Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi

1894 - 1972

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Richard Nikolaus Eijiro, Count of Coudenhove-Kalergi (16 November 1894 – 27 July 1972), was a politician, philosopher, and count of Coudenhove-Kalergi. A pioneer of European integration, he served as the founding president of the Paneuropean Union for 49 years. His parents were Heinrich von Coudenhove-Kalergi, an Austro-Hungarian diplomat, and Mitsuko Aoyama, the daughter of an oil merchant, antiques-dealer and major landowner in Tokyo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi has received more than 1,686,642 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi is the 1,091st most popular politician (up from 1,153rd in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Japan and the 11th most popular Japanese Politician.

Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi was a politician, diplomat, and the founder of the Pan-European Movement. His most famous work is the book, Praktischer Idealismus, which was published in 1923.

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Among politicians, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 1,091 out of 19,576Before him are Camille Desmoulins, Grover Cleveland, Scorpion II, Robert I of France, Patrice de MacMahon, and Alexander of Greece. After him are Eric XIV of Sweden, Chulalongkorn, Levi Eshkol, Túpac Amaru, Yazdegerd III, and Amalric of Jerusalem.

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Among people born in 1894, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 14Before him are Georges Lemaître, John Ford, Boris III of Bulgaria, Moshe Sharett, Jean Renoir, and Norbert Wiener. After him are Fritz Sauckel, Joseph Roth, Harold Macmillan, Gala Dalí, Isaac Babel, and Dietrich von Choltitz. Among people deceased in 1972, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 10Before him are Frederick IX of Denmark, Yasunari Kawabata, Edward VIII, M. C. Escher, Maria Goeppert Mayer, and J. Edgar Hoover. After him are Igor Sikorsky, Ezra Pound, Kwame Nkrumah, Franz Halder, Cristóbal Balenciaga, and Katherine Oppenheimer.

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Among people born in Japan, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 39 out of 6,245Before him are Sasaki Kojirō (1583), Lee Myung-bak (1941), Yasujirō Ozu (1903), Itō Hirobumi (1841), Isao Takahata (1935), and Emperor Kōmei (1831). After him are Hiroshige (1797), Gichin Funakoshi (1868), Hiroo Onoda (1922), Morihei Ueshiba (1883), Takeda Shingen (1521), and Takeshi Kitano (1947).


Among politicians born in Japan, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 11Before him are Shinzō Abe (1954), Hideki Tojo (1884), Sasaki Kojirō (1583), Lee Myung-bak (1941), Itō Hirobumi (1841), and Emperor Kōmei (1831). After him are Takeda Shingen (1521), Minamoto no Yoritomo (1147), Emperor Ninkō (1800), Emperor Kōkaku (1771), Koxinga (1624), and Emperor Suizei (-669).