Takahashi Korekiyo

1854 - 1936

Photo of Takahashi Korekiyo

Icon of person Takahashi Korekiyo

Viscount Takahashi Korekiyo (高橋 是清, 27 July 1854 – 26 February 1936) was a Japanese politician who served as prime minister of Japan from 1921 to 1922 and Minister of Finance when he was assassinated. He was also a member of the House of Peers and head of the Bank of Japan. Takahashi made many contributions to Japan's development during the early 20th century, including introducing its first patent system and securing foreign financing for the Russo-Japanese War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Takahashi Korekiyo has received more than 307,151 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Takahashi Korekiyo is the 6,094th most popular politician (up from 6,840th in 2019), the 442nd most popular biography from Japan (up from 521st in 2019) and the 179th most popular Japanese Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 310k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among politicians, Takahashi Korekiyo ranks 6,094 out of 19,576Before him are Kurt Huber, Shukri al-Quwatli, Reccared II, Muryeong of Baekje, Otto Braun, and Cao Zhang. After him are Urus Khan, Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, Thyra, Baldwin VII, Count of Flanders, Al-Mustanjid, and Abdul Rahim Hatif.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1854, Takahashi Korekiyo ranks 29Before him are Yan Fu, Salomon August Andrée, Alfredo Catalani, Hubert Lyautey, Aletta Jacobs, and Prince Louis of Battenberg. After him are Otto Sverdrup, Charles Algernon Parsons, Alphonse Allais, Zhang Xun, Moritz Moszkowski, and Hermann Kövess von Kövessháza. Among people deceased in 1936, Takahashi Korekiyo ranks 61Before him are Anna Boch, Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime, Max Schreck, Basil Zaharoff, Gyula Gömbös, and Mikhail Tomsky. After him are Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Martin Lowry, Irving Thalberg, Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Henri de Régnier, and Edward Bach.

Others Born in 1854

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1936

Go to all Rankings

In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Takahashi Korekiyo ranks 442 out of 6,245Before him are Satoshi Kon (1963), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (1950), Takeo Fukuda (1905), Eisai (1141), Yukio Tsuda (1917), and Muryeong of Baekje (462). After him are Akiyuki Nosaka (1930), Minoru Genda (1904), Emperor Hanazono (1297), Shigeru Mizuki (1922), Ko Arima (1917), and Kido Takayoshi (1833).


Among politicians born in Japan, Takahashi Korekiyo ranks 179Before him are Tokugawa Iesada (1824), Emperor Shijō (1231), Yoshihiko Noda (1957), Kiichi Miyazawa (1919), Takeo Fukuda (1905), and Muryeong of Baekje (462). After him are Minoru Genda (1904), Emperor Hanazono (1297), Kido Takayoshi (1833), Rei Kawakubo (1942), Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1435), and Emperor Takakura (1161).