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Takeda Shingen

1521 - 1573

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Takeda Shingen (武田 信玄, December 1, 1521 – May 13, 1573), of Kai Province, was a pre-eminent daimyō in feudal Japan with exceptional military prestige in the late stage of the Sengoku period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Takeda Shingen has received more than 759,217 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Takeda Shingen is the 1,165th most popular politician (down from 1,099th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Japan (down from 35th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Japanese Politician.

Takeda Shigen was a Japanese samurai who is most famous for his role in the Battle of Nagashino.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Takeda Shingen ranks 1,165 out of 15,710Before him are Yitzhak Shamir, Andrei Zhdanov, Cnut the Great, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, Martti Ahtisaari, and Ptolemy V Epiphanes. After him are William II of the Netherlands, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Justin II, Afonso V of Portugal, Asa of Judah, and Eric XIV of Sweden.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1521, Takeda Shingen ranks 2Before him is Pope Urban VII. After him are Peter Canisius, Maurice, Elector of Saxony, Christina of Denmark, Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, Andrew Avellino, Xu Wei, Philippe de Monte, Richard Chancellor, and Thomas Wyatt the Younger. Among people deceased in 1573, Takeda Shingen ranks 1After him are Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Fatma Sultan, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, Rafael Bombelli, Azai Nagamasa, Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg, Malyuta Skuratov, Laurentius Petri, and Michel de l'Hôpital.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Takeda Shingen ranks 40 out of 5,560Before him are Himiko (175), Hiroshige (1797), Saigō Takamori (1828), Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (1892), Sadako Sasaki (1943), and Hiroo Onoda (1922). After him are Yoshinori Ohsumi (1945), Soichiro Honda (1906), Chūichi Nagumo (1887), Yayoi Kusama (1929), Osamu Dazai (1909), and Sei Shōnagon (966).

Among POLITICIANS In Japan

Among politicians born in Japan, Takeda Shingen ranks 9Before him are Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536), Emperor Jimmu (-711), Hideki Tojo (1884), Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi (1894), Lee Myung-bak (1941), and Himiko (175). After him are Emperor Kōmei (1831), Minamoto no Yoritomo (1147), Itō Hirobumi (1841), Shinzō Abe (1954), Emperor Ninkō (1800), and Emperor Kōkaku (1771).