Shogun
http://www.pbs.org/empires/ - The grandson of Ieyasu, Tokugawa Iemitsu, tightens control over Japan's warlords and expels all foreigners.
List of Imperial Japanese Navy admirals
The following is a list of the Admirals of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Names marked with "posthumous" indicates promotion after their deaths.
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Shogun
A shogun (将軍, shōgun, [ɕoːɡu͍ɴ], literally "military commander" or "general") was a hereditary military governor in Japan during the shogunate period from 1192 to 1867. In this period, the sho...
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Ashikaga shogunate
The Ashikaga shogunate (足利幕府, Ashikaga bakufu, 1336–1573), also known as the Muromachi shogunate (室町幕府, Muromachi bakufu), was a dynasty originating from one of the plethora of Japanes...
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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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Oku Yasukata
Count Oku Yasukata (奥 保鞏, 5 January 1847 – 19 July 1930) was a Japanese field marshal and leading figure in the early Imperial Japanese Army.
Born in Kokura (now in present-day Kitakyūsh...
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Heisuke Abe
Lieutenant General Heisuke Abe (阿部 平輔, Abe Heisuke, 1886–1943) was a senior officer in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. He was the Commandant of Cadets at the Komamoto Army Trai...
Mitsumasa Yonai
Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政, Yonai Mitsumasa, March 2, 1880 – April 20, 1948) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy, and politician. He was the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16 t...
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Edo period
The Edo period (江戸時代, Edo jidai), or Tokugawa period (徳川時代, Tokugawa jidai), is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of th...
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Ogawa Mataji
Viscount Ogawa Mataji (小川又次, 22 August 1848 – 20 October 1909) was a general in the early Imperial Japanese Army. He was also the father-in-law of Field Marshal Gen Sugiyama.
Ogawa was born to...
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Shun Iwasa
Shun Iwasa (岩佐俊, Iwasa Shun, 16 October 1888 – 12 July 1969) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, commanding Japanese ground forces on Bougainville of 1945 in the closing months of the...
Kamimura Hikonojō
Baron Kamimura Hikonojō (上村 彦之丞, 1 May 1849 – 8 August 1916) was an early admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy later commanding the IJN 2nd Fleet during the Russo-Japanese War, most notably at th...
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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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Hasegawa Yoshimichi
Count Hasegawa Yoshimichi (長谷川 好道, 1 October 1850 – 27 January 1924) was a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army and Japanese Governor General of Korea from 1916-1919. His Japanese decoratio...
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Itagaki Taisuke
Count Itagaki Taisuke (板垣 退助, 21 May 1837 – 16 July 1919) was a Japanese politician and leader of the Freedom and People's Rights Movement (自由民権運動, Jiyū Minken Undō), which evolved into Ja...
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Nagai Naoyuki
Nagai Naoyuki (永井 尚志, December 21, 1816 – July 1, 1896), also known as Nagai Genba (永井 玄蕃) or Nagai Mondonoshō (永井 主水正), was a Japanese samurai and Tokugawa retainer during the Bakum...
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Matsudaira Taro
Matsudaira Tarō (松平 太郎, 1839 – May 24, 1909) was Commander-in-Chief of the Army (陸軍奉行並) under the Minister of the Army Katsu Kaishū, during the Bakumatsu period of Japanese history, and later beca...
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Kamakura period
The Kamakura period (鎌倉時代, Kamakura jidai, 1185–1333) is a period of Japanese history that marks the governance by the Kamakura shogunate, officially established in 1192 AD in Kamakura, by the...
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Keisuke Okada
Keisuke Okada (岡田 啓介, Okada Keisuke, 20 January 1868 – 7 October 1952) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy, politician and the 31st Prime Minister of Japan from 8 July 1934 to 9 March...
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Hajime Sugiyama
Hajime Sugiyama (杉山 元, Sugiyama Hajime / Sugiyama Gen, January 1, 1880 – September 12, 1945) was a field marshal who served as successively as chief of the Army General Staff, and minister of ...
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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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Ryūzō Sejima
Ryūzō Sejima (瀬島 龍三, Sejima Ryūzō, December 9, 1911 – September 4, 2007) was a Japanese army officer and business leader.Born in Toyama, Japan, he graduated from The Army War College ...
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Arichi Shinanojo
Baron Arichi Shinanojō (有地 品之允, 15 March 1843 – 17 January 1919) was an admiral in the early Imperial Japanese Navy, and served as Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy General Staff in the la...
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Ōyama Iwao
Prince Ōyama Iwao, OM (大山 巌, 12 November 1842 – 10 December 1916) was a Japanese field marshal, and one of the founders of the Imperial Japanese Army. The community of Oyama, British Columb...
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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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Kisaburō Andō
Kisaburō Andō (安藤紀三郎, Andō Kisaburō, 11 February 1874 – 10 May 1954) was a career officer and lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army, who served as a politician and cabinet minister...
Ōtori Keisuke
Ōtori Keisuke (大鳥 圭介, 14 April 1833 – 15 June 1911) was a Japanese military leader and diplomat.
Ōtori Keisuke was born in Akamatsu Village, in the Akō domain of Harima Province (modern-...
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