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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Ōe Taku
Ōe Taku (大江 卓, November 2, 1847 – September 21, 1921) was a samurai, bureaucrat, politician, entrepreneur and social activist in the late Meiji and Taishō period Empire of Japan. He is noted as on...
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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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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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Shō Tai
Shō Tai (尚泰; August 3, 1843 – August 19, 1901) was the last king of the Ryūkyū Kingdom (June 8, 1848 – October 10, 1872) and the head of the Ryūkyū Domain (October 10, 1872 – March 11, 1879). His reig...
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Ōmura Masujirō
Ōmura Masujirō (大村 益次郎, May 30, 1824 – December 7, 1869) was a Japanese military leader and theorist in Bakumatsu period Japan. He is regarded as the "Father of the Modern Japanese Army".
Ōmur...
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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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Katsu Kaishū
Count Katsu Kaishū (勝 海舟, March 12, 1823 – January 21, 1899) was a Japanese statesman, naval engineer during the Late Tokugawa shogunate and early Meiji period. Kaishū was a nickname which h...
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Date Yoshikuni
Date Yoshikuni (伊達 慶邦, October 17, 1825 – July 12, 1874) was a Japanese daimyo lord of the late Edo period. He was the 29th generation head of the Date clan and 11th daimyo of Sendai Domain....
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Prince Kan'in Kotohito
Prince Kan'in Kotohito (閑院宮載仁親王, Kan'in-no-miya Kotohito Shinnō OM, November 10, 1865 – May 21, 1945), was the sixth head of a cadet branch the Japanese imperial family, and a career army off...
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Enomoto Takeaki
Viscount Enomoto Takeaki (榎本 武揚, 5 October 1836 – 26 October 1908) was a samurai and admiral of the Tokugawa navy of Bakumatsu-period Japan, who remained faithful to the Tokugawa shogunate w...
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Wainai Sadayuki
Wainai Sadayuki (和井内貞行, March 29, 1858 – May 16, 1922) was a pioneer known for his contributions to the development of Lake Towada in Akita Prefecture.
Wainai was born in what is now Kazuno, A...
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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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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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Kōgyo Tsukioka
Tsukioka Kōgyo (月岡 耕漁), sometimes called Sakamaki Kōgyo (坂巻 耕漁), (April 18, 1869 - February 25, 1927) was a Japanese artist of the Meiji period. He was a student and adopted son of Tsukioka Yo...
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Akiko Yosano
Akiko Yosano (与謝野 晶子, Yosano Akiko, Seiji: 與謝野 晶子, 7 December 1878 – 29 May 1942) was the pen-name of a Japanese author, poet, pioneering feminist, pacifist, and social reformer, active in the...
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Kawai Michi
Kawai Michi (河井 道, July 29, 1877 – February 11, 1953) was a Japanese educator, Christian activist, and proponent of Japanese-Western ties before, during, and after World War II. She served as the ...