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Maeda Toshiie

1538 - 1599

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Maeda Toshiie (前田 利家, January 15, 1538 – April 27, 1599) was one of the leading generals of Oda Nobunaga following the Sengoku period of the 16th century extending to the Azuchi–Momoyama period. His preferred weapon was a yari and he was known as "Yari no Mataza" (槍の又左), Matazaemon (又左衛門) being his common name. He was a member of the so-called Echizen Sanninshu (Echizen Triumvir) along with Sassa Narimasa and Fuwa Mitsuharu. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maeda Toshiie has received more than 231,477 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Maeda Toshiie is the 4,942nd most popular politician (down from 4,427th in 2019), the 291st most popular biography from Japan (down from 276th in 2019) and the 117th most popular Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Maeda Toshiie ranks 4,942 out of 15,577Before him are Shabaka, Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, Duke Wen of Jin, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Ian Smith, and Amun-her-khepeshef. After him are Henutmire, Abdul Razak Hussein, Emperor Xizong of Tang, Bezmiâlem Sultan, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, and Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1538, Maeda Toshiie ranks 6Before him are Charles Borromeo, Christopher Clavius, Caesar Baronius, Diane de France, and Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua. After him are Matija Gubec, Louis of Nassau, Infanta Maria of Guimarães, Giovanni Battista Guarini, Hōjō Ujimasa, and Ashikaga Yoshihide. Among people deceased in 1599, Maeda Toshiie ranks 5Before him are Beatrice Cenci, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Edmund Spenser, and Luca Marenzio. After him are Andrew Báthory, Eknath, Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria, Chōsokabe Motochika, Cornelis de Houtman, Simone Peterzano, and Francisco Guerrero.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Maeda Toshiie ranks 291 out of 6,048Before him are Emperor Yūryaku (418), Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Empress Shōken (1849), Toru Takemitsu (1930), Emperor Monmu (683), and Yosano Akiko (1878). After him are Saitō Hajime (1844), Sesshū Tōyō (1420), Saionji Kinmochi (1849), Yoshirō Mori (1937), Ashikaga Yoshimitsu (1358), and Yoshitoshi (1839).

Among POLITICIANS In Japan

Among politicians born in Japan, Maeda Toshiie ranks 117Before him are Katō Kiyomasa (1561), Emperor Go-Shirakawa (1127), Tomiichi Murayama (1924), Emperor Yūryaku (418), Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), and Emperor Monmu (683). After him are Saionji Kinmochi (1849), Yoshirō Mori (1937), Ashikaga Yoshimitsu (1358), Tokugawa Iemochi (1846), Emperor Buretsu (489), and Toshiki Kaifu (1931).