The Hokage (火影, Literally meaning: "Fire Shadow") are the leaders of Konohagakure. They are generally acknowledged as the strongest in the village, although ideology and renown plays a large part in their being chosen for the position. Seven shinobi and one kunoichi have gained this title so far.
List of HokageEdit
The First Hokage (初代火影, Shodai Hokage, Literally meaning: First or Founding Fire Shadow) was the founder and first leader of Konohagakure.
The Second Hokage (二代目火影, Nidaime Hokage, Literally meaning: Second Fire Shadow) was the second leader of Konohagakure.
The Third Hokage (三代目火影, Sandaime Hokage, Literally meaning: Third Fire Shadow) was the third leader of Konohagakure.
The Fourth Hokage (四代目火影, Yondaime Hokage, Literally meaning: Fourth Fire Shadow) was the fourth leader of Konohagakure
Tsunade (綱手, Tsunade) is a kunoichi from Konohagakure. She later became the Fifth Hokage (五代目火影, Godaime Hokage, Literally meaning: Fifth Fire Shadow).
Kakashi Hatake (はたけカカシ, Hatake Kakashi) is a shinobi of Konohagakure's. In the further future he is appointed as the Sixth Hokage (六代目火影, Rokudaime Hokage, Literally meaning: Sixth Fire Shadow).
Naruto Uzumaki (うずまきナルト, Uzumaki Naruto) is a shinobi of Konohagakure. In the further future, Kakashi steps down as the Sixth Hokage and passes the Hokage title to Naruto and became the Seventh Hokage (七代目火影, Nanadaime Hokage, Literally meaning: Seventh Fire Shadow).