Jiro Taniguchi

1947 - 2017

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Jiro Taniguchi (谷口 ジロー, Taniguchi Jirō, 14 August 1947 – 11 February 2017) was a Japanese manga writer/artist. His works belong to the gekiga, or "dramatic pictures", genre of manga. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jiro Taniguchi has received more than 193,820 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jiro Taniguchi is the 7,854th most popular politician (up from 8,083rd in 2019), the 621st most popular biography from Japan (up from 689th in 2019) and the 244th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Jiro Taniguchi ranks 7,854 out of 15,577Before him are Huang Xing, Ismail Haniyeh, Efim Geller, Lord Guildford Dudley, Wilfrid Laurier, and Viacheslav I of Kiev. After him are Azem Galica, Fyodor Okhlopkov, Archduke Anton Victor of Austria, Konrad von Jungingen, Janus of Cyprus, and Ivan Šubašić.

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Among people born in 1947, Jiro Taniguchi ranks 162Before him are Hugh Keays-Byrne, Jerzy Stuhr, Alan Dale, William Atherton, Jeff Lynne, and James Cosmo. After him are Jacob Bekenstein, Mitch Mitchell, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, Dan Quayle, Phạm Tuân, and Steve Howe. Among people deceased in 2017, Jiro Taniguchi ranks 130Before him are Don Rickles, Violet Brown, Pierre Henry, Manuel Marín, Naim Süleymanoğlu, and Omar Abdel-Rahman. After him are Todor Veselinović, Ludmila Belousova, Daliah Lavi, Tom Petty, John Wetton, and Hans Schäfer.

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Among people born in Japan, Jiro Taniguchi ranks 621 out of 6,048Before him are Sakae Takahashi (null), Fujiwara no Teika (1162), Takeo Miki (1907), Setsu Sawagata (null), Nobuyuki Oishi (1939), and Gotō Shinpei (1857). After him are Senjūrō Hayashi (1876), Yuriko Koike (1952), Kenji Tochio (1941), Uesugi Kagekatsu (1556), Daisaku Ikeda (1928), and Hiroshi Inagaki (1905).


Among politicians born in Japan, Jiro Taniguchi ranks 244Before him are Emperor Murakami (926), Ii Naomasa (1561), Kisshomaru Ueshiba (1921), Emperor Kameyama (1249), Takeo Miki (1907), and Gotō Shinpei (1857). After him are Senjūrō Hayashi (1876), Yuriko Koike (1952), Uesugi Kagekatsu (1556), Yoshida Shōin (1830), Hitoshi Ashida (1887), and Sen Katayama (1859).