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Count Tokugawa Satotaka (徳川 達孝, June 18, 1865 – February 18, 1941) was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period who became a government official in the Meiji, Taishō, and Shōwa eras. Younger brother of Tokugawa Iesato. His childhood name was Bannosuke (群之助).
Served as a member of the House of Peers and the Board of Trustees of Gakushūin. In the pre-1945 nobility, he held the rank of count.
Toyotomi Hideyoshi was a Japanese samurai and daimyō of the late Sengoku period regarded as the second "Great Unifier" of Japan.
Tokugawa Yoshimune was the eighth shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, ruling from 1716 until his abdication in 1745. He was the son of Tokugawa Mitsusada, the grandson of Tokugawa Yorinobu, and the great-grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Tokugawa Ienari was the eleventh and longest-serving shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan who held office from 1787 to 1837. He was a great-grandson of the eighth shōgun Tokugawa Yoshimune through his son Munetada (1721–1764), head of the Hitotsubashi branch of the family, and his grandson Harusada (1751–1827).
Tokugawa Iesada was the 13th shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He held office for five years from 1853 to 1858. He was physically weak and was therefore considered by later historians to have been unfit to be shōgun. His reign marks the beginning of the Bakumatsu period.
Shimazu Nariakira was a Japanese feudal lord (daimyō) of the Edo period, the 28th in the line of Shimazu clan lords of Satsuma Domain. He was renowned as an intelligent and wise lord, and was greatly interested in Western learning and technology. He was enshrined after death as the Shinto kami Terukuni Daimyōjin (照国大明神) in May 1863.
The Tachibana clan (立花氏) was a Japanese clan of daimyō during Japan's Sengoku and Edo periods. Originally based in Tachibana castle in Kyūshū, the family's holdings were moved to the Yanagawa Domain in the far north-east of Honshū in the Edo period.
Tokugawa Naritaka was a Japanese daimyō of the early late-Edo period. The son of the 11th shōgun Tokugawa Ienari, he succeeded Tokugawa Narimasa as head of the Tayasu Tokugawa house, before succeeding to the Tokugawa house of Owari Domain in 1839. His childhood name was Tanabenosuke (要之丞).
Satonari Tokugawa was the 10th head of the Tayasu branch of the Tokugawa clan. The son of Tokugawa Satotaka, he was a graduate of Tokyo Imperial University's engineering college.
The Fukui Domain, also known as the Echizen Domain, was a domain (han) of the Tokugawa Shogunate of Japan during the Edo period from 1601 to 1871.
Matsudaira Yoshinaga, also known as Matsudaira Keiei, or better known as Matsudaira Shungaku (春嶽) was a Japanese daimyō of the Edo period. He was head of the Fukui Domain in Echizen Province. He is counted as one of the "Four Wise Lords of the Bakumatsu period", along with Date Munenari, Yamauchi Yōdō and Shimazu Nariakira. "Yoshinaga" is his imina and "Shungaku" is his gō.
Konoe Iehisa, son of regent Iehiro, was a kugyō or Japanese court noble of the Edo period (1603–1868). He held a regent position kampaku from 1726 to 1736. He had two consorts: daughters of Shimazu Tsunataka and Shimazu Yoshitaka, third and fourth heads of the Satsuma Domain, respectively. With the latter he had a son Konoe Uchisaki and two daughters who were consort of Tokugawa Munechika, ninth head of Owari Domain, and Morihime who was consort of Tokugawa Munetake, founder of Tayasu-Tokugawa.
Prince Konoe Tadahiro, son of Motosaki, was a kugyō or Japanese court noble of the late Edo period (1603–1868). He held a regent position kampaku from 1862 to 1863. His consort was Shimazu Kyoko, an adopted daughter of Shimazu Narioki, tenth head of Satsuma Domain. With her he had sons Tadafusa and Atsumaro, who was later adopted by Tadafusa as his son. He adopted a daughter of Shimazu Nariakira, named Atsuko or Atsuhime, who was a daughter of the Shimazu Imaizumi branch. After adoption Atsuhime changed her name to Fujiwara no Fumiko, and later she became a consort of Tokugawa Iesada and took the name Tenshōin. Following the Meiji Restoration, he was granted the title of prince.
Konoe Tadafusa, son of regent Tadahiro with his wife Shimazu Kyoko, was a kugyō or Japanese court noble of the late Edo period (1603–1868). He did not hold any regent position kampaku or sesshō. His consort was Shimazu Mitsuko, an adopted daughter of Shimazu Nariakira, eleventh head of Satsuma Domain. The couple had a daughter, Konoe Hiroko, who later married Tokugawa Iesato, the sixteenth head of Tokugawa family and bore him Tokugawa Iemasa, the seventeenth head of the Tokugawa clan. He adopted a son of Konoe Tadahiro as their son Atsumaro. He predeceased his father at the age of 36. His son Hidemaru was adopted by Tsugaru Tsuguakira, the last daimyō of the Hirosaki Domain.
Atsuhime is a 2008 Japanese historical drama television series. It is the 47th NHK taiga drama. It aired from January 6 to December 14, 2008, and ran a total of 50 episodes. The drama chronicles the life of Tenshō-in, based on Tomiko Miyao's 1984 novel Tenshō-in Atsuhime (天璋院篤姫). Viewership for Atsuhime was high; the series received an average rating of 24.5%, the highest rating received by a taiga drama since Hideyoshi in 1996.
The Iyo-Matsuyama Domain was a Japanese domain of the Edo period, with its holdings centered in modern-day Matsuyama, Ehime.
Shimazu Iehisa was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period, who was a member of the Shimazu clan of Satsuma Province. He was the fourth son of Shimazu Takahisa. He served in a command capacity during his family's campaign to conquer Kyūshū.
The midaidokoro (御台所) was the official wife of the shōgun. During the Edo period, she resided in the Ōoku of Edo Castle and sometimes wielded considerable political power behind the scenes.
Tenshō-in, also known as Atsuko (篤子), was the official wife of Tokugawa Iesada, the 13th shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.
Aoi is a 2000 Japanese historical drama television series and the 39th NHK taiga drama. The series respectively stars Masahiko Tsugawa, Toshiyuki Nishida, and Onoe Tatsunosuke II as the first three Tokugawa shōguns. It aired from January 9 to December 17, 2000, and ran for a total of 49 episodes.
Kabukimono Keiji (かぶき者慶次) is a Japanese television jidaigeki or period drama that was broadcast in prime-time on NHK in 2015. Tatsuya Fuji played Maeda Keiji. Kabukimono Keiji depicts the later life of Maeda Keiji who was called Kabukimono.
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