Famous People Born In Kyoto

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 1 Tasuku Honjo

Tasuku Honjo
23
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Immunologist
Birthdate: January 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 2 Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami
9
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Shinsuke Nakamura

Shinsuke Nakamura
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: February 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Emperor Meiji

Emperor Meiji
1
Famous As: Emperor of Japan (1867-1912)
Birthdate: November 3, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 30, 1912
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 Fusajiro Yamauchi

Fusajiro Yamauchi
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: November 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 1, 1940

 6 Mineko Iwasaki

Mineko Iwasaki
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Autobiographer, Geisha
Birthdate: November 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 7 Dogen

Dogen
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 19, 1200
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 22, 1253
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 8 Kōji Wada

Kōji Wada
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: January 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 3, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 Empress Go-Sakuramachi

Empress Go-Sakuramachi
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: September 23, 1740
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 24, 1813

 10 Kenta Kobashi

Kenta Kobashi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: March 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 11 Hiroyoshi Tenzan

Hiroyoshi Tenzan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries

 12 Kunishige Kamamoto

Kunishige Kamamoto
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Footballer who won the bronze medal t the 1968 Summer Olympics
Birthdate: April 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 13 Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni

Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: December 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 20, 1990

 14 Emperor Komei

Emperor Komei
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: July 22, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 30, 1867

 15 Kumi Koda

Kumi Koda
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Japanese singer
Birthdate: November 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 16 Juzo Itami

Juzo Itami
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 20, 1997

 17 Gumpei Yokoi

Gumpei Yokoi
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Video Game Designer
Birthdate: September 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 4, 1997

 18 Emperor Go-Daigo

Emperor Go-Daigo
0
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: November 26, 1288
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 19, 1339

 19 Joi Ito

Joi Ito
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Activist, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist
Birthdate: June 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini

 20 Emperor Go-Mizunoo

Emperor Go-Mizunoo
0
Famous As: Emperor , Sovereign
Birthdate: June 29, 1596
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 11, 1680

 21 Emperor Momozono

Emperor Momozono
0
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: April 14, 1741
Sun Sign: Aries

 22 Emperor Sakuramachi

Emperor Sakuramachi
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: February 8, 1720
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 28, 1750

 23 Haruka Kuroda

Haruka Kuroda
1
Famous As: singer
Birthdate: 1977 AD

 24 Emperor Antoku

Emperor Antoku
0
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: December 22, 1178
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 25, 1185

 25 Sugawara Michizane

Sugawara Michizane
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Scholar and statesman
Birthdate: August 1, 0845
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 26, 0903

 26 Emperor Nakamikado

Emperor Nakamikado
0
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: January 14, 1702
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 10, 1737

 27 Yui Hatano

Yui Hatano
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 28 Hōjō Masako

Hōjō Masako
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1156 AD
Died: August 16, 1225

 29 Emperor Sutoku

Emperor Sutoku
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: July 7, 1119
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 14, 1164

 30 Emperor Go-Sai

Emperor Go-Sai
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Famous As: Emperor , Sovereign
Birthdate: January 1, 1638
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 22, 1685

 31 Manabu Nakanishi

Manabu Nakanishi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: June 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 32 Emperor Shirakawa

Emperor Shirakawa
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Famous As: Emperor of Japan
Birthdate: July 7, 1053
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 24, 1129

 33 Saionji Kinmochi

Saionji Kinmochi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Japan from 1906 to 1908 and from 1911 to 1912
Birthdate: December 7, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 24, 1940

 34 Ashikaga Yoshimitsu

Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: samurai
Birthdate: September 25, 1358
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 31, 1408

 35 Emperor Go-Shirakawa

Emperor Go-Shirakawa
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: October 18, 1127
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 26, 1192

 36 Osamu Shimomura

Osamu Shimomura
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Famous As: Chemist, Biochemist, Professor
Birthdate: August 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo

 37 Kimiko Date

Kimiko Date
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: September 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 38 Fumiaki Tanaka

Fumiaki Tanaka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: January 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 39 Fujiwara no Michinaga

Fujiwara no Michinaga
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 0966 AD
Died: January 3, 1028

 40 Ashikaga Yoshimasa

Ashikaga Yoshimasa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Shogun
Birthdate: January 20, 1436
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 28, 1490

 41 Tatsuo Yoshida

Tatsuo Yoshida
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: March 6, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 5, 1977

 42 Iwakura Tomomi

Iwakura Tomomi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: October 26, 1825
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 20, 1883

 43 Fujiwara no Teika

Fujiwara no Teika
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1162 AD
Died: September 26, 1241

 44 Sōtatsu

Sōtatsu
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1570 AD
Died: 1640 AD

 45 Saigyō

Saigyō
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1118 AD
Died: March 23, 1190

 46 Ike Taiga

Ike Taiga
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1723 AD
Died: May 30, 1776

 47 Hon'ami Kōetsu

Hon'ami Kōetsu
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Famous As: Potter
Birthdate: October 31, 1558
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 27, 1637

 48 Kanō Eitoku

Kanō Eitoku
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 16, 1543
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 12, 1590

 49 Kanō Motonobu

Kanō Motonobu
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 28, 1476
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 5, 1559

 50 Sanjō Sanetomi

Sanjō Sanetomi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: March 13, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 18, 1891