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Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi

1894 - 1972

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Richard Nikolaus Eijiro, Count of Coudenhove-Kalergi (16 November 1894 – 27 July 1972) was an Austrian-Japanese 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 1,274,373 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi is the 852nd most popular politician (up from 996th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Japan (up from 30th in 2019) and the 6th 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

Among politicians, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 852 out of 15,710Before him are Eduard Bernstein, Stanisław Leszczyński, Julius Nepos, Jozef Tiso, Hassan II of Morocco, and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. After him are Béla Kun, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, Valentinian II, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, Ivan V of Russia, and Casimir III the Great.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1894, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 11Before him are Aldous Huxley, Maximilian Kolbe, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Georges Lemaître, Boris III of Bulgaria, and Jean Renoir. After him are Norbert Wiener, John Ford, Joseph Roth, Harold Macmillan, Fritz Sauckel, and Alfred Kinsey. Among people deceased in 1972, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 8Before him are Ip Man, Edward VIII, M. C. Escher, Frederick IX of Denmark, Yasunari Kawabata, and J. Edgar Hoover. After him are Ezra Pound, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Igor Sikorsky, Kwame Nkrumah, Franz Halder, and Paul Hausser.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 25 out of 5,560Before him are Yasunari Kawabata (1899), Emperor Taishō (1879), Emperor Jimmu (-711), Hattori Hanzō (1542), Hideki Tojo (1884), and Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159). After him are Osamu Tezuka (1928), Isao Takahata (1935), Kanō Jigorō (1860), Gichin Funakoshi (1868), Joan Fontaine (1917), and Lee Myung-bak (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In Japan

Among politicians born in Japan, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi ranks 6Before him are Hirohito (1901), Emperor Meiji (1852), Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536), Emperor Jimmu (-711), and Hideki Tojo (1884). After him are Lee Myung-bak (1941), Himiko (175), Takeda Shingen (1521), Emperor Kōmei (1831), Minamoto no Yoritomo (1147), and Itō Hirobumi (1841).