Shūmei Ōkawa, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Shūmei Ōkawa

Japanese nationalist intellectual

Date of Birth: 06-Dec-1886

Place of Birth: Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 24-Dec-1957

Profession: writer, historian, translator, university teacher, journalist, linguist

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Shūmei Ōkawa

  • Shumei Okawa (?? ??, Okawa Shumei, December 6, 1886 – December 24, 1957) was a Japanese nationalist, Pan-Asian writer and indicted war criminal.
  • In the prewar period, he was known for his publications on Japanese history, philosophy of religion, Indian philosophy, and colonialism.
  • He is frequently called a "right-wing" writer, although he described himself as anti-capitalist and rejected the label "right-wing".

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