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Tokugawa Hidetada

1579 - 1632

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Tokugawa Hidetada (徳川 秀忠, May 2, 1579 – March 14, 1632) was the second shōgun of the Tokugawa dynasty, who ruled from 1605 until his abdication in 1623. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tokugawa Hidetada has received more than 516,709 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 32 in 2019). Tokugawa Hidetada is the 3,201st most popular politician (down from 2,854th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Japan (down from 121st in 2019) and the 50th most popular Japanese Politician.

Tokugawa Hidetada is most famous for being the son of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the third shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty. He served as the fourth shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty and was also an important general in the Battle of Sekigahara.

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Among politicians, Tokugawa Hidetada ranks 3,201 out of 15,577Before him are Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha, Simeon of Moscow, Mariano Rajoy, Shalmaneser V, Roman the Great, and Michelle Obama. After him are James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Ivan Ribar, Alexander II of Macedon, Harvey Milk, and Robert III of Scotland.

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Among people born in 1579, Tokugawa Hidetada ranks 4Before him are Tirso de Molina, Martin de Porres, and Frans Snyders. After him are Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Carlo Saraceni, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, John Fletcher, Marie of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Juan Pablo Bonet, Jens Munk, and Johannes Meursius. Among people deceased in 1632, Tokugawa Hidetada ranks 6Before him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Sigismund III Vasa, Frederick V of the Palatinate, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, and Giambattista Basile. After him are Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, Jost Bürgi, Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Francis II, Duke of Lorraine, Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Infante Carlos of Spain.

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Among people born in Japan, Tokugawa Hidetada ranks 149 out of 6,048Before him are Nobusuke Kishi (1896), Junichiro Koizumi (1942), Ko Arima (1917), Kuniaki Koiso (1880), Eisaku Satō (1901), and Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835). After him are Masanobu Fukuoka (1913), Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797), Nagisa Oshima (1932), Yasuo Fukuda (1936), Masaki Kobayashi (1916), and Arata Isozaki (1931).


Among politicians born in Japan, Tokugawa Hidetada ranks 50Before him are Emperor Sakuramachi (1720), Emperor Kaika (-208), Nobusuke Kishi (1896), Junichiro Koizumi (1942), Kuniaki Koiso (1880), and Eisaku Satō (1901). After him are Yasuo Fukuda (1936), Emperor Sujin (-147), Shigeru Yoshida (1878), Fujiko Fujio (1934), Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604), and Emperor Ōjin (210).