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Tanzan Ishibashi

1884 - 1973

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Tanzan Ishibashi (石橋 湛山, Ishibashi Tanzan, 25 September 1884 – 25 April 1973) was a Japanese journalist, Nichiren Buddhist priest, and politician who was Prime Minister of Japan for two months from 1956 to 1957, before resigning due to illness. He simultaneously served as Director General of the Japan Defense Agency. From 1952 to 1968 he was also the president of Rissho University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tanzan Ishibashi has received more than 93,351 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 32 in 2019). Tanzan Ishibashi is the 8,760th most popular politician (down from 8,178th in 2019), the 704th most popular biography from Japan (down from 695th in 2019) and the 265th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Tanzan Ishibashi ranks 8,760 out of 15,577Before him are Gaius Claudius Marcellus Minor, Fred Sinowatz, Huhanye, Franz von Sickingen, Charles, Count of Soissons, and Princess Marie of Prussia. After him are Taxiles, Zbigniew of Poland, Mohammed al-Shaykh, Seyni Kountché, Kurunta, and James Michel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1884, Tanzan Ishibashi ranks 82Before him are Rómulo Gallegos, Corrado Gini, Ferdinand von Bredow, Werner Krauss, Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter, and Philipp Frank. After him are Marcel Granet, Boris Asafyev, Gustave Garrigou, Claude Auchinleck, Helene Deutsch, and Johannes Popitz. Among people deceased in 1973, Tanzan Ishibashi ranks 97Before him are Noël Coward, Marthe Bibesco, Gene Krupa, Tarsila do Amaral, Lidia Ruslanova, and Maurice René Fréchet. After him are Henry Darger, Ben Webster, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, Walter Krüger, Archduchess Isabella of Austria, and Gabriel Voisin.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tanzan Ishibashi ranks 704 out of 6,048Before him are Motoo Kimura (1924), Koji Funamoto (1942), Yoshio Fujiwara (null), Yumi Umeoka (1950), Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662), and Arawa Kimura (1931). After him are Kanō Eitoku (1543), Torii Kiyonaga (1752), Hakuin Ekaku (1686), Shinya Yamanaka (1962), Kyōka Izumi (1873), and Takehiko Kawanishi (1938).

Among POLITICIANS In Japan

Among politicians born in Japan, Tanzan Ishibashi ranks 265Before him are Ii Naosuke (1815), Keisai Eisen (1790), Wakatsuki Reijirō (1866), Ukita Hideie (1573), Iwakura Tomomi (1825), and Kujō Yoritsune (1218). After him are Emperor En'yū (959), Keisuke Okada (1868), Katō Takaaki (1860), Shigenori Tōgō (1882), Ashikaga Yoshihisa (1465), and Atsuko Ikeda (1931).