Saionji Kinmochi

1849 - 1940

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Prince Saionji Kinmochi (西園寺 公望, 7 December 1849 – 24 November 1940) was a Japanese politician, statesman and twice Prime Minister of Japan. He was elevated from marquis to prince in 1920. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saionji Kinmochi has received more than 132,943 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Saionji Kinmochi is the 4,814th most popular politician (down from 4,701st in 2019), the 324th most popular biography from Japan (down from 315th in 2019) and the 111th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Saionji Kinmochi ranks 4,814 out of 15,710Before him are Acamapichtli, José Sarney, Aistulf, Yaroslav II of Vladimir, García Ramírez of Navarre, and Omurtag of Bulgaria. After him are Shimazu Yoshihiro, Herihor, Baron Alexander von Bach, Siamun, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, and Bertrand de Blanchefort.

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Among people born in 1849, Saionji Kinmochi ranks 26Before him are Hugo Riemann, Nogi Maresuke, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Armand Peugeot, Vera Zasulich, and Ferdinand Georg Frobenius. After him are Lord Randolph Churchill, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, Wilhelm Voigt, Empress Shōken, Georg Luger, and Alexander Kielland. Among people deceased in 1940, Saionji Kinmochi ranks 40Before him are Gunnar Asplund, Édouard Vuillard, Walter Chrysler, Marcus Garvey, Katharina Schratt, and Lewis Hine. After him are Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark, Nicolae Iorga, Michael Hainisch, Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, Édouard Claparède, and Prince Wilhelm of Prussia.

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Among people born in Japan, Saionji Kinmochi ranks 324 out of 5,560Before him are Emperor Ankan (466), Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Emperor Toba (1103), Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), Hisao Kami (1941), and Waichiro Omura (1933). After him are Shimazu Yoshihiro (1535), Prince Yasuhiko Asaka (1887), Toru Takemitsu (1930), Tanaka Giichi (1864), Toshihide Maskawa (1940), and Tomohiko Ikoma (1932).


Among politicians born in Japan, Saionji Kinmochi ranks 111Before him are Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (1464), Tokugawa Iemochi (1846), Emperor Ankan (466), Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Emperor Toba (1103), and Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935). After him are Shimazu Yoshihiro (1535), Tanaka Giichi (1864), Emperor Buretsu (489), Inejiro Asanuma (1898), Emperor Bidatsu (538), and Mamoru Shigemitsu (1887).