Matsudaira Katamori, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Matsudaira Katamori

daimyo of the late Edo period; 9th lord of Aizu

Date of Birth: 15-Feb-1836

Place of Birth: Edo, Japan

Date of Death: 05-Dec-1893

Profession: poet

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Matsudaira Katamori

  • Matsudaira Katamori (?? ??, February 15, 1836 – December 5, 1893) was a samurai who lived in the last days of the Edo period and the early to mid Meiji period.
  • He was the 9th daimyo of the Aizu han and the Military Commissioner of Kyoto during the Bakumatsu period.
  • During the Boshin War, Katamori and the Aizu han fought against the Meiji Government armies, but were severely defeated.
  • Katamori's life was spared, and he later became the Chief of the Toshogu Shrine.
  • He, along with his three brothers Sadaaki, Yoshikatsu, and Mochiharu, had highly influential roles during the Meiji Restoration and were called the four Takasu brothers (Takasu yon-kyodai ?????).

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