Saigō Takamori

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Saigō Takamori
Japanese name
Hiraganaさいごう たかもり
Katakanaサイゴウ タカモリ
Kyūjitai西鄕 隆盛
Shinjitai西郷 隆盛
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Saigō Takamori (西郷 隆盛, January 23, 1828 – September 24, 1877) was born in Kagoshima[1] and was a Japanese Samurai. In 1877 he led the Satsuma rebellion and against the new imperial government.


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  1. . Takamori Saigo 1828 - 1877, original name Kichibe or Kichinosuke, was a leader of the 19th-centry’s unsuccessful drive to modernise Japan. Political change attempted the end of the Samurais era, however they did not go down without a fight ( ). Takamori Saigo believed that instead of the Samurai’s culture dying out, it should have been modernised instead. Ravina, Mark (2011-03-29). The Last Samurai: The Life and Battles of Saigo Takamori. John Wiley & Sons. pp. page 13. ISBN 9781118045565.CS1 maint: extra text (link)