Minamoto no Yoshinaka

1154 - 1184

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Minamoto no Yoshinaka (源 義仲, 1154 – February 21, 1184), Kiso no Yoshinaka (木曾 義仲), or Lord Kiso was a general of the late Heian period of Japanese history. A member of the Minamoto clan, Minamoto no Yoritomo was his cousin and rival during the Genpei War between the Minamoto and the Taira clans. Yoshinaka was born in Musashi province. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Minamoto no Yoshinaka has received more than 152,239 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Minamoto no Yoshinaka is the 579th most popular military personnel (down from 535th in 2019).

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Among military personnels, Minamoto no Yoshinaka ranks 579 out of 1,466Before him are Gusztáv Jány, Surena, Demosthenes, Paul Revere, Ludwig von Benedek, and Yevgeny Khaldei. After him are Erich Fellgiebel, Lazare Hoche, Henri de la Rochejaquelein, Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria, Mahmud Shevket Pasha, and Maximilian von Prittwitz.

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Among people born in 1154, Minamoto no Yoshinaka ranks 6Before him are Constance, Queen of Sicily, Sancho I of Portugal, Maria Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem, Sancho VII of Navarre, and Vsevolod the Big Nest. After him are Sancha of Castile, Queen of Aragon, Benoît de Sainte-Maure, and Robert II, Count of Dreux. Among people deceased in 1184, Minamoto no Yoshinaka ranks 5Before him are Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy, Magnus V of Norway, Agnes of Antioch, and Abu Yaqub Yusuf. After him are George III of Georgia, Arnold of Torroja, Theodora Komnene, Duchess of Austria, Otto I, Margrave of Brandenburg, and Heinrich von Veldeke.

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