Takahito, Prince Mikasa

1915 - 2016

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Takahito, Prince Mikasa (三笠宮崇仁親王, Mikasa-no-miya Takahito Shinnō, 2 December 1915 – 27 October 2016) was a Japanese prince, the youngest of the four sons of Emperor Taishō (Yoshihito) and Empress Teimei (Sadako). He was their last surviving child. His eldest brother was Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Takahito, Prince Mikasa has received more than 582,340 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Takahito, Prince Mikasa is the 3,715th most popular politician (up from 4,573rd in 2019), the 187th most popular biography from Japan (up from 293rd in 2019) and the 71st most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Takahito, Prince Mikasa ranks 3,715 out of 15,577Before him are Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Al-Wathiq, Erhard Heiden, Labarna I, Gabriel Narutowicz, and Charles, Duke of Berry. After him are Jahan Shah, Garegin Nzhdeh, Gérard Genette, Emperor Kōtoku, Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden, and Magnus II of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1915, Takahito, Prince Mikasa ranks 38Before him are Robert A. Dahl, Thomas Huckle Weller, Clifford Shull, Brother Roger, Aziz Nesin, and Bob Kane. After him are Chung Ju-yung, Denis Thatcher, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, Helmut Schön, Mario Del Monaco, and Franz Josef Strauss. Among people deceased in 2016, Takahito, Prince Mikasa ranks 63Before him are Harry Kroto, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Viktor Korchnoi, Esma Redžepova, Patricio Aylwin, and Vesna Vulović. After him are Sonia Rykiel, Ahmed Zewail, Toots Thielemans, Margot Honecker, Michel Tournier, and Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani.

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Among people born in Japan, Takahito, Prince Mikasa ranks 187 out of 6,048Before him are Emperor Tenmu (631), Yamamoto Tsunetomo (1659), Sen no Rikyū (1522), Ōkuma Shigenobu (1838), Mitsuru Ushijima (1887), and Yoichiro Nambu (1921). After him are Emperor Kōtoku (596), Jiroemon Kimura (1897), Emperor Kenzō (450), Shoko Asahara (1955), Emperor Seimu (83), and Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935).


Among politicians born in Japan, Takahito, Prince Mikasa ranks 71Before him are Naoto Kan (1946), Imagawa Yoshimoto (1519), Emperor Antoku (1178), Masamune (1300), Emperor Tenmu (631), and Ōkuma Shigenobu (1838). After him are Emperor Kōtoku (596), Jiroemon Kimura (1897), Emperor Kenzō (450), Emperor Seimu (83), Masahito, Prince Hitachi (1935), and Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646).