Yokozuna Chronology List

A. Before 1890 - Yokozuna were not listed as such on the Banzuke
From To Bs Yokozuna
16?? 1649 n/a Akashi Shiganosuke
17?? 17?? n/a Ayagawa Goroji
1749/8 1749/11 n/a Maruyama Gontazaemon
1789/11 1794/11 n/a Tanikaze Kajinosuke
Onogawa Kisaburo
1794/11 1797/10 n/a Onogawa Kisaburo
1828/2 1830/9 n/a Onomatsu Midorinosuke
1830/9 1835/11 n/a Onomatsu Midorinosuke
Inazuma Raigoro
1835/11 1839/11 n/a Inazuma Raigoro
1842/10 1844/1 n/a Shiranui Dakuemon
1847/9 1850/3 n/a Hidenoyama Raigoro
1861/9 1863/10 n/a Unryu Hisakichi
1863/10 1865/2 n/a Unryu Hisakichi
Shiranui Koemon
1865/2 1867/10 n/a Shiranui Koemon
1867/10 1867/11 n/a Shiranui Koemon
Jinmaku Kyugoro
1867/11 1869/2 n/a Shiranui Koemon
1869/2 1869/11 n/a Shiranui Koemon
Kimenzan Tanigoro
1869/11 1870/11 n/a Kimenzan Tanigoro
1877/2 1881/1 n/a Sakaigawa Namiemon
1884/2 1885/5 n/a Umegatani I Totaro

B. 1890 - Present
(Yokozuna from Osaka Sumo Association are not listed)
From To Bs Yokozuna
1890/5 1896/1 12 Nishinoumi I Kajiro
1896/5 1901/1 10 Konishiki Yasokichi
1901/5 1903/5 5 Ozutsu Manemon
1904/1 1908/1 9 Ozutsu Manemon
Hitachiyama Taniemon
Umegatani II Totaro
1908/5 1911/2 6 Hitachiyama Taniemon
Umegatani II Totaro
1911/6 1914/5 7 Hitachiyama Taniemon
Umegatani II Totaro
Tachiyama Mineemon
1915/1 1915/1 1 Umegatani II Totaro
Tachiyama Mineemon
1915/6 1915/6 1 Umegatani II Totaro
Tachiyama Mineemon
Ohtori Tanigoro
1916/1 1916/1 1 Tachiyama Mineemon
Ohtori Tanigoro
1916/5 1917/1 2 Tachiyama Mineemon
Ohtori Tanigoro
Nishinoumi II Kajiro
1917/5 1918/1 2 Tachiyama Mineemon
Ohtori Tanigoro
Nishinoumi II Kajiro
Onishiki Uichiro
1918/5 1920/5 5 Ohtori Tanigoro
Onishiki Uichiro
Tochigiyama Moriya
1921/1 1923/1 5 Onishiki Uichiro
Tochigiyama Moriya
1923/5 1924/1 2 Tochigiyama Moriya
Nishinoumi III Kajiro
1924/5 1925/5 3 Tochigiyama Moriya
Nishinoumi III Kajiro
Tsunenohana Kanichi
1926/1 1926/5 2 Nishinoumi III Kajiro
Tsunenohana Kanichi
1927/1 1928/10 8 Miyagiyama Fukumatsu
Nishinoumi III Kajiro
Tsunenohana Kanichi
1929/1 1930/10 8 Miyagiyama Fukumatsu
Tsunenohana Kanichi
1931/1 1931/3 2 Miyagiyama Fukumatsu
1931/5 1932/10 6 No Yokozuna!
1933/1 1935/1 5 Tamanishiki Sanemon
1936/1 1936/1 1 Tamanishiki Sanemon
Musashiyama Takeshi
1936/5 1937/5 3 Tamanishiki Sanemon
Musashiyama Takeshi
Minanogawa Tozo
1938/1 1938/5 2 Tamanishiki Sanemon
Musashiyama Takeshi
Minanogawa Tozo
Futabayama Sadaji
1939/1 1939/5 2 Musashiyama Takeshi
Minanogawa Tozo
Futabayama Sadaji
1940/1 1941/5 4 Minanogawa Tozo
Futabayama Sadaji
1942/1 1942/1 1 Minanogawa Tozo
Futabayama Sadaji
Haguroyama Masaji
1942/5 1942/5 1 Futabayama Sadaji
Haguroyama Masaji
1943/1 1945/11 7 Futabayama Sadaji
Haguroyama Masaji
Akinoumi Setsuo
Terukuni Manzo
1946/11 1946/11 1 Haguroyama Masaji
Akinoumi Setsuo
Terukuni Manzo
1947/6 1947/6 1 Haguroyama Masaji
Terukuni Manzo
1947/11 1948/10 3 Haguroyama Masaji
Terukuni Manzo
Maedayama Eigoro
1949/1 1949/10 3 Haguroyama Masaji
Terukuni Manzo
Maedayama Eigoro
Azumafuji Kinichi
1950/1 1951/5 5 Haguroyama Masaji
Terukuni Manzo
Azumafuji Kinichi
1951/9 1953/1 5 Haguroyama Masaji
Terukuni Manzo
Azumafuji Kinichi
Chiyonoyama Masanobu
1953/3 1953/9 3 Haguroyama Masaji
Azumafuji Kinichi
Chiyonoyama Masanobu
Kagamisato Kiyoji
1954/1 1954/1 1 Azumafuji Kinichi
Chiyonoyama Masanobu
Kagamisato Kiyoji
1954/3 1954/9 3 Azumafuji Kinichi
Chiyonoyama Masanobu
Kagamisato Kiyoji
Yoshibayama Junnosuke
1955/1 1958/1 14 Chiyonoyama Masanobu
Kagamisato Kiyoji
Yoshibayama Junnosuke
Tochinishiki Kiyotaka
1958/3 1959/1 6 Chiyonoyama Masanobu
Tochinishiki Kiyotaka
Wakanohana I Kanji
1959/3 1959/3 1 Tochinishiki Kiyotaka
Wakanohana I Kanji
1959/5 1960/5 7 Tochinishiki Kiyotaka
Wakanohana I Kanji
Asashio IV Taro
1960/7 1961/9 8 Wakanohana I Kanji
Asashio IV Taro
1961/11 1962/1 2 Wakanohana I Kanji
Asashio IV Taro
Kashiwado Tsuyoshi
Taiho Koki
1962/3 1962/3 1 Wakanohana I Kanji
Kashiwado Tsuyoshi
Taiho Koki
1962/5 1964/1 11 Kashiwado Tsuyoshi
Taiho Koki
1964/3 1965/1 6 Kashiwado Tsuyoshi
Taiho Koki
Tochinoumi Teruyoshi
1965/3 1966/11 11 Kashiwado Tsuyoshi
Taiho Koki
Tochinoumi Teruyoshi
Sadanoyama Shinmatsu
1967/1 1968/3 8 Kashiwado Tsuyoshi
Taiho Koki
Sadanoyama Shinmatsu
1968/5 1969/7 8 Kashiwado Tsuyoshi
Taiho Koki
1969/9 1970/1 3 Taiho Koki
1970/3 1971/5 8 Taiho Koki
Tamanoumi Masahiro
Kitanofuji Katsuaki
1971/7 1971/9 2 Tamanoumi Masahiro
Kitanofuji Katsuaki
1971/11 1973/1 8 Kitanofuji Katsuaki
1973/3 1973/5 2 Kitanofuji Katsuaki
Kotozakura Masakatsu
1973/7 1974/7 7 Kitanofuji Katsuaki
Kotozakura Masakatsu
Wajima Hiroshi
1974/9 1978/5 23 Wajima Hiroshi
Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
1978/7 1979/7 7 Wajima Hiroshi
Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Wakanohana II Kanji
1979/9 1980/11 8 Wajima Hiroshi
Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Wakanohana II Kanji
Mienoumi Tsuyoshi
1981/1 1981/3 2 Wajima Hiroshi
Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Wakanohana II Kanji
1981/5 1981/7 2 Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Wakanohana II Kanji
1981/9 1983/1 9 Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Wakanohana II Kanji
Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
1983/3 1983/7 3 Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
1983/9 1985/1 9 Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
Takanosato Toshihide
1985/3 1986/1 6 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
Takanosato Toshihide
1986/3 1986/7 3 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
1986/9 1987/5 5 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
Futahaguro Koji
1987/7 1987/9 2 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
Futahaguro Koji
Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi
1987/11 1988/1 2 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
Futahaguro Koji
Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi
Onokuni Yasushi
1988/3 1990/7 15 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi
Onokuni Yasushi
1990/9 1991/5 5 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu
Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi
Onokuni Yasushi
Asahifuji Seiya
1991/7 1991/7 1 Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi
Onokuni Yasushi
Asahifuji Seiya
1991/9 1992/1 3 Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi
Asahifuji Seiya
1992/3 1992/5 2 Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi
1992/7 1993/1 4 No Yokozuna!
1993/3 1994/11 11 Akebono Taro
1995/1 1998/5 21 Akebono Taro
Takanohana II Koji
1998/7 1999/5 6 Akebono Taro
Takanohana II Koji
Wakanohana III Masaru
1999/7 2000/3 5 Akebono Taro
Takanohana II Koji
Wakanohana III Masaru
Musashimaru Koyo
2000/5 2001/1 5 Akebono Taro
Takanohana II Koji
Musashimaru Koyo
2001/3 2003/1
12
Takanohana II Koji
Musashimaru Koyo
2003/3
2003/11
5
Musashimaru Koyo
Asashoryu Akinori
2004/1
2007/5
21
Asashoryu Akinori
2007/7 2010/1 16 Asashoryu Akinori
Hakuho Sho
2010/3 2012/9
15
Hakuho Sho
2012/11
2014/3
9
Hakuho Sho
Harumafuji Kohei
2014/5
Present
5+
Hakuho Sho
Harumafuji Kohei
Kakuryu