WRITER

Ki no Tsurayuki

866 - 945

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Ki no Tsurayuki (紀 貫之, 872 – June 30, 945) was a Japanese author, poet and courtier of the Heian period. He is best known as the principal compiler of the Kokin Wakashū, also writing its Japanese Preface, and as a possible author of the Tosa Diary, although this was published anonymously. Tsurayuki was a son of Ki no Mochiyuki. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ki no Tsurayuki has received more than 53,401 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ki no Tsurayuki is the 2,278th most popular writer (down from 2,233rd in 2019), the 679th most popular biography from Japan (down from 633rd in 2019) and the 48th most popular Japanese Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ki no Tsurayuki ranks 2,278 out of 5,794Before him are Franz Overbeck, Anagarika Dharmapala, Edgar Lee Masters, Ueda Akinari, Ammonius of Alexandria, and Frigyes Karinthy. After him are Harlan Coben, Robert Cialdini, Gaston III, Count of Foix, Dionysios Solomos, Józef Czapski, and Mir Taqi Mir.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 866, Ki no Tsurayuki ranks 3Before him are Leo VI the Wise and Carloman II.  Among people deceased in 945, Ki no Tsurayuki ranks 3Before him are Igor of Kiev and Hyejong of Goryeo. After him are Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani and Krešimir I of Croatia.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ki no Tsurayuki ranks 679 out of 5,560Before him are Tadao Kobayashi (1930), Wakatsuki Reijirō (1866), Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662), Emperor Reizei (949), Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu (1905), and Ueda Akinari (1734). After him are Hōnen (1133), Katō Takaaki (1860), Fujiwara no Teika (1162), Ukita Hideie (1573), Shigeru Ban (1957), and Kunihiko Kodaira (1915).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Ki no Tsurayuki ranks 48Before him are Eiji Tsuburaya (1901), Katsu Kaishū (1823), Amélie Nothomb (1967), Ariwara no Narihira (825), Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662), and Ueda Akinari (1734). After him are Fujiwara no Teika (1162), Izumi Shikibu (976), Saigyō (1118), Kyōka Izumi (1873), Okakura Kakuzō (1862), and Ryōkan (1758).