Ishikawa Goemon, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ishikawa Goemon

Japanese outlaw

Date of Birth: 24-Aug-1558

Place of Birth: Iga Province, Japan

Date of Death: 08-Oct-1594

Profession: ninja, military personnel, poet

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Ishikawa Goemon

  • Ishikawa Goemon (?? ????, Ishikawa Goemon, August 24, 1558 – October 8, 1594) was a semi-legendary Japanese outlaw hero who stole gold and other valuables to give to the poor.
  • He and his son were boiled alive in public after their failed assassination attempt on the Sengoku period warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
  • His legend lives on in contemporary Japanese popular culture, often giving him greatly exaggerated ninja skills.

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