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Tokugawa Mitsukuni

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Tokugawa Mitsukuni
Daimyo of Mito
In office
Preceded byTokugawa Yorifusa
Succeeded byTokugawa Tsunaeda
Personal details
Born(1628-07-11)11 July 1628
Mito Domain, Hitachi Province, Japan
Died14 January 1701(1701-01-14) (aged 72)

Tokugawa Mitsukuni, also known as Mito Kōmon, was a Japanese daimyo. He was important in the politics of the early Edo period. He was born on 11 July 1628. He was the third son of Tokugawa Yorifusa, who was the eleventh son of Tokugawa Ieyasu. Mitsukuni succeeded his father and became the second daimyo of the Mito Domain. He was known for his influence and involvement in politics during his time.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1962). Sovereign and Subject, p. 248.

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