WRITER

Ueda Akinari

1734 - 1809

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Ueda Akinari or Ueda Shūsei (上田 秋成, July 25, 1734 in Osaka – August 8, 1809 in Kyoto) was a Japanese author, scholar and waka poet, and a prominent literary figure in 18th-century Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ueda Akinari has received more than 66,659 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ueda Akinari is the 2,275th most popular writer (down from 1,954th in 2019), the 678th most popular biography from Japan and the 47th most popular Japanese Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ueda Akinari ranks 2,275 out of 5,794Before him are Kakinomoto no Hitomaro, Noor Inayat Khan, Phylarchus, Franz Overbeck, Anagarika Dharmapala, and Edgar Lee Masters. After him are Ammonius of Alexandria, Frigyes Karinthy, Ki no Tsurayuki, Harlan Coben, Robert Cialdini, and Gaston III, Count of Foix.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1734, Ueda Akinari ranks 20Before him are Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, Anton Janša, Daniel Boone, Shahrokh Shah, Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski, and Nicolaas Laurens Burman. After him are Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, George Romney, Ralph Abercromby, Giuseppe Piermarini, Peter Perez Burdett, and Robert Morris. Among people deceased in 1809, Ueda Akinari ranks 15Before him are Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, François Laurent d'Arlandes, Matthew Boulton, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Leopold Auenbrugger, and Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy. After him are Archduke Karl of Austria-Este, Meriwether Lewis, Augustin Pajou, Anton Stamitz, Ignacy Potocki, and John Moore.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ueda Akinari ranks 678 out of 5,560Before him are Akiko Hayakawa (1950), Tadao Kobayashi (1930), Wakatsuki Reijirō (1866), Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662), Emperor Reizei (949), and Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu (1905). After him are Ki no Tsurayuki (866), Hōnen (1133), Katō Takaaki (1860), Fujiwara no Teika (1162), Ukita Hideie (1573), and Shigeru Ban (1957).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Ueda Akinari ranks 47Before him are Takuboku Ishikawa (1886), Eiji Tsuburaya (1901), Katsu Kaishū (1823), Amélie Nothomb (1967), Ariwara no Narihira (825), and Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662). After him are Ki no Tsurayuki (866), Fujiwara no Teika (1162), Izumi Shikibu (976), Saigyō (1118), Kyōka Izumi (1873), and Okakura Kakuzō (1862).