Find out more about the greatest Japanese Leaders, including Shinzō Abe, Akihito, Satoru Iwata, Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto
04 April 1884
Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl
AkihitoAkihito
23 December 1933
125th Emperor of Japan

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
30 December 1884
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Shinzō AbeShinzō Abe
21 September 1954
Prime Minister of Japan

Toyotomi HideyoshiToyotomi Hideyoshi
17 March 1537
Japanese Samurai

Yasuhiro NakasoneYasuhiro Nakasone
27 May 1918
Former Prime Minister of Japan
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
08 November 1885
Japanese General

Minamoto no YoshitsuneMinamoto no Yoshitsune
1159 AD
Military Leader

Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi
07 July 1891
General
Yoshiro MoriYoshiro Mori
14 July 1937
Prime Minister of Japan

Tokugawa IeyasuTokugawa Ieyasu
31 January 1543
Samurai
Akechi MitsuhideAkechi Mitsuhide
10 March 1528
Samurai

Akio ToyodaAkio Toyoda
03 May 1956
Chief executive officer, President and chief

Takeda ShingenTakeda Shingen
01 December 1521
Daimyō

Joi ItoJoi Ito
19 June 1966
Activist, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist

Tokugawa YoshinobuTokugawa Yoshinobu
28 October 1837
Photographer, Shogun
Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
27 December 1898
Politician

Goichi SudaGoichi Suda
02 January 1968
Video game producer

Date MasamuneDate Masamune
05 September 1567
Samurai

Junichiro KoizumiJunichiro Koizumi
08 January 1942
Politician, Diplomat, Economist
Fumimaro KonoeFumimaro Konoe
12 October 1891
Politician

Sakamoto RyōmaSakamoto Ryōma
03 January 1836
Japanese samurai
Uesugi KenshinUesugi Kenshin
18 February 1530
Samurai

Itō HirobumiItō Hirobumi
16 October 1841
Politician, Diplomat

Tadashi YanaiTadashi Yanai
07 February 1949
Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Hasekura TsunenagaHasekura Tsunenaga
1571 AD
diplomat

Minamoto no YoritomoMinamoto no Yoritomo
09 May 1147
 
Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
13 November 1896
Politician, Diplomat, Spy

Emperor SuizeiEmperor Suizei
0632 BC
Emperor

NichirenNichiren
16 February 1222
bhikkhu, writer
Naoto KanNaoto Kan
10 October 1946
Politician, University teacher

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Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
27 July 1878
Soldier, Military personnel
Yoshihiko NodaYoshihiko Noda
20 May 1957
Politician

Gichin FunakoshiGichin Funakoshi
10 November 1868
Karateka

Ishida MitsunariIshida Mitsunari
1559 AD
Military Commander

Yukio HatoyamaYukio Hatoyama
11 February 1947
Politician, Engineer
Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
22 September 1878
Politician, Diplomat
Akie AbeAkie Abe
10 June 1962
Socialite, Disc jockey

Eiji ToyodaEiji Toyoda
12 September 1913
Business magnate, Entrepreneur

Prince Naruhiko HigashikuniPrince Naruhiko Higashikuni
03 December 1887
Politician, Military personnel

Takahashi KorekiyoTakahashi Korekiyo
27 July 1854
Politician, Accountant, Economist
Emperor AnneiEmperor Annei
0577 BC
emperor

Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
22 March 1880
Politician, Military personnel

Mitsuru UshijimaMitsuru Ushijima
31 July 1887
Military personnel

Yamagata AritomoYamagata Aritomo
14 June 1838
Politician, Military personnel

Yasuo FukudaYasuo Fukuda
16 July 1936
Politician, Economist
Kakuei TanakaKakuei Tanaka
04 May 1918
Politician

Honda TadakatsuHonda Tadakatsu
17 March 1548
warrior
Tokugawa HidetadaTokugawa Hidetada
02 May 1579
Politician

Emperor ItokuEmperor Itoku
0553 BC
Emperor

Shintaro IshiharaShintaro Ishihara
30 September 1932
Politician, Explorer, Writer, Actor, Novelist,
Morihiro HosokawaMorihiro Hosokawa
14 January 1938
Politician, Journalist, Ceramist, Potter

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
14 February 1878
Politician, Diplomat
Hōjō TokimuneHōjō Tokimune
05 June 1251
Politician

Ōkubo ToshimichiŌkubo Toshimichi
26 September 1830
Bushi, Politician

Inukai TsuyoshiInukai Tsuyoshi
04 June 1855
Politician, Prime Minister

Tokugawa TsunayoshiTokugawa Tsunayoshi
23 February 1646
Military Dictator

Noboru TakeshitaNoboru Takeshita
26 February 1924
Prime Minister, politician
Tokugawa IemochiTokugawa Iemochi
17 July 1846
Shogun

Enomoto TakeakiEnomoto Takeaki
25 August 1836
Samurai

Yōsuke MatsuokaYōsuke Matsuoka
04 March 1880
politician, diplomat,

Mamoru ShigemitsuMamoru Shigemitsu
29 July 1887
Politician, Diplomat
Taira no MasakadoTaira no Masakado
0903 AD
Samurai

Ii NaomasaIi Naomasa
04 March 1560
officer
Tomiichi MurayamaTomiichi Murayama
03 March 1924
Prime Minister, politician

Osami NaganoOsami Nagano
15 June 1880
Admiral

Kiichi MiyazawaKiichi Miyazawa
08 October 1919
Prime Minister, politician
Imagawa YoshimotoImagawa Yoshimoto
1519 AD
samurai, daimyo

Mitsumasa YonaiMitsumasa Yonai
02 March 1880
Politician,Prime Minister
Ryutaro HashimotoRyutaro Hashimoto
29 July 1937
Prime Minister

Ashikaga YoshimitsuAshikaga Yoshimitsu
25 September 1358
samurai

Maeda ToshiieMaeda Toshiie
15 January 1539
Samurai
Ichirō HatoyamaIchirō Hatoyama
01 January 1883
Prime Minister

Hiroshi HaseHiroshi Hase
05 May 1961
Politician, Professional wrestler
Ashikaga TakaujiAshikaga Takauji
18 August 1305
samurai, bushi

Tokugawa YoshimuneTokugawa Yoshimune
27 November 1684
Samurai

Kazuo InamoriKazuo Inamori
21 January 1932
entrepreneur

Kōichi KidoKōichi Kido
18 July 1889
Politician
Hōjō MasakoHōjō Masako
1156 AD
Political leader
Nobuyuki AbeNobuyuki Abe
24 November 1875
Prime Minister

Ashikaga YoshiakiAshikaga Yoshiaki
05 December 1537
Shōgun

Takeo FukudaTakeo Fukuda
14 January 1905
Prime Minister

Toshiki KaifuToshiki Kaifu
02 January 1931
Prime Minister,politician
Kenzo TakadaKenzo Takada
27 February 1939
 

Saionji KinmochiSaionji Kinmochi
06 December 1849
Prime Minister, politician

Katō KiyomasaKatō Kiyomasa
25 July 1561
samurai

Hayato IkedaHayato Ikeda
03 December 1899
Prime Minister, Politician

Matsudaira KatamoriMatsudaira Katamori
15 February 1836
Poet
Hara TakashiHara Takashi
09 February 1856
politician, writer, journalist, diplomat

Takuan SōhōTakuan Sōhō
24 December 1573
Priest
Tetsu KatayamaTetsu Katayama
28 July 1887
Prime Minister,politician

Ii NaosukeIi Naosuke
29 November 1815
Politician
Takasugi ShinsakuTakasugi Shinsaku
27 September 1839
Samurai
Masayoshi ŌhiraMasayoshi Ōhira
12 March 1910
Politician