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Tokugawa Iesada

1824 - 1858

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Tokugawa Iesada (徳川 家定, May 6, 1824 – August 14, 1858) was the 13th shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He held office for five years from 1853 to 1858. He was physically weak and was therefore considered by later historians to have been unfit to be shōgun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tokugawa Iesada has received more than 241,373 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 30 in 2019). Tokugawa Iesada is the 5,852nd most popular politician (down from 5,480th in 2019), the 400th most popular biography from Japan (up from 408th in 2019) and the 167th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Tokugawa Iesada ranks 5,852 out of 15,577Before him are Jonathan Apphus, Bocchus I, Yeongnyu of Goguryeo, Nuon Chea, Göran Persson, and Wazner. After him are Yisrael Kristal, Noe Zhordania, Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine, Emperor Konoe, Princess Elisabeth of Savoy, and Spiro Agnew.

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Among people born in 1824, Tokugawa Iesada ranks 21Before him are Carl Reinecke, Dayananda Saraswati, William Huggins, William Walker, Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, and Karl-Maria Kertbeny. After him are Ludwig Büchner, Johann Wilhelm Hittorf, Nana Sahib, Leland Stanford, Princess Francisca of Brazil, and Pierre Janssen. Among people deceased in 1858, Tokugawa Iesada ranks 22Before him are Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Harriet Taylor Mill, Carl Gustaf Mosander, and Joseph Karl Stieler. After him are Henry Darcy, Nimatullah Kassab, Ida Laura Pfeiffer, Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Felice Orsini, and Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden.

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Among people born in Japan, Tokugawa Iesada ranks 400 out of 6,048Before him are Emperor Chōkei (1343), Emperor Go-Sanjō (1032), Emperor Go-Saga (1220), Emperor Heizei (773), Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu (1902), and Osamu Yamaji (1929). After him are Emperor Konoe (1139), Shizo Kanakuri (1891), Emperor Chūkyō (1218), Emperor Go-Fukakusa (1243), Kinjiro Shimizu (null), and Shumpei Inoue (null).


Among politicians born in Japan, Tokugawa Iesada ranks 167Before him are Kusunoki Masashige (1294), Emperor Chōkei (1343), Emperor Go-Sanjō (1032), Emperor Go-Saga (1220), Emperor Heizei (773), and Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu (1902). After him are Emperor Konoe (1139), Emperor Chūkyō (1218), Emperor Go-Fukakusa (1243), Enomoto Takeaki (1836), Konishi Yukinaga (1555), and Noboru Takeshita (1924).