Yuriko Koike

1952 - Today

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Yuriko Koike (小池 百合子, Koike Yuriko, born 15 July 1952) is a Japanese politician who currently serves as the Governor of Tokyo. She graduated from the American University in Cairo (B.A. in Sociology) as the top student in 1976 and was a member of the House of Representatives of Japan from 1993 until 2016, when she resigned to run in the Tokyo gubernatorial election. She also previously served as the Minister of Defense in the first cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, but resigned in August 2007 after only 54 days in office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuriko Koike has received more than 569,064 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Yuriko Koike is the 6,273rd most popular politician (up from 9,460th in 2019), the 509th most popular biography from Japan and the 191st most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Yuriko Koike ranks 6,273 out of 15,710Before her are Bernhardus Varenius, Wiman of Gojoseon, Sisavath Keobounphanh, Alben W. Barkley, Hong Tianguifu, and Shoshenq III. After her are Matvei Zakharov, Alluwamna, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, Paolo Boi, Princess Hildegard of Bavaria, and Mehmed Emin Âli Pasha.

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Among people born in 1952, Yuriko Koike ranks 89Before her are Verónica Castro, Michael Jeter, George Strait, Michael Massee, Shohreh Aghdashloo, and Lee Soo-man. After her are Joel Silver, Udo Dirkschneider, Santillana, Vandana Shiva, Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, and Uljana Semjonova.

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Among people born in Japan, Yuriko Koike ranks 509 out of 5,560Before her are Soemu Toyoda (1885), Tokugawa Ieyoshi (1793), Seishirō Itagaki (1885), Emperor Yōzei (867), Yoshihiko Noda (1957), and Morihiro Hosokawa (1938). After her are Kisho Kurokawa (1934), Hiroshi Kanazawa (1950), Matsukata Masayoshi (1835), Koji Sasaki (1936), Akira Yoshino (1948), and Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1435).


Among politicians born in Japan, Yuriko Koike ranks 191Before her are Emperor Kazan (967), Emperor Juntoku (1197), Tokugawa Ieyoshi (1793), Emperor Yōzei (867), Yoshihiko Noda (1957), and Morihiro Hosokawa (1938). After her are Matsukata Masayoshi (1835), Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1435), Rei Kawakubo (1942), Emperor Jomei (593), Mitsumasa Yonai (1880), and Emperor Kōkō (830).

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