WRITER

Misuzu Kaneko

1903 - 1930

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Misuzu Kaneko (金子 みすゞ, Kaneko Misuzu, April 11, 1903 – March 10, 1930) was a Japanese poet, known for her poetry for children. She was born Teru Kaneko (金子 テル, Kaneko Teru) in the fishing village of Senzaki, now part of Nagato, Yamaguchi prefecture. Motifs of fishing and the sea often make appearances in her poems. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Misuzu Kaneko has received more than 67,898 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Misuzu Kaneko is the 3,478th most popular writer (up from 3,484th in 2019), the 980th most popular biography from Japan (down from 949th in 2019) and the 80th most popular Japanese Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 68k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Kaneko Misuzu dōyōshū
Japanese Nursery rhymes, Children's poetry, Japanese
Sora no kāsama
Kaneko Misuzu zenshū
Utsukushii machi
Samishii ōjo
Matsuge no niji

Page views of Misuzu Kanekos by language

Over the past year Misuzu Kaneko has had the most page views in the with 248,481 views, followed by English (11,883), and Chinese (4,360). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (186.27%), English (51.26%), and Korean (50.44%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Misuzu Kaneko ranks 3,478 out of 7,302Before her are Arnošt Lustig, Octavia E. Butler, Alain Chartier, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Solomon Alkabetz, and Bat Ye'or. After her are Moritz Steinschneider, Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, John Boyne, Orhan Veli Kanık, Jurij Brězan, and Hiratsuka Raichō.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Misuzu Kaneko ranks 178Before her are Fernando Paternoster, Natallia Arsiennieva, Joseph Cornell, Barbara Hepworth, André Maschinot, and Lili Kraus. After her are Johann Horvath, Ary Barroso, W. Ross Ashby, Adolph Gottlieb, Georgy Beriev, and Ernst Wilhelm Bohle. Among people deceased in 1930, Misuzu Kaneko ranks 75Before her are Alexander Kutepov, Isidor Gunsberg, Constantine VI of Constantinople, Benedykt Dybowski, Carl Panzram, and Olena Pchilka. After her are Władysław Horodecki, Alexander Bogomazov, Herbert Hall Turner, Glenn Curtiss, Joseph Achille Le Bel, and Valeriano Weyler.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Misuzu Kaneko ranks 980 out of 6,245Before her are Kazuo Koike (1936), Abe Masahiro (1819), Nobuo Uematsu (1959), Hiromu Arakawa (1973), Shinji Mikami (1965), and Machiko Hasegawa (1920). After her are Yoko Shimada (1953), Yukio Goto (null), Yasuhiko Okudera (1952), Hiratsuka Raichō (1886), Tarō Okamoto (1911), and Chiyonofuji Mitsugu (1955).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Misuzu Kaneko ranks 80Before her are Futabatei Shimei (1864), Ai Yazawa (1967), Itō Noe (1895), Kafū Nagai (1879), Nobuko Yoshiya (1896), and Ennin (793). After her are Hiratsuka Raichō (1886), Ryōtarō Shiba (1923), Tsubouchi Shōyō (1859), Jien (1155), Natsuo Kirino (1951), and Tōson Shimazaki (1872).