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About Yukio Mishima
Even though Yukio Mishima continues to live on in Japanese people’s memories as a controversial figure due to his political activities, he is regarded in the literary world as one of Japan’s most significant authors of the 20th century.
Through the emphasis on themes such as eroticism, beauty and death, he gained critical acclaim through books such as “The Temple of the Golden Pavilion”, “Confessions of a Mask” and “Sun and Steel”.
Outside of writing, he was a nationalist, who founded Tatenokai, the private militia, which was dedicated to extolling the traditional values of Japan.
He was the son of Shizue and Azusa Hiraoka. His birth name was Kimitake Hiraoka. He had two younger siblings. He was married to Yōko Sugiyama, with whom he had two children, from 1958 until his death.
He won awards such as the Yomiuri Prize, Mainichi Art Prize, Shincho Prize and was a finalist in 1963 for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
He died by suicide on 25 November 1970.
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By means of microscopic observation and astronomical projection the lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe and an agent whereby we may perceive Truth.Yukio Mishima
F.A.Q. about Yukio Mishima
When is his birthday?
Yukio Mishima's birthday is on January 14, 1925.
In how many days is his birthday?
Yukio's birthday is in 42 days
How old was Yukio when he died?
He was 45 years old.
When did he die?
He died in November 25, 1970.
How old would he be today?
Yukio Mishima would be 96 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Yukio from?
He was born in Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Yukio Mishima's Popularity
Yukio Mishima was a famous Japanese author, poet, and playwright, who was born on January 14, 1925. As a person born on this date, Yukio Mishima is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (January 14) and the 29th most popular for the year (1925).
People born on January 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Yukio Mishima is the 791st most popular Capricorn.
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