Taira no Kiyomori

1118 - 1181

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Taira no Kiyomori (平 清盛, 1118 – March 20, 1181) was a military leader of the late Heian period of Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taira no Kiyomori has received more than 199,563 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Taira no Kiyomori is the 3,162nd most popular politician (down from 3,153rd in 2019), the 140th most popular biography from Japan (up from 149th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Japanese Politician.

Taira no Kiyomori is most famous for being the founder of the Heian period.

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Among politicians, Taira no Kiyomori ranks 3,162 out of 15,710Before him are Liutprand of Cremona, Serzh Sargsyan, Nectanebo I, Zechariah of Israel, Emperor Taizu of Jin, and Dian Wei. After him are Abu'l-Fida, Vuk Branković, Charles III, Duke of Parma, Berenice I of Egypt, Al-Wathiq, and Sambhaji.

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Among people born in 1118, Taira no Kiyomori ranks 3Before him are Manuel I Komnenos and Andronikos I Komnenos. After him are Odo II, Duke of Burgundy and Saigyō. Among people deceased in 1181, Taira no Kiyomori ranks 2Before him is Pope Alexander III. After him are Henry I, Count of Champagne, Emperor Takakura, Mahsati, and Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Provence.

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Among people born in Japan, Taira no Kiyomori ranks 140 out of 5,560Before him are Kunishige Kamamoto (1944), Emperor Ōjin (210), Emperor Suinin (-69), Mikao Usui (1865), Okita Sōji (1842), and Ken Watanabe (1959). After him are Emperor Go-Sai (1638), Junko Tabei (1939), Ishikawa Goemon (1558), Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604), Emperor Go-Kōmyō (1633), and Sakichi Toyoda (1867).


Among politicians born in Japan, Taira no Kiyomori ranks 43Before him are Kuniaki Koiso (1880), Emperor Nintoku (290), Emperor Kōrei (-341), Junichiro Koizumi (1942), Emperor Ōjin (210), and Emperor Suinin (-69). After him are Emperor Go-Sai (1638), Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604), Emperor Go-Kōmyō (1633), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), Emperor Momozono (1741), and Emperor Kōgen (-272).