Tokugawa Ieshige

1712 - 1761

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Tokugawa Ieshige; 徳川 家重 (January 28, 1712 – July 13, 1761) was the ninth shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. The first son of Tokugawa Yoshimune, his mother was the daughter of Ōkubo Tadanao, known as Osuma no kata. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tokugawa Ieshige has received more than 87,344 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Tokugawa Ieshige is the 6,646th most popular politician (down from 5,440th in 2019), the 557th most popular biography from Japan (down from 407th in 2019) and the 209th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Tokugawa Ieshige ranks 6,646 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Junnin, Sheng Shicai, George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau, Pons, Count of Tripoli, and Princess Sophie Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. After him are Herman VI, Margrave of Baden, Drogön Chögyal Phagpa, Marc Ravalomanana, Chadae of Goguryeo, Neferneferure, and Phraates III.

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Among people born in 1712, Tokugawa Ieshige ranks 10Before him are Sayat-Nova, Francesco Guardi, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Charles-Michel de l'Épée, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, and Louis-Joseph de Montcalm. After him are George Grenville, Toriyama Sekien, Francesco Algarotti, Claude Bourgelat, and Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. Among people deceased in 1761, Tokugawa Ieshige ranks 9Before him are Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria, Pieter van Musschenbroek, Stephen Hales, Thomas Simpson, Tarabai, and Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans. After him are Clemens August of Bavaria, Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle, John Dollond, Francesco Feo, Balaji Baji Rao, and Kelemen Mikes.

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Among people born in Japan, Tokugawa Ieshige ranks 557 out of 5,560Before him are Yoshinobu Ishii (1939), Ken Takakura (1931), Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123), Nobuo Matsunaga (1921), Emperor Junnin (733), and Akiko Wakabayashi (1941). After him are Ōtani Yoshitsugu (1559), Takashi Murakami (1962), Kiyoshi Tomizawa (1943), Shigeru Takahashi (null), Sakanoue no Tamuramaro (758), and Mamoru Oshii (1951).


Among politicians born in Japan, Tokugawa Ieshige ranks 209Before him are Hayato Ikeda (1899), Toshiki Kaifu (1931), Tokugawa Ienari (1773), Emperor Go-Ichijō (1008), Tokugawa Ienobu (1662), and Emperor Junnin (733). After him are Masayoshi Ōhira (1910), Tsutomu Hata (1935), Emperor Suzaku (923), Emperor Shirakawa (1053), Empress Masako (1963), and Emperor Takakura (1161).