Tamon Yamaguchi

1892 - 1942

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Tamon Yamaguchi (山口 多聞, Yamaguchi Tamon, 17 August 1892 – 5 June 1942) was a rear admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy who served during the Second Sino-Japanese War, and in the Pacific War during World War II. Yamaguchi′s carrier force was part of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tamon Yamaguchi has received more than 607,059 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Tamon Yamaguchi is the 497th most popular military personnel (down from 492nd in 2019), the 252nd most popular biography from Japan (up from 260th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Tamon Yamaguchi ranks 497 out of 1,468Before him are Pierre Cambronne, William Bligh, Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Jan Pieterszoon Coen, Duško Popov, and Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock. After him are Harold Lowe, Husein Gradaščević, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Yu Jin, Max Hoffmann, and Gongsun Zan.

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Among people born in 1892, Tamon Yamaguchi ranks 62Before him are Mikhail Kirponos, Hjalmar Siilasvuo, Eiji Yoshikawa, Juan Negrín, Edith Södergran, and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth. After him are Harry Stack Sullivan, Tazio Nuvolari, S. R. Ranganathan, Marcel Dassault, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, and Alfonsina Storni. Among people deceased in 1942, Tamon Yamaguchi ranks 41Before him are Henri de Baillet-Latour, Prince George, Duke of Kent, Tina Modotti, Chen Duxiu, Jan Kubiš, and Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia. After him are Flinders Petrie, Joseph Franklin Rutherford, Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria, Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, and Franz Walter Stahlecker.

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Among people born in Japan, Tamon Yamaguchi ranks 252 out of 6,048Before him are Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (1464), Amakusa Shirō (1621), Masaru Ibuka (1908), Hōjō Tokimune (1251), Hiroyuki Sanada (1960), and Yozo Aoki (1929). After him are Emperor Sutoku (1119), Tsuguharu Foujita (1886), Emperor Shōmu (701), Emperor Ingyō (376), Suzuki Harunobu (1725), and Kenji Doihara (1883).


Among military personnels born in Japan, Tamon Yamaguchi ranks 30Before him are Kawakami Gensai (1834), Saburō Sakai (1916), Okita Sōji (1842), Jisaburō Ozawa (1886), Shunroku Hata (1879), and Nogi Maresuke (1849). After him are Kenji Doihara (1883), Saitō Hajime (1844), Takeichi Nishi (1902), Hisaichi Terauchi (1879), Hijikata Toshizō (1835), and Nobutake Kondō (1886).