1867 – 1902
Who was Masaoka Shiki?
Masaoka Shiki, pen-name of Masaoka Noboru, was a Japanese poet, author, and literary critic in Meiji period Japan. Shiki is regarded as a major figure in the development of modern haiku poetry. He also wrote on reform of tanka poetry.
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- Oct 14, 1867
- University of Tokyo
- Lived in
- Ehime Prefecture
- Sep 19, 1902
on July 23, 2013