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MILITARY PERSONNEL

Tadamichi Kuribayashi

1891 - 1945

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General Tadamichi Kuribayashi (栗林 忠道, Kuribayashi Tadamichi, 7 July 1891 – c. 26 March 1945) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, part-time writer, haiku poet, diplomat, and commanding officer of the Imperial Japanese Army General Staff. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tadamichi Kuribayashi has received more than 951,455 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Tadamichi Kuribayashi is the 194th most popular military personnel (up from 205th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Japan (up from 66th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Japanese Military Personnel.

Tadamichi Kuribayashi was a Japanese general who commanded the Japanese garrison at the Battle of Iwo Jima. He was killed in action on March 11, 1945.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Tadamichi Kuribayashi ranks 194 out of 1,468Before him are Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Amr ibn al-As, Mikhail Frunze, Maximilian von Weichs, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, and Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine. After him are Parmenion, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Gotthard Heinrici, Josip Jelačić, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, and Sun Jian.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Tadamichi Kuribayashi ranks 23Before him are Rafael Trujillo, Otto Dix, Genrikh Yagoda, Helmuth Weidling, Ilya Ehrenburg, and Fritz Todt. After him are John Howard Northrop, Alexander Rodchenko, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Edward Bernays, Fumimaro Konoe, and Osip Mandelstam. Among people deceased in 1945, Tadamichi Kuribayashi ranks 45Before him are Oskar Dirlewanger, Roland Freisler, Hans Fischer, Josef Kramer, Wilhelm Burgdorf, and Käthe Kollwitz. After him are Stefan Banach, Giovanni Agnelli, Robert Ritter von Greim, Karl-Otto Koch, Karl Hanke, and Theodore Dreiser.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tadamichi Kuribayashi ranks 61 out of 6,048Before him are Yasujirō Ozu (1903), Empress Michiko (1934), Minamoto no Yoritomo (1147), Akechi Mitsuhide (1526), Yoshihide Suga (1948), and Shinzō Abe (1954). After him are Emperor Suizei (-669), Koxinga (1624), Sei Shōnagon (966), Natsume Sōseki (1867), Liv Ullmann (1938), and Uesugi Kenshin (1530).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Tadamichi Kuribayashi ranks 10Before him are Hiroo Onoda (1922), Hattori Hanzō (1542), Saigō Takamori (1828), Chūichi Nagumo (1887), Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159), and Akechi Mitsuhide (1526). After him are Date Masamune (1567), Tōgō Heihachirō (1848), Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837), Ishida Mitsunari (1559), Tomoyuki Yamashita (1885), and Toyotomi Hideyori (1593).