Akimoto Hirotomo

Samurai, Politician

1848 – 1883

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Who was Akimoto Hirotomo?

Akimoto Hirotomo was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period who served as the lord of Tatebayashi han. Succeeding to family headship in 1864, he ruled the domain during the closing stages of the Tokugawa Shogunate and the chaos of the Boshin War. He and his domain were deeply involved in the events of the war in the north.

In the Meiji era, Hirotomo's family became viscounts in the new nobility.

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Born
May 16, 1848
Edo
Parents
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Died
Jun 13, 1883

Submitted
on July 23, 2013