MILITARY PERSONNEL

Minamoto no Yorimasa

1106 - 1180

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Minamoto no Yorimasa (源 頼政, 1106 – 20 June 1180) was a Japanese poet, aristocrat and samurai lord. His poetry appeared in various anthologies. He served eight different emperors in his long career, holding posts such as hyōgo no kami (head of the arsenal). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Minamoto no Yorimasa has received more than 174,308 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Minamoto no Yorimasa is the 734th most popular military personnel (up from 837th in 2019), the 509th most popular biography from Japan (up from 591st in 2019) and the 45th most popular Japanese Military Personnel.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Minamoto no Yorimasa ranks 734 out of 2,058Before him are Mahmud Shevket Pasha, Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz, Osman Pazvantoğlu, Georgios Karaiskakis, Yitzhak Hofi, and Köten. After him are Herberts Cukurs, Osami Nagano, Boris Sheremetev, Herbert Kappler, Artur Phleps, and Iosif Gurko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1106, Minamoto no Yorimasa ranks 3Before him are Pope Celestine III, and Magnus I of Sweden. After him are Conrad II, Count of Luxembourg, Alexios Komnenos, and Hugh VIII of Lusignan. Among people deceased in 1180, Minamoto no Yorimasa ranks 5Before him are Louis VII of France, Manuel I Komnenos, John of Salisbury, and John Tzetzes. After him are Al-Mustadi, Soběslav II, Duke of Bohemia, Abraham ibn Daud, Al-Samawal al-Maghribi, Theodora Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem, Yaroslav II of Kiev, and Prince Mochihito.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Minamoto no Yorimasa ranks 509 out of 6,245Before him are Kisho Kurokawa (1934), Yamamoto Gonnohyōe (1852), Takehiko Kawanishi (1938), Saichō (767), Emperor Yōzei (867), and Fusako Shigenobu (1945). After him are Fujiwara no Kamatari (614), Osami Nagano (1880), Emperor Shirakawa (1053), Satoshi Nakamoto (1975), Kōji Yakusho (1956), and Victoria Principal (1950).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Minamoto no Yorimasa ranks 45Before him are Yoshijirō Umezu (1882), Takijirō Ōnishi (1891), Nobutake Kondō (1886), Takeo Kurita (1889), Soemu Toyoda (1885), and Yasuji Okamura (1884). After him are Osami Nagano (1880), Wakisaka Yasuharu (1554), Otozō Yamada (1881), Seiichi Itō (1890), Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123), and Shibata Katsuie (1522).