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Takuboku Ishikawa

1886 - 1912

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Takuboku Ishikawa (石川 啄木, Ishikawa Takuboku, February 20, 1886 – April 13, 1912) was a Japanese poet. Well known as both a tanka and "modern-style" (新体詩, shintaishi) or "free-style" (自由詩, jiyūshi) poet, he began as a member of the Myōjō group of naturalist poets but later joined the "socialistic" group of Japanese poets and renounced naturalism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Takuboku Ishikawa has received more than 75,547 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Takuboku Ishikawa is the 2,641st most popular writer (down from 2,040th in 2019), the 779th most popular biography from Japan (down from 617th in 2019) and the 65th most popular Japanese Writer.

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  • 52.84

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Takuboku Ishikawa ranks 2,641 out of 5,755Before him are Duris of Samos, Mickey Spillane, Samson Raphael Hirsch, Jeremias Gotthelf, Yasushi Inoue, and Carlos Drummond de Andrade. After him are Lucía Sánchez Saornil, May Ziade, Shulamith Firestone, Joseph Delaney, Ibn Kemal, and Esaias Tegnér.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1886, Takuboku Ishikawa ranks 123Before him are Bertha Krupp, Maithili Sharan Gupt, Firmin Lambot, Rash Behari Bose, Fred Quimby, and Armin T. Wegner. After him are May Ziade, Kurt Hahn, Ferenc Münnich, Hitoshi Imamura, José Linhares, and Itzhak Katzenelson. Among people deceased in 1912, Takuboku Ishikawa ranks 60Before him are James S. Sherman, Jacques Futrelle, Clara Barton, Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal, François-Alphonse Forel, and George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg. After him are Paul Wallot, Édouard Detaille, Allan Octavian Hume, Eloy Alfaro, José Canalejas, and Subh-i-Azal.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Takuboku Ishikawa ranks 779 out of 6,048Before him are Ikki Kita (1883), Sachi Kagawa (null), Banana Yoshimoto (1964), Sanjō Sanetomi (1837), Eiko Ishioka (1938), and Yasushi Inoue (1907). After him are Tasuku Honjo (1942), Naoya Shiga (1883), Sho Kosugi (1948), Kirin Kiki (1943), Ashikaga Yoshimochi (1386), and Kodama Gentarō (1852).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Takuboku Ishikawa ranks 65Before him are Takiji Kobayashi (1903), Shūji Terayama (1935), Seichō Matsumoto (1909), Ikki Kita (1883), Banana Yoshimoto (1964), and Yasushi Inoue (1907). After him are Naoya Shiga (1883), Kamo no Chōmei (1155), Ōtomo no Yakamochi (718), Takeo Arishima (1878), Fumiko Hayashi (1903), and Hitoshi Igarashi (1947).