Masaoka Shiki

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Masaoka.
Masaoka Shiki

Masaoka Shiki
Born 17 September 1867
Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
Died 19 September 1902
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Writer, Journalist
Genres poetry, literary criticism
Literary movement Hototogisu

Masaoka Shiki (正岡子規 Masaoka Shiki?, September 17, 1867–September 19, 1902) was the pen-name of a Japanese author, poet, literary critic, and journalist in Meiji period of Japan. His real name was Masaoka Tsunenori. As a child he was called Noboru.

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