Tokugawa Iemochi

1846 - 1866

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Tokugawa Iemochi (徳川 家茂) (July 17, 1846 – August 29, 1866) was the 14th shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, who held office from 1858 to 1866. During his reign there was much internal turmoil as a result of the "re-opening" of Japan to western nations. Iemochi's reign also saw a weakening of the shogunate.Iemochi died in 1866 and was buried in Zōjō-ji. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tokugawa Iemochi has received more than 353,644 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Tokugawa Iemochi is the 4,905th most popular politician (up from 4,999th in 2019), the 319th most popular biography from Japan (down from 298th in 2019) and the 131st most popular Japanese Politician.

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Over the past year Tokugawa Iemochi has had the most page views in the with 497,519 views, followed by English (65,329), and Chinese (38,238). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swedish (200.44%), Catalan (82.42%), and Min Nan (76.33%)


Among politicians, Tokugawa Iemochi ranks 4,905 out of 19,576Before him are Nakşidil Sultan, Baldwin IV, Count of Hainaut, Tôn Đức Thắng, Henri, Count of Paris, Yolande of Valois, and Stefan Vladislav. After him are Ali Rıza Efendi, Ferenc Deák, Ram Khamhaeng, Willem Drees, Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, and Muqan Qaghan.

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Among people born in 1846, Tokugawa Iemochi ranks 28Before him are Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Léon Bloy, Karl von Bülow, G. Stanley Hall, Franz Mehring, and Mariam Baouardy. After him are Alexander von Kluck, Edward Charles Pickering, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, Boutros Ghali, Paolo Tosti, and Hermann Paul. Among people deceased in 1866, Tokugawa Iemochi ranks 6Before him are Bernhard Riemann, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, George Everest, Miguel I of Portugal, and Karl Ludwig Hencke. After him are William Whewell, Hermann Goldschmidt, Chief Seattle, Philipp Franz von Siebold, Adolph Diesterweg, and Friedrich Rückert.

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Among people born in Japan, Tokugawa Iemochi ranks 319 out of 6,245Before him are Go Nagai (1945), Jiroemon Kimura (1897), Emperor Seiwa (850), Masayoshi Son (1957), Otoya Yamaguchi (1943), and Mitsuo Fuchida (1902). After him are Kondō Isami (1834), Tsuguharu Foujita (1886), Nobuyuki Abe (1875), Kikunae Ikeda (1864), Saitō Makoto (1858), and Kakuei Tanaka (1918).


Among politicians born in Japan, Tokugawa Iemochi ranks 131Before him are Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado (1442), Emperor Sushun (520), Takahito, Prince Mikasa (1915), Emperor Fushimi (1265), Jiroemon Kimura (1897), and Emperor Seiwa (850). After him are Kondō Isami (1834), Nobuyuki Abe (1875), Saitō Makoto (1858), Kakuei Tanaka (1918), Emperor Uda (867), and Emperor Ankan (466).