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Yosa Buson

1716 - 1783

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Yosa Buson or Yosa no Buson (与謝 蕪村, 1716 – January 17, 1784) was a Japanese poet and painter of the Edo period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yosa Buson has received more than 124,555 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Yosa Buson is the 1,109th most popular writer (down from 1,029th in 2019), the 205th most popular biography from Japan (down from 183rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Japanese Writer.

Yosa Buson is most famous for his haiku poetry.

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  • 120k

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  • 69.49

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Yosa Buson ranks 1,109 out of 5,794Before him are Gregory Skovoroda, Pehr Henrik Ling, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Diana Gabaldon, Noah Gordon, and Al-Mutanabbi. After him are Bulat Okudzhava, Ibn Khallikan, Sam Shepard, Aristophanes of Byzantium, Poul Anderson, and Jean Giono.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1716, Yosa Buson ranks 2Before him is Charles III of Spain. After him are James Lind, Louise Diane d'Orléans, Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia, Étienne Maurice Falconet, Antonio de Ulloa, Thomas Gray, Yuan Mei, Pehr Kalm, Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, and Jean-Jacques Barthélemy. Among people deceased in 1783, Yosa Buson ranks 7Before him are Leonhard Euler, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Johann Adolph Hasse, Grigory Orlov, Étienne Bézout, and Carl Linnaeus the Younger. After him are Antonio Soler, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, Johann Jakob Bodmer, Nikita Ivanovich Panin, Johann Kirnberger, and Benedict Joseph Labre.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yosa Buson ranks 205 out of 5,560Before him are Edogawa Ranpo (1894), Issey Miyake (1938), Imagawa Yoshimoto (1519), Ōkubo Toshimichi (1830), Yoshio Okada (1926), and Emperor Antoku (1178). After him are Shiro Misaki (null), Yamamoto Tsunetomo (1659), Setsuko Hara (1920), Yoshio Furukawa (1934), Hideo Sakai (1909), and Jiro Miyake (1900).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Yosa Buson ranks 22Before him are Mori Ōgai (1862), Issei Sagawa (1949), Kobayashi Issa (1763), Zeami Motokiyo (1363), D. T. Suzuki (1870), and Edogawa Ranpo (1894). After him are Shoko Asahara (1955), Shūsaku Endō (1923), Eiji Yoshikawa (1892), Sugawara no Michizane (845), Ono no Komachi (825), and Kenji Miyazawa (1896).