Yamakawa Hiroshi

Military Person

1845 – 1898

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Who was Yamakawa Hiroshi?

Baron Yamakawa Hiroshi was a samurai of late Edo period Japan who went on to become a noted general in the early Meiji period Imperial Japanese Army. An Aizu retainer famous for his ingenious strategies against the early Meiji government during the Boshin War to overthrow the Tokugawa bakufu, he was of the first people from Aizu to write a history of the years leading up to the war, together with his brother Yamakawa KenjirĊ.

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Born
Dec 4, 1845
Aizuwakamatsu
Nationality
  • Japan
  • Empire of Japan
Lived in
  • Fukushima Prefecture
Died
1898
Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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