano Bruno. After him are Sawney Bean, Enrique of Malacca, Luis de Molina, Konishi Yukinaga, José de Acosta, Hosokawa Gracia, Catharina van Hemessen, Ōtani Yoshitsugu, Bâkî, and Claude Le Jeune.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ishida Mitsunari ranks 91 out of 5,560Before him are Hideki Yukawa (1907), Emperor Itoku (-553), Kōbō Abe (1924), Emperor Go-Momozono (1758), Chiune Sugihara (1900), and Masaru Emoto (1943). After him are Abe no Seimei (921), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), Kiichiro Toyoda (1894), Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740), and Sanada Yukimura (1567).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Ishida Mitsunari ranks 14Before him are Chūichi Nagumo (1887), Date Masamune (1567), Akechi Mitsuhide (1526), Tadamichi Kuribayashi (1891), Tōgō Heihachirō (1848), and Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837). After him are Sanada Yukimura (1567), Tomoyuki Yamashita (1885), Yamagata Aritomo (1838), Iwane Matsui (1878), Toyotomi Hideyori (1593), and Shoichi Yokoi (1915).