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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Tokyo. The list includes people like Masako, Crown Princess of Japan, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Nobusuke Kishi & Kenzaburō Ōe. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, writers, intellectuals & academics, scientists and leaders etc.
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 1 
Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
(Crown Princess of Japan)
Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toranomon Hospital, Toranomon, Tokyo
 2 
Yukio Mishima
(One of the Most Important Japanese Authors of the 20th Century)
Yukio Mishima
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yotsuya, Tokyo, Japan
Died: November 25, 1970
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 3 
Birendra of Nepal
(King of Nepal from 1972 to 2001)
Birendra of Nepal
18
Birthdate: December 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: June 1, 2001
 4 
Jigoro Kano
(International sports pioneer who founded the martial art of judo and was the first Asian member of the International Olympic Committee.)
Jigoro Kano
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hyogo, Japan
Died: May 4, 1938
 5 
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
(Japanese Short-Story Writer Active During the Taishō Period)
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyōbashi-ku,Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 24, 1927
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 6 
Isao Takahata
(Japanese Director, Screenwriter and Producer Who was the Co-founder of Studio 'Ghibli')
Isao Takahata
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ise, Mie, Japan
Died: April 5, 2018
 7 
Nobusuke Kishi
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1957 – 1960))
Nobusuke Kishi
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tabuse, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: August 7, 1987
 8 
Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
(Japanese Novelists and One of the Most Prominent Figures in Modern Japanese Literature)
Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 30, 1965
 9 
Shigeru Yoshida
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1948 - 1954))
Shigeru Yoshida
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 22, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Died: October 20, 1967
 10 
Kenzaburō Ōe
(A Major Figure in Contemporary Japanese Literature and Winner of 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature )
Kenzaburō Ōe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ōse, Ehime, Japan
 11 
Kōbō Abe
(Japanese Writer and Inventor Known for His Work: ‘The Woman in the Dunes’ and ‘The Face of Another’)
Kōbō Abe
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 7, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 22, 1993
 12 
Ted Fujita
(Japanese-American Meteorologist Who Designed the 'Fujita Scale')
Ted Fujita
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kokuraminami Ward, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: November 19, 1998
 13 
Yukio Ozaki
(Former Japanese Minister of Justice (1914 - 1916))
Yukio Ozaki
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Matano, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: October 6, 1954
 14 
Eisaku Satō
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1964 - 1972))
Eisaku Satō
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 27, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tabuse, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: June 3, 1975
 15 
Toyo Ito
(Architect)
Toyo Ito
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 16 
Ōkawa Shūmei
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yamagata, Japan
Died: December 24, 1957
 17 
Mamoru Shigemitsu
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Japan (1954 - 1956))
Mamoru Shigemitsu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bungoono, Oita, Japan
Died: January 26, 1957
 18 
Takaaki Kajita
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Physicist Known for His Work on Neutrinos)
Takaaki Kajita
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Higashimatsuyama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
 19 
Kurokawa Kishō
(Architect)
Kurokawa Kishō
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kanie, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Died: October 12, 2007
 20 
Kenzo Tange
(Architect)
Kenzo Tange
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
Died: March 22, 2005
 21 
Satoshi Ōmura
(Nobel Prize-Winning Biochemist Known for His Contribution to Roundworm Infection Treatments)
Satoshi Ōmura
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nirasaki, Yamanashi, Japan
 22 
Yoshinori Ohsumi
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Cell Biologist Known for His Work on Autophagy)
Yoshinori Ohsumi
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 23 
Kōki Hirota
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1936 - 1937))
Kōki Hirota
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: December 23, 1948
 24 
Isozaki Arata
(Architect)
Isozaki Arata
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oita, Japan
 25 
Ichikawa Kon
(Film Director)
Ichikawa Kon
1
Birthdate: November 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ise, Japan
Died: February 13, 2008
 26 
Syukuro Manabe
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese-American Meteorologist Known for His Research on Climate Change)
Syukuro Manabe
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Uma, Ehime, Japan
 27 
D. T. Suzuki
(Author)
D. T. Suzuki
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 18, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Died: July 12, 1966
 28 
Michelle Ferre
(Actress and former CNN correspondent in Japan)
Michelle Ferre
0
Birthdate: June 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kobe, Japan
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 29 
Kitasato Shibasaburo
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oguni, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 13, 1931
 30 
Fumihiko Maki
(Architect)
Fumihiko Maki
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
 31 
Ichirō Hatoyama
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1954 - 1956))
Ichirō Hatoyama
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Died: March 7, 1959
 32 
Yukiya Amano
(5th Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency)
Yukiya Amano
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yugawara, Japan
Died: July 18, 2019
 33 
Ei-ichi Negishi
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Chemist)
Ei-ichi Negishi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Changchun, China
Died: June 6, 2021
 34 
Nishida Kitarō
(Philosopher)
Nishida Kitarō
1
Birthdate: May 19, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kahoku, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 7, 1945
 35 
Kiyosi Itô
(Japanese Mathematician Who Invented the Concept of Stochastic Differential Equation and Stochastic Integral)
Kiyosi Itô
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hokusei-cho, Japan
Died: November 10, 2008
 36 
Kiichi Miyazawa
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1991 - 1993))
Kiichi Miyazawa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan
Died: June 28, 2007
 37 
Hamaguchi Osachi
(Prime Minister of Japan (March 1931 – April 1931, 1929 - 1930))
Hamaguchi Osachi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kōchi, Japan
Died: August 26, 1931
 38 
Sou Fujimoto
(Architect)
Sou Fujimoto
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hokkaido, Japan
 39 
Den Fujita
(Japanese Entrepreneur Who Launched the First McDonald's Franchise in Japan)
Den Fujita
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Osaka,Osaka, Japan
Died: April 21, 2004
 40 
So Yamamura
(Japanese Actor Known for His Portrayal of 'Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto' in the Movie 'Tora! Tora! Tora!')
So Yamamura
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Birthdate: February 24, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tenri, Nara, Japan
Died: May 26, 2000
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 41 
Takamine Jōkichi
(Japanese Chemist Who Was the First Person to Isolate Epinephrine in 1901)
Takamine Jōkichi
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Takaoka, Toyama, Japan
Died: July 22, 1922
 42 
Kunihiko Kodaira
(Japanese Mathematician Known for His Work on the Theory of Complex Manifolds and Algebraic Geometry)
Kunihiko Kodaira
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 16, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 26, 1997
 43 
Shusaku Arakawa
(Japanese Conceptual Artist and Architect)
Shusaku Arakawa
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Died: May 19, 2010
 44 
Naomi Munakata
(Brazilian Choral Conductor and Academic Teacher)
Naomi Munakata
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
Died: March 26, 2020
 45 
Watsuji Tetsurō
(Philosopher)
Watsuji Tetsurō
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
Died: December 26, 1960
 46 
Kiyoshi Shiga
(Japanese Bacteriologist and Physician Who Discovered the Shigella Dysenteriae Microorganism)
Kiyoshi Shiga
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 7, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Died: January 25, 1957
 47 
Masaoka Shiki
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
Died: September 19, 1902
 48 
Ozaki Kōyō
(Japanese Novelist and Poet)
Ozaki Kōyō
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shibadaimon, Tokyo, Japan
Died: October 30, 1903
 49 
Masatoshi Koshiba
(Japanese Physicist and Nobel Laureate Who Played an Instrumental Role in Detecting Solar Neutrinos)
Masatoshi Koshiba
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan
Died: November 12, 2020
 50 
Hideo Shima
(Engineer)
Hideo Shima
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Died: March 18, 1998