Kido Takayoshi

1833 - 1877

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Kido Takayoshi (木戸 孝允, born Wada Kogorō (和田 小五郎); August 11, 1833 – May 26, 1877), formerly known as Katsura Kogorō (桂 小五郎), was a Japanese statesman, samurai and shishi who is considered one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kido Takayoshi has received more than 309,316 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Kido Takayoshi is the 6,158th most popular politician (down from 4,608th in 2019), the 448th most popular biography from Japan (down from 270th in 2019) and the 182nd most popular Japanese Politician.

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Kido Takayoshi has had the most page views in the with 380,291 views, followed by English (50,583), and Chinese (36,715). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Classical Chinese (206.67%), Catalan (114.65%), and Persian (58.97%)


Among politicians, Kido Takayoshi ranks 6,158 out of 19,576Before him are Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus, Neeme Järvi, Kusaila, Wazner, Amadeus III, Count of Savoy, and Alexandros Panagoulis. After him are Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria, Pleistoanax, Chung Hong-won, Pontiac, Ratchis, and Petru Rareș.

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Among people born in 1833, Kido Takayoshi ranks 20Before him are Léon Bonnat, Charles George Gordon, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Edward Burne-Jones, Prince Gong, and Jonas Lie. After him are Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, Carola of Vasa, Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe, Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau, Jovan Jovanović Zmaj, and Marko Vovchok. Among people deceased in 1877, Kido Takayoshi ranks 22Before him are Hermann Grassmann, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Antoine Augustin Cournot, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Constantine Kanaris, and Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse. After him are Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Philipp Veit, Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, Karl Friedrich von Steinmetz, Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff, and Walter Bagehot.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kido Takayoshi ranks 448 out of 6,245Before him are Takahashi Korekiyo (1854), Akiyuki Nosaka (1930), Minoru Genda (1904), Emperor Hanazono (1297), Shigeru Mizuki (1922), and Ko Arima (1917). After him are Masao Uchino (1934), Tomitaro Makino (1862), Masafumi Hara (1943), Akiko Wakabayashi (1941), Rei Kawakubo (1942), and Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1435).


Among politicians born in Japan, Kido Takayoshi ranks 182Before him are Kiichi Miyazawa (1919), Takeo Fukuda (1905), Muryeong of Baekje (462), Takahashi Korekiyo (1854), Minoru Genda (1904), and Emperor Hanazono (1297). After him are Rei Kawakubo (1942), Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1435), Emperor Takakura (1161), Tokugawa Ieyoshi (1793), Morihiro Hosokawa (1938), and Emperor Go-Suzaku (1009).