Prince Arisugawa Taruhito
Prince Arisugawa Taruhito (有栖川宮熾仁親王, Arisugawa-no-miya Taruhito-Shinnō, March 17, 1835 – January 15, 1895) became the 9th head of the Arisugawa-no-miya ( 有栖川宮家) line of shinnōke cadet bran...
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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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Hayashi Tadasu
Count Hayashi Tadasu, GCVO (林 董, April 11, 1850 – July 10, 1913) was a career diplomat and cabinet minister in Meiji period Japan.
Hayashi was born in Sakura city, Shimōsa Province (present-da...
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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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Shō Ten
Shō Ten (尚典, September 2, 1864 – September 20, 1920) was the last crown prince of the Ryūkyū Kingdom (中城王子, Nakagusuku Ōji, lit. Prince of Nakagusuku). He lost that title upon the abolitio...
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Itoh Sukeyuki
Marshal Admiral Count Itō Sukeyuki (伊東 祐亨, Itō Sukeyuki; also known as Itō Yūkō) (20 May 1843 – 16 January 1914) was a career officer and admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy in Meiji-period...
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Kawakami Soroku
Viscount Kawakami Sōroku (川上 操六, 11 November 1848 – 11 May 1899), was a general and one of the chief military strategists in the Imperial Japanese Army during the First Sino-Japanese War.
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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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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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Tani Tateki
Viscount Tani Tateki (谷 干城, 18 March 1837 – 13 May 1911) was a statesman and lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army in Meiji period Japan. He was also known as Tani Kanjō.
Tani...
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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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Gotō Shōjirō
Count Gotō Shōjirō (後藤 象二郎, April 13, 1838 – August 4, 1897) was a Japanese samurai and politician during the Bakumatsu and early Meiji period of Japanese history. He was a leader of Freed...
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Matsukata Masayoshi
Prince Matsukata Masayoshi (松方 正義, February 25, 1835 – July 2, 1924) was a Japanese politician and the 4th (May 6, 1891 – August 8, 1892) and 6th (September 18, 1896 – January 12, 1898) Prime Mini...
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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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