Fukuzawa Yukichi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Fukuzawa Yukichi

Japanese author, writer, teacher, translator, entrepreneur and journalist who founded Keio University

Date of Birth: 10-Jan-1835

Place of Birth: Ōsaka, Ōsaka Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 03-Feb-1901

Profession: writer, teacher, businessperson, politician, professor, translator, pedagogue, political scientist, journalist, philosopher, critic

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Fukuzawa Yukichi

  • Fukuzawa Yukichi (?? ??, January 10, 1835 – February 3, 1901) was a Japanese author, writer, teacher, translator, entrepreneur, journalist, and leader who founded Keio University, Jiji-Shinpo (a newspaper) and the Institute for Study of Infectious Diseases.
  • Fukuzawa was an early Japanese advocate for reform.
  • Fukuzawa's ideas about the government work, and the structure of social institutions made a lasting impression on a rapidly changing Japan during the Meiji period.
  • Fukuzawa is regarded as one of the founders of modern Japan.

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