Yamagata Aritomo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Yamagata Aritomo

Prime Minister of Japan

Date of Birth: 14-Jun-1838

Place of Birth: Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 01-Feb-1922

Profession: military personnel, politician

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Yamagata Aritomo

  • Duke Yamagata Aritomo (?? ??, 14 June 1838 – 1 February 1922), also known as Yamagata Kyosuke, was a Japanese field marshal, twice-elected Prime Minister of Japan, and one of the leaders of the Meiji oligarchy.
  • As the Imperial Japanese Army’s inaugural Chief of Staff, he was the main architect of the military foundation of early modern Japan.
  • For this reason, some historians consider Yamagata to be the “father” of Japanese militarism.

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