Ogata Kōan, Date of Birth, Date of Death


Ogata Kōan

Japanese physician

Date of Birth: 13-Aug-1810

Date of Death: 25-Jul-1863

Profession: physician

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Ogata Kōan

  • Ogata Koan (?? ??, August 13, 1810 – July 25, 1863) was a Japanese physician and rangaku scholar in late Edo period Japan, noted for establishing an academy which later developed into Osaka University.
  • Many of his students subsequently played important roles in the Meiji Restoration and the westernization of Japan in the Meiji period.
  • His true name was Ogata Koreaki (?? ??) or Ogata Akira (?? ?); the name of Koan was his courtesy name.

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