Famous People Born In Kyoto

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Tasuku Honjo
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Immunologist Who Is Known for His Research on Cancer Immunotherapy)
Tasuku Honjo
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 2 
Haruki Murakami
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Emperor Meiji
(Emperor of Japan from 1867 to 1912)
Emperor Meiji
5
Birthdate: November 3, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 30, 1912
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 4 
Shinsuke Nakamura
(Japanese Professional Wrestler)
Shinsuke Nakamura
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Fusajiro Yamauchi
(Japanese Entrepreneur Best Remembered as the Founder of 'Nintendo')
Fusajiro Yamauchi
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 1, 1940
 6 
Mineko Iwasaki
(Autobiographer, Geisha)
Mineko Iwasaki
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Empress Go-Sakuramachi
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Birthdate: September 23, 1740
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 24, 1813
 8 
Gumpei Yokoi
(Video Game Designer)
Gumpei Yokoi
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 4, 1997
 9 
Kunishige Kamamoto
(Former Footballer who won the bronze medal t the 1968 Summer Olympics)
Kunishige Kamamoto
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Kōji Wada
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Kōji Wada
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 3, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Dogen
(Writer)
Dogen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1200
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 22, 1253
 12 
Emperor Komei
(Emperor)
Emperor Komei
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 30, 1867
 13 
Hiroyoshi Tenzan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
 14 
Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni
(Politician, Military personnel)
Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 20, 1990
 15 
Kumi Koda
(Japanese singer)
Kumi Koda
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 16 
Juzo Itami
(Actor)
Juzo Itami
2
Birthdate: May 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 20, 1997
 17 
Joi Ito
(Activist, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist)
Joi Ito
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
 18 
Emperor Go-Daigo
(Emperor of Japan)
Emperor Go-Daigo
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1288
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 19, 1339
 19 
Haruka Kuroda
1
Birthdate: 1977 AD
 20 
Emperor Sakuramachi
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1720
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 28, 1750
 21 
Emperor Momozono
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Birthdate: April 14, 1741
Sun Sign: Aries
 22 
Emperor Go-Mizunoo
(Emperor , Sovereign)
Emperor Go-Mizunoo
0
Birthdate: June 29, 1596
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 11, 1680
 23 
Sugawara Michizane
(Scholar and statesman)
Sugawara Michizane
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 0845
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 26, 0903
 24 
Emperor Antoku
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1178
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 25, 1185
 25 
Emperor Nakamikado
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Birthdate: January 14, 1702
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 10, 1737
 26 
Hōjō Masako
(Political leader)
Hōjō Masako
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1156 AD
Died: August 16, 1225
 27 
Emperor Sutoku
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Birthdate: July 7, 1119
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 14, 1164
 28 
Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1358
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 31, 1408
 29 
Takashi Usami
(Football Winger Who Plays for Gamba Osaka in the J1 League)
Takashi Usami
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Emperor Go-Sai
(Emperor , Sovereign)
Emperor Go-Sai
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1638
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 22, 1685
 31 
Manabu Nakanishi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Yui Hatano
(Actress)
Yui Hatano
3
Birthdate: May 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 33 
Fumiaki Tanaka
(Rugby union player)
Fumiaki Tanaka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 34 
Emperor Shirakawa
(Emperor of Japan)
Emperor Shirakawa
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1053
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 24, 1129
 35 
Ashikaga Yoshimasa
(8th ShōGun of the Ashikaga Shogunate (1449 - 1474))
Ashikaga Yoshimasa
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1436
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 27, 1490
 36 
Osamu Shimomura
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Organic Chemist and Marine Biologist Known for Discovering GFP)
Osamu Shimomura
0
Birthdate: August 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
 37 
Kimiko Date
(Tennis player)
Kimiko Date
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 38 
Noriyuki Abe
(Storyboard Artist, Sound Director, Director)
Noriyuki Abe
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Birthdate: July 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
 39 
Fujiwara no Michinaga
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0966 AD
Died: January 3, 1028
 40 
Emperor Go-Shirakawa
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Birthdate: October 18, 1127
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 26, 1192
 41 
Tatsuo Yoshida
(Animator)
Tatsuo Yoshida
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 5, 1977
 42 
Aya Sugimoto
(Actress, TV personality)
Aya Sugimoto
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Birthdate: July 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 43 
Fujiwara no Teika
(Writer, Literary Critic and the Greatest Master of the Waka Poetic Form)
Fujiwara no Teika
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Birthdate: 1162 AD
Died: September 26, 1241
 44 
Sōtatsu
(Artist)
Sōtatsu
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Birthdate: 1570 AD
Died: 1640 AD
 45 
Tatsuya Fukuzawa
(Volleyball player)
Tatsuya Fukuzawa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 46 
Saigyō
(Poet)
Saigyō
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1118 AD
Died: March 23, 1190
 47 
Tomioka Tessai
(Japanese Painter)
Tomioka Tessai
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Birthdate: January 25, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 31, 1924
 48 
Iwakura Tomomi
(Statesman)
Iwakura Tomomi
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 26, 1825
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 20, 1883
 49 
Ike no Taiga
(Japanese Painter)
Ike no Taiga
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Birthdate: June 6, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 30, 1776
 50 
Hon'ami Kōetsu
(Japanese Potter)
Hon'ami Kōetsu
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Birthdate: 1558
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 27, 1637