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Zeami Motokiyo

1363 - 1443

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Zeami Motokiyo (世阿弥 元清) (c. 1363 – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zeami Motokiyo has received more than 142,788 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Zeami Motokiyo is the 923rd most popular writer (down from 835th in 2019), the 132nd most popular biography from Japan (down from 127th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Japanese Writer.

Zeami Motokiyo is most famous for inventing the Noh theater.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 5.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Zeami Motokiyo ranks 923 out of 5,794Before him are Prudentius, Ibycus, Aimé Césaire, P. L. Travers, Pierre Louÿs, and Irving Stone. After him are Fyodor Tyutchev, Jean Giraudoux, Ivan Gundulić, Emanuel Schikaneder, Dio Chrysostom, and Ban Gu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1363, Zeami Motokiyo ranks 1After him are Jean Gerson, Margaret of Bavaria, Maria, Queen of Sicily, and Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre. Among people deceased in 1443, Zeami Motokiyo ranks 2Before him is Erasmo of Narni. After him are La Hire, Tvrtko II of Bosnia, Ferdinand the Holy Prince, Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, and Niccolò Albergati.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Zeami Motokiyo ranks 132 out of 5,560Before him are Emperor Nintoku (290), Masanobu Fukuoka (1913), Shoichi Yokoi (1915), Emperor Kōrei (-341), Junichiro Koizumi (1942), and Hisataka Okamoto (1933). After him are Yoichiro Nambu (1921), Kunishige Kamamoto (1944), Emperor Ōjin (210), Emperor Suinin (-69), Mikao Usui (1865), and Okita Sōji (1842).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Zeami Motokiyo ranks 19Before him are Kōbō Abe (1924), Masaru Emoto (1943), Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (1886), Mori Ōgai (1862), Issei Sagawa (1949), and Kobayashi Issa (1763). After him are D. T. Suzuki (1870), Edogawa Ranpo (1894), Yosa Buson (1716), Shoko Asahara (1955), Shūsaku Endō (1923), and Eiji Yoshikawa (1892).