Yoshioka Yayoi

Physician

1871 – 1959

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Who was Yoshioka Yayoi?

Yoshioka Yayoi was a physician and women's rights activist, who founded the Tokyo Women's Medical University in 1900, as the first medical school for women in Japan. She was also known as Washiyama Yayoi.

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Born
Apr 29, 1871
Kakegawa
Also known as
  • Washiyama Yayo
  • Dr. Yoshioka Yayoi
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Saisei-Gakusha School of Medicine
    Medicine
Lived in
  • Shizuoka Prefecture
Died
1959
Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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