Kōda Rohan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kōda Rohan

Japanese author

Date of Birth: 23-Jul-1867

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 30-Jul-1947

Profession: writer, literary critic, novelist

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Kōda Rohan

  • Koda Shigeyuki (?? ??, 23 July 1867 – 30 July 1947) who used the pen name Koda Rohan (?? ??) was a Japanese author in the Meiji period.
  • His daughter, Aya Koda, was also a noted author who often wrote about him. Koda wrote "The Icon of Liberty", also known as "The Buddha of Art" or "The Elegant Buddha", in 1889.
  • A house (Kagyu-an or "snail cottage") in which Koda lived was rebuilt in 1972 by the Meiji Mura museum.
  • Koda was one of the first persons to be awarded the Order of Culture when it was established in 1937.

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