MILITARY PERSONNEL

Tokugawa Ieyasu

1542 - 1616

Tokugawa Ieyasu

Tokugawa Ieyasu (德川家康, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, which ruled Japan from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868. He was one of the three "Great Unifiers" of Japan, along with his former lord Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Son of a minor daimyo, Tokugawa once lived as a hostage, on behalf of his father, under another Daimyo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tokugawa Ieyasu has received more than 2,365,281 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular military personnel.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Tokugawa Ieyasu ranks 17 out of 1,194Before him are William Wallace, Themistocles, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Oda Nobunaga, Cao Cao, and Prince Eugene of Savoy. After him are Erich von Manstein, Cesare Borgia, Khalid ibn al-Walid, Wilhelm Keitel, Heinz Guderian, and Friedrich Paulus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1542, Tokugawa Ieyasu ranks 3Before him are Mary, Queen of Scots and Akbar. After him are John of the Cross, Hattori Hanzō, Robert Bellarmine, Isabella de' Medici, Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira, Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona, Mariam-uz-Zamani, Jan Zamoyski, and Guðbrandur Þorláksson. Among people deceased in 1616, Tokugawa Ieyasu ranks 3Before him are William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes. After him are Vincenzo Scamozzi, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Jacob Le Maire, Andreas Libavius, Kuzma Minin, Simeon Bekbulatovich, and Tang Xianzu.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu ranks 9 out of 3,113Before him are Matsuo Bashō (1644), Hokusai (1760), Akira Kurosawa (1910), Hayao Miyazaki (1941), Oda Nobunaga (1534), and Miyamoto Musashi (1584). After him are Murasaki Shikibu (973), Yoko Ono (1933), Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536), Emperor Meiji (1852), Haruki Murakami (1949), and Yukio Mishima (1925).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Japan

Among military personnels born in Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu ranks 2Before him are Oda Nobunaga (1534). After him are Isoroku Yamamoto (1884), Hattori Hanzō (1542), Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159), Saigō Takamori (1828), Date Masamune (1567), Hiroo Onoda (1922), Akechi Mitsuhide (1526), Chūichi Nagumo (1887), Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837), and Tadamichi Kuribayashi (1891).

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