Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu

1905 - 1987

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Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu (高松宮宣仁親王, Takamatsu-no-miya Nobuhito Shinnō, 3 January 1905 – 3 February 1987) was the third son of Emperor Taishō (Yoshihito) and Empress Teimei (Sadako) and a younger brother of Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito). He became heir to the Takamatsu-no-miya (formerly Arisugawa-no-miya), one of the four shinnōke or branches of the imperial family entitled to inherit the Chrysanthemum throne in default of a direct heir. From the mid-1920s until the end of World War II, Prince Takamatsu pursued a career in the Japanese Imperial Navy, eventually rising to the rank of captain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu has received more than 174,789 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu is the 534th most popular nobleman, the 677th most popular biography from Japan and the 5th most popular Japanese Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu ranks 534 out of 843Before him are Prince Baudouin of Belgium, John Frederick, Duke of Württemberg, Elena Asenina of Bulgaria, Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach, Eleanor of Woodstock, and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria. After him are Rupert I, Elector Palatine, Charlene, Princess of Monaco, Princess Maria Bona of Savoy-Genoa, Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy, Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.

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Among people born in 1905, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu ranks 110Before him are Louis Harold Gray, Gareth Jones, Edgar Snow, Dhyan Chand, Hiroshi Inagaki, and Joseph Bonanno. After him are Frits Philips, Eduard Tubin, Michael Powell, Sven Rydell, Gerhard Klopfer, and Gertrude Ederle. Among people deceased in 1987, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu ranks 86Before him are Clarence Brown, Naji al-Ali, Mary Astor, Alfred Bester, Bertrand de Jouvenel, and Henri Cochet. After him are Claudio Villa, R. Budd Dwyer, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Gerhard Klopfer, Yves Allégret, and Alejandro Scopelli.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu ranks 677 out of 5,560Before him are Motoo Kimura (1924), Akiko Hayakawa (1950), Tadao Kobayashi (1930), Wakatsuki Reijirō (1866), Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662), and Emperor Reizei (949). After him are Ueda Akinari (1734), Ki no Tsurayuki (866), Hōnen (1133), Katō Takaaki (1860), Fujiwara no Teika (1162), and Ukita Hideie (1573).

Among NOBLEMEN In Japan

Among noblemen born in Japan, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu ranks 5Before him are Akihito (1933), Naruhito (1960), Prince Yasuhiko Asaka (1887), and Fumihito, Prince Akishino (1965). After him are Kiko, Princess Akishino (1966), Prince Tomohito of Mikasa (1946), Sayako Kuroda (1969), Aiko, Princess Toshi (2001), Princess Mako of Akishino (1991), Princess Kako of Akishino (1994), and Prince Hisahito of Akishino (2006).