Torii Mototada, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Torii Mototada

Samurai who served Tokugawa Ieyasu

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1539

Place of Birth: Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 08-Sep-1600

Profession: samurai

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Torii Mototada

  • Torii Mototada (?? ??, 1539 – September 8, 1600) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period through late Azuchi–Momoyama period, who served Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  • Torii died at the siege of Fushimi where his garrison was greatly outnumbered and destroyed by the army of Ishida Mitsunari.
  • Torii's refusal to surrender had a great impact on Japanese history; the fall of Fushimi bought Ieyasu some time to regroup and eventually win the Battle at Sekigahara.

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