Katō Tomosaburō
Marshal-Admiral Viscount Katō Tomosaburō (加藤 友三郎, 22 February 1861 – 24 August 1923) was a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy, cabinet minister, and Prime Minister of Japan from 12 June ...
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Shimazu Hisamitsu
Prince Shimazu Hisamitsu (島津 久光, November 28, 1817 – December 6, 1887), also known as Shimazu Saburō (島津 三郎), was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period. The younger brother of S...
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Akiyama Yoshifuru
Akiyama Yoshifuru (秋山 好古, February 9, 1859 – November 4, 1930) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, and is considered the father of modern Japanese cavalry. He was Vice Admiral Akiyama San...
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Inoue Kenkabō
Inoue Kenkabō (井上 剣花坊, July 1, 1870 – September 26, 1934) was the pen-name of a journalist and writer of senryū (short, humorous verse) in late Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period Japan. His real...
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Ōki Takatō
Ōki Takatō (大木 喬任, March 23, 1832 – September 26, 1899), was a Japanese statesman during the early Meiji period. He was Governor of Tokyo in 1868 and a member of the Privy Council in 1889. ...
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Nire Kagenori
Viscount Nire Kagenori (仁礼 景範, 6 April 1831 – 22 November 1900) was an admiral in the early Imperial Japanese Navy, and served as Navy Minister in the late 19th century.
Nire was born in...
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Yoshioka Yayoi
Yoshioka Yayoi (吉岡 彌生, April 29, 1871 – May 22, 1959) was a physician and women's rights activist, who founded the Tokyo Women's Medical University (東京女子医科大学, Tōkyō Joshi Ika Daigaku) in ...
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Arisaka Nariakira
Baron Arisaka Nariakira (有坂 成章, April 5, 1852 – January 12, 1915) was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army, and as the inventor of the Arisaka Rifle, is regarded as one of the leadin...
Beppu Shinsuke
Beppu Shinsuke (別府 晋介, 1847 – September 24, 1877) was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period who became an officer in the Imperial Japanese Army. He was a samurai of the Satsuma Domain, and an ...
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Isaniwa Yukiya
Isaniwa Yukiya (伊佐庭如矢, Isaniwa Yukiya ) (1828–1907) was the first Mayor in Dogo Yunomachi (道後湯之町) which is famous for Dogo Onsen. He made today's Dogo Onsen while he was the Mayor. He thought...
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Prince Kuniyoshi Kuni
Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi (久邇宮邦彦王, Kuni-no-miya Kuniyoshi ō, 23 June 1873 – 29 June 1929) was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army dur...
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Nogi Maresuke
Count Nogi Maresuke (乃木 希典), also known as Kiten, Count Nogi (December 25, 1849 – September 13, 1912), was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army and a governor of Taiwan. He was one of the comma...
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Yoshikawa Akimasa
Count Yoshikawa Akimasa (芳川顕正, January 21, 1842 – January 10, 1920) was a bureaucrat, statesman and cabinet minister, active in the Meiji and Taishō period Empire of Japan.
Yoshikawa was born ...
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Misu Sotarō
Baron Misu Sotarō (三須 宗太郎 , 16 September 1855 – 24 December 1921) was an admiral in the early Imperial Japanese Navy.
Misu was born in Hikone as the eldest son in a samurai class family. His f...
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Komura Jutarō
Marquis Komura Jutarō, GCB, GCMG, GCVO (小村 壽太郎, September 16, 1855 – November 25, 1911) was a statesman and diplomat in Meiji period Japan.
Komura was born to a lower-ranking samurai family in...
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Takayama Chogyū
Takayama Chogyū (高山 樗牛, 28 February 1871 – 24 December 1902), real name Takayama Rinjirō, was the pen name of a Japanese author and literary critic. He influenced Japanese literature in the late M...
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Akashi Motojiro
Baron Akashi Motojirō (明石 元二郎, 1 September 1864 – 26 October 1919) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army and the 7th Governor-General of Taiwan from 6 June 1918 to 26 October 1919.
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Masuda Takashi
Baron Masuda Takashi (益田 孝, November 12, 1848 – December 28, 1938), was an entrepreneur in Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period Japan, responsible for transforming Mitsui into a zaibatsu through ...
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Etō Shimpei
Etō Shimpei (江藤 新平, March 18, 1834 – April 13, 1874), was a Japanese statesman during the early Meiji period, remembered chiefly for his role in the unsuccessful Saga Rebellion.
Etō was...
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Saigō Takamori
Saigō Takamori (Takanaga) (西郷 隆盛 (隆永), January 23, 1828 – September 24, 1877) was one of the most influential samurai in Japanese history, living during the late Edo Period and early Meiji Er...
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Hanabusa Yoshitada
Hanabusa Yoshitada (花房 義質, February 10, 1842 - July 9, 1917) was a Japanese politician, diplomat and peer.
Hanabusa was the eldest son of Hanabusa Tanren, a samurai retainer of Okayama Domain ...
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Kōno Togama
Viscount Kōno Togama (河野敏鎌, 29 November 1844 – 20 April 1895) was a statesman in Meiji period Japan.
Kōno was born in Kōchi, Tosa Province (present-day Kōchi Prefecture) as the eldest so...
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Ōkubo Toshimichi
Ōkubo Toshimichi (大久保 利通, September 26, 1830 – May 14, 1878), was a Japanese statesman, a samurai of Satsuma, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration. He is regarded...
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Mori Arinori
Viscount Mori Arinori (森 有礼, August 23, 1847 – February 12, 1889) was a Meiji period Japanese statesman, diplomat, and founder of Japan's modern educational system.
Mori was born in the Satsu...
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