WRITER

Shoko Asahara

1955 - 2018

Shoko Asahara

Shoko Asahara (麻原 彰晃, Asahara Shōkō, March 2, 1955 – July 6, 2018), born Chizuo Matsumoto (松本 智津夫, Matsumoto Chizuo), was the founder of the Japanese doomsday-cult group Aum Shinrikyo. Asahara was convicted of masterminding the deadly 1995 sarin-gas attack on the Tokyo subway, and was also involved in several other crimes. He was sentenced to death in 2004. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shoko Asahara has received more than 1,416,696 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,133rd most popular writer.

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  • 58.99

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  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Shoko Asahara ranks 1,132 out of 4,883Before him are Marion Zimmer Bradley, Gabriele Amorth, Mimnermus, Basava, Namdev, and James Anderson. After him are Léon Bloy, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Ibn al-Jawzi, Hovhannes Tumanyan, Elizabeth Gaskell, and P. L. Travers.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Shoko Asahara ranks 37Before him are Dodi Fayed, Marcelo Bielsa, John Grisham, J. K. Simmons, Martin Schulz, and Jeff Koons. After him are Héctor Cúper, Gary Sinise, Roland Emmerich, Brendan Gleeson, François Cluzet, and Ante Gotovina. Among people deceased in 2018, Shoko Asahara ranks 66Before him are R. Lee Ermey, Ruud Lubbers, Joe Jackson, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Christine Nöstlinger, and Alan Bean. After him are Milena Dravić, Dolores O'Riordan, Anthony Bourdain, Ermanno Olmi, Thomas A. Steitz, and Oskar Gröning.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shoko Asahara ranks 217 out of 3,113Before him are Yohji Yamamoto (1943), Jiroemon Kimura (1897), Nobuyuki Abe (1875), Takashi Shimura (1905), Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), and Emperor Go-Shirakawa (1127). After him are Toshihide Maskawa (1940), Iwasaki Yatarō (1835), Shoichi Nishimura (1912), Hijikata Toshizō (1835), Issey Miyake (1938), and Jiro Horikoshi (1903).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Shoko Asahara ranks 22Before him are Kobayashi Issa (1763), Masaru Emoto (1943), Issei Sagawa (1949), Mori Ōgai (1862), D. T. Suzuki (1870), and Yosa Buson (1716). After him are Edogawa Ranpo (1894), Shūsaku Endō (1923), Eiji Yoshikawa (1892), Sugawara no Michizane (845), Ono no Komachi (825), and Ihara Saikaku (1642).

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