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Shimazu Yoshihiro

1535 - 1619

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Shimazu Yoshihiro (島津 義弘, August 21, 1535 – August 30, 1619) was the second son of Shimazu Takahisa and the younger brother of Shimazu Yoshihisa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shimazu Yoshihiro has received more than 183,144 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Shimazu Yoshihiro is the 4,815th most popular politician (down from 4,658th in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Japan (down from 310th in 2019) and the 112th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Shimazu Yoshihiro ranks 4,815 out of 15,710Before him are José Sarney, Aistulf, Yaroslav II of Vladimir, García Ramírez of Navarre, Omurtag of Bulgaria, and Saionji Kinmochi. After him are Herihor, Baron Alexander von Bach, Siamun, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Bertrand de Blanchefort, and Hans Jeschonnek.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1535, Shimazu Yoshihiro ranks 8Before him are Pope Gregory XIV, Sofonisba Anguissola, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Giambattista della Porta, Federico Barocci, and Alessandro Allori. After him are Martin Frobisher, Luis de Molina, William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Catherine Stenbock, Frans Hogenberg, and Marcantonio Colonna. Among people deceased in 1619, Shimazu Yoshihiro ranks 10Before him are Hans Lippershey, John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, Ludovico Carracci, Lucilio Vanini, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, and Lawrence of Brindisi. After him are Hieronymus Fabricius, Denis Calvaert, Marko Krizin, Richard Burbage, Nicholas Hilliard, and Olivier de Serres.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shimazu Yoshihiro ranks 325 out of 5,560Before him are Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Emperor Toba (1103), Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), Hisao Kami (1941), Waichiro Omura (1933), and Saionji Kinmochi (1849). After him are Prince Yasuhiko Asaka (1887), Toru Takemitsu (1930), Tanaka Giichi (1864), Toshihide Maskawa (1940), Tomohiko Ikoma (1932), and Kunitaka Sueoka (1917).

Among POLITICIANS In Japan

Among politicians born in Japan, Shimazu Yoshihiro ranks 112Before him are Tokugawa Iemochi (1846), Emperor Ankan (466), Emperor Tsuchimikado (1196), Emperor Toba (1103), Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), and Saionji Kinmochi (1849). After him are Tanaka Giichi (1864), Emperor Buretsu (489), Inejiro Asanuma (1898), Emperor Bidatsu (538), Mamoru Shigemitsu (1887), and Inukai Tsuyoshi (1855).