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Kuroda Yoshitaka

Japanese daimyo (1546 – 1604)

1546   -   1604

country of citizenship: Japan
occupation: samurai
position held: daimyo

Kuroda Yoshitaka (黒田 孝高, December 22, 1546 – March 20, 1604), also known as Kuroda Kanbei (黒田 官兵衛, Kuroda Kanbee), was a Japanese daimyō of the late Sengoku through early Edo periods. Renowned as a man of great ambition, he succeeded Takenaka Hanbei as a chief strategist and adviser to Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Kuroda became a Christian when he was 38, and received "Simeon Josui" as a baptismal name (rekishijin). His quick wit, bravery, and loyalty were respected by his warriors.
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