Yasuji Okamura

1884 - 1966

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Yasuji Okamura (岡村 寧次, Okamura Yasuji, 15 May 1884 – 2 September 1966) was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army, and commander-in-chief of the China Expeditionary Army from November 1944 to the end of World War II. He was found not guilty of any war crimes by the Shanghai War Crimes Tribunal after the war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yasuji Okamura has received more than 160,433 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Yasuji Okamura is the 724th most popular military personnel, the 544th most popular biography from Japan and the 47th most popular Japanese Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Yasuji Okamura ranks 724 out of 1,466Before him are Marcantonio Colonna, Wilhelm Schepmann, Heinrich Bär, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., Jarosław Dąbrowski, and Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff. After him are P. G. T. Beauregard, Joseph Boxhall, Matthew Ridgway, Paddy Roy Bates, Yekaterina Budanova, and Gordon Gollob.

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Among people born in 1884, Yasuji Okamura ranks 67Before him are Alexander Belyaev, Mikhail Borodin, Eugène Tisserant, Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Gerald Gardner, and Georg Lindemann. After him are Joseph Boxhall, Antoine Pevsner, Rómulo Gallegos, Jean Paulhan, Félix Gouin, and Anna Vyrubova. Among people deceased in 1966, Yasuji Okamura ranks 64Before him are Battista Farina, Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Amédée Ozenfant, Bud Powell, Margaret Sanger, and Marguerite Long. After him are Victor Brauner, Fritz Wunderlich, Edmond Locard, Hermann Scherchen, Wieland Wagner, and Charles Whitman.

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Among people born in Japan, Yasuji Okamura ranks 544 out of 5,560Before him are Gunpei Yokoi (1941), Saichō (767), Tadao Takayama (1904), Shuji Nakamura (1954), Toshiki Kaifu (1931), and Tsuyoshi Kunieda (1944). After him are Monkey Punch (1937), Tokugawa Ienari (1773), Machiko Kyō (1924), Emperor Go-Ichijō (1008), Tokugawa Ienobu (1662), and Hidetoshi Nakata (1977).


Among military personnels born in Japan, Yasuji Okamura ranks 47Before him are Seishirō Itagaki (1885), Hitoshi Imamura (1886), Otozō Yamada (1881), Taira no Masakado (903), Nobutake Kondō (1886), and Seiichi Itō (1890). After him are Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123), Ōtani Yoshitsugu (1559), Sakanoue no Tamuramaro (758), Minamoto no Yorimasa (1106), Takeo Takagi (1892), and Gunichi Mikawa (1888).