Minamoto no Yoritomo

1147 - 1199

Minamoto no Yoritomo

Minamoto no Yoritomo (源 頼朝, May 9, 1147 – February 9, 1199) was the founder and the first shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan. He ruled from 1192 until 1199. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Minamoto no Yoritomo has received more than 446,832 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,333rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Minamoto no Yoritomo ranks 1,327 out of 14,801Before him are Teti, Elizabeth of Luxembourg, Cemal Gürsel, Carloman, Andrew III of Hungary, and Mentor. After him are Queen Paola of Belgium, Urho Kekkonen, Emil Hácha, Tiberius II Constantine, Ferdinand III of Castile, and Jean Jaurès.

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Among people born in 1147, Minamoto no Yoritomo ranks 1After him are Stephen III of Hungary, Haakon II of Norway, Emperor Guangzong of Song, and Otto II, Margrave of Brandenburg. Among people deceased in 1199, Minamoto no Yoritomo ranks 2Before him is Richard I of England. After him are Stefan Nemanja, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Khaqani, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, and Michael the Syrian.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Minamoto no Yoritomo ranks 50 out of 3,113Before him are Soichiro Honda (1906), Osamu Dazai (1909), Sadako Sasaki (1943), Emperor Ninkō (1800), Itō Hirobumi (1841), and Hiroo Onoda (1922). After him are Uesugi Kenshin (1530), Akechi Mitsuhide (1526), Natsume Sōseki (1867), Kanō Jigorō (1860), Emperor Suizei (-669), and Liv Ullmann (1938).


Among politicians born in Japan, Minamoto no Yoritomo ranks 14Before him are Lee Myung-bak (1941), Takeda Shingen (1521), Shinzō Abe (1954), Emperor Kōmei (1831), Emperor Ninkō (1800), and Itō Hirobumi (1841). After him are Uesugi Kenshin (1530), Emperor Suizei (-669), Koxinga (1624), Sasaki Kojirō (1583), Emperor Momozono (1741), and Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740).

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