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ABE Juro (阿部十郎) - Juro ABE (born on September 21, 1837 and died on January 6, 1907) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force).

ABE Masachika (阿部正允) - Masachika ABE (1716-December 19, 1780) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (senior councilor) in the Edo period.

ABE Masasuke (阿部正右) - Masasuke ABE (January 13, 1725 – August 13, 1769) was a daimyo (a feudal lord) and a roju (a member of the shogun's council of elders) during the Edo period.

ABE Masato (阿部正外) - Masato (Masatou) ABE (February 15, 1828 - April 20, 1887) was hatamoto (a shogunal retainer), daimyo (feudal lord), and roju (a senior councillor of the shogunate) in the Edo period.

ABE Masayoshi (阿部正由) - Masayoshi ABE was a daimyo (feudal lord) during the Edo period.

ABE no Ariyo (安倍有世) - ABE no Ariyo (1327 - March 9, 1405) was the Onmyoji (diviner) and Kugyo (the top court officials) who was active from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the beginning of Muromachi period.

ABE no Kuromaro (安倍黒麻呂) - ABE no Kuromaro (date of birth and death unknown) was government official (lower or middle ranked) in the middle of Nara period.

ABE no Mitora (安倍三寅) - ABE no Mitora (the date of birth and death unknown) was a government official in the early Heian Period.

ABE no Miushi (阿倍御主人) - ABE no Miushi (635 - May 20, 703) was a historical figure lived during Japan's Asuka Period.

ABE no Muneaki (安倍宗明) - ABE no Muneaki (year of birth and death unknown) was a yin-yang diviner during the late Heian period.

ABE no Muneto (安倍宗任) - ABE no Muneto was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

ABE no Nakamaro (阿倍仲麻呂) - ABE no Nakamaro (698 - 770) was a Japanese student sent to Tang Dynasty China during the Nara Period.

ABE no Obimaro (阿倍帯麻呂) - ABE no Obimaro (year of birth and death unknown) was an aristocrat in the early Nara period.

ABE no Sadato (安倍貞任) - ABE no Sadato was a Japanese military commander lived during the mid Heian Period.

ABE no Seimei (安倍晴明) - ABE no Seimei (Haruakira, Hareaki, 921? to October 31, 1005) was one of the most famous Ommyoji (Ommyo diviner), and he is the ancestor of the Abe clan (Tsuchimikado family) who was responsible for Ommyo-ryo (Bureau of Yin and Yang) from the Kamakura Period to the early Meiji Period.

ABE no Uchimaro (阿倍内麻呂) - ABE no Uchimaro (year of birth unknown, (old calendar) May 3rd, 649) was a statesman during the Asuka Period.

ABE no Yoritoki (安倍頼時) - ABE no Yoritoki (year of birth unknown - August 28, 1057) was a military commander in the Heian period.

ABE no Yoshihira (安倍吉平) - ABE no Yoshihira (954? - February 3, 1027) was an Onmyoji (Master of Yin yang), and Inyoka (the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) in the Heian period.

ABE no Yoshimasa (安倍吉昌) - ABE no Yoshimasa (955? - June 4, 1019) was an Onmyoji (Master of Yin yang), and Inyoka (the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) in the Heian period.

ABE Sueyoshi (安倍季巌) - Sueyoshi ABE (May 6, 1904 to March 18, 1986) was a gagakushi (court musician) and a member of the Japan Art Academy.

ABEI Rekido (安部井櫟堂) - Rekido ABEI (male, 1805-September 16, 1883) was a modern Japanese tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving).

ABENOMUTSU no Nagamune (阿倍陸奥永宗) - ABENOMUTSU no Nagamune (years of birth and death unknown) was Gunji (local senior official) of Shibata County, Mutsu Province (present Miyagi Prefecture) in the 9th century.

Abihiko (安日彦) - Abihiko is a legendary person in Chusei Nihongi (A set of medieval Japanese mythologies).

ABIRU Eizaburo (阿比類鋭三郎) - Eizaburo ABIRU (born 1842, died May 23, 1863), was a soldier of the Mibu masterless warriors group.

ABO Sanekazu (安保実員) - Sanekazu ABO, or Sanekazu ABU (the date of birth and death unknown) was Gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) of Kamakura bakufu during the early Kamakura period.

ADACHI Kagemori (安達景盛) - Kagemori ADACHI was busho in the period from the early part to the middle of the Kamakura period.

ADACHI Morimune (安達盛宗) - Morimune ADACHI (date of birth unknown – January, 1286) was a gokenin (a shogunal retainer)of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) in the late Kamakura period.

ADACHI Munekage (安達宗景) - Munekage ADACHI (1259 - December, 1285) was a gokenin (a shogunal retainer)of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) in the middle of Kamakura period.

ADACHI Nagakage (安達長景) - Nagakage ADACHI was a gokenin (an immediate vassal) of the Kamakura Shogunate in the middle of the Kamakura period.

ADACHI Nagayasu (安達長泰) - Nagayasu ADACHI (1211 – September 26, 1262) was a gokenin (a shogunal retainer)of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) in the early Kamakura period.

ADACHI Takakage (安達高景) - Takakage ADACHI (the date of birth and death unknown) was a Gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) during the end of Kamakura period.

ADACHI Tokiaki (安達時顕) - Tokiaki ADACHI (year of birth unknown, died on July 12, 1333) was a vassal of the Kamakuar bakufu, during the end of Kamakura period.

ADACHI Tokimori (安達時盛) - Tokimori ADACHI was a gokenin (shogunal retainer) of the Kamakura bakufu in the mid Kamakura period.

ADACHI Tokinaga (安達時長) - Tokinaga's ADACHI (the date of birth and death unknown) was a Gokenin, (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods), during the early Kamakura period.

ADACHI Yasumori (安達泰盛) - Yasumori ADACHI was a senior vassal of the Kamakura bakufu (feudal government headed by a shogun) in the mid Kamakura period.

ADACHI Yorikage (安達頼景) - Yorikage ADACHI was a retainer of the Kamakura Shogunate in the middle of the Kamakura period.

ADACHI Yoshikage (安達義景) - Yoshikage ADACHI is a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the mid Kamakura period.

Aeba no Tsubone (饗庭局) - Aeba no Tsubone (? - June 4, 1615) was a woman from the Sengoku period (the Warring States period) to the early Edo period.

AGATAINUKAI no Otomo (県犬養大伴) - AGATA (NO) INUKAI no Otomo (year of birth unknown - March 13, 701) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

AICHI Yoshinari (愛智義成) - Yoshinari AICHI (MINAMOTO no Yoshinari: date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived from the later Heian Period to the early Kamakura Period.

Aihime (愛姫) - Aihime (her name also can be pronounced Yoshihime or Megohime) (1568 - February 21, 1653) was the only daughter of Kiyoaki TAMURA and a lawful wife of Masamune DATE.

Aimiya (愛宮) - Aimiya (year of birth and death unknown) was a woman in the mid-Heian period.

AIZU no Kotetsu (会津小鉄 (幕末)) - AIZU no Kotetsu (his real name was Senkichi KOSAKA) (July 7, 1833-August 19, 1885) was the Kyokaku (a professional gambler in the Edo period) of Kyoto.

AKAHASHI Toko (赤橋登子) - Toko AKAHASHI (1306 - June 2, 1365) lived in the Kamakura period, the Northern and Southern Courts period and the Muromachi period and was the legitimate wife of Takauji ASHIKAGA, who was the first Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

AKAI Naomasa (赤井直正) - Naomasa AKAI, 1529 - April 25, 1578, was a member of the Gozoku (local ruling family) in Tanba Province in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

AKAMATSU Masanori (赤松政則) - Masanori AKAMATSU was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived in the late Muromachi period, and also a shugo daimyo (a feudal lord of provincial military governors) and a Warring lord of Harima Province.

AKAMATSU Norihide (赤松則英) - Norihide AKAMATSU (year of birth unknown - November 6, 1600) was a person in the Azuchi-Momoyama period and he was believed to be the last family head of the Akamatsu clan, a distinguished family in Harima Province.

AKAMATSU Norimura (赤松則村) - Norimura AKAMATSU (born 1277, died February 26, 1350) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

AKAMATSU Norisuke (赤松範資) - Norisuke AKAMATSU (? - May 12, 1351) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

AKAMATSU Sokuyu (赤松則祐) - Sokuyu (Norisuke) AKAMATSU (1314 - January 13, 1372) was a warlord during the Kamakura period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

AKASAKA Yukikiyo (赤坂幸清) - Yukikiyo AKASAKA (year of birth unknown - 1336) was a Japanese military commander in Hoki Province from the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

AKASHI Kakuichi (明石覚一) - Kakuichi AKASHI (1299-1371) was a Heike biwa (biwa with four strings and five frets used to play Heike Monogatari (The Tale of the Heike)) musician (Ichikata school) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

AKASOME no Tokotari (赤染徳足) - AKASOME no Tokotari (date of birth and death unknown) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

AKAZAWA Nagatsune (赤沢長経) - Nagatsune AKAZAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (the late Muromachi period).

AKAZAWA Tomotsune (赤沢朝経) - Tomotsune AKAZAWA was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States), or the late Muromachi period.

AKECHI Hidemitsu (明智秀満) - Hidemitsu AKECHI was a Japanese military commander during the time from the Sengoku period (period of warring states of Japan) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

AKECHI Mitsuharu (明智光春) - Mitsuharu AKECHI (c. 1537 - 1582) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

AKECHI Mitsuhide (明智光秀) - Mitsuhide AKECHI was a warrior who lived in both the Sengoku and Azuchi-Momoyama periods.

AKECHI Mitsutada (明智光忠) - Mitsutada AKECHI (1540 ?) - July 4, 1582) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

AKECHI Mitsuyoshi (明智光慶) - Mitsuyoshi AKECHI (1569 - July 14, 1582) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period who was active from the end of Muromachi period to Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Akesato (明里) - Akesato (date of birth and death unknown) was a woman in the end of the Edo period.

Akisada UESUGI (Ogigayatsu Uesugi clan) (上杉顕定 (扇谷上杉家)) - Akisada UESUGI (1351 - 1380) was a person who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

AKISHINO no Yasuhito (秋篠安人) - AKISHINO no Yasuhito (754 - March 17, 821) was a nobleman who lived in Nara and Heian periods.

Akita Jonosuke (秋田城介) - Akita Jonosuke was the title under the Ritsuryo system granted to the provincial officer who had been given complete jurisdiction over Akita-jo Castle in Dewa province.

AKIYAMA Teisuke (秋山定輔) - Teisuke AKIYAMA (August 24, 1868 - January 19, 1950) was a statesman and businessman from Okayama Prefecture.

AKIYAMA Yoshifuru (秋山好古) - Yoshifuru AKIYAMA (Feburary 9, 1859 - November 4, 1930) was a military man belonging to the Imperial Japanese Army of Japan.

AKIZUKI Tanetatsu (秋月種樹) - Tanetatsu AKIZUKI (November 28, 1833-October 17, 1904) was a Japanese politician at the end of the Edo period and in the Meiji period.

Alice Bacon (アリス・ベーコン) - Alice Mabel Bacon (1858 - May 1, 1918) was an American female educator.

AMAGO Katsuhisa (尼子勝久) - Katsuhisa AMAGO was a Japanese military commander in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

AMAGO Tsunehisa (尼子経久) - Tsunehisa AMAGO is a Japanese military commander and a daimyo during the Sengoku Period.

AMITANI Masami (網谷正美) - Masami AMITANI (March 15, 1947 - present) is a kyogen performer of the Okura school.

ANAYAMA Nobukimi (穴山信君) - Nobukimi ANAYAMA/Baisetsu ANAYAMA was a military commander during the period of warring states.

ANDO Ene (安東円恵) - Ene ANDO (1285-1343) was a warlord from the end of the Kamakura period to the Northern and Southern Courts period, and he served in the Rokuhara Tandai (an administrative and judicial agency in Rokuhara, Kyoto) as a hikan (low-level bureaucrat) to the Tokuso Family of the Hojo clan, the family of shogunal regent of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

ANDO Hayataro (安藤早太郎) - Hayataro ANDO (1821? - August 23, 1864) was Fukucho-jokin (third rank of Shinsengumi) of Shinsengumi.

ANDO Iesue (安藤家季) - Iesue ANDO (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the end Kamakura period to the period of the Southern and Northern Courts (Japan).

ANDO Masakatsu (安藤正勝) - Masakatsu ANDO (1843 - 1867) was a supporter of a noble cause who lived in the end of the Edo period.

ANDO Naoka (安藤直馨) - Naoka ANDO (1786 - May 5, 1826) was the 15th lord of the Kii Tanabe Domain in Kii Province.

ANEGAKOJI Akitomo (姉小路顕朝) - Akitomo ANEGAKOJI (1212 - October 19, 1266) was a Court noble who lived during the mid Kamakura period.

ANEGAKOJI Kinkage (姉小路公景) - Kinkage ANEGAKOJI (October 26, 1602 - January 21, 1652) was a court noble in the early Edo period.

ANEGAKOJI Kinsui (姉小路公遂) - Kinsui ANEGAKOJI (July 9, 1794-February 23, 1857) was Kugyo (the top court officials) in the Edo period.

ANEGAKOJI Kintomo (姉小路公知) - Kintomo ANEGAKOJI (as known as ANEKOJI: January 19, 1840 - July 5, 1863) was a court noble during the late Edo Period.

ANEGAKOJI Mototsuna (姉小路基綱) - Mototsuna ANEGAKOJI (1441 - June 5, 1504) was a warring lord and governor of Hida Province.

ANEGAKOJI Naritsugu (姉小路済継) - Naritsugu (Narutsugu) ANEGAKOJI (1470 - July 7, 1518) was a warring lord who lived during the early Sengoku period and the legitimate son of Mototsuna ANEGAKOJI.

ANEGAKOJI Narutoshi (姉小路済俊) - Narutoshi (also called Naritoshi) ANEGAKOJI (1505 - 1527) was a Court noble who lived during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States), and also served as the governor of Hida Province.

ANEGAKOJI Tadakata (姉小路忠方) - Tadakata ANEGAKOJI (1241 - January 19, 1283) was a Court noble who lived during the mid Kamakura period.

ANEGAKOJI Yoritsuna (姉小路頼綱) - Yoritsuna ANEGAKOJI (1540 – 1587) was a Japanese military commander and feudal lord who lived from the Sengoku period (period of Warring States [in Japan]) to the Azuchi Momoyama period.

Anekoji (姉小路) - Anekoji was another name for so-called Otoshiyori or Joro-otoshiyori.

ANEKOJI Takamoto (姉小路高基) - Takamoto ANEKOJI (1298 - April 18, 1358) was a court noble from the Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

ANO Sanefuji (阿野実藤) - Sanefuji ANO (March 14, 1634 – November 8, 1694) was a court noble of the early Edo period.

ANO Tokimoto (阿野時元) - Tokimoto ANO (date of birth unknown - February 27, 1219) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

ANO Yasuko (阿野廉子) - Yasuko ANO (The kanji can also be read Kadoko or Renshi; the actual reading is unknown) (1301 - May 26, 1359) was a woman who lived from the end of Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts(Japan).

AOCHI Rinso (青地林宗) - Rinso AOCHI (1775-April 11, 1833) was a Dutch scholar in Japan.

AOKI Konyo (青木昆陽) - Konyo AOKI (June 19, 1698 to November 9, 1769) was a Confucianism scholar, and a Dutch scholar in mid Edo period.

AOKI Mokubei (青木木米) - Mokubei AOKI (1767- July 2, 1833) was a painter and Kyo ware potter during the Edo Period.

AOKI Shigekane (青木重兼) - Shigekane AOKI (January 27, 1607 - October14, 1682) was the second lord of the Asada domain, Settsu Province.

AOKI Shuzo (青木周蔵) - Shuzo AOKI (March 3, 1844-February 16, 1914) was a diplomat and a statesman during the Meiji and Taisho era.

AOTO Fujitsuna (青砥藤綱) - Fujitsuna AOTO (dates of birth and death unknown) was samurai in the late Kamakura Period.

AOYAMA Kagemichi (青山景通) - Kagemichi AOYAMA (1819 - December 11, 1891) was a Japanese Fukko-shintoka (Reactionary Shintoist), who lived during the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

AOYAMA Tadahiro (青山忠裕) - Tadahiro AOYAMA (June 22, 1768 - May 12, 1836) was daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (member of shogun's council of elders) in Edo period.

AOYAMA Tadatomo (青山忠朝) - Tadatomo AOYAMA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) of the Edo Period and was Osaka jodai (the keeper of Osaka-jo Castle).

AOYAMA Tadayuki (青山忠敏) - Tadayuki AOYAMA was the sixth lord (the last) of the Sasayama Domain in Tanba Province.

AOYAMA Tanemichi (青山胤通) - Tanemichi AOYAMA (June 15, 1859 - December 23, 1917) was a medical scientist and doctor of medicine.

AOYAMA Yoshimichi (青山幸道) - Yoshimichi AOYAMA (September 11, 1725 – December 7, 1779) was the second lord of the Miyazu Domain, Tango Province.

ARAI Hamao (新井破魔男) - Hamao ARAI (1843 - October 20, 1868), from Kai Province, was a member of the Shinsengumi.

ARAI Tadao (新井忠雄) - Tadao ARAI (March 5, 1835 - February 15, 1891) was Shoshi shirabeyaku ken kansatsu (Shinsengumi's organizational post for investigating movements of the opponents and keeping the Shinsengumi members under control) of the Shinsengumi.

ARAKI Masahane (荒木政羽) - Masahane ARAKI (1662–March 10, 1732) was hatamoto (direct retainer) of Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

ARAKI Murashige (荒木村重) - Murashige ARAKI (1535-1586) was a Japanese military commander and feudal lord during the Period of Warring States and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ARAKI Shunan (荒木舜庵) - Shunan ARAKI was a figure of the late Edo period.

ARAKIDA Samanosuke (荒木田左馬之助) - Samanosuke Arakida (1838 - November 7, 1863) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

ARATAO no Akamaro (荒田尾赤麻呂) - ARATAO no Akamaro (year of birth and death unknown) is a historical figure who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

ARICHI Shinanojo (有地品之允) - Shinanojo ARICHI (April 14, 1843 - January 17, 1919) was a Japanese naval officer and statesman.

ARIDOSHI Kango (蟻通勘吾) - Kango ARIDOSHI (1839 - June 20, 1869) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period).

ARIDOSHI Shimenoshin (蟻通七五三之進) - Shimenoshin ARIDOSHI (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi) and the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

ARIMA Mochiie (有馬持家) - Mochiie ARIMA (1396? - 1450?) was a warrior in the middle of the Muromachi period.

ARIMA Noriyori (有馬則頼) - Noriyori ARIMA (March 18, 1533 - September 13, 1602) was a Japanese military commander during the time from the Sengoku period (of Japan) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ARIMA Toyouji (有馬豊氏) - Toyouji ARIMA (May 28, 1569 - October 23, 1642) was a busho (Japanese military commander) (and daimyo [Japanese feudal lord]) from Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the early part of the Edo period.

Ario (有王) - Ario (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived in the late Heian era.

ARIWARA no Narihira (在原業平) - ARIWARA no Narihira (825 - July 13, 880) was an aristocrat who lived in the early Heian period.

ARIWARA no Yukihira (在原行平) - ARIWARA no Yukihira (818 - September 6, 893) was a Japanese poet and a court noble who lived in the Heian period.

ARIYOSHI Kumajiro (有吉熊次郎) - Kumajiro ARIYOSHI (1842-August 20, 1864) was a Japanese samurai, a patriot who belonged to Sonno-Joi-ha (supporters of the principle of advocating reverence for the Emperor and the expulsion of foreigners) from the Choshu clan.

ASAHINA Masashige (朝比奈正成) - Masashige ASAHINA (year of birth and death unknown) was a ninja.

ASAHINA Yoshihide (朝比奈義秀) - Yoshihide ASAHINA (1176 - Year of death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Kamakura period.

ASAI Chu (浅井忠) - Chu ASAI (July 22, 1856 - December 16, 1907) was a Western-style painter in the Meiji period.

ASAI Kagenaga (朝井影長) - Kagenaga ASAI (December 22, 1684 - December 15, 1768) was a bokan (residential retainer) for Sonko Hoshinno as well as one for the Monzeki (successor of a temple) of Kaju-ji Temple.

ASAI Ryoi (浅井了意) - Ryoi ASAI (1612-January 29, 1691) was a monk of the Jodo shin shu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) in the early Edo Period and was the writer of Kana zoshi (storybooks written in kana (the Japanese syllabary))

ASAJI Nose (能勢朝次) - Nose ASAJI (April 1, 1894-February 25, 1955) was a Japanese Noh researcher and expert on Japanese literature.

ASAKURA Kagefusa (朝倉景総) - Kagefusa ASAKURA (year of birth unknown - May 7, 1505) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the beginning of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States, Japan).

ASAKURA Kagefuyu (朝倉景冬) - Kagefuyu ASAKURA (birth date unknown – October 17, 1495) was a busho (Japanese military commander in the end of Muromachi Period.

ASAKURA Kagemoto (朝倉景職) - Kagemoto ASAKURA (1484 - May 14, 1535) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

ASAKURA Kagetoyo (朝倉景豊) - Kagetoyo ASAKURA (year of birth unknown - May 8, 1503) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the end of the Muromachi period.

ASAKURA Tsunekage (朝倉経景) - Tsunekage ASAKURA (1438-March 15, 1491) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Muromachi period.

ASAKURA Yoshikage (朝倉義景) - Yoshikage ASAKURA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

ASAMI Masakuni (浅見真州) - Masakuni ASAMI (June 17, 1941 -) is a Noh gakushi (Noh actor) from Tokyo, and shite-kata (main roles) of Kanze school.

ASAMI Sanetaka (阿佐美実高) - Sanetaka ASAMI (the date of birth unknown - 1241) was a samurai from Kodama party of Musashi Province from the end of Heian period to Kamakura period.

ASANO Kaoru (浅野薫) - Kaoru ASANO (year of birth unknown - 1867?) was a Shoshi shirabeyaku ken kansatsu (Shinsengumi's organizational post for investigating movements of the opponents and keeping the Shinsengumi members under control) of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

ASANO Nagamasa (浅野長政) - Nagamasa ASANO was a daimyo who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

ASANO Naganori (浅野長矩) - Naganori ASANO was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early and middle Edo period.

ASANO Yoshinaga (浅野幸長) - Yoshinaga ASANO was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period.

Ashikaga Clan (足利氏) - The Ashikaga clan was a Japanese samurai family.

ASHIKAGA Fujiuji (足利藤氏) - Fujiuji ASHIKAGA (year of birth unknown - 1566) was a person in the Sengoku period.

ASHIKAGA Ietoki (足利家時) - Ietoki ASHIKAGA was a Gokenin (shogunal retainers) of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) in the middle of the Kamakura period.

ASHIKAGA Masatomo (足利政知) - Masatomo ASHIKAGA was a member of the Ashikaga family and the first Horigoe Kubo (the Governor-general based in Horigoe, Izu Province) in the late Muromachi period.

ASHIKAGA Mitsuakira (足利満詮) - Mitsuakira ASHIKAGA (July 7, 1364 - June 27, 1418) was a military commander and gon-dainagon (Provisional Manor Councilor) who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts(Japan) and the Muromachi period.

ASHIKAGA Mitsukane (足利満兼) - Mitsukane ASHIKAGA, (1378 - September 1st, 1409) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in mid Muromachi period.

ASHIKAGA Mochiuji (足利持氏) - Mochiuji ASHIKAGA (1398-April 2, 1439), was the fourth Kamakura kubo (Governor-general of the Kanto region) from 1409 to 1439.

ASHIKAGA Motouji (足利基氏) - Motouji ASHIKAGA (April 10, 1340 - June 2, 1367) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

ASHIKAGA Naritsuna (足利成綱) - Naritsuna ASHIKAGA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a buke (military authority), samurai, and busho (Japanese military commander) during the late Heian period.

ASHIKAGA Shuko (足利周嵩) - Shuko ASHIKAGA was a priest who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

ASHIKAGA Tadafuyu (足利直冬) - Tadafuyu ASHIKAGA was a military commander during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

ASHIKAGA Tadatsuna (足利忠綱) - Tadatsuna ASHIKAGA (1164? - date of death unknown) was a military commander who lived towards the end of the Heian period.

ASHIKAGA Tadayoshi (足利直義) - Tadayoshi ASHIKAGA was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

ASHIKAGA Takauji (足利尊氏) - Takauji ASHIKAGA (1305-58) was a general from the late Kamakura period to the Northern and Southern Courts period.

ASHIKAGA Ujimitsu (足利氏満) - Ujimitsu ASHIKAGA (September 4, 1359 - December 12, 1398) was the second Kamakura kubo (Governor-general of the Kanto region) (reigning from 1367 to 1398) in the Muromachi period.

ASHIKAGA Yoshiaki (足利義昭) - Yoshiaki ASHIKAGA was the 15th Seii Taishogun of the Muromachi Shogunate, and its last Shogun (Reigned from 1568 to 1588).

ASHIKAGA Yoshiakira (足利義詮) - Yoshiakira ASHIKAGA-July 4, 1330 AD to December 28, 1367 AD-was the 2nd Seii Taishogun of the Muromachi Shogunate.

ASHIKAGA Yoshiharu (足利義晴) - Yoshiharu ASHIKAGA was the 12th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi Shogunate (shogunship from 1521 to 1546).

ASHIKAGA Yoshihide (足利義栄) - Yoshihide ASHIKAGA was the fourteenth Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") in the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) (reign in 1568).

ASHIKAGA Yoshihisa (足利義尚) - Yoshisa ASHIKAGA was the 9th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi Shogunate (reigned between 1473 - 1489).

ASHIKAGA Yoshikatsu (足利義勝) - Yoshikatsu ASHIKAGA was the seventh seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

ASHIKAGA Yoshikazu (足利義量) - Yoshikazu ASHIKAGA was the 5th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians": period of office tenure: May 7, 1423 to March 23, 1425; Japanese lunar calendar dates) of the Muromachi government.

ASHIKAGA Yoshimasa (足利義政) - Yoshimasa ASHIKAGA was the 8th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi Shogunate (reigned between 1449 - 1473).

ASHIKAGA Yoshimi (足利義視) - Yoshimi ASHIKAGA was a member of the ASHIKAGA clan from the mid- to late Muromachi period.

ASHIKAGA Yoshimitsu (足利義満) - Yoshimitsu ASHIKAGA was the 3rd Seii Taishogun of the Muromachi Shogunate and reigned from 1368 to1394.

ASHIKAGA Yoshimochi (足利義持) - Yoshimochi ASHIKAGA was the fourth shogun of Muromachi Shogunate.

ASHIKAGA Yoshinori (足利義教) - Yoshinori ASHIKAGA (July 20, 1394 - July 21, 1441) was the 6th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi shogunate (shogunship from 1428 to 1441).

ASHIKAGA Yoshitane (足利義稙) - Yoshitane (or Yoshiki) ASHIKAGA was the tenth Seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") (in office from 1490 to 1493) of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

ASHIKAGA Yoshiteru (足利義輝) - Yoshiteru ASHIKAGA was the 13th Seii Taishogunn (reigned 1546-1565) of the Muromachi Shogunate.

ASHIKAGA Yoshitsugu (足利義嗣) - Yoshitsugu ASHIKAGA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Muromachi Period.

ASHIKAGA Yoshizumi (足利義澄) - Yoshizumi ASHIKAGA is the 11th Seii Taishogun of the Muromachi Shogunate (held the position from 1493 to 1508).

ASHINA Moriakira (蘆名盛詮) - Moriakira ASHINA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Muromachi Period.

ASHINA Morihisa (蘆名盛久) - Morihisa ASHINA (year of birth unknown - 1444) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Muromachi Period.

ASHINA Morimasa (蘆名盛政) - Morimasa ASHINA (1386 - 1434) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early and mid Muromachi Period.

ASO Koretoyo (阿蘇惟豊) - Koretoyo ASO (1493 - December 5, 1559) was the eighteenth family head of the Aso clan in the Sengoku Period (the high priest of Aso-jinja shrine).

ASUKABE (飛鳥部) no Natomaro (奈止麻呂) (飛鳥部奈止麻呂) - ASUKABE no Natomaro (year of birth and death unknown) is a government official in the Nara Period.

ASUKAI Masaari (飛鳥井雅有) - Masaari ASUKAI (飛鳥井 雅有, 1241 - February 28, 1301) was a Kuge (court noble) and Kajin (waka poet) in the Kamakura period, and was the family head of the Asukai family which was ranked as the House of Urin (the fourth highest status for court nobles).

ASUKAI Masaharu (飛鳥井雅春) - Masaharu ASUKAI (November 2, 1520 – March 3, 1594) was a court noble between the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ASUKAI Masakazu (飛鳥井雅量) - Masakazu ASUKAI (year of birth and death unknown) was a court noble in Japan.

ASUKAI Masatsuna (飛鳥井雅綱) - Masatsuna ASUKAI (1489-1571) was a court noble existing from the late Muromachi Period to the Sengoku period (the period of warring states) (Japan.)

ASUKAI Masatusne (飛鳥井雅経) - Masatusne ASUKAI (1170-April 5, 1221) was a court noble and poet in the early Kamakura period.

ASUKE Shigenaga (足助重長) - Shigenaga ASUKE (year of birth unknown - 1181 ?) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of Heian period.

ASUKE Shigenori (足助重範) - Shigenori ASUKE (1292-June 4, 1332) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Kamakura period.

ATKINSON Robert William (ロバート・ウィリアム・アトキンソン) - Robert William ATKINSON was the British chemist who taught at Tokyo Kaisei School during the Meiji Period.

ATO no Akafu (安斗阿加布) - ATO no Akafu is a person who lived during Japan's Asuka period, but his birth and death dates are not known.

ATO no Chitoko (安斗智徳) - ATO no Chitoko (year of birth and death unknown) was a person of the Asuka Period in Japan.

ATO no Otari (安都雄足) - ATO no Otari (date of birth and death unknown) was a government official (lower or middle ranked) in the Nara period.

ATSUJI Sadayuki (阿閉貞征) - Sadayuki ATSUJI (1528 - July 7, 1582) was a Japanese military commander and vassal of the Asai and the Oda clans during the Sengoku Period.

Atsushi Watanabe (an expert swordsman) (渡辺篤 (剣客)) - Atsushi Watanabe (1843-1915) was an expert swordsman who was born in Kyoto and in charge of Kimoiri (director) of Kyoto mimawarigumi (a group that guarded Kyoto of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

AU no Shima (逢志摩) - AU no Shima (date of birth and death unknown) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

Awa no Tsubone (阿波局) - Awa no Tsubone

Awa no tsubone (a daughter of Tokimasa HOJO) (阿波局 (北条時政の娘)) - Awa no tsubone (Date of birth unknown - December 20, 1227) was a woman in a samurai family in the early Kamakura Period.

AWATA no Mahito (粟田真人) - AWATA no Mahito (year of birth unknown - February 28, 719) is a court noble from the latter half of the Asuka period through until the Nara period.

AWATAGUCHI Hisakuni (粟田口久国) - Hisakuni AWATAGUCHI (dates of birth and death unknown) was a sword craftsman in Kamakura period.

AWATAGUCHI Tadayoshi (粟田口忠良) - Born in 1164, and died June 23, 1225, Tadayoshi AWATAGUCHI was a top Court official living from the last days of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

AWATAGUCHI Yoshimitsu (粟田口吉光) - Yoshimitsu AWATAGUCHI (around 13th century) was a sword craftsman in the middle of Kamakura period.

AWAYA Kikuo (粟谷菊生) - Kikuo AWAYA (October 31, 1922 - October 11, 2006) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (the principal roles) of Kita-ryu school.

AYA Ichiro (漢一郎) - Ichiro AYA (1838 - Oct 6, 1868) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) form Osaka, Settsu Province.

AYUKAWA Yoshisuke (鮎川義介) - Yoshisuke AYUKAWA (November 6, 1880 to February 13, 1967) was a Japanese entrepreneur and statesman.

AZAI Hisamasa (浅井久政) - Hisamasa AZAI was a Japanese military commander called busho during the Sengoku period (the Warring States period).

AZAI Kokkan (浅井国幹) - Kokkan AZAI (1848-1903) was a Japanese doctor in the Meiji period who engaged in the Kampo (traditional Chinese medicine practiced in Japan) Revival Movement.

AZAI Nagamasa (浅井長政) - Nagamasa AZAI (浅井 長政, formerly written as 淺井 長政) was a busho (Japanese military commander during the Sengoku Period [period of warring states] in Japan, at the end of the Muromachi Period) and warring lord in Omi Province.

AZUMI no Hirafu (安曇比羅夫) - AZUMI no Hirafu (year of birth unknown - 663) was a diplomat and busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid seventh century.

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BAN Kokei (伴蒿蹊) - Kokei BAN (November 7, 1733-September 7, 1806) was kajin (a waka poet) and a writer in the latter part of the Edo period.

BAN Naomasa (塙直政) - Naomasa BAN (year of birth unknown - June 9, 1576) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi Momoyama period.

BAN Nobutomo (伴信友) - Nobutomo BAN (March 17, 1773-December 2, 1846) was a scholar of Japanese classical culture in the Edo period.

BANDO Kamesaburo (坂東亀三郎) - "Kamesaburo BANDO" is a name which has been used by several Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

BANDO Minosuke (坂東蓑助) - "Minosuke BANDO" is a professional name used by Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

BANDO Mitsugoro (坂東三津五郎) - Mitsugoro BANDO is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

BANDO Shigaji (坂東志賀次) - Shigaji BANDO is the myoseki (family name) of Shigaji Sect, Bando school, one of the five major schools in Nihon Buyo (Classical Japanese Dance).

BANDO Shinsui (坂東薪水) - Shinsui BANDO was a name used by Kabuki actors.

BANDO Tsumasaburo (阪東妻三郎) - Tsumasaburo BANDO (December 14, 1901 - July 7, 1953) was a Japanese actor.

BANDO Tsurunosuke (坂東鶴之助) - "Tsurunosuke BANDO" is a name which has been used by several Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

Ben no Naishi (a maid of honor to the Empress) (弁内侍) - Ben no Naishi (dates of birth and death unknown) was a female waka poet of Kamakura period.

Bernard Thadee Petitjean (ベルナール・プティジャン) - Bernard Thadee Petitjean (born June 14,1829; died October 7, 1884) was a Roman Catholic priest from France.

BESSHO Yoshiharu (別所吉治) - Yoshiharu BESSHO (1579 - August 25, 1654) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the Edo period.

Bogo JANG/CHANG (張保皐) (張保皐) - Bogo JANG (790 - 846?) was a Korean who established power across the sea in Silla (ancient Korean kingdom), Tang (Chinese Dynasty) and Japan during the TongilSilla (United Silla) period.

BOJO Toshikatsu (坊城俊克) - Toshikatsu BOJO (October 7, 1802 - September 9, 1865) was a court noble in the end of the Edo period.

BOJO Toshimasa (坊城俊昌) - Toshimasa BOJO (1582 - September 15, 1609) was a court noble who lived in the era from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

BOJO Toshimata (坊城俊完) - Toshimata BOJO (Dec. 23, 1609 – Feb. 20, 1662) was a court noble in the Edo Period.

BOJO Toshisada (坊城俊定) - Toshisada BOJO (1251 or 1252 - December 25, 1310) was a court noble in the Kamakura period.

BOKUHANSAI Ryochin (卜半斎了珍) - Ryochin BOKUHANSAI (1526 - November 29, 1602) was a jito (manager and lord of manor) of Kaizukaterauchi-cho Town, Izumi Province.

BOMON Kiyotada (坊門清忠) - Kiyotada BOMON (date of birth unknown - April 11, 1338) was a court noble who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

BOMON Nobukiyo (坊門信清) - Nobukiyo BOMON (1159 - April 9, 1216) was a court noble during the Kamakura period.

BOMON Tadakiyo (坊門忠清) - Tadakiyo BOMON was a kuge (a court noble) in the early Kamakura period.

Bomon-hime (a wife of Yoshiyasu ICHIJO) (坊門姫 (一条能保室)) - Bomon-hime (1154 or 1145 - May 25, 1190) was a woman in the era from around the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Bontoan (梵灯庵) - Bontoan (1349-1417 (years are undetermined)) was a renga (poem composed of lines linked in idea written by two or more persons) poet from the Northern and Southern Courts period to the mid Muromachi period.

Buyeo Pung (扶余豊璋) - Buyeo Pung (years of birth and death unknown) was the prince of the last King Uija of Paekche (reign AD 641 to AD 660).

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Charles de Montblanc (シャルル・ド・モンブラン) - Count Charles Ferdinand Camille Ghislain Descantons de Montblanc (May 11, 1833 - January 22, 1894), the Baron of Ingelmunster, was a French/Belgium peer, businessman, diplomat and oyatoi gaikokujin (a foreign advisor with specialized knowledge hired by the Japanese government at the end of the Edo period to the Meiji era to assist in the modernization of Japan).

CHAYA Shirojiro (茶屋四郎次郎) - Shirojiro CHAYA was a wealthy merchant in Kyoto from the Shokuho era (Oda-Toyotomi era) to the early Edo period.

CHIBA Hidetane (千葉秀胤) - Hidetane CHIBA was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) who lived during the early Kamakura period.

CHIBA Jutaro (千葉重太郎) - Jutaro CHIBA (1824-May 7, 1885) was a swordsman of the Hokushin Itto-ryu Style in the Edo Period.

CHIBA Mitsutane (千葉満胤) - Mitsutane CHIBA (1359 - 1426 July 12) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) to the early Muromachi period.

CHIBA Munetane (千葉宗胤) - Munetane CHIBA (1265 – February 12, 1294) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the middle Kamakura period.

CHIBA Noritane (千葉孝胤) - Noritane CHIBA (1459? - September 29, 1521) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the middle of the Muromachi period through the beginning of the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

CHIBA Tanetsuna (千葉胤綱) - Tanetsuna CHIBA (November 14, 1208 – July 1, 1228) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Kamakura period.

CHIBA Tokitane (千葉時胤) - Tokitane CHIBA (September 2, 1218 - October 23, 1241) was a warrior in early Kamakura period.

CHIBA Tsunehide (千葉常秀) - Tsunehide CHIBA (the year of his birth and dead unknown) was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) during the early Kamakura period.

CHIBA Ujitane (千葉氏胤) - Ujitane CHIBA (1337 June 10 - 1365 September 28) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

CHIBA Yoritane (千葉頼胤) - Yoritane CHIBA (December 16, 1239 – September 7, 1275) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Kamakura period.

CHIGUSA Arikore (千種有維) - Arikore CHIGUSA (October 29, 1638 - January 5, 1693) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the early Edo period.

CHIGUSA Arinori (千種有敬) - Arinori CHIGUSA (October 15, 1687 - May 18, 1738) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

CHIGUSA Ariyoshi (千種有能) - Ariyoshi CHIGUSA (1615 - April 12, 1687) was a court noble of the early Edo period.

CHIGUSA Tadaaki (千種忠顕) - Tadaaki CHIGUSA (Date of birth unknown - July 21, 1336) was a kuge (court noble) and busho (Japanese military commander) during the Kamakura period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

Chiho (智鳳) - Chiho (aka Jibong in Korean; years of birth and death unknown) was a priest from ancient Korean Shilla, who lived in the Nara period.

CHIISAKOBE no Sahichi (小子部さひち) - CHIISAKOBE no Sahichi (year of birth unknown - July or August, 672) was active in the Asuka period of Japan.

CHIJIWA Miguel (千々石ミゲル) - Miguel CHIJIWA (1569 - January 23, 1633?) was a Christian who was one of the senior envoy of Tensho Keno Shonen Shisetsu (the Tensho Boy Mission to Europe) who lived during the Azuchi Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

CHIKAMATSU Yukishige (近松行重) - Yukishige CHIKAMATSU (1669 - March 20, 1703) was one of the forty-seven samurai of Ako Roshi (lordless samurai of Ako domain).

Chiko (智光) - Chiko (circa 709 - circa 780) was a Buddhist priest of the Sanron Sect (Madhyamika school founded originally by Nagarjuna, which was brought in from China in 625 by Ekwan and was headquartered in Horyu-ji Temple in Nara, the sect belonging to the Provisional Mahayana school), who lived in the Nara period.

Chikurinin (person) (竹林院 (人物)) - Chikurinin (year of birth unknown - June 27, 1649) was a woman who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

Chiran (智鸞) - Chiran (aka Jiran in Korean; years of birth and death unknown) was a priest of Hosso sect of Buddhism (Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect or Dharma-character school), who lived in the Nara period.

Chisokuin Sosho (知足院宗省) - Chisokuin Sosho (year of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Chison (智尊) - Chison (year of birth unknown-August 23, 672) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

Chitoku Hoshi (智徳法師) - Chitoku hoshi (the Buddhist priest Chitoku) was Onmyoji (a Yin yang master) around the reign of Emperor Ichijo in the Heian period.

Chitsu (智通) - Chitsu (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest of Hosso sect of Buddhism (Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect or Dharma-character school), who lived in the Asuka period.

Chiun (智蘊) - Chiun (date of birth unknown - June 22, 1448) was a renga poet in the middle of Muromachi era.

Chiyu (智雄) - Chiyu (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest of Hosso sect of Buddhism (Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect or Dharma-character school), who lived in the Nara period.

CHO Tosai (趙陶斎) - Tosai CHO (1713 - May 17, 1786) was a calligrapher during the mid Edo period.

CHO Tsurahide (長連豪) - Tsurahide CHO (1856 - July 27, 1878) was a fuhei shizoku (former samurai with gripes) in the early Meiji period.

Chojiro (長次郎) - Chojiro (unknown-1589) was a leading ceramist during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

CHOSOKABE Morichika (長宗我部盛親) - Morichika CHOSOKABE was a daimyo and busho (Japanese military commander) in Tosa Province who lived from the Azuchi Momoyama Period to the beginning of the Edo Period.

CHOSOKABE Moritane (長宗我部盛胤) - Moritane CHOSOKABE (year of birth unknown - June 4, 1615) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period through to the early Edo period.

Chubei ITO (the first) (伊藤忠兵衛 (初代)) - Chubei ITO (August 7, 1842 - July 8, 1903) was a Japanese merchant and businessman.

Chujin (忠尋) - Chujin (1065 - November 25, 1138) was a Buddhist monk of Tendai Sect in the late Heian period.

CHUJO Akihide (中条詮秀) - Akihide CHUJO (1348 – November 29, 1432) was a busho (military commander) who lived during the early Muromachi period.

Chujo Hime (Princess Chujo) (中将姫) - Chujo Hime (September 30, 747 - April 22, 775) is a character of a Japanese legend, who has been told to have been a daughter of Udaijin (minister of the right) FUJIWARA no Toyonari.

Chukichi the first (初代忠吉) - Chukichi the first was a swordsmith of Hizen Shinto (modern sword).

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DAIDOJI Yuzan (大道寺友山) - Yuzan DAIDOJI (1639 - 1730) was a samurai and a tactician in the Edo period.

DAIGO Fuyuhiro (醍醐冬熙) - Fuyuhiro DAIGO (June 12, 1679-November 1, 1756) was a high-rank Court noble in the middle of the Edo period.

DAIGO Fuyumoto (醍醐冬基) - Fuyumoto DAIGO (August 2, 1648-August 30, 1697) was a high-rank Court noble in the early Edo period.

DAIGO Fuyuyoshi (醍醐冬香) - Fuyuyoshi DAIGO (January 7, 1752 - March 16, 1772) was a Kugyo (a Court noble) during the middle of the Edo period.

DAIGO Kanezumi (醍醐兼純) - Kanezumi DAIGO (November 18, 1747 - May 27, 1758) was a Kugyo (a Court noble) during the middle of the Edo period.

DAIGO Tadaosa (醍醐忠順) - Tadaosa DAIGO (April 9, 1830 - July 4, 1900) was a Kogyo (a Court noble) and a retainer of the Imperial Court during the end of the Edo period.

DAIGO Tadataru (醍醐忠善) - Tadataru DAIGO (1819 - 1820) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the latter half of Edo period.

DAIGO Teruhiro (醍醐輝弘) - Teruhiro DAIGO (May 29, 1791-October 4, 1859) was a Kugyo (a Court noble) and a retainer of the Imperial Court during the late Edo period.

DAIGO Teruhisa (醍醐輝久) - Teruhisa DAIGO (July 25, 1760 - September 2, 1801) was a Kugyo (a Court noble) and a retainer of the Imperial Court from the middle to the end of the Edo period.

DAIGO Tsunetane (醍醐経胤) - Tsunetane DAIGO (August 21, 1717-February 13, 1781) was a high-rank Court noble in the middle of the Edo period.

Daiki (大幾) - Daiki lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and Azuchi-Momoyama period.

DAIMATSU Keisai (大松系斎) - Keisai DAIMATSU (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

DAIRIN Soto (大林宗套) - Soto DAIRIN (1480-1568) was a Japanese Zen monk and a master of the tea ceremony.

Daisuke ITO (a film director) (伊藤大輔 (映画監督)) - Daisuke ITO (October 12, 1898-July 19, 1981) was a film director and playwright in the Taisho and Showa periods.

Damjing (曇徴) - Damjing (date of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest who came from Goguryeo (kingdom of Korea) in 7th century.

Danjuro ICHIKAWA (the ninth) (市川團十郎 (9代目)) - Danjuro ICHIKAWA (the ninth) (Danjuro "團十郞 [old letter shape], 団十郎 [new letter shape])," (November 29, 1838 - September 13, 1930) was a great kabuki actor in the Meiji period.

Danzaemon (弾左衛門) - Danzaemon was the chieftain of the eta (an outcaste class in feudal Japan, people whose occupation considered unclean in Buddhism, such as skinning of animals and the tanning of hides) and the hinin (literally, nonperson; actors, beggars and other categories of the population of feudal Japan regarded along with the eta caste as socially inferior), both of which were collectively called 'hisabetsumin' (literally, discriminated people) in the Edo period.

DATE Kuninao (伊達邦直) - Kuninao DATE (November 2, 1835 - January 12, 1891) was a head of the Iwadeyama Date family, Sendai Domain Sept in the end of Edo Period, who devoted himself to development of Hokkaido after Meiji Restoration and laid the foundation of Tobetsu-cho.

DATE Kunishige (伊達邦成) - Kunishige DATE (December 10, 1841 - November 29, 1904) was a peerage in Japan.

DATE Masamune (伊達政宗) - Masamune DATE (September 5, 1567 - June 27, 1636) was a feudal warlord who lived during the Sengoku period.

DATE Muneatsu (伊達宗敦) - Muneatsu DATE (June 20, 1852 – January 6, 1907) was the governor of the Sendai Domain (although Munemoto DATE, the 30th head of the Date clan and the 14th lord of the Sendai Domain, still remained the head of the Date clan when Muneatsu was in office), a legitimate child (disinherited later) of the 13th lord of the Sendai Domain, Yoshikuni DATE, and a baron.

DATE Munetaka (伊達宗高) - Munetaka DATE (1607 - October 7, 1626) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Edo period.

DATE Yoshimura (伊達吉村) - Yoshimura DATE (July 23, 1680-February 8, 1752) was the fifth feudal lord of the Sendai Domain in Mutsu Province, and 21st family head of the Date clan.

Daughter of FUJIWARA no Toshinari (藤原俊成女) - Daughter of FUJIWARA no Toshinari (Shunzei)

DEME Yoshimitsu Zekan (出目是閑吉満) - Yoshimitsu Zekan DEME (1526? - 1616) was a Noh-men uchi (a person who makes Noh masks) from the Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

Dochu (道忠) - Dochu was a Buddhist monk of Ritsu sect from the late Nara period to the early Heian period.

DODO Tsunaie (百々綱家) - Tsunaie DODO (c. 1548 - 1609) was a military commander in the period ranging from the period of warring states to the Edo period.

DOI Sanehira (土肥実平) - Sanehira DOI (DOHI) was a busho (military commander) from the late Heian to the early Kamakura period.

DOI Torakazu (土井虎賀寿) - Torakazu DOI (February 19, 1902 - March 10, 1971) was a philosopher and literatus.

DOI Toshiatsu (土井利厚) - Toshiatsu DOI (1759-August 10, 1822) was daimyo (a Japanese territorial lord) and a politician in the late Edo period.

Doji (道慈) - Doji (year of birth unknown - November 14, 744) was a priest of the Sanron sect (Madhyamika school founded originally by Nagarjuna, which was brought in from China in 625 by Ekwan and was headquartered in Horyu-ji Temple in Nara, the sect belonging to the Provisional Mahayana school), who lived in the Nara period.

Dojo (priest) (道場 (僧侶)) - Dojo (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest in the Asuka period.

DOKAKU Ryoo (了翁道覚) - Ryoo DOKAKU was a monk of the Obaku sect of Buddhism (he was born on April 29, 1630 and died on June 21, 1707) and a contributor to several social programs during the early phase of the Edo period, such as education and culture, social welfare, and public utilities.

Dokyo (道鏡) - Dokyo (circa 700 - May 13, 772) was a Buddhist monk of the Hossoshu sect of Buddhism (Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect), who lived in the Nara Period.

Doma hoshi (道摩法師) - Doma hoshi was a great magician who lived during the Heian period, in the reign of the Emperor Ichijo.

DOMOTO Insho (堂本印象) - Insho DOMOTO (December 25, 1891 - September 5, 1975) was a Japanese-style painting artist.

Donryu (呑竜) - Donryu (June 2, 1556 - September 3, 1623) was a monk of the Jodo (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism during the Warring States period through to the early Edo period.

Dosen (道セン) - Dosen (702 - May 7, 760) was a Buddhist monk who lived during the Tang Dynasty in China.

Dutch scholar (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) (蘭学者) - A Dutch scholar (Rangakusha) was a person who pursued and researched Western sciences by means of the Dutch language.

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EBARA Soroku (江原素六) - Soroku Ebara (born March 10, 1842; died May 19, 1922) was a former retainer of the shogun who subsequently became a Japanese statesman and educator, as well as a Christian.

Ebizo ICHIKAWA (the 8th succession) (市川海老蔵 (8代目)) - Ebizo ICHIKAWA the 8th (1845 - November 12, 1886) was a Kabuki actor, who actively played various roles from the end of Edo Period to the early Meiji Period.

EGI Kinkin (江木欣々) - Kinkin EGI (January 30, 1877 - February 20, 1930) was a wife of Makoto (his name can also be pronounced Chu) EGI who was a law scholar in the Meiji period.

Ehihime (永姫) - Eihime (- March 24, 1623) was the fourth daughter of Nobunaga ODA.

Eiji (恵慈) - Eiji (year of birth unknown - March 31, 623) was a Korean priest who came across the sea from Goguryeo to Japan in the Asuka period.

Eikoin (永光院) - Eikoin (1624 - November 20, 1711) was a woman in the Edo period who was a concubine of Iemitsu TOKUGAWA, the third seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

Eiku (叡空) - Eiku (year of his birth is unclear - 1179) was a Buddhist monk of the Tendai Sect in the late Heian period.

EIRAKU Hozen (永樂保全) - Hozen EIRAKU (1795-September 16, 1854) was a ceramic artist of kyo-yaki (Kyoto style ceramic art) who was active during the nineteenth century.

Eisai (栄西) - Minnan Eisai (also pronounced Yosai) was also called Yojobo, and his shi (a posthumous name) was Senkokokushi.

Eishoin (英勝院) - Eishoin (December 17, 1578 - September 17, 1642) was Ieyasu TOKUGAWA's concubine.

Eishun (英俊) - Eishun (1518 – 1596) was a Buddhist monk who lived during the Sengoku Period (period of warring states).

Ekan (慧灌) - Ekan (date of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest who came to Japan from Goguryeo in the Nara period.

EMA Ransai (江馬蘭斎) - Ransai EMA (1747 to August 27, 1838) was a scholar and a doctor who studied Western sciences and medicine by means of the Dutch language in Japan.

Emperor Taiho (大宝天皇) - The Emperor Taiho (-, reign -) was a person whom Yoshimasa MIURA, who called himself Nancho seito (Legitimate Succession of the Southern Court), insisted was his ancestor.

Empress Dowager Eisho (英照皇太后) - Empress Dowager Eisho (maiden name: Asako KUJO, December 23, 1833 - January 11, 1897) was Emperor Komei's Nyogo (consort) and Emperor Meiji's mother.

EMURA Sensai (江村専斎) - Sensai EMURA (1565 - November 13, 1664) was a Confucian doctor in the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

EN no Ozuno (役小角) - EN no Ozuno (also known as En no Ozunu or En no Otsuno, 634 - 706 according to legend) is a holy man from the Asuka period to Nara period.

ENDO Joan (遠藤丈庵) - Joan ENDO (1836 - the year of death unknown) was a soldier of the Mibu-Roshigumi.

ENDO Kinsuke (遠藤謹助) - Kinsuke ENDO, Male, (February 15, 1836 - 1893), a bureaucrat, one of 5 great persons from Choshu domain in Meiji Period

Enen (延円) - Enen (date of birth unknown - 1040) was a Buddhist monk cum painter in the mid-Heian period.

Enkei (Priest) (延慶 (僧)) - Enkei (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest in the Nara period.

Enku (in the Heian period) (円空 (平安時代)) - Enku (960-September 7, 1039) was a monk in the Heian period, who appears in "Shui Ojo-den" written by MIYOSHI no Tameyasu.

Ennin (円仁) - Ennin (794-February 24, 864) was the 3rd head priest of the Tendai Sect.

ENOI no Okimi (朴井雄君) - ENOI no Okimi (year of birth unknown - June 676) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

ENOMOTO Takeaki (榎本武揚) - Takeaki ENOMOTO (December 5, 1936 [August 25, 1936 according to the old calender] – December 26, 1908) was a samurai, shogun's retainer and statesman during the end of Edo period and Meiji period.

ENOMOTO Torahiko (榎本虎彦) - Torahiko ENOMOTO (February 24, 1866 - November 16, 1916) was a Kyogen (farce played during a Noh cycle) and Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) writer, who lived during the Meiji and Taisho Periods.

Ensho (延性) - Ensho (859-December 6, 929) is a Buddhist monk of the Shingon-shu sect during the mid-Heian period.

ENYA Takasada (塩冶高貞) - Takasada ENYA (Birth unknown-April 27, 1341) was the busho (Japanese military commander) who lived between the end of Kamakura to the Nanbokucho periods (the period of the Northern and Southern Courts) (Japan).

Enyuin (円融院) - Enyuin (1549 - year of death unknown) was the mother of Tojumaru MIURA and Hideie UKITA.

ERI Sayoko (江里佐代子) - Sayoko ERI (July 19, 1945 - October 3, 2007) was a Japanese craftsman of cut gold leaf.

Eshinni (恵信尼) - Eshinni (1182 - 1268?) was a woman in the Kamakura period and was a wife of Shinran, the founder of Jodo Shinshu (the True Pure Land Sect of Buddhism).

Eso (慧聡) - Eso (date of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest who came from Baekje in the Aska period.

ETO Shinpei (江藤新平) - Shinpei ETO (March 18, 1934 - April 13, 1874) was a Japanese samurai (Saga Domain) and politician.

Ezen-ni (恵善尼) - Ezen-ni (year of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist nun who lived in the late 6th century.

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Fuichi/Shinichi Honjo (本庄晋一) - Fuichi or Shinichi HONJO (1798 - November 22, 1846) was a rangakui (a doctor who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) and literate who opened a medical practice in 本庄宿 (current Honjo City in Saitama Prefecture) in the late Edo period.

FUJIARA no Norinaga (藤原教長) - FUJIARA no Norinaga (1109 - 1180) was a noble who lived during the late Heian period.

FUJII Naoaki (藤井直明) - Naoaki FUJII (1720 - September 14, 1767) was an imperialist, who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

FUJIKAKE Nagakatsu (藤掛永勝) - Nagakatsu FUJIKAKE (1557 - July 7, 1617) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Azuchi Momoyama period and the early Edo period.

FUJIMA Kanbe (藤間勘兵衛) - Kanbe FUJIMA is the myoseki (family name) of Kanbe line, Fujima school.

FUJIMA Kanemon (藤間勘右衛門) - Kanemon FUJIMA was the hereditary family name of the head family of the Kanemon Sect of the Fujima school.

FUJIMA Kanjuro (藤間勘十郎) - Kanjuro FUJIMA is the professional name used by the head of the Fujima school and the Kanjuro line of performance.

FUJIMAKI Yoshio (藤牧義夫) - Yoshio FUJIMAKI (January 19, 1911 - disappeared on September 2, 1935) was a woodblock artist came from Tatebayashi City in Gunma Prefecture.

FUJIMOTO Tesseki (藤本鉄石) - Tesseki FUJIMOTO (April 14, 1816 - November 6, 1863) was a patriot in the end of Edo Period.

FUJIMURA Yoken (藤村庸軒) - Yoken FUJIMURA (1613 - 1699) was a master of tea ceremony in Japan.

FUJISAKI Hachiro (藤崎八郎) - Hachiro FUJISAKI (1843 - July 8, 1864) was a warrior of Tosa clan.

FUJISAKI Kichigoro (藤崎吉五郎) - Kichigoro FUJISAKI (date of birth unknown - October 20, 1866) was a warrior of Tosa clan at the end of Edo period.

FUJITA Daigoro (藤田大五郎) - Daigoro FUJITA (November 30, 1915 - November 15, 2008) was Nohgakushi (Noh actor) (Isso-ryu School Fuekata [a role who plays the flute]), the member of the Japan Art Academy, and Living National Treasure.

FUJITA Denzaburo (藤田伝三郎) - Denzaburo FUJITA (August 2, 1841 - March 30, 1912) was a business heavyweight in the Kansai area during the Meiji Period and founder of the Fujita Zaibatsu (conglomerate).

FUJITA Nobuyoshi (藤田信吉) - Nobuyoshi FUJITA (1559 - August, 26, 1616) was a military commander from the period of warring states to the first half of the Edo period.

FUJITANI Nariakira (富士谷成章) - Nariakira FUJITANI (1738 - November 9, 1779) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature in the mid Edo period.

FUJITANI Tamekata (藤谷為賢) - Tamekata FUJITANI (September 8, 1593 - September 2, 1653) was Kuge (court noble) of the early Edo period.

Fujiwara clan (藤原氏) - The Fujiwara were a noble clan that existed in Japan from the ancient period until the early modern period.

FUJIWARA Kanenaga (藤原兼長) - Kanenaga FUJIWARA (1138 - 1158) is a court politician during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Akihira (藤原明衡) - FUJIWARA no Akihira (c.989-November 8, 1066) was a Confucian scholar and a man of literature in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Akimitsu (藤原顕光) - FUJIWARA no Akimitsu (944-July 13, 1021) was a court noble during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Akinobu (藤原顕信) - FUJIWARA no Akinobu (994-May 14, 1027) was a noble in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Akirakeiko (Somedono no kisaki) (藤原明子 (染殿后)) - FUJIWARA no Akirakeiko (829-June 27, 900) was the daughter between FUJIWARA no Yoshifusa and his wife, MINAMOTO no Kiyohime, and nyogo (a high-ranking lady in the court (a consort of an emperor)) of the Emperor Montoku.

FUJIWARA no Akisue (藤原顕季) - FUJIWARA no Akisue (1055 - September 6, 1123) was a noble in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Akitada (藤原顕忠) - FUJIWARA no Akitada (898 - June 1, 965) was a court noble who lived in the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Akitaka (藤原顕隆) - FUJIWARA no Akitaka (1072 - 1129) was a noble who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Akitsuna (藤原顕綱) - FUJIWARA no Akitsuna (1029 - August 8, 1103) was a retainer of Imperial Court and poet who lived in the latter half of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Akiyori (藤原顕頼) - FUJIWARA no Akiyori (1094 - February 3, 1148) was a Kugyo (court noble), who lived in the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Anshi (藤原安子) - FUJIWARA no Anshi (Yasuiko) (927-June 16, 964) was the eldest daughter of FUJIWARA no Morosuke, who held the title of Udaijin (Minister of the Right).

FUJIWARA no Arihira (藤原在衡) - Born in 892 and passed away on November 11, 970, FUJIWARA no Arihira was Kugyo (a top Court official) in the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Arikuni (藤原有国) - FUJIWARA no Arikuni (943 - August 18, 1011) was a Court noble in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Aritoshi (藤原有年) - FUJIWARA no Aritoshi (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official (low to medium rank) who lived in the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Aritsuna (藤原有綱) - FUJIWARA no Aritsuna (date of birth unknown -1082 or 1086) was a retainer of the Imperial Court, scholar, and Chinese-style poet in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Asakari (藤原朝狩) - FUJIWARA no Asakari (year of birth unknown - October 21, 764) was a kugyo (high court noble) in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Asako (藤原朝子) - FUJIWARA no Asako (or Tomoko, year of birth unknown - February 19, 1166) was a woman in the later Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Asateru (藤原朝光) - FUJIWARA no Asateru (or Asamitsu) (951 - April 22, 995) was a court noble who lived during the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Asatsune (藤原朝経) - FUJIWARA no Asatsune (973-August 22, 1029) was Kugyo (a top Court official) in the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Atsumoto (藤原敦基) - FUJIWARA no Atsumoto (1046-1106) was a court official and a composer of Chinese poems during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Atsunobu (藤原敦信) - FUJIWARA no Atsunobu (year of birth and death unknown) was a poet in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Atsutoshi (藤原敦敏) - FUJIWARA no Atsutoshi (918-947) was a noble in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Bokushi (藤原穆子) - FUJIWARA no Bokushi (also known as Atsuko) (931 - September 6, 1016) was the legal wife of MINAMOTO no Masanobu, Sadaijin (minister of the left) during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Chifuru (藤原千古) - FUJIWARA no Chifuru (also known as Chiko, years of birth and death unknown) was a daughter of Udaijin (Minister of the Right) FUJIWARA no Sanesuke from the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Chiharu (藤原千晴) - FUJIWARA no Chiharu (year of birth and death unknown) was a military aristocrat during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Chikamichi (藤原親通) - FUJIWARA no Chikamichi (year of birth and death unknown) was a court noble during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Chikamori (藤原親盛 (左衛門尉)) - FUJIWARA no Chikamori (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai and poet who lived at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Chikanari (藤原愛発) - FUJIWARA no Chikanari (or Chikanori, Yoshichika, Yochiakira, Arachi) (788-Octover 16, 843) was a politician in the Imperial court at the beginning of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Chikataka (藤原親孝) - FUJIWARA no Chikataka (year of birth and death unknown) was a nobleman who live around the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Choshi (藤原超子) - FUJIWARA no Choshi (Toko) (around 954-March 1, 982) was the eldest daughter of FUJIWARA no Kaneie.

FUJIWARA no Edayoshi (藤原枝良) - FUJIWARA no Edayoshi (845 - June 24, 917) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the first half of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Fuhito (藤原不比等) - FUJIWARA no Fuhito (659 - September 13, 720) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived from the Asuka Period through the early Nara Period.

FUJIWARA no Fusasaki (藤原房前) - FUJIWARA no Fusasaki (681 – May 25, 737) was an aristocrat who lived between the Asuka period and the early Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Fuyuo (藤原冬緒) - FUJIWARA no Fuyuo (808 ~ May 25, 890 (lunar calendar date)) was a court noble of the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Fuyutsugu (藤原冬嗣) - FUJIWARA no Fuyutsugu (775 - August 30, 826) was a court noble and poet living during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Genshi (藤原原子) - FUJIWARA no Genshi (around 980? - September 12, 1002) was a wife of an Imperial Family member who lived in the middle era of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Hamanari (藤原浜成) - FUJIWARA no Hamanari (724 - March 12, 790) was nobility and a poet in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Hamao (藤原濱雄) - FUJIWARA no Hamao (year of birth not known; died on September 1, 840) was a court noble who lived in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Haruaki (藤原玄明) - FUJIWARA no Haruaki (year of birth unknown - 940) was a member of a local ruling family in the middle Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Harumochi (藤原玄茂) - FUJIWARA no Harumochi (year of birth unknown - 940) was a warrior in the middle Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Hidehira (藤原秀衡) - FUJIWARA no Hidehira was a Busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Hidesato (藤原秀郷) - FUJIWARA no Hidesato (year of birth and death unknown) was a military commander who lived in the middle of the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Hideyasu (藤原秀康) - FUJIWARA no Hideyasu (date of birth unknown - October 1221) was a samurai during the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Hidezumi (藤原秀澄) - FUJIWARA no Hidezumi (year of birth unknown - October, 1221) was a samurai in the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Hirokage (藤原弘蔭) - FUJIWARA no Hirokage (date of birth unknown - March 26, 904) was a man who lived in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Hirotsugu (藤原広嗣) - FUJIWARA no Hirotsugu (year of birth unknown - November 28, 740) was a retainer of Imperial Court in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Hirotsune (藤原弘経) - FUJIWARA no Hirotsune (838-February 18, 883) was a government official who lived during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Hoshi (藤原輔子) - FUJIWARA no Hoshi (also known as FUJIWARA no Sukeko; dates of birth and death unknown) was a court lady during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Hoshi (藤原芳子) - FUJIWARA no Hoshi (Yoshiko) (year of birth unknown - September 11, 967) was the nyogo (consort) of Emperor Murakami and the daughter of FUJIWARA no Morotada and the ninth daughter of FUJIWARA no Sadakata.

FUJIWARA no Hoshi (藤原豊子) - FUJIWARA no Hoshi (Toyoko, dates of birth and death unknown) was a court lady in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Iefusa (藤原家房) - FUJIWARA no Iefusa (1167 - August 24, 1196) was a kugyo (top court official) and a kajin poet who lived from the end of the Heian period through the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Iemasa (藤原家政) - FUJIWARA no Iemasa (1080 - May 10, 1115) was a kugyo (court noble) during the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Iemichi (藤原家通 (宮内卿)) - FUJIWARA no Iemichi (1156 - February 17, 1116) was a nobleman during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Iemichi (Gon Chunagon (a provisional vice-councilor of state)) (藤原家通 (権中納言)) - FUJIWARA no Iemichi (1143 - December 9, 1187) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Iemune (藤原家宗) - FUJIWARA no Iemune (817 - November 16, 877) was a child of FUJIWARA no Hamao from the Northern House of the Fujiwara clan.

FUJIWARA no Ienaga (藤原家長) - FUJIWARA no Ienaga (years of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial Court in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Ienari (藤原家成) - FUJIWARA no Ienari (1107 - July 11, 1154) was a court noble in the end of Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Ietada (藤原家忠) - FUJIWARA no Ietada (1062 - June 22, 1136) was a court noble who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Ietaka (Junii rank (Junior Second Rank)) (藤原家隆 (従二位)) - FUJIWARA no Ietaka (1158 - May 5, 1237) was a court noble and Kajin poet in the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Ietaka (Sakyo no daibu) (藤原家隆 (左京大夫)) - FUJIWARA no Ietaka (date of birth: unknown to December 14, 1125) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the late Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Ieyasu (藤原家保) - FUJIWARA no Ieyasu (1080 - 1136) was a Kugyo (court noble) who lived during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Ieyori (藤原家頼) - FUJIWARA no Ieyori (date of birth and death unknown) was a court noble in the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Isendo (藤原伊勢人) - FUJIWARA no Isendo (it is not known when he was born and when he died) was a court official who lived towards the end of the Nara period to the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Ishi (藤原伊子) - FUJIWARA no Ishi (years of birth and death unknown) was a woman at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Junshi (藤原遵子) - FUJIWARA no Junshi (or Nobuko) (957 - June 27, 1017), who lived in the mid-Heian period, was the first daughter of Kanpaku (chief advisor to the Emperor) FUJIWARA no Yoritada.

FUJIWARA no Kadonomaro (藤原葛野麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Kadonomaro (755 - December 11, 818) was a court noble from the Nara period to the former half of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kaedemaro (藤原楓麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Kaedemaro (723 – July 7, 776) was a bureaucracy in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Kagetsune (藤原景経) - FUJIWARA no Kagetsune (year of birth unknown - 1185) was a samurai in the end of Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Kaishi (藤原懐子) - FUJIWARA no Kaishi (or Chikako) (945 - May 16, 975) was the first daughter of Regent FUJIWARA no Koretada from the Northern House of the Fujiwara Clan in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kamatari (藤原鎌足) - FUJIWARA no Kamatari (614 - November 17, 669) was a statesman who lived in the Asuka period and the earliest ancestor of the Fujiwara clan.

FUJIWARA no Kanefusa (藤原兼房 (太政大臣)) - FUJIWARA no Kanefusa (1153 - april 6, 1217) was a court noble, who lived from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Kanefusa (Chugu no suke, Assistant Master of the Consort's Household) (藤原兼房 (中宮亮)) - FUJIWARA no Kanefusa (1001 - July 1, 1069) was a court noble statesman of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kanehira (藤原兼平) - FUJIWARA no Kanehira

FUJIWARA no Kaneie (藤原兼家) - FUJIWARA no Kaneie (born in 929, birth date unknown - July 31, 990) was a kugyo (Court noble) who lived in the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Kanemasa (藤原兼雅) - FUJIWARA no Kanemasa (1148-September 5, 1200) was a kugyo (top court official) from the end of the Heian period to the early days of the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Kanemichi (藤原兼通) - FUJIWARA no Kanemichi (925-December 25, 977) was a high court official during the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kanemitsu (藤原兼光) - FUJIWARA no Kanemitsu (1146 - May 29, 1196) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kanetaka (藤原兼隆) - FUJIWARA no Kanetaka (985–1053) was Kugyo (a Court noble) during the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Kanetsune (藤原兼経) - FUJIWARA no Kanetsune (1000-June 17, 1043) was a Court noble in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kanshi (藤原寛子) - FUJIWARA no Kanshi (Hiroko)

FUJIWARA no Keishi (藤原経子) - FUJIWARA no Keishi (also known as FUJIWARA no Tsuneko)

FUJIWARA no Keishi (a daughter of FUJIWARA no Tsunehira) (藤原経子 (藤原経平の女)) - FUJIWARA no Keishi (also Tsuneko, year of birth and death unknown) was a court lady during the latter half of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Keishi (fourth daughter of FUJIWARA no Ienari) (藤原経子 (藤原家成の四女)) - FUJIWARA no Keishi (also Tsuneko, year of birth and death unknown) was a court lady during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kenshi (藤原賢子) - FUJIWARA no Kenshi (Kataiko) (1057 - October 30, 1084) was the Chugu (Empress) of the seventy-second Emperor Shirakawa.

FUJIWARA no Kenshi (藤原妍子) - FUJIWARA no Kenshi (Kiyoko) (April 994-October 22, 1027) was the second daughter to FUJIWARA no Michinaga, who had the title of Sessho (Regent).

FUJIWARA no Kinmichi (藤原公通) - FUJIWARA no Kinmichi (1117-October 24 or May 29, 1173) was Kugyo (court noble) during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kinnari (藤原公成) - FUJIWARA no Kinnari (999 - August 1, 1043) was a court noble in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kinnori (藤原公則) - FUJIWARA no Kinnori (year of birth and death unknown) was a court noble during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kinsue (藤原公季) - FUJIWARA no Kinsue (born in 956, birth date unknown - December 1, 1029) was a Kugyo (Court noble) who lived during the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Kiyofusa (藤原清房) - FUJIWARA no Kiyofusa (year of birth and death unknown) was kuge (court noble) and retainer of the Imperial Court who lived from the end of the Heian Period to the early Kamakura Period.

FUJIWARA no Kiyohira (藤原清衡) - FUJIWARA no Kiyohira was a warlord in the late Heian period and the founder of the Oshu-Fujiwara clan.

FUJIWARA no Kiyokado (藤原清廉) - FUJIWARA no Kiyokado (year of birth and death unknown) was a lower-ranking government official during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kiyokawa (藤原清河) - FUJIWARA no Kiyokawa (706 - 778) was one of the nobility during the Nara Period.

FUJIWARA no Kiyoko (藤原聖子) - FUJIWARA no Kiyoko (1122 - January 17, 1182) was an empress at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kiyonari (藤原清成) - FUJIWARA no Kiyonari (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the nobility during the Nara Period.

FUJIWARA no Kiyotsura (藤原清貫) - FUJIWARA no Kiyotsura (867 - July 29, 930) was a noble who lived in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kogikoso (藤原小忌古曾) - FUJIWARA no Kogikoso (year of birth and death unknown), written as "藤原古木古曾" or "藤原古木古曾," was a noble female during the Heian period who was the wife of FUJIWARA no Sukemichi.

FUJIWARA no Korechika (藤原伊周) - FUJIWARA no Korechika (974 - February 14, 1010) was a court official in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Korefusa (藤原伊房) - FUJIWARA no Korefusa (1030 - October 10, 1096) was a court noble who lived from the middle to the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Korekata (藤原惟方) - FUJIWARA no Korekata (1125 - year of death unknown) was a court noble who lived toward the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Korekimi (藤原是公) - FUJIWARA no Korekimi (727 – October 12, 789) was a court noble in the late Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Koremichi (藤原伊通) - FUJIWARA no Koremichi (1093 - April 4, 1165) was a noble who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Koreshige/ Korenari (藤原惟成) - FUJIWARA no Koreshige/ Korenari (953-989) was a Court politician in the mid-Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Koretada (藤原伊尹) - FUJIWARA no Koretada (924 - December 14, 972) was a court noble who lived in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Koreyuki (藤原伊行) - FUJIWARA no Koreyuki (1139?-1175?) was a Noshoka (calligrapher) during the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Koshi (藤原こう子) - FUJIWARA no Koshi (or Teruko) (947 - June 29, 979) was the first daughter of Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor) FUJIWARA no Kanemichi in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kunimichi (藤原邦通) - FUJIWARA no Kunimichi (dates of birth and death unknown) was a government official in the early Kamakura Period.

FUJIWARA no Kunitsuna (藤原邦綱) - FUJIWARA no Kunitsuna (1122 - April 8, 1181) was a court noble during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kurajimaro (藤原蔵下麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Kurajimaro (734 - 5 August 775) was a noble in the Nara Period.

FUJIWARA no Kuromaro (藤原黒麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Kuromaro (year of birth unknown - 810) was a retainer of the Imperial Court who lived from the end of the Nara period to the beginning of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Kusuko (藤原薬子) - FUJIWARA no Kusuko (date of birth unknown - October 17, 810) was a female court official in the early part of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Manatsu (藤原真夏) - FUJIWARA no Manatsu (774 - December 2, 830 (November 10, 830 by the old calendar)) was an aristocrat from the Nara to early Heian Periods.

FUJIWARA no Masaie (藤原正家) - FUJIWARA no Masaie (1026-November 21, 1111) was a court noble in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Masaki (藤原真先) - FUJIWARA no Masaki (year of birth unknown - October 21, 764) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Masako (藤原雅子) - FUJIWARA no Masako (dates of birth and death unknown) was a court lady in the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Masamitsu (藤原正光) - FUJIWARA no Masamitsu (956-April 7, 1013) was a court noble in the mid-Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Masanaga (藤原雅長) - FUJIWARA no Masanaga (1145 - August 28, 1196) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Masanori (藤原雅教) - FUJIWARA no Masanori (1113 - April 2, 1173) was a kugyo (court noble) during the latter part of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Masatada (藤原雅正) - FUJIWARA no Masatada (year of birth unknown - 961) was a kuge (court noble) and poet who lived in the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Masatada (藤原理忠) - In 1019, immediately after he heard that unidentified robbers attacked people of the island and violated livestock, he went there to subdue the robbers by leading soldiers from the Fushiro-jo Castle.

FUJIWARA no Matate (藤原真楯) - FUJIWARA no Matate (715 to April 29, 766) was a statesman who lived in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Mayori (藤原真従) - FUJIWARA no Mayori (year of birth and death unknown) was a noble in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Michifusa (藤原通房) - FUJIWARA no Michifusa (February 16, 1025-May 29, 1044) was a Court noble in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michikane (藤原道兼) - FUJIWARA no Michikane (961 - June 13, 995) was a court noble in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michimasa (藤原道雅) - FUJIWARA no Michimasa (992 - August 31, 1054) was a court noble and a tanka poet of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michimoto (Jiju (a chamberlain)) (藤原通基 (侍従)) - FUJIWARA no Michimoto (1021-January 13, 1041) was a Court noble in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michimoto (Okura-kyo) (藤原通基 (大蔵卿)) - FUJIWARA no Michimoto (1090 - November 29, 1148) was a nobleman during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michinaga (藤原道長) - FUJIWARA no Michinaga (966 - 1027) was a court nobility during the mid-Heian Period, Dajo-Daijin (held the position from December 4, 1017, to February 9, 1018, both in lunar calendar).

FUJIWARA no Michinori (藤原通憲) - FUJIWARA no Michinori (1106 - January 23, 1160) was a noble and scholar living at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michishige (藤原通重) - FUJIWARA no Michishige (year of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michisue (藤原通季) - FUJIWARA no Michisue (1090 - July 12, 1128) was a Kugyo (top court official) in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michitaka (藤原道隆) - FUJIWARA no Michitaka (953 - May 17, 995) was a court noble in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michitsuna (藤原道綱) - FUJIWARA no Michitsuna (955 - November 8, 1020) was a noble of the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Michiyori (藤原道頼) - FUJIWARA no Michiyori (971-July 16, 995) was a Court noble in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Mitate (藤原御楯) - FUJIWARA no Mitate (year of birth unknown and died on July 16, 764) was an aristocrat and a bureaucrat in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Mitsuie (藤原光家) - FUJIWARA no Mitsuie (1184 - date of death unknown) was a court noble and waka poet during the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Mitsuko (藤原美都子) - FUJIWARA no Mitsuko (781–October 21, 828) was a noblewoman and court lady during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Mitsuko (藤原光子) - FUJIWARA no Mitsuko (1060 - May 11, 1121) was a court lady in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Mitsunari (藤原光業) - FUJIWARA no Mitsunari was a noble in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Mitsutaka (藤原光隆) - FUJIWARA no Mitsutaka (1127-September 6, 1201) was Kugyo (the top court officials) who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Mitsuyori (藤原光頼) - FUJIWARA no Mitsuyori (1124- February 25, 1173) was a Kugyo (top court official) who lived during the latter part of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Mitsuyoshi (藤原光能) - FUJIWARA no Mitsuyoshi (1132 - March 30, 1183) was a nobleman during the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Momokawa (藤原百川) - FUJIWARA no Momokawa (732 - August 28, 779) was a statesman in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Morifusa (藤原盛房) - FUJIWARA no Morifusa (year of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial Court and a poet in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Moriko (藤原盛子) - FUJIWARA no Moriko

FUJIWARA no Morinori (藤原盛憲) - FUJIWARA no Morinori (year of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial court during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Morishige (藤原盛重) - FUJIWARA no Morishige (years of his birth and death not known) was a samurai (warrior) who lived in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Moroie (藤原師家) - FUJIWARA no Moroie (1027 - September 29, 1058) was a middle-ranking court noble in the later Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Morokane (藤原師兼) - FUJIWARA no Morokane (1048 - April 7, 1076) was a Kugyo (court noble) who lived during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Moromichi (藤原師通) - FUJIWARA no Moromichi (October 16, 1062 - July 18, 1099) was a court noble during the period of Insei (a government by a retired emperor), and was a Toshi choja (chieftain of the Fujiwara family).

FUJIWARA no Moronaga (藤原師長) - FUJIWARA no Moronaga (1138 - September 4, 1192) was the Kugyo (court noble), who had a title of Daijodaijin (Prime Minister) at the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Morosuke (藤原師輔) - FUJIWARA no Morosuke (908 - June 7, 960 (May 6, 960 by the old calendar)) was a Kugyo (Court Noble) during the mid Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Morotada (藤原師尹) - FUJIWARA no Morotada (July 24, 920 - December 1, 969) was a court noble in the middle of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Morotaka (藤原師高) - FUJIWARA no Morotaka (year of birth unknown - July 6, 1177) was a zuryo (custodial governor) who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Morouji (藤原師氏) - FUJIWARA no Morouji (around February 20, 913 - August 23, 970) was a Court noble who lived in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Moroyasu (藤原師保) - FUJIWARA no Moroyasu (year of birth and death unknown) was a person from the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Morozane (藤原師実) - FUJIWARA no Morozane (born in 1042, birth date unknown - March 21, 1101) was a Court noble during the period of cloistered rule and was also the Toshi choja (head of the Fujiwara clan).

FUJIWARA no Motoie (Mutsu no kami [the governor of Mutsu Province]) (藤原基家 (陸奥守)) - FUJIWARA no Motoie (birth year unknown - 1093) was a court noble in the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Motonaga (藤原元命) - FUJIWARA no Motonaga (藤原 元命, date of birth and death unknown) was a middle-ranking government official during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Motonari (藤原基成) - FUJIWARA no Motonari (date of birth and death unknown) was an aristocrat from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Mototada (藤原基忠) - FUJIWARA no Mototada (1056-December 18, 1098) was a court noble in the insei period (the period when the retired Emperor governed) of the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Mototsune (藤原基経) - FUJIWARA no Mototsune (born in 836 and died on February 28 in 891) was a court noble in the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Motoyori (藤原基頼) - FUJIWARA no Motoyori (1040 - 1122) was a Court noble and Samurai during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Muchimaro (藤原武智麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Muchimaro (680 - August 29, 737) was a noble and a politician from Asuka period to the early Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Muneie (藤原宗家) - FUJIWARA no Muneie (1139 - May 16, 1189) was a Kugyo (a top court official) during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Muneko (藤原領子) - FUJIWARA no Muneko (dates of birth and death unknown) was a woman during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Muneko (Ikushi) (藤原育子) - Born in 1146, and passed away on September 23, 1173, "FUJIWARA no Muneko (Ikushi)" was the empress in the last days of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Munemichi (藤原宗通) - FUJIWARA no Munemichi (1071 ~ August 17, 1120) was a government official of the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Munenari (藤原宗成) - FUJIWARA no Munenari (year of birth and death unknown) was an aristocrat who lived from the Nara to early Heian periods.

FUJIWARA no Munesuke (藤原宗輔) - FUJIWARA no Munesuke (1077 -February 22, 1162) was a noble (Juichii (Junior First Rank), Daijodaijin (Grand Minister of State)) who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Munetada (藤原致忠) - FUJIWARA no Munetada (year of birth and death unknown) was a court noble during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Muneyo (藤原棟世) - FUJIWARA no Muneyo (dates of birth and death unknown) was a court noble during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Muneyoshi (藤原宗能) - FUJIWARA no Muneyoshi (1083 ~ February 1170) was a court noble of the latter half of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nagaoka (藤原長岡) - FUJIWARA no Nagaoka (786 - 849) was a bureaucrat during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nagara (藤原長良) - FUJIWARA no Nagara (Nagayoshi) (802-August 10, 856) was a Kugyo (court noble) of the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nagasuke (藤原長輔) - FUJIWARA no Nagasuke (1104 - February 13, 1156) was a Kugyo (top court official) who lived at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nagate (藤原永手) - FUJIWARA no Nagate (714 to March 15, 771) was a politician during the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Nagazane (藤原長実) - FUJIWARA no Nagazane (1075 - September 19, 1133) was a court noble who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nakahira (藤原仲平) - FUJIWARA no Nakahira (875 - October 14, 945) was a retainer of the Imperial Court who lived in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nakakiyo (藤原中清) - FUJIWARA no Nakakiyo (year of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nakamaro (藤原仲麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Nakamaro (706 - October 21, 764) was a kugyo (a high court noble) of the Nara Period.

FUJIWARA no Nakamitsu (藤原仲光) - FUJIWARA no Nakamitsu (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai who lived during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nakanari (藤原仲成) - FUJIWARA no Nakanari (774-October 16, 810) was a Kugyo (court noble) of the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nakazane (藤原仲実) - FUJIWARA no Nakazane (date of birth unknown - February 8, 1122) was a Kugyo (top court official) who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Narichika (藤原成親) - FUJIWARA no Narichika (1138 - August 11, 1177) was a court noble at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nariie (藤原成家) - FUJIWARA no Nariie(藤原 成家, 1155 - July 12, 1220) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Nariko (藤原得子) - Fujiwara no Nariko (1117 - December 29, 1160) was a "kokubo" (an empress dowager) in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nariko (藤原成子) - FUJIWARA no Nariko (year of birth unknown - April 18, 1177) was a court lady of the Kokyu (residence of the empress) of Emperor Goshirakawa during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Narimichi (藤原成通) - FUJIWARA no Narimichi (1097 - 1162) was a court noble who lived in the latter half of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Naritaka (藤原成隆) - FUJIWARA no Naritaka (year of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial Court at the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Narito (藤原登任) - FUJIWARA no Narito (987 – date of death unknown) was a noble in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Naritoki (藤原済時) - FUJIWARA no Naritoki (941-May 30, 995) was a court noble during the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Naritsune (藤原成経) - FUJIWARA no Naritsune (birth year unknown - April 20, 1202) was a court noble during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nariyori (藤原成頼) - FUJIWARA no Nariyori (1136 - 1202) was a kugyo (top court official) living from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Nobumichi (藤原惟通) - FUJIWARA no Nobumichi (year of birth unknown - July 31, 1020) was a government official (lower or middle ranked) during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nobunaga (藤原信長) - FUJIWARA no Nobunaga (1022-October 20, 1094) was a courtier from the middle to late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nobutada (藤原陳忠) - FUJIWARA no Nobutada (year of birth and death unknown) was a middle-class noble who lived during the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nobutaka (藤原信隆) - Born in 1126, and gone on December 17, 1179, "FUJIWARA no Nobutaka" was "Kugyo" (a top Court official) in the later Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nobuyori (藤原信頼) - FUJIWARA no Nobuyori (1133 – February 13, 1160) was a lord in the latter Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Nobuzane (藤原信実) - FUJIWARA no Nobuzane(1175? to after 1266) was a court noble, a painter, and a poet from the early to middle Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Norimichi (藤原教通) - FUJIWARA no Norimichi (July 29, 996-November 6, 1075) was the Kugyo (the top court officials) of the mid-Heian period and the fifth son of FUJIWARA no Michinaga.

FUJIWARA no Norisue (藤原範季) - FUJIWARA no Norisue (1130 - 1205) was a court noble who lived from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Fujiwara no Noritada (藤原範忠) - Fujiwara no Noritada (date of birth and death unknown) was a court noble and a Shinto priest in the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Noriyoshi (藤原範能) - FUJIWARA no Noriyoshi (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official of the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Oguromaro (藤原小黒麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Oguromaro (733-July 31, 794) was a noble who lived during Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Onshi (藤原温子) - FUJIWARA no Onshi (or Yoshiko) (872 - July 20, 907) was the fifty-ninth Emperor, Uda's Nyogo (consort).

FUJIWARA no Otsu (藤原大津) - FUJIWARA no Otsu (792-November 6, 854) was a government official in the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Otsugu (藤原緒嗣) - FUJIWARA no Otsugu (774 to August 26, 843) was a politician in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sadaie (藤原定家) - FUJIWARA no Sadaie (1162 - October 3, 1241 [September 26, 1241 in the Julian calendar]) was a court noble and poet in the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Sadanobu (藤原定信) - FUJIWARA no Sadanobu (1088 - February 17, 1156) was a calligrapher during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sadayoshi (藤原定能) - FUJIWARA no Sadayoshi (1148 - September 29, 1209) was a kugyo (court noble) from the late Heian period to early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Saneie (藤原実家) - FUJIWARA no Saneie (1145 – April 26, 1193) was a court noble and poet of the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanekane (Kurodo (Chamberlain)) (藤原実兼 (蔵人)) - FUJIWARA no Sanekane (1085 - April 29, 1112) was a retainer of the Imperial Court and composer of Chinese poems near the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanekane, Taikodaigogu no suke (Assistant Master of the Grand Empress Dowager's Household) (藤原実兼 (太皇太后宮亮)) - FUJIWARA no Sanekane (year of birth unknown - October 19, 1130) was a nobleman who lived at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanemasa (藤原実政) - FUJIWARA no Sanemasa (1019 - March 23, 1093) was a nobleman during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanemune (藤原実宗) - FUJIWARA no Sanemune (1145-January 28, 1214) was Kugyo (court noble) who lived from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Sanenari (藤原実成) - FUJIWARA no Sanenari (975 - January 12, 1045) was a court noble in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanenobu (藤原誠信) - FUJIWARA no Sanenobu (964 - September 28, 1001) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Saneo (藤原真雄) - FUJIWARA no Saneo (767 - August 4, 811) was a nobleman during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Saneshige (藤原実茂) - FUJIWARA no Saneshige (years of birth and death unknown) was a noble in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanesue (藤原実季) - FUJIWARA no Sanesue (1035 - February 10, 1092) was a Kugyo (the top court official) during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanesuke (藤原実資) - FUJIWARA no Sanesuke (957 - March 4, 1046) was a high court official during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sanetsune (藤原実経) - FUJIWARA no Sanetsune (December 29, 998 - August 30, 1045) was a court noble during the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Saneyori (藤原実頼) - FUJIWARA no Saneyori (900 - June 29, 970) was a court noble in the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Senshi (藤原詮子) - FUJIWARA no Senshi (her given name can also be pronounced "Akiko") (962 - February 7, 1002) was the nyogo (a court title given to a consort of the Emperor) of the sixty-forth emperor, Emperor Enyu, in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Shigeie (藤原重家 (刑部卿)) - FUJIWARA no Shigeie (1128 - January 15, 1181) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) and kajin (waka poet) in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Shigeie (Sakone no shosho - Minor Captain of the Left Division of Inner Palace Guards) (藤原重家 (左近衛少将)) - FUJIWARA no Shigeie (977 - year of death unknown) was a courtier in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Shigemichi (藤原重通) - FUJIWARA no Shigemichi (1099 - July 6, 1161) was a Kugyo (top court official) at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Shigenori (藤原成範) - FUJIWARA no Shigenori (1135-May 3, 1187) was Kugyo (the top court officials) who lived in the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Shigetaka (藤原重隆) - FUJIWARA no Shigetaka (1076 - 1118) was a retainer of Imperial Court in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Shigezane (藤原滋実) - FUJIWARA no Shigezane (year of birth unknown - 901) was a military officer in the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Shikachi (藤原辛加知) - FUJIWARA no Shikachi, or Karakachi, (year of birth unknown - 764) was one of the nobility during the Nara Period.

FUJIWARA no Shoshi (藤原彰子) - Empress FUJIWARA no Akiko (her given name can also be pronounced "Shoshi") (988 - October 25, 1074) was the chugu (a court title given to a consort of the Emperor) of the sixty-sixth Emperor, Ichijio, and the mother of the sixty-eighth Emperor, Goichijo, and the sixty-ninth Emperor, Gosuzaku (she also held the title Kokumo, meaning empress dowager, and Nyoin).

FUJIWARA no Soen (藤原宗円) - FUJIWARA no Soen (1033 or 1043 - November 20, 1111) lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sonohito (藤原園人) - FUJIWARA no Sonohito (756-January 22, 819) was a politician from the end of the Nara period to the beginning of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Suemichi (藤原季通) - FUJIWARA no Suemichi (year of birth and death unknown) was a retainer at the Imperial Court and a kajin (waka, the traditional Japanese poem of thirty-one syllables, poet) who lived at the end of the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Suenari (藤原季成) - FUJIWARA no Suenari (1102 - March 21, 1165) was a Kugyo (top court official) at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Suetsune (藤原季経) - FUJIWARA no Suetsune (1131 - 1221) was a poet who lived from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Sueyoshi (藤原季能) - FUJIWARA no Sueyoshi (1153 - 1211) was a Kuge (court noble) near the end of Heian Period and the early Kamakura Period.

FUJIWARA no Sueyuki (藤原季行) - FUJIWARA no Sueyuki (1114-1162) was a Court noble who lived during the last days of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sugane (藤原菅根) - FUJIWARA no Sugane (856-November 8, 908) was an aristocrat and scholar of the early Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Sukefusa (藤原資房) - FUJIWARA no Sukefusa (1007 - March 2, 1057) was a Kugyo (Court noble) in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sukehira (藤原資平) - FUJIWARA no Sukehira (986-January 18, 1068) was a court noble in the mid-Heian Period).

FUJIWARA no Sukeie (藤原資家) - FUJIWARA no Sukeie (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived in the Heian period and he belonged to the family of Michinaga's line of the Northern branch of the Fujiwara clan.

FUJIWARA no Sukekimi (藤原輔公) - FUJIWARA no Sukekimi (year of birth and death unknown) was a noble during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sukemasa (藤原佐理) - He held positions within Konoefu (the Headquarters of the Inner Palace Guards), Sangi (councilor), Hyobukyo (Minister of Hyobusho Ministry of Military) and Dazai no daini (Senior Assistant Governor-General of the Dazai-fu offices), before being conferred Shosanmi (Senior Third Rank).

Fujiwara no Sukeyo (藤原佐世) - Fujiwara no Sukeyo (847 ~ 897) was a Teishin (retainer of the Imperial Court) and scholar of the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Sumitomo (藤原純友) - FUJIWARA no Sumitomo (893? -July 21, 941) was a nobility who lived during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tabino (藤原多比能) - FUJIWARA no Tabino (year of birth and death unknown) was a daughter of FUJIWARA no Fuhito and her mother was Agata no INUKAI no Michiyo.

FUJIWARA no Tadaaki (藤原尹明) - FUJIWARA no Tadaaki or FUJIWARA no Masaaki (date of birth and death unknown) was a court noble in the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadabumi (藤原忠文) - FUJIWARA no Tadabumi (873 - July 16, 947) was a councilor in the Heian period who served as Minbukyo (Minister of Popular Affairs).

FUJIWARA no Tadafusa (藤原忠房) - FUJIWARA no Tadafusa (year of birth unknown - January 19, 929) was a retainer of the Imperial Court, court music and dance performer and poet in the early Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Tadakiyo (藤原忠清) - FUJIWARA no Tadakiyo (year of birth unknown - 1185) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadamasa (藤原忠雅) - FUJIWARA no Tadamasa (1129 - September 30, 1193) was a court noble who lived in the late Heian period and the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Tadamichi (藤原忠通) - FUJIWARA no Tadamichi (February 19, 1097 - March 20, 1164) served as regent, chief advisor to the Emperor, and Grand Minister in the later part of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadamori (藤原三守) - FUJIWARA no Tadamori (785 ~ August 7, 840) was a statesman of the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadamune (藤原忠宗) - FUJIWARA no Tadamune (1087 - October 7, 1133) was a court noble who lived in the latter half of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadanobu (藤原斉信) - FUJIWARA no Tadanobu (967 to May 9, 1035) was a Kugyo (top court official) who lived during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadanushi (藤原縄主) - FUJIWARA no Tadanushi (760 - November 2, 817) was a government official who lived during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadataka (藤原忠隆) - FUJIWARA no Tadataka (1102 ~ August 26, 1150) was a court noble of the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tadatsuna (藤原忠綱) - FUJIWARA no Tadatsuna

FUJIWARA no Tadazane (藤原忠実) - FUJIWARA no Tadazane (1078 - August 7, 1162) was a court noble of the late Heian era.

FUJIWARA no Takafuji (藤原高藤) - FUJIWARA no Takafuji (838 to April 18, 900) was a court noble during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Takafusa (藤原隆房) - FUJIWARA no Takafusa (1148 - 1209) was a kugyo (high-ranking court official) who lived from the end of the Heian period to the early years of the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Takaie (藤原隆家) - FUJIWARA no Takaie (979 - February 8, 1044) was a court noble during the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Takako (藤原尊子) - FUJIWARA no Takako

FUJIWARA no Takanobu (藤原隆信) - FUJIWARA no Takanobu (1142 - March 26, 1205) was an aristocrat who lived from the end of Heian period to early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Takanori (藤原孝範) - FUJIWARA no Takanori (1158 - September 1233) was a government official (lower or middle ranked) during the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Takasue (藤原隆季) - FUJIWARA no Takasue (1127 - February 12, 1185) was a kuge (court noble) during the latter Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Takatada (藤原隆忠) - FUJIWARA no Takatada (1163 - 1245) was a court noble who lived around the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Takayoshi (藤原隆能) - FUJIWARA no Takayoshi (year of birth and death unknown) was a painter during the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tamaro (藤原田麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Tamaro (722 - April 28, 783) was a court noble and Sadaijin (Minister of the Left) in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Tamefusa (藤原為房) - Born in 1049 and passed away on May 4, 1115, FUJIWARA no Tamefusa was a Court noble in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tameie (藤原為家) - FUJIWARA no Tameie (1198 - May 27, 1275) was a court noble and poet in the mid Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Tamemichi (藤原為通) - FUJIWARA no Tamemichi (1112 - August 1, 1154) was a court noble during the late Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Tamemitsu (藤原為光) - Born in 942 and gone on July 23, 992, FUJIWARA no Tamemitsu was a court noble in the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tamenori (藤原為憲) - FUJIWARA no Tamenori (years of birth and death unknown) was the 11th Head of the Fujiwara clan after the Founder of the clan "FUJIWARA no Kamatari."

FUJIWARA no Tameto (藤原為任) - FUJIWARA no Tameto (year of birth unknown - 1045) was a nobleman in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tametoki (藤原為時) - FUJIWARA no Tametoki (949? - 1029?) was a typical Japanese poet in the court ruled by Emperor Ichijo during the middle of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tanetsugu (藤原種継) - FUJIWARA no Tanetsugu (737 - November 4, 785) was a kuge (court noble) who lived during the late Nara Period.

FUJIWARA no Tarashiko (藤原帯子) - FUJIWARA no Tarashiko (year of birth unknown - July 2, 794) was a female nobles in the Nara Period.

Fujiwara no Tasuku (藤原助) - Fujiwara no Tasuku (799 - July 8, 853) was a Kugyo (a top court official) during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Teishi (藤原定子) - FUJIWARA no Teishi (her name can alo be read as Sadako) (977-January 13, 1001) was Chugu and later Empress to the sixty-sixth Emperor, Ichijo, during the Heian period (The date of her death is taken from Kugyo FUJIWARA no Yukinari's diary, "Gonki" of the same period.

FUJIWARA no Teishi (藤原呈子) - FUJIWARA no Teishi (Shimeko) (1131 ~ October 23, 1176) was an empress and nyoin (a close female relative of the Emperor or a woman of comparable standing) of the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tokihime (藤原時姫) - FUJIWARA no Tokihime (year of birth unknown - February 9, 980) was the lawful wife of FUJIWARA no Kaneie, Kugyo (a top court official) and who lived in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tokihira (藤原時平) - FUJIWARA no Tokihira, born in 871 and died on May 1, 909, was a court noble during the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tomokata (藤原朝方) - FUJIWARA no Tomokata (1155 - March 29, 1201) was a Kugyo (top court official) from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Tomoyasu (藤原倫寧) - FUJIWARA no Tomoyasu (year of birth unknown - 977) was a court official during the mid-Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Toshihito (藤原利仁) - FUJIWARA no Toshihito (years of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Toshiie (藤原俊家) - FUJIWARA no Toshiie (1019 - December 29, 1082) was a top court official and a waka poet in the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Toshikane (藤原俊兼) - FUJIWARA no Toshikane (dates of birth and death unknown) was a government official in the early Kamakura Period.

FUJIWARA no Toshinari (藤原俊成) - FUJIWARA no Toshinari (born 1114, died December 29, 1204) was a poet who lived from the latter part of the Heian period through the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Toshinobu (藤原俊信) - FUJIWARA no Toshinobu (1055 - February 24, 1105) was a noble and scholar in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Toshinori (藤原俊憲) - FUJIWARA no Toshinori (1122-1167) was a scholar and retainer of the Imperial Court in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Toshitada (藤原俊忠) - FUJIWARA no Toshitada (1073 - August 9, 1123) was a Court noble and a tanka (thirty-one syllables' poem) poet in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Toshiyuki (藤原敏行) - FUJIWARA no Toshiyuki (year of birth unknown - 907) was a Kajin (a waka poet) and Shoka (a calligraphy artist) who lived in the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Totsune (藤原遠経) - FUJIWARA no Totsune (835 - December 7, 888) was a government official in the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Toyonari (藤原豊成) - FUJIWARA no Toyonari (704 - January 16, 766) was nobility in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Tsugutada (藤原継縄) - FUJIWARA no Tsugutada (727 – August 27, 796) was a courtier from the late Nara period to the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tsunate (藤原綱手) - FUJIWARA no Tsunate (year of birth unknown - November 28, 740) was a retainer of the Imperial Court and warrior in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Tsunemune (藤原経宗) - FUJIWARA no Tsunemune (1119 - March 23, 1189) was a noble who lived in the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tsunenori (藤原経憲) - FUJIWARA no Tsunenori (date of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial Court who lived in the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Tsunezane (藤原経実) - FUJIWARA no Tsunezane (1068 - November 21, 1131) was a kugyo (the top court officials) of the late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Uchimaro (藤原内麻呂) - FUJIWARA no Uchimaro (756 – December 24, 812) was a court noble, who lived from the Nara period to the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Ujimune (藤原氏宗) - FUJIWARA no Ujimune (810 - March 27, 872) was a court noble and politician in the imperial court who lived in the first half of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Umakai (藤原宇合) - FUJIWARA no Umakai (AD 694 to September 7, AD 737) was a politician during the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Uona (藤原魚名) - FUJIWARA no Uona (July 25, 721 to August 31, 783) was a high court noble in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Yamakage (藤原山蔭) - FUJIWARA no Yamakage (824 - March 24, 888) was a noble who lived in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yasuchika (藤原安親) - FUJIWARA no Yasuchika (922 - March 31, 996) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the middle era of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yasumasa (藤原保昌) - FUJIWARA no Yasumasa (958-1036) was a courtier during the middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yasunari (藤原保成) - FUJIWARA no Yasunari (years of birth and death unknown) was a retainer of the Imperial Court at the end of Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yasunori (藤原保則) - FUJIWARA no Yasunori (825-May 23, 895) was an aristocrat of the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yasusuke (藤原保輔) - FUJIWARA no Yasusuke (year of birth unknown -August 7, 988) was a government official (esp. one of low to medium rank) and also regarded as a ringleader of robbers in the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yasutada (藤原保忠) - FUJIWARA no Yasutada (890- August 8, 936) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) in the early part and middle of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yorimichi (藤原頼通) - FUJIWARA no Yorimichi (992 - March 2, 1074) was a noble and Imperial retainer of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yorimune (藤原頼宗) - FUJIWARA no Yorimune (c. 992 to March 18, 1065) was a court noble during the mid to late Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yorinaga (藤原頼長) - FUJIWARA no Yorinaga (1120 – August 8, 1156) was a court noble at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoritada (藤原頼忠) - FUJIWARA no Yoritada (924 - August 5, 989) was a court noble who lived in the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoritsugu (藤原頼嗣) - FUJIWARA no Yoritsugu (December 17, 1239 - October 14, 1256) was the fifth Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Kamakura shogunate.

FUJIWARA no Yoritsune (藤原頼経) - FUJIWARA no Yoritsune (February 12, 1219-September 8, 1256) was the 4th Seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Kamakura Shogunate.

FUJIWARA no Yorizane (藤原頼実) - FUJIWARA no Yorizane (1155 - 1225) was a noble who lived the late Heian period and the early Kamakura period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshichika (藤原義懐) - FUJIWARA no Yoshichika (957 - AUGUST 26, 1008) was a noble who lived in the Middle Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshifusa (藤原良房) - FUJIWARA no Yoshifusa (804 - October 11, 872) was a court noble, who lived in the early part of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshikado (藤原良門) - FUJIWARA no Yoshikado (years of birth and death not known) was a noble and retainer of Imperial Court who lived in the beginning of the Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshiko (藤原淑子) - FUJIWARA no Yoshiko (838 - June 22, 906) was a female noble and a court lady in the early Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshimi (藤原良相) - FUJIWARA no Yoshimi (813 - November 13, 867) was a court noble who lived in the first half of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshinaga (藤原能長) - FUJIWARA no Yoshinaga (1022 - December 6, 1082) was a Court noble in the mid- to late Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshino (藤原吉野) - FUJIWARA no Yoshino (786 - September 10, 846) was a court noble who lived in the early Heian period,

FUJIWARA no Yoshinobu (藤原能信) - FUJIWARA no Yoshinobu (995 - March 24, 1065) was a court noble and court official who lived in the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshio (藤原薩雄) - FUJIWARA no Yoshio (date of birth and death unknown) was a bureaucrat who lived during the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshio (藤原刷雄) - FUJIWARA no Yoshio (year of birth and death unknown) was a noble in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshitoki (藤原善時) - FUJIWARA no Yoshitoki (year of birth and death unknown) was a nobleman approximately during the mid Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshitsugu (藤原良継) - FUJIWARA no Yoshitsugu, 716-September 18th (or October 27th on the lunar calendar) in 777, was a noble in the Nara period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshiyo (藤原良世) - FUJIWARA no Yoshiyo (823 – December 12, 900) was a court noble in the early Heian Period.

FUJIWARA no Yoshiyori (藤原良頼) - FUJIWARA no Yoshiyori (1002 - July 23, 1048) was a court noble during the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yukinari (藤原行成) - FUJIWARA no Yukinari (Kozei) (972 - January 9, 1028) was a courtier of the mid-Heian period and also known as a Noshoka (calligrapher).

FUJIWARA no Yukitaka (藤原行隆) - FUJIWARA no Yukitaka (1130-1187) was kuge (court noble) who lived at the end of the Heian period.

FUJIWARA no Yukitsune (藤原行経) - FUJIWARA no Yukitsune (1012 - November 30, 1050) was a court noble and calligrapher who lived during the mid-Heian period.

FUJIWARA Seika (藤原惺窩) - Seika FUJIWARA (February 18, 1561 - October 19, 1619) was a Confucian scholar from the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) to the early Edo period.

FUKASAKU Kinji (深作欣二) - Kinji FUKASAKU (July 3, 1930 – January 12, 2003) was a Japanese movie director.

FUKUBA Bisei (福羽美静) - Bisei (also pronounced 'Yoshishizu') FUKUBA (August 24, 1831-August 14, 1907) was a Japanese samurai, a feudal retainer of the Tsuwano Domain, a scholar of Japanese classical literature, and a poet.

FUKUCHI Genichiro (福地源一郎) - Genichiro FUKUCHI (May 13, 1841-January 4, 1906) was Shogun's retainer in the end of the Edo period and a journalist, writer and playwright in the Meiji period.

FUKUDA Jun (福田純) - Jun FUKUDA (February 17, 1923 - December 3, 2000) was a Japanese film director.

FUKUI Kenichi (福井謙一) - Kenichi FUKUI (4 October 1918 – 9 January 1998) was a Japanese chemist.

FUKUI Kohichiro (福井興七郎) - Kohichiro FUKUI (year of birth and death unknown), who lived in the Azuchi Momoyama period, was a jizamurai (local samurai), whose base was in the village of Katsube Okugo Hasshoji, Keta County, Inaba Province (Tottori Prefecture).

FUKUI Tanin (福井端隠) - Tanin FUKUI (male 8 October, 1801- 22 August 1885) was a Japanese Tenkoku artist (artist of seal engraving) from the end of Edo period to Meiji period.

FUKUO Kazuyuki (福王和幸) - Kazuyuki FUKUO (July 30, 1973 -) is a Noh actor of the Fukuo school of waki-kata (supporting actors).

FUKUO Shigejuro (福王茂十郎) - Shigejuro FUKUO (October 18, 1943 -) is a Noh actor of the Fukuo school of waki-kata (supporting actors).

FUKUOKA Takachika (福岡孝悌) - Takachika Fukuoka (March 3, 1835 - March 7, 1919) was a Karo (chief retainer) of the Tosa Domain in the end of the Tokugawa period and a statesman in the Meiji period.

FUKUSHIMA Masanori (福島正則) - Masanori FUKUSHIMA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) active during the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the early Edo period.

FUKUSHIMA Tadakatsu (福島忠勝) - Tadakatsu FUKUSHIMA (1598-October 9, 1620) was a tozama daimyo (nonhereditary feudal lord) in the Edo period.

FUKUZAWA Momosuke (福澤桃介) - Momosuke FUKUZAWA (June 25, 1868 - February 15, 1938) was a businessman and a statesman in Japan.

FUMI no Chitoko (書智徳) - FUMI no Chitoko (date of birth unknown - May 20, 692?) lived in the Asuka period of Japan.

FUMI no Hakase (文博士) - FUMI no Hakase (date of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived in the Asuka period.

FUMI no Jokaku (文成覚) - FUMI no Jokaku was a figure in the Asuka period of Japan (year of birth and death unknown).

FUMI no Kusuri (書薬) - FUMI no Kusuri is a person who lived in the Asuka Period, but his birth and death dates are not known.

FUMI no Nemaro (書根麻呂) - FUMI no Nemaro (year of birth unknown - October 25, 707) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

FUNYA no Akitsu (文室秋津) - FUNYA no Akitsu (787-April 30, 846) was Shogun and a politician in the Heian period.

FUNYA no Miyatamaro (文室宮田麻呂) - FUNYA no Miyatamaro (year of his birth and death is not clear) was a government official in the early Heian period.

FUNYA no Watamaro (文室綿麻呂) - FUNYA no Watamaro (765 to June 10, 823) was a seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") and kugyo (a minister) in the first half of the Heian period.

FURUICHI no Kuromaro (古市黒麻呂) - FURUICHI no Kuromaro (date of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

FURUKAWA Rikisaku (古河力作) - Rikisaku FURUKAWA (June 14, 1884 - January 24, 1911) was an anarchist.

FURUTA Shigenari (古田重然) - Shigenari FURUTA was a Japanese warrior who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

FURUTAKA Shuntaro (古高俊太郎) - Shuntaro FURUTAKA (1829 - August 21, 1864) was among the patriots of the Joi-ha (supporters of the expulsion of foreigners).

Fusho (普照) - Fusho (year of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest who lived during the Nara period.

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GAMO Kunpei (蒲生君平) - Kunpei GAMO (1768 - July 31, 1813) was a Confucian scholar in the late Edo period.

GAMO Sadahide (蒲生貞秀) - Sadahide GAMO (1444? - 1513) was a busho (military commander) and a waka poet of the Muromachi period.

GAMO Sadahide (蒲生定秀) - Sadahide GAMO was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

GAMO Tadatomo (蒲生忠知) - Tadatomo GAMO was the lord of Kaminoyama Domain in Dewa Province.

GAMO Ujisato (蒲生氏郷) - Ujisato GAMO was a military commander in Japan from the Sengoku period (warring state period) through to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Ganku (岸駒) - Ganku (1756 or 1749 - January 19, 1839) was a painter who lived in the Edo period.

Gekkein (月桂院) - Gekkein (1568 - 1655) was a daughter of Yorizumi ASHIKAGA of the Oyumi Kubo family.

GEN Iryo (源惟良) - Iryo GEN (male, years of birth and death unknown) was a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the mid-Edo period.

Genbo (玄ボウ) - Genbo (date of birth unknown - July 15, 746) was a priest of the Hosso sect of Buddhism, who lived in the Nara period.

Genchi (玄智) - Genchi was a priest of Daian-ji Temple in the Nara period.

Gengai (玄愷) - Gengai was a priest of Todai-ji Temple in the Nara period.

Genho (玄法) - Genho was a Buddhist priest in the Nara period.

Genro (玄朗) - Genro was a Buddhist priest in the Nara period.

Genyu (玄融) - Genyu was a priest of Daian-ji Temple in the Nara period.

Genzo SHIMAZU (The First) (島津源蔵 (初代)) - The first Genzo SHIMAZU (June 25, 1839-December 8, 1894) is the founder of Shimadzu Corporation and a Japanese inventor.

Gien (義淵) - Gien (aka Giin; year of birth unknown - November 29, 728) was a priest of Hosso sect of Buddhism (Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect or Dharma-character school), who lived in the Nara period.

Gio (妓王) - Gio (year of birth unknown - September 11, 1172?) was a Shirabyoshi (female dancer who performed traditional Japanese dances) during the end of Heian Period.

GION Kajiko (祇園梶子) - Kajiko GION (year of birth and death unknown) was a poet who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

Gion no nyogo (Gion consort) (祇園女御) - Gion no nyogo (year of birth and death unknown) was a favorite consort of the Cloistered Emperor Shirakawa in his later years.

Gisho (義昭) - Gisho (1404-April 13, 1441) was the son of the third seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun), Yoshimitsu ASHIKAGA.

Gnecchi-Soldo Organtino (グネッキ・ソルディ・オルガンティノ) - Gnecchi-Soldo Organtino (born in 1533, birth date unknown - April 22, 1609) was an Italian missionary who was engaged in missionary work in Japan during the late Sengoku Period (the Warring States Period).

GO Junzo (郷純造) - Junzo GO (June 12, 1825-December 2, 1910) was a Japanese warrior and shogun's retainer, a bureaucrat of Ministry of the Treasury and statesman.

GODAI Tomoatsu (五代友厚) - Tomoatsu GODAI (February 12, 1836-September 25, 1885) was a Japanese samurai who served as a feudal retainer of the Satsuma clan at the end of the Edo period, and a businessman in the Meiji period.

Goemon ISHIKAWA as 石川五右衛門 (石川五右衛門) - About Goemon ISHIKAWA

Gofukakusain (no) Nijo (Lady Nijo) (後深草院二条) - Gofukakusain (no) Nijo (Lady Nijo) (1258 - date of death unknown) was a lady during the Kamakura period.

Gojo no Tsubone (五条局) - Gojo no Tsubone (year of birth unknown - June 20, 1193) was a court lady and kajin (waka poet) during the late Heian period.

GOJO Yorimoto (五条頼元) - Yorimoto GOJO (1290 - June, 1367) was a Court noble during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

Gomyo (護命) - Gomyo (750 - October 20, 834) was a Hosso sect monk of Japanese Buddhism, who lived from the Nara period to early Heian period.

GOSHA Hideo (五社英雄) - Hideo GOSHA (五社英雄, his real name was 'Eiyu GOSHA' with the same characters, February 26, 1929 - August 30, 1992) was a film director and a playwright.

Goshin Genmyo (悟心元明) - Goshin Genmyo (male) (1713 - August 31, 1785) was a Japanese Zen priest, painter, and Tenkoku (seal engraving) artist in the mid-Edo period.

GOSHO Heinosuke (五所平之助) - Heinosuke GOSHO (actual name: Heiemon, January 24, 1902 – May 1, 1981) was a movie director during the Showa Period.

Goshun (呉春) - Goshun (April 28, 1752 - September 4, 1811) was a painter in the Edo Period.

GOTO Motokiyo (後藤基清) - Motokiyo GOTO (birth date unknown – July 29, 1221) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the early Kamakura period.

GOTO Mototsuna (後藤基綱) - Mototsuna GOTO (1181 - December 16, 1256) was a samurai (warrior) in the early Kamakura period.

GOTO Sanemoto (後藤実基) - Sanemoto GOTO (year of birth and death unknown) is a military commander who lived during the last days of the Heian period.

GOTO Shinpei (後藤新平) - Shinpei GOTO (July 24, 1857 - April 13, 1929) is known as a doctor, a high-rank official, and a politician who played active roles in various fields through Meiji, Taisho and early Showa Period.

GOTO Shojiro (後藤象二郎) - Shojiro GOTO (April 13, 1838-August 4, 1897) was a samurai, feudal retainer of Tosa Domain and statesman in Japan.

GOTO Tokuzo (後藤得三) - Tokuzo GOTO (17 January, 1897 - 22 July, 1991) was a Noh actor of the shite-kata Kita school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]).

GOTO Yujo (後藤祐乗) - Yujo GOTO (1440 - June 20, 1512) was the founder of the Goto family of sword ornament craftsman.

Gotobain Kunaikyo (後鳥羽院宮内卿) - Kunaikyo or Gotoba/Gotobanoin Kunaikyo was a court-lady poet who is representative of a period when Shinkokin (Wakashu, or New Collection of Ancient and Modern Japanese Poetry) was compiled.

Gyoa (行阿) - Gyoa (yesr of birth and death unknown) was a Kokugaku scholar, who lived during the Kamakura period.

Gyoe (尭恵) - Gyoe (1340 - year of his death is not clear) was a learned monk of Tendai Sect cum waka poet in the mid-Muromachi period.

Gyoe (行会) - Gyoe (689-date of death unknown) was a priest in the Nara period.

Gyoga (行賀) - Gyoga (729 - March 4, 803) was a Buddhist priest in the Nara period.

Gyohyo (行表) - Gyohyo (722 - 797) was a Buddhist priest who lived in the Nara period.

Gyojin (尭尋) - Gyojin (year of his birth is not clear - 1412 ?) was a Buddhist monk cum waka poet in the period of the Northern and Southern courts (Japan) to the mid-Muromachi period.

Gyoken (尭憲) - Gyoken (year of his birth and death is not clear) was a Buddhist monk cum waka poet in the Muromachi period.

Gyoko (尭孝) - Gyoko (1391 - August 26, 1455) was a priest and waka poet in the middle of the Muromachi period.

Gyonen (凝然) - Gyonen (March 30, 1240 - September 26, 1321) was a learned priest pursuing his studies at Todai-ji Temple who lived during the late Kamakura period.

Gyoshin (行信) - Gyoshin (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist priest in the Nara period.

Gyoshu (行修) - Gyoshu (dates of birth and death unknown) was a priest of Daian-ji Temple in the Nara period.

GYOTOKU Gyokuko (行徳玉江) - Gyokuko GYOTOKU (June 1828-June 22 1901) was a composer of Chinese poems, a calligrapher, a literati painting and a Tenkoku (seal engraving) artist.

Gyozen (行善) - Gyozen (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest between the Asuka period and the Nara period.

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HACHIMONJIYA Jisho (八文字屋自笑) - Jisho HACHIMONJIYA (year of birth unknown - December 3, 1745) was a Ukiyozoshi (Literally, Books of the Floating World) writer and hanmoto (publisher).

HACHIYA Yoritaka (蜂屋頼隆) - Yoritaka HACHIYA (1534 - November 3, 1589) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

HADA no Kuma (秦熊) - HADA no Kuma (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived in the Asuka period of Japanese history.

HADA no Tomotari (秦友足) - HADA no Tomotari (year of birth unknown - August 7, 672) is a historical figure who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

HADA no Tsunate (秦綱手) - HADA no Tsunate (date of birth unknown - May 21, 680) lived in the Asuka period of Japan.

HAGIWARA Kaneyori (萩原兼従) - Kaneyori HAGIWARA (1588 - September 17, 1660) was a Shintoist, who lived during the early Edo period.

HAI Seisei (裴世清) - Seisei HAI (date of birth and death unknown) was an envoy who visited Wakoku (Japan) in accordance with the orders of Yo-dai (Emperor Yang) of the Sui Dynasty in the first half of the seventh century.

HAIGO Renin (拝郷蓮茵) - Renin HAIGO (1807-1892) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature in the late Edo period and the early Meiji period.

HAJI no Chishima (土師千島) - HAJI no Chishima (year of birth and death unknown) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

HAJI no Inote (土師猪手) - HAJI no Inote was a woman (the year of birth unknown - 643?) whose Kabane (hereditary title) was Muraji.

HAJI no Umate (土師馬手) - HAJI no Umate (year of birth unknown, February 26, 711) was a person of the Asuka Period in Japan.

HAKURA Katei (羽倉可亭) - Katei HAKURA (a male, 1799 - August 12, 1887) was a calligrapher and a Tenkoku artist (a carver who carved Chinese characters in the special, Tensho, style) in Japan in the latter half of the Edo period.

Hakuyushi (白幽子) - Hakuyushi was an anchorite who lived in a cave in a mountain in Shirakawa in Kyoto during the Edo period.

HAMAGUCHI Kiichi (濱口鬼一) - Kiichi HAMAGUCHI (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of Mibu-Roshigumi (Mibu gang of masterless warriors) and Shinsengumi (special police force who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

HAMAMURA Zoroku IV (浜村蔵六 (四世)) - Zoroku HAMAMURA IV (Male, 1826 - February 24, 1895) was a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in Meiji Period in Japan.

HAMAMURA Zoroku V (浜村蔵六 (五世)) - Zoroku HAMAMURA V (Male, 1866- November 25, 1909) was a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in Meiji Period in Japan.

HAMURO Muneyuki (葉室宗行) - Muneyuki HAMURO (1174 – 1221) was a Court noble in the Kamakura period.

HANABUSA Yoshimoto (花房義質) - Yoshimoto HANABUSA (February 10, 1842 - July 9, 1917) was a diplomat in the Meiji and Taisho periods.

HANAI Oume (花井お梅) - Oume HANAI (1863 - December 14, 1916) was the name of character and the title of the movie which was modeled on the evil woman and her murder case in the Meiji and the Taisho periods.

Hanako (actress) (花子 (女優)) - Hanako (Real name: Hisa OTA; May 7 1868 to April 2, 1945) was a Japanese actress and dancer who enjoyed a flourishing career in Europe from Meiji period to early Showa period.

Hananoi (花野井) - Hananoi (year of birth unknown - 1873) was a housemaid of the Mito Domain in the end of the Edo period.

HANEDA Goro (羽田五郎) - Goro HANEDA was nurishi (a lacquer ware artist) in the late Ashikaga period.

Hangaku Gozen (坂額御前) - Hangaku Gozen (years of birth and death unknown) is believed to have been a woman warlord (female samurai) who lived from the late Heian period through the early Kamakura period.

HANGAYA Shigetomo (榛谷重朝) - Shigetomo HANGAYA was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

HARA Martinho (原マルティノ) - Martinho HARA (1569 - October 20, 1632) was a Christian who was one of the vice-envoys of Tensho Keno Shonen Shisetsu (the Tensho Boy Mission to Europe) that lived during the Azuchi Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

HARADA Naojiro (原田直次郎) - Naojiro HARADA (October 12, 1863 - December 26, 1899) was a Western-style painter.

HARADA Sanosuke (原田左之助) - Sanosuke HARADA (1840 - July 6, 1868) was the leader of the Tenth Unit of Shinsengumi.

HARADA Tanenao (原田種直) - Tanenao HARADA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander and Dazai gonno Shoni (Junior Assistant Governor-General of Dazai-fu [local government office in Kyushu region]) in the late Heian period.

HARADA Taneyori (原田種頼) - Taneyori HARADA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived in the middle of the 11th century, the mid Heian period, and he was the founder of Togo clan (Harada clan) that was born in Kawamura county, Hoki Province.

HARUSUMI no Amaneiko (春澄洽子) - HARUSUMI no Amaneiko (year of birth and death unknown) was a nyokan (court lady)/waka poet.

HARUSUMI no Yoshitada (春澄善縄) - HARUSUMI no Yoshitada (797 - March 24, 870) was a scholar and a court noble who lived in the early Heian period.

HASEBE Nobutsura (長谷部信連) - Nobutsura HASEBE (year of birth unknown-1218) was a warrior who lived from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

HASEGAWA Moritomo (長谷川守知) - Moritomo HASEGAWA (1569 to January 6, 1633) was a samurai in the Azuchi Momoyama period.

HASEGAWA Sonin (長谷川宗仁) - Sonin HASEGAWA (1539 - March 17, 1606) is a busho (Japanese military commander), master of tea ceremony and painter in the Azuchi-momoyama period and the early Edo period.

HASEGAWA Tohaku (長谷川等伯) - Tohaku HASEGAWA (1539 to March 19, 1610) was a painter in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period through to the early Edo Period.

HASHIBA Hidekatsu (羽柴秀勝) - Hidekatsu HASHIBA was a Japanese military commander lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

HASHIMOTO Chobei (橋本長兵衛) - Chobei HASHIMOTO (the first: dates of birth and death unknown, the second: date of birth unknown - 1647, the third: dates of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese-style painter (ukiyoe artist) in the Edo period.

HASHIMOTO Kaisuke (橋本皆助) - Kaisuke HASHIMOTO, from the Yamato Koriyama Domain, (1835 - June 3, 1871) was a member of the Shinsengumi.

HASHIMOTO Kangoro (橋本勘五郎) - Kangoro HASHIMOTO (1822-1897) was a mason from Higo Domain who was active from the end of the Edo period until the Meiji period.

HASHIMOTO Kansetsu (橋本関雪) - Kansetsu HASHIMOTO (November 10, 1883 - February 26, 1945) was a Japanese painter.

HASHIMOTO Mineo (橋本峰雄) - Mineo HASHIMOTO (1924 - 1984) was a Japanese philosopher and the thirtieth chief abbot of the Honen-in Temple.

HASHIMOTO Ryoka (橋本菱華) - Ryoka HASHIMOTO who flourished in Meiji period was a Japanese-style painter.

HASHIMOTO Saneakira (橋本実麗) - Saneakira HASHIMOTO (December 3, 1809 – October 8, 1882) was a court noble who was active from the late Edo period to the end of Edo period.

HASHIMOTO Sanehisa (橋本実久) - Sanehisa HASHIMOTO (June 7, 1790 to February 22, 1857) was a court noble, and a high court noble in the late Edo period.

HASHIMOTO Sanenari (橋本実誠) - Sanenari HASHIMOTO (April 9, 1758 – April 9, 1817) was a court noble of the Edo period.

HASHIMOTO Shinobu (橋本忍) - Shinobu HASHIMOTO (April 18, 1918 -) is a screenwriter and film director who was active during the Showa period.

HASHIMOTO Sokichi (橋本宗吉) - Sokichi HASHIMOTO (1763 - June 14, 1836) was a Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) and Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language).

HASHIMOTO Tsuneko (橋本経子) - Tsuneko HASHIMOTO or Kangyoin (December 24, 1826 to September 28, 1865) was a court lady in Japan during the end of the shogunate period.

HATA no Kawakatsu (秦河勝) - HATA no Kawakatsu (dates of birth and death unknown) was a member of the local ruling family from the Hata clan which worked for the Yamato sovereignty (the ancient Japan sovereignty) from the late sixth century to the middle of the seventh century.

HATA no Kimiharu (秦公春) - HATA no Kimiharu (date of birth unknown-February 21, 1152) was a government official (lower or middle ranked) near the end of the Heian period.

HATA no Ona (秦大魚) - HATA no Ona (year of birth and death unknown) is a court noble in Nara Period.

HATA no Ushi (羽田大人) - HATA no Ushi (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

HATA no Yakuni (羽田矢国) - HATA no Yakuni (the date of birth unknown - died on April 26, 686) was a historical figure lived during Japan's Asuka Period.

HATAKEYAMA Ietoshi (畠山家俊) - Ietoshi HATAKEYAMA (1465-1531) was a member of the Noto Hatakeyama clan in the early Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HATAKEYAMA Kunikiyo (畠山国清) - Kunikiyo HATAKEYAMA (year of birth unknown - 1362) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the Muromachi period.

HATAKEYAMA Masanaga (畠山政長) - Masanaga HATAKEYAMA (1442-June 9, 1493) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) in the late Muromachi period.

HATAKEYAMA Mitsuie (畠山満家) - Mitsuie HATAKEYAMA (1372 - October 31, 1433) was a shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) and a kanrei (shogunal deputy) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts and the Muromachi period.

HATAKEYAMA Mochikuni (畠山持国) - Mochikuni HATAKEYAMA (1398-April 12, 1455) was a Kanrei (Shogun's deputy) of the Muromachi shogunate during the Muromachi period.

HATAKEYAMA Motokuni (畠山基国) - Motokuni HATAKEYAMA (born in 1352, birth date unknown - February 14, 1406) was a shugo daimyo (military governor) as well as a shogunal deputy of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun),who lived from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts through the Muromachi period.

HATAKEYAMA Takamasa (畠山高政) - Takamasa HATAKEYAMA was a Shugo Daimyo (provincial military governor) and Sengoku Daimyo (warlord) of Kawachi and Kii provinces during the Sengoku Period.

HATAKEYAMA Yoshitaka (畠山義堯) - Yoshitaka HATAKEYAMA (? - July 27, 1532) was a provincial constable in Kawachi Province and Yamashiro Province, and also a Muromachi bakufu kanrei (shogunal deputy for the Muromachi bakufu).

HATAKEYAMA Yuko (畠山勇子) - Yuko HATAKEYAMA (December, 1865 - May 20, 1891) was a woman who committed suicide during the period the relationship between Japan and Russia became tense, leaving a suicide note to apologize to the crown prince of Russia who had been attacked by a Japanese in the Otsu Incident of 1891.

HATANO Hideharu (波多野秀治) - Hideharu HATANO was a Daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) of Tanba Province in the Sengoku period.

HATANO Seiichi (波多野精一) - Seiichi HATANO (July 21, 1877- January 17, 1950) was a Japanese expert in the history of philosophy and in the philosophy of religion.

HATOYAMA Kazuo (鳩山和夫) - Kazuo HATOYAMA (May 6, 1856, to October 3, 1911) was a samurai, a feudal retainer of Mimasaka-Katsuyama Domain, Mimasaka Province, in the late Edo Period, and a statesman and an advocate (lawyer) after Meiji Restoration.

HATSUKASHIBE no Shiki (はつかし部視枳) - HATSUKASHIBE no Shiki is a person who lived during Japan's Asuka Period, although his birth and death dates are not known.

HATTA Munetsuna (八田宗綱) - Munetsuna Hatta (1086 - October 7, 1162) was a person lived in the late Heian period.

HATTORI Hanzo (服部半蔵) - Hanzo HATTORI was samurai working under the command of Matsudaira clan and the Tokugawa clan from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the early Edo Period, and refers to the successive family heads of the Hattori clan who assumed the name of 'Hanzo' for generations.

HATTORI Jiho (服部持法) - Jiho Hattori (dates of birth and death unknown) was a samurai from Iga Province and an akuto (a villain of medieval times), who was active from the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

HATTORI Masahide (服部正栄) - Masahide HATTORI (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HATTORI Nankaku (服部南郭) - Nankaku HATTORI (November 12, 1683 - July 15, 1759) was a Confucian, composer of Chinese poems and a painter in Japan who lived during the middle of the Edo period and, was known as a high-caliber disciple of Sorai OGYU.

HATTORI Takeo (服部武雄) - Takeo HATTORI (1832 - December 13, 1867) was a member of Shinsengumi and Goryo-eji (guards of Imperial mausoleums).

HAYAKAWA Nagamasa (早川長政) - Nagamasa HAYAKAWA (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HAYASHI Genbi (林元美) - Genbi HAYASHI (1778 - 1861) was an Igo player (Igo (board game of capturing territory)) in Edo period and the eleventh iemoto (the head family of a school) of the Hayashi family (igo), eighth-dan (degree) quasi Meijin (an excellent person).

HAYASHI Hiromori (林広守) - Hiromori HAYASHI (December 28, 1831 - April 5, 1896) was a gagaku (ancient Japanese court dance and music) musician from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

HAYASHI Kimko (林きむ子) - Kimuko HAYASHI (1884 - 1967) was a dancer, author, social activist and a businesswoman.

HAYASHI Mataichiro (林又一郎) - Mataichiro HAYASHI the second (July 3, 1893 – December 31, 1966) was a kabuki actor in Osaka.

HAYASHI Onri (林遠里) - Onri HAYASHI (March 3, 1831 - January 30, 1906) was a Rono (Tokunoka [a well-experienced, exemplary good farmer]) and leader of agricultural techniques, who was born in Fukuoka Prefecture.

HAYASHI Razan (林羅山) - Razan HAYASHI (1583-1657) was the founder of the HAYASHI (or RIN) clan of Neo-Confucianism in the early years of the Edo period.

HAYASHI Rigen (林利玄) - Rigen HAYASHI (1565 - year of death unknown) was a Igo (board game of capturing territory) player and was said to be the founder of the Hayashiya, the head family of a Igo school.

HAYASHI Shintaro (林信太郎) - Shintaro HAYASHI (year of birth unknown - December 10, 1868) was a corporal of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

HAYASHI Tadakata (林忠交) - Tadakata HAYASHI (1845 - July 25, 1867) was the second lord of the Jozai Domain, Kazusa Province.

HAYASHI Tadamasa (林忠正) - Tadamasa HAYASHI (December 7, 1853 - April 10, 1906) is an art dealer and an art collector in Japan.

HAYASHI Takino (林滝野) - Takino HAYASHI was Tekkan YOSANO's and later Oyo MASATOMI's wife.

Hechikan (丿貫) - Hechikan (also known as Bechikan; dates of birth and death unknown) was a legendary tea ceremony master during the late Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HEGURI no Hironari (平群広成) - HEGURI no Hironari (year of birth unknown - March 11, 753) was the hangan (the third officer) of the envoys to Tang China in the Nara period.

HEGURI no Matori (平群真鳥) - HEGURI no Matori (year of birth unknown) was a minister in the reigns of Emperor Yuryaku, Emperor Seinei, Emperor Kenzo and Emperor Ninken.

HEKI Mitsuhira (日置光平) - Mitsuhira HEKI was a sword craftsman in Musashi Province who lived during the Edo period.

HEKI no Kiyotari (日置浄足) - HEKI no Kiyotari (浄足) (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official (lower or middle ranked) of Nara period.

HEKI no Michikata (日置道形) - HEKI no Michikata (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official who lived during the late Nara period.

HEKI no Minomaro (日置蓑麻呂) - HEKI no Minomaro (704-year of death unknown) was a government official (esp. one of low to medium rank) who lived from the Nara period to Heian period.

HEKI no Sademaro (日置佐堤麻呂) - HEKI no Sademaro (佐堤麻呂) (year of birth and death unknown) was a regional administrator of Nara period.

HEKINO Ominari (日置雄三成) - Ominari HEKINO (date of birth and death unknown) was a government official (lower or middle ranked) in the Nara Period.

HIDARI Jingoro (左甚五郎) - Jingoro HIDARI (Dates of birth and death unknown), was a legendary sculptor living in the early Edo Period.

HIEDA no Are (稗田阿礼) - HIEDA no Are (dates of birth and death unknown; lived in the latter half of the 7th century through the beginning of the 8th century) compiled "Kojiki" (The Records of Ancient Matters).

Higaki no Ona (檜垣嫗) - Higaki no Ona was a female poet of the mid Heian period (tenth century); her date of birth and death is unknown.

HIGASHIBOJO Yasunaga (東坊城恭長) - Yasunaga HIGASHIBOJO (September 9, 1904 - September 22, 1944) was a Japanese movie actor, scriptwriter, and film director.

HIGASHIBOJO Yoshinaga (東坊城徳長) - Yoshinaga HIGASHIBOJO (June 26, 1869 - August 8, 1922) was a member of the Japanese peerage.

HIGASHIKUZE Michitomi (東久世通禧) - Michitomi HIGASHIKUZE (January 1, 1834 - January 4, 1912), was a court noble in the end of Edo Period and a politician in the Meiji Period.

HIGASHISONO Motoyuki (東園基敬) - Motoyuki HIGASHISONO (November 28, 1820 – May 24, 1883) was a Court noble who lived during the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

HIGASHIYAMA Kaii (東山魁夷) - Kaii HIGASHIYAMA (male, July 8, 1908 - May 6, 1999) was a Japanese painter.

HIGASHIZONO Motomasa (東園基雅) - Motomasa HIGASHIZONO (January 30, 1675 - July 17, 1728) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the mid-Edo period.

Higo betto Jokei (肥後別当定慶) - Higo betto Jokei (1184? - unknown but after 1256) was a Busshi (sculptor of Buddhist Statues) during the Kamakura period.

HIGUCHI Ichiyo (樋口一葉) - Ichiyo HIGUCHI (May 2, 1872 - November 23, 1896) was a Japanese novelist.

HIGUCHI Kanemitsu (樋口兼光) - Kanemitsu HIGUCHI (year of birth unknown - March 22, 1184) was a military commander during the end of the Heian period.

HIGUCHI Nobutaka (樋口信孝) - Nobutaka HIGUCHI (February 8, 1600 – August 18, 1658) was a court noble of the early Edo period.

HIGUCHI Nobuyasu (樋口信康) - Nobuyasu HIGUCHI (December 31, 1623 – July 16, 1691) was a court noble of the early Edo period.

HIJIKATA Hisamoto (土方久元) - Hisamoto HIJIKATA (November 23, 1833 - November 4, 1918) was a shishi (patriot) and statesman from the late Edo period (the last days of Tokugawa Shogunate) to the Meiji and Taisho periods.

HIJIKATA Toshizo (土方歳三) - A soldier

HIKETA no mushimaro (引田虫麻呂) - HIKETA no mushimaro was a government official who lived during the Nara Period.

HIKETA Yasusada (曳田康貞) - Yasusada HIKETA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a samurai who lived during the Kamakura period.

Hiki no ama (比企尼) - Hiki no ama (years of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived in the last years of Heian period.

HIKI Tomomune (比企朝宗) - Tomomune HIKI (the date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of the Heian period into the beginning of the Kamakura period.

Hime no Mae (姫の前) - Hime no Mae (year of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived in the early Kamakura period.

HINO Arimitsu (日野有光) - Arimitsu HINO (1387-October 29, 1443) was a kugyo (court noble) of the early Muromachi period.

HINO Harumitsu (日野晴光) - Harumitsu HINO (February 20, 1518 - October 13, 1555) was a court noble in the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

HINO Katsumitsu (日野勝光) - Katsumitsu HINO (1429 - July 15, 1476) was a kuge (court noble) in the Muromachi Period.

HINO Kunimitsu (日野邦光) - Kunimitsu HINO (1320-1363) was a court noble in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

HINO Muneko (日野宗子) - Muneko HINO (year of birth unknown - June 21, 1447) was the legal wife (Midaidokoro (shogun's wife)) of Yoshinori ASHIKAGA, who was the sixth seii taishogun (literally, "the great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

HINO Nariko (日野業子) - Nariko HINO (1351 - August 14, 1405) was a woman who lived in the Muromachi period.

HINO Shigeko (日野重子) - Shigeko HINO (1411- September 29, 1463) was a person who lived during the Miromachi period.

HINO Shigemasa (日野重政) - Shigemasa HINO (year of birth unknown - October 24, 1443) was the 23rd Head of the Hino family.

HINO Shigemitsu (日野重光) - Shigemitsu HINO (1374 - April 25, 1413) was a court noble who lived in the Muromachi period.

HINO Sukenobu (日野資宣) - Sukenobu HINO (1224 - 1292) was the 16th head of the Hino family.

HINO Sukenori (日野資矩) - Sukenori HINO (September 16, 1756 to August 26, 1830) is a Kugyo (high court noble) in Edo period.

HINO Suketomo (日野資朝) - Suketomo HINO (1290 - June 25, 1332) was a Kuge (court noble) during the late Kamakura Period.

HINO Terusuke (日野輝資) - Terusuke HINO (1555 - August 27, 1623) lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states), Azuchi-Momoyama period, and the Edo period.

HINO Tomiko (日野富子) - Tomiko HINO (female, 1440 - June 30, 1496) is a historical figure who lived in the Muromachi period.

HINO Toshimitsu (日野俊光) - Toshimitsu HINO (1260 - June 23, 1326) was a Court noble who lived during the Kamakura period.

HINO Toshimoto (日野俊基) - Toshimoto HINO (date of birth unknown, died July 4, 1332) was a court noble at the end of Kamakura Period.

HINO Yasuko (日野康子) - Yasuko HINO (1369 – December 7, 1419) lived during the Muromachi period.

HINO Yoshisuke (日野義資) - Yoshisuke HINO (1397 - July 24, 1434) was a man who lived in the Muromachi period.

HIRAGA Gennai (平賀源内) - Gennai HIRAGA (1728 - January 24, 1780) was a scholar of Japanese herbalism and Dutch, as well as a physician, writer, inventor and Western-style painter, in the Edo period.

HIRAGA Tomomasa (平賀朝雅) - Tomomasa HIRAGA was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the Shogunate) of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) and was active from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

HIRAGA Yoshinobu (平賀義信) - Yoshinobu HIRAGA or MINAMOTO no Yoshinobu was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) who lived during the end of the Heian period.

HIRAMA Jusuke (平間重助) - Jusuke HIRAMA (1824- August 22, 1874 (by the old lunar calendar)).

HIRAMATSU Tokitsune (平松時庸) - Tokitsune HIRAMATSU (June 20, 1599 - August 24, 1654) was a Kuge (court noble) who lived during the early Edo Period.

HIRANO Kuniomi (平野国臣) - Kuniomi HIRANO (May 12, 1828 - August 21, 1864) was a Japanese samurai, feudal retainer of Fukuoka Domain and patriot.

HIRANO Nagahiro (平野長裕) - Nagahiro HIRANO (November 30, 1845 - July 29, 1872) was the first feudal lord of Tawaramoto Domain, Yamato Province.

HIRASE Sakugoro (平瀬作五郎) - Sakugoro HIRASE (February 12, 1856 - January 4, 1925) was a botanist in the Meiji and the Taisho periods.

Hirashima Kubo (平島公方) - Hirashima Kubo (or Awa Kubo) is descended from Yoshitsuna ASHIKAGA, the second son of Yoshizumi ASHIKAGA who was the 11th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun), and their family lineage is a branch family of the Shogun family succeeded by Yoshimi, Yoshitane and Yoshitsuna ASHIKAGA successively.

HIRATA Atsutane (平田篤胤) - Atsutane HIRATA was a scholar of Japanese classical literature and a Shintoist in the late Edo period.

HIRATA Kanetane (平田鐵胤) - Kanetane HIRATA (December 31, 1799 – October 25, 1880) was a scholar of ancient Japanese literature and culture.

HIRATA Mototada (平田職忠) - Mototada HIRATA (1580-July 23, 1660) was a government official from a Jige-ke (courtiers who are not allowed into the Emperor's living quarters) family from the Azuchi-Momoyama period through the early Edo period.

HIRATA Sajiro (平田佐次郎) - Sajiro HIRATA (1842 - 1902) is a businessman from Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture and the founder of Hirata Boseki (Hirata Spinning Company).

HIRATA Tosuke (平田東助) - Tosuke HIRATA (March 26, 1849 - April 14, 1925) was a government official and politician who lived in the Meiji through Taisho periods.

HIRATE Hirohide (平手汎秀) - Hirohide HIRATE (1553 - February 4, 1573) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HIRAYAMA Goro (平山五郎) - Goro HIRAYAMA (born in 1829 and died on October 30, 1863) was a samurai in the Edo period.

HIRAYAMA Sueshige (平山季重) - Sueshige HIRAYAMA was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the west party (the Himatsuri clan), one of the seven west parties of Musashi Province that existed during the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

HIROHASHI Kanehide (広橋兼秀) - Kanehide HIROHASHI (1506-September 17, 1567) was a kuge (court noble) during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HIROHASHI Kanekatsu (広橋兼勝) - Kanekatsu HIROHASHI (December 12, 1558 - January 18, 1623) was a court noble and kajin (waka poet) who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the early Edo period.

HIROHASHI Kanenaka (広橋兼仲) - Kanenaka HIROHASHI (1244 - February 12, 1308) was a kugyo (a court noble) during the late Kamakura period.

HIROHASHI Kanenobu (広橋兼宣) - Kanenobu HIROHASHI (December 16, 1366-October 21, 1429) was a Kugyo (top court official) in the Muromachi period.

HIROHASHI Kunimitsu (広橋国光) - Kunimitsu HIROHASHI (July 8, 1526 - December 10, 1568) was a Court noble during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HIROHASHI Mitsushige (広橋光成) - Mitsushige HIROHASHI (February 22, 1797 - September 29, 1862) was a court noble in the Edo period.

HIROHASHI Tsunamitsu (広橋綱光) - Tsunamitsu HIROHASHI (July 31, 1431-April 6, 1477) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) in Japan.

HIROHASHI Yoriuke (広橋頼資) - Yorisuke HIROHASHI (1182 - April 7, 1236) was Kugyo (a court noble) during the early Kamakura period.

HIROHATA Mototoyo (広幡基豊) - Mototoyo HIROHATA (May 15, 1800 - June 20, 1857) was a court noble during the late Edo Period.

HIROHATA Nagatada (広幡長忠) - Nagatada HIROHATA (May 21, 1711 - November 3, 1771) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the mid Edo period.

HIROHATA Sakihide (広幡前秀) - Sakihide HIROHATA (January 15, 1763 - July 12, 1808) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the mid-Edo Period.

HIROHATA Sakitoyo (広幡前豊) - Sakitoyo HIROHATA (March 26, 1742 - January 11, 1784) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the mid-Edo Period.

HIROHATA Tadaaya (広幡忠礼) - Tadaaya HIROHATA (July 24, 1824 - February 18, 1897) was a court noble during the late Edo Period and a politician during the Meiji Period.

HIROHATA Tadayuki (広幡忠幸) - Tadayuki HIROHATA (1622 - December 9, 1669) was a court noble in the Edo period.

HIROHATA Toyotada (広幡豊忠) - Toyotada HIROHATA (July 27, 1666 - August 26, 1737) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the early to mid Edo period.

HIROHATA Tsunetoyo (広幡経豊) - Tsunetoyo HIROHATA (August 7, 1779 - October 11, 1838) was a court noble during the late Edo Period.

Hirosawa no tsubone (広沢局) - Hirosawa no tsubone (1572 - 1637) was a daughter of Tsunemasa NAGOYA who was the lord of Kakizoe-jo Castle in Hizen Province, and one of the Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI's concubines.

HIROSAWA Saneomi (広沢真臣) - Saneomi HIROSAWA (広沢真臣: February 7, 1834 - February 27, 1871; his name is also written in the prescriptive orthographic style as 廣澤眞臣) was a samurai (a feudal retainer of the Choshu clan) and statesman in Japan.

HIROSAWA Yasuto (広沢安任) - Yasuto HIROSAWA (February 24, 1830 - February 5, 1891) was a feudal retainer of the Aizu clan (now Fukushima Prefecture) lived in the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate during the late Edo period.

HIROSE Kinzo (弘瀬金蔵) - Kinzo HIROSE (November 4, 1812 - March 8, 1876) was an Ukiyo-e artist who lived from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

HIROSE Saihei (広瀬宰平) - Saihei HIROSE (June 16, 1828-January 31, 1914) was the first administrative director of Sumitomo family.

HIROSE Tokihiro (広瀬時宏) - Tokihiro HIROSE (November 6, 1851- January 30, 1870) was a Hira Taishi (Regimental Soldier) or a Corporal of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

HIROTSU Hironobu (広津弘信) - Hironobu HIROTSU (1819 - 1883) was a Japanese diplomat.

HISAMATSU Katsuyuki (久松勝行) - Katsuyuki HISAMATSU was the seventh lord of Tako Domain in Shimosa Province.

Hisashi TENMYOUYA (artist) (天明屋尚) - Hisashi TENMYOUYA is active as an artist, after working as an art director at a record company.

HISHIKAWA Moronobu (菱川師宣) - Morobobu HISHIKAWA (the date of birth unknown, 1618 - July 25, 1694) was one of the leading male painters in the early Edo period, which is the early modern times in Japan.

Hitachi no Iratsume (常陸娘) - Hitachi no Iratsume (dates of birth and death unknown) was a daughter of SOGA no Akae.

HITOMI Katsutaro (人見勝太郎) - Katsutaro HITOMI (born on November 30, 1843 and died on December 31, 1922) was a vassal of Tokugawa Shogunate in the end of Edo period and a bureaucrat and businessman in the Meiji period.

HITOTSUYANAGI Naoshige (一柳直重) - Naoshige HITOTSUYANAGI (1598 - August 15, 1645) was the second feudal lord of the Saijo Domain in Iyo Province.

Hiwadahime (檜皮姫) - Hiwadahime (1230 - May 13, 1247) was a woman who was a member of the Hojo family during the middle of the Kamakura period.

HOASHI Banri (帆足万里) - Banri HOASHI (February 11, 1778 - July 30, 1852) was a Confucianist and Keiseiron (written treatment of events, which was drafted for governing Japan in the Edo period) scholar, who lived during the late Edo period.

Hochi (法智) - Hochi (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest in the Nara period.

Hoei (法栄) - Hoei was a priest in the Nara period (years of birth and death are unknown).

Hogi (法義) - Hogi (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest in the Nara period.

Hojo (法成) - Hojo (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest of Tang (ancient China) in the Nara period.

HOJO Genan (北条幻庵) - Genan HOJO/Nagatsuna HOJO was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HOJO Harutoki (北条治時) - Harutoki HOJO (1318 - August 27, 1333) was a son of Munetoki HOJO, who was a branch of the Tokuso family and a younger brother of Tokimune HOJO (according to another account, Harutoki was a son of Yukitoki HOJO).

HOJO Hidetoki (北条英時) - Hidetoki HOJO was a member of the Hojo clan from the end of the Kamakura period.

HOJO Hisatoki (北条久時) - Hisatoki HOJO (born in 1272, birth date unknown - December 31, 1307) was a member of the Hojo clan who lived in the middle Kamakura period.

HOJO Kanetoki (北条兼時) - Kanetoki HOJO (year of birth unknown - July 26, 1263) was a member of the Hojo clan from the mid Kamakura period.

HOJO Koresada (北条維貞) - Koresada HOJO is from a family of the Hojo clan in the late Kamakura period.

HOJO Masako (北条政子) - Masako HOJO (born 1157 and died August 23, 1225, which is July 11 on the old lunar calendar) lived from the end of the Heian Period to the beginning of Kamakura Period.

HOJO Masamura (北条政村) - Masamura HOJO belonged to the Hojo clan, and lived in the early to mid-Kamakura period.

HOJO Masanori (北条政範) - Masanori HOJO (1189 - December 4, 1204) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Kamakura period.

HOJO Moritoki (北条守時) - Moritoki HOJO was a family member of the Hojo clan in the end of Kamakura period.

HOJO Munenobu (北条宗宣) - Munenobu HOJO (1259 - July 16, 1312) was a family member of the Hojo clan in the late Kamakura period.

HOJO Nakatoki (北条仲時) - Nakatoki HOJO (1306- June 29, 1333) was a Rokuhara Commissioner during the latter stages of the Kamakura shogunate (Northern side).

HOJO Sadaaki (北条貞顕) - Sadaaki HOJO was a family member of the Ho jo clan in the end of Kamakura period.

HOJO Sadahusa (北条貞房) - Sadahusa HOJO (1272 - January 11, 1310) was from the Hojo clan in the late Kamakura Period.

HOJO Sadayuki (北条貞将) - Sadayuki HOJO was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the end of the Kamakura period.

HOJO Shigetoki (北条重時) - Shigetoki HOJO was a member of the family of the Hojo clan in the early Kamakura period.

HOJO Soun (北条早雲) - Soun HOJO (also known as Moritoki ISE) was a military commander during the mid to late Muromachi Period, and the patriarch of the Gohojo clan (or Late Hojo), a powerful warrior clan of the Warring States Period.

HOJO Takanao (北条高直) - Takanao HOJO is a busho (Japanese military commander) over the end of the Kamakura period and the early period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

HOJO Takatoki (北条高時) - Takatoki HOJO was the 14th regent to Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) (office between 1316 - 1326).

HOJO Tokifusa (北条時房) - Tokifusa HOJO (1175 - February 25, 1240,) was a busho (Japanese military commander) at the beginning of the Kamakura period.

HOJO Tokimasa (北条時政) - Tokimasa HOJO (1138 - Feb. 6, 1215) was the father of Masako HOJO, the wife of MINAMOTO no Yoritomo.

HOJO Tokimasu (北条時益) - Tokimasu HOJO (date of birth unknown, died June 28, 1333) was the last Rokuhara Tandai (an administrative and judicial agent in Rokuhara, Kyoto) (Minamikata) (South) of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

HOJO Tokimune (北条時宗) - Tokimune HOJO was the eighth regent of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) in the middle of Kamakura period.

HOJO Tokishige (北条時茂) - Tokishige HOJO (1240 - February 25, 1270) was a member of the Hojo Clan, who lived during the mid-Kamakura Period.

HOJO Tokisuke (北条時輔) - Tokisuke HOJO was the eldest son (illegitimate child) of Tokiyori HOJO, the fifth regent of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) and served in Rokuhara Tandai Minamikata (Rokuhara Tandai South) in the mid Kamakura period.

HOJO Tokiuji (北条時氏) - Tokiuji Hojo was a member of the Hojo clan, who lived during the early Kamakura Period.

HOJO Tokiyori (北条時頼) - Tokiyori HOJO (July 6, 1227 - December 31, 1263) served as fifth regent to the Kamakura Shogunate for the period from 1246 to 1256.

HOJO Tokiyuki (北条時行) - Tokiyuki HOJO was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

HOJO Tsunashige (北条綱成) - Tsunashige HOJO (1515 - 1587, his given name can be alternatively pronounced as Tsunanari) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states), and a vassal of the Gohojo clan.

HOJO Ujiharu (北条氏治) - Ujiharu HOJO was the fourth lord of the Sayama Domain in Kawachi Province.

HOJO Ujikuni (北条氏邦) - Ujikuni HOJO (alternatively Ujikuni FUJITA) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HOJO Ujimasa (北条氏政) - Ujimasa HOJO was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a Sengoku daimyo (Japanese territorial lord in the Sengoku period) in Sagami Province who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HOJO Ujinori (北条氏規) - Ujinori HOJO was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HOJO Yasutoki (北条泰時) - Yasutoki HOJO was a military commander in the early Kamakura period.

HOJO Yoshimune (北条義宗) - Yoshimune HOJO (1253 - September 23, 1277) was a member of the Hojo clan in the mid Kamakura period.

HOJO Yoshitoki (北条義時) - Yoshitoki HOJO served as the second regent to the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

Hokyo (法教) - Hokyo (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest in the Nara period.

HONAMI Koetsu (本阿弥光悦) - Koetsu HONAMI (1558 - February 27, 1637) was a calligrapher and artist during the early Edo Period.

HONAMI Tsunehisa (穂波経尚) - Tsunehisa HONAMI (September 23, 1646 – July 21, 1706) was a court noble of the Edo period.

HONDA Ishiro (本多猪四郎) - Asahi-mura, Higashitagawa-gun, Yamagata Prefecture (present Tsuruoka City)

HONDA Shigetsugu (本多重次) - Shigetsugu HONDA (1529-August 9th, 1596) was a vassal of the Tokugawa clan from the Sengoku Period (the Warring Period) to the Azuchi Momoyama Period.

HONDA Tadakatsu (本多忠勝) - Tadakatsu HONDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

HONDA Tadamoto (本多忠民) - Tadamoto HONDA (April 12, 1817 - January 29, 1883) was a daimyo (feudal lord), statesman and Roju (senior councilor) at the end of the Edo period.

HONDA Tadatsune (本多忠常) - Tadatsune HONDA (1661-May 26, 1709) was the second lord of Koriyama Domain in Yamato Province.

HONDA Toshitsugu (本多俊次) - Toshitsugu HONDA (本多 俊次) was the second lord of the Omi Zeze domain.

HONDA Yasushige (本多康重) - Yasushige HONDA (1554 - May 4, 1611) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (Japan).

HONEKAWA Doken (骨皮道賢) - Doken HONEKAWA (date of birth unknown; date of death: April 22, 1468) was the head of a gang who lived during the Muromachi period.

Honen (法然) - Honen was a Japanese Buddhist monk from the late Heian Period to early Kamakura Period, and the founder of Pure Land Sect.

HONGO Tadayoshi (北郷忠能) - Tadayoshi HONGO (March 11, 1590 - March 7, 1631) was a military commander in Kyushu from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

Honinbo Shuei (本因坊秀栄) - Honinbo Shuei (November 1, 1852 - February 10, 1907) was an Igo (board game of capturing territory) player in the Edo and Meiji periods, also known as Shuei HAYASHI the 13th, Honinbo the 17th and the 19th, and a Meijin (master)(Igo).

Honinbo Shuho (本因坊秀甫) - Honinbo Shuho (1838 - October 14, 1886) was an Igo (board game of capturing territory, also called Go) player from the Edo to the Meiji period.

Honinbo Shusai (本因坊秀哉) - Honinbo (Holder of the Honinbo Title for the strongest player of the board game of go) Shusai (June 24, 1874 - January 18, 1940) was a go (the board game of go, hereinafter referred to as go) player who lived from the Meiji period through to the Showa period.

HONJO Munesuke (本庄宗資) - Munesuke HONJO (c. 1629 - September 9, 1699) was fudai daimyo (a daimyo in hereditary vassal to the Tokugawa family) in the early part of the Edo period.

HONJO Tokiie (本庄時家) - Tokiie HONJO (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Kodama Party, Musashi Province in the early Kamakura period (he practically succeeded to the head family of Kodama Party).

HONMA Gencho (本間玄調) - Gencho HONMA (1804 - March 16, 1872) is a doctor of the Mito Domain in the end of the Edo Period.

HONO Ihaku (本翁意伯) - Ihaku HONO shonin (St. Ihaku HONO) VI was the second son of Tadayoshi TORII, a vessel of the Tokugawa family, and an elder brother of Mototada TORII, busho (military commander) in the Sengoku period (the period of Warring State).

Horen (法蓮) - Horen (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest during the Asuka period and the Nara period.

HORI Chikayoshi (堀親良) - Chikayoshi HORI (1580 - July 5, 1637) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period.

HORI Hideharu (堀秀治) - Hideharu HORI (1576 - July 1, 1606) was a military commander and daimyo in the Azuchi Momoyama and the Edo periods.

HORI Hidemasa (堀秀政) - Hidemasa HORI was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HORI Kagemitsu (堀景光) - Kagemitsu HORI (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai who lived toward the end of the Heian period.

HORI Keizan (堀景山) - Keizan HORI (1688 to October 31, 1757) was a Confucian scholar and a doctor (Confucian doctor) in the mid Edo period.

HORI Kyoan (堀杏庵) - Kyoan HORI (June 25, 1585-January 10,1643) was a Confucian doctor and scholar in the early Edo period.

HORI Motoi (堀基) - Motoi HORI (July 29, 1844 - April 8, 1912) was a feudal retainer of Satsuma Domain who played an active role at the end of Edo Period, while he later became a businessman in Meiji Period.

HORI Yorishige (堀頼重) - Yorishige HORI (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the last days of Heian period.

HORIBE Taketsune (堀部武庸) - Taketsune HORIBE (1670 - March 20, 1703) was a member of the Forty-seven Ronin of Ako (lordless samurai of Ako Domain).

HORIE Yayoi (堀江弥生) - Yayoi HORIE (year of birth and death unknown) was the legal wife of Yorizumi SHIONOYA.

HORIGUCHI Sadamitsu (堀口貞満) - Sadamitsu HORIGUCHI (1297 - 1338) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived from the late Kamakura period to the Northern and Southern Courts period.

HORIKAWA Michitomo (堀川通具) - Michitomo HORIKAWA (1171-October 20, 1227) was a poet in the early Kamakura period.

HORIKAWA Yasuchika (堀河康親) - Yasuchika HORIKAWA (March 18, 1797 - September 28, 1859) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the late Edo period.

HORIKAWA Yasutane (堀河康胤) - Yasutane HORIKAWA (October 14, 1592 - March 15, 1673) was the Kugyo (high court noble) during the early Edo period and the originator of the Horikawa family.

HORIN Josho (鳳林承章) - Josho HORIN (1593 - 1668) was a Zen priest who lived in the era from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

HORIO Tadaharu (堀尾忠晴) - Tadaharu HORIO (1599 - October 26, 1633) was a tozama daimyo (nonhereditary feudal lord) who lived in the Edo period.

Hosai (法載) - Housai (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest of Tang (ancient China) in the Nara period.

HOSHI Toru (星亨) - Toru HOSHI (May 19, 1850 - June 21, 1901), was a statesman in the Meiji period (The kanji letter '享' often used for his first name Toru '亨' is incorrect).

HOSHIKAWA no Maro (星川麻呂) - HOSHIKAWA no Maro (date of birth unknown - July 2, 680 in old lunar calendar) lived during the Asuka period of Japan.

Hoshin (法進) - Hoshin (or Hosshin, Hasshin) (709-October 23, 778) was a priest who came from Tang (China) in the Nara period.

HOSHINA Masasada (保科正貞) - Masasada HOSHINA was the first lord of the Iino Domain, Kazusa Province.

HOSHINO Mian (星野味庵) - Mian HOSHINO was a man from Aizu in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HOSHO Arata (宝生新) - Arata/Shin HOSHO (November 16, 1870 - June 10, 1944) was a Noh actor of the Hosho school of waki-kata (supporting actors).

HOSHO Fusateru (宝生英照) - Fusateru HOSHO was a Noh actor of the Hosho school of shite-kata (lead actors).

HOSHO Kan (宝生閑) - Kan HOSHO (May 15, 1934 -) is a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing waki (supporting role) of the Shimogakari-Hosho-ryu school.

HOSHO Kuro Shigefusa (宝生九郎重英) - Kuro Shigefusa HOSHO (July 2, 1900 - July 18, 1974) was a Noh actor of the Hosho school of shite-kata (lead actors).

HOSHO Kuro Tomoharu (宝生九郎知栄) - Kuro Tomoharu HOSHO (1837 - 1917) was a Noh actor of the Hosho school of shite-kata (lead actors).

HOSHO Yaichi (宝生弥一) - Yaichi HOSHO (July 2, 1908 - March 11, 1985) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing waki (supporting roles) of Shimogakari-Hosho-ryu school.

HOSOKAWA Fujikata (細川藤賢) - Fujikata HOSOKAWA (1517 - 1590) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

HOSOKAWA Garasha (Gracia) (細川ガラシャ) - Garasha HOSOKAWA/Tama AKECHI (1563 - August 25, 1600) was the third daughter of Mitsuhide AKECHI and the wife of Tadaoki HOSOKAWA.

HOSOKAWA Harumoto (細川晴元) - Harumoto HOSOKAWA was both a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord), who lived from the late Muromachi era through to the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HOSOKAWA Jozen (細川定禅) - Jozen HOSOKAWA (year of birth unknown - 1339) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Kamakura Period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

HOSOKAWA Junjiro (細川潤次郎) - Junijiro HOSOKAWA (March 11, 1834 - July 20, 1923) was a feudal retainer from Tosa Domain and Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch) during the end of the Edo Period, and also a jurist, educator, and baron during the Meiji and Taisho Period.

HOSOKAWA Katsumoto (細川勝元) - Katsumoto HOSOKAWA was a shugo (military governor) daimyo in the Muromachi period, a kanrei (shogunal deputy or a chief official) of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun), and the head of the Hosokawa clan (as one of the so-called three shogunal deputies) in the main Hosokawa clan line.

HOSOKAWA Kazuuji (細川和氏) - Kazuuji HOSOKAWA (1296 - October 21, 1342) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the late Kamakura Period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

HOSOKAWA Kiyouji (細川清氏) - Kiyouji HOSOKAWA (date of birth unknown - August 22, 1362) was a warlord during the Nanbokucho period (the period of the Northern and Southern Courts) in Japan and court official in the Muromachi Shogunate.

HOSOKAWA Masamoto (細川政元) - Masamoto HOSOKAWA was a Shugo (military governor) daimyo in the mid- to late Muromachi Period.

HOSOKAWA Mitsumoto (細川満元) - Mitsumoto HOSOKAWA (1378 - November 15, 1425) was a Kanrei (shogunal deputy) lived in the early Muromachi period.

HOSOKAWA Morouji (細川師氏) - Morouji HOSAKAWA (1305 - 1348) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the late Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

HOSOKAWA Mototsune (細川元常) - Mototsune HOSOKAWA was shugo (provincial constable) of the northern part of Izumi Province and the lord of Shoryuji-jo Castle in Yamashiro Province in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HOSOKAWA Nobuyoshi (細川信良) - Nobuyoshi HOSOKAWA (1548 - 1592) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and feudal lord over the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States, Japan) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HOSOKAWA Okimoto (細川興元) - Okimoto HOSOKAWA was a military commander who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

HOSOKAWA Shigeyuki (細川成之) - Shigeyuki HOSOKAWA (1434 – October 13, 1511) was a shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) of Awa, Mikawa and Sanuki Provinces in the Muromachi period.

HOSOKAWA Sumimoto (細川澄元) - Sumimoto HOSOKAWA was a war lord and daimyo during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

HOSOKAWA Sumiyuki (細川澄之) - Sumiyuki HOSOKAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Muromachi period (the Sengoku period [period of warring states]).

HOSOKAWA Tadaoki (細川忠興) - Tadaoki HOSOKAWA/Tadaoki NAGAOKA was a military leader and Daimyo (feudal lord) from the Sengoku period (Warring States period) through to the Edo period in Japan.

HOSOKAWA Tadataka (細川忠隆) - Tadataka HOSOKAWA, or Kyumu NAGAOKA, was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Azuchi-momoyama period to the Edo period.

HOSOKAWA Takakuni (細川高国) - Takakuni HOSOKAWA was a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) and military commander during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

HOSOKAWA Takumi (細川内匠) - Takumi HOSOKAWA (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

HOSOKAWA Terutsune (細川輝経) - Terutsune HOSOKAWA was a Japanese military commander who lived from the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

HOSOKAWA Ujiharu (細川氏春) - Ujiharu HOSOKAWA was a military commander in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

HOSOKAWA Ujitsuna (細川氏綱) - Ujitsuna HOSOKAWA (1514 - January 14, 1564) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Sengoku period (period of warring states) and the last Kanrei (shogunal deputy) of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

HOSOKAWA Yoriari (細川頼有) - Yoriari HOSOKAWA (May 26, 1332 - September 7, 1391) was busho (Japanese military commander) during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts and the Muromachi Period.

HOSOKAWA Yoriharu (細川頼春) - Yoriharu HOSOKAWA (c. 1304 - March 14, 1352) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

HOSOKAWA Yorimoto (細川頼元) - Yorimoto HOSOKAWA (1343 - June 2, 1397) was a Bakufu Kanrei (shogunal deputy) during the Muromachi period.

HOSOKAWA Yoriyuki (細川頼之) - Yoriyuki HOSOKAWA (1329 - April 2, 1392) was a warrior, politician and Bakufu Kanrei (shogun deputy) between the Northern and Southern Courts period and the Muromachi period.

HOSOKAWA Yusai (細川幽斎) - Yusai HOSOKAWA (Fujitaka HOSOKAWA) was a general of the Warring States Period, and a tanka poet.

Hotoke-gozen (仏御前) - Hotoke-gozen (1160-1180) was a women who danced Shirabyoshi (Japanese traditional dance) and lived in the end of the Heian period.

HOTTA Masatomo (堀田正倫) - Masatomo HOTTA (December 28, 1851-January 11, 1911) was a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the late Edo Period.

HOTTA Masazane (堀田正賓) - Masazane HOTTA (1716 - November 18, 1758) was the fourth lord of Katada Domain in Omi Province.

Hoyo Goyama (神山鳳陽) - Houyou GOYAMA (1824 - 1889) was a prominent Japanese calligrapher and composer of Chinese poems in the Meiji period.

HOZUMI no Ioe (穂積五百枝) - HOZUMI no Ioe (years of birth and death unknown) is a Japanese who lived in Asuka period.

HOZUMI no Momotari (穂積百足) - HOZUMI no Momotari (year of birth unknown-June 29, 672) is Japanese of Asuka period.

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IBA Teigo (伊庭貞剛) - Teigo IBA (February 19, 1847 - October 22, 1926) was the second Director General of Sumitomo.

IBARAKI Tsukasa (茨木司) - Tsukasa IBRAKI (year of birth unknown - July 15, 1867) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Aizu domain.

IBUKA Hikosaburo (井深彦三郎) - Hikosaburo IBUKA (1868 - 1916) was an army agent in the Meiji Period and a member of the House of Representatives later.

Icchu (一忠) - Icchu (year of birth and death unknown) was a Dengaku (refer to the descriptions below) and Noh player who was active in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (in Japan).

ICHIHASHI Nagakazu (市橋長和) - Nagakazu ICHIHASHI (June 7, 1821, to Jan. 17, 1882) was the 10th (final) lord of Nishoji Domain (Nishioji Domain) in Omi Province.

ICHIJO Akiyoshi (一条昭良) - Akiyoshi ICHIJO (June 12, 1605-March 11, 1672) was a court noble of the highest rank in the early Edo period.

ICHIJO Fusafuyu (一条房冬) - Fusafuyu ICHIJO (1489 - December 3, 1541) was a figure of the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

ICHIJO Fusamichi (一条房通) - Fusamichi ICHIJO (1509-December 11, 1556) was a Kugyo (court noble) and a Kanpaku (chancellor) of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

ICHIJO Fusamoto (一条房基) - Fusamoto ICHIJO (1522 - May 9, 1549) was a person who lived in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) in Japan.

ICHIJO Fuyutsune (一条冬経) - Born on May 20, 1652, and gone on October 27, 1705, Fuyutsune ICHIJO was Kugyo (a top court official) in the middle of the Edo period.

ICHIJO Fuyuyoshi (一条冬良) - Fuyuyoshi ICHIJO (August 7, 1464 - May 1, 1514) was a Kugyo (Court Noble) and Kanpaku (Chief advisor to the Emperor) during the Warring State Period.

ICHIJO Iefusa (一条家房) - Iefusa ICHIJO (1270 - year of death unknown) was kuge (court noble) in the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Ietsune (一条家経) - Ietsune ICHIJO (December 22, 1248 - January 8, 1294) was a Kugyo (high court noble) during the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Kanesada (一条兼定) - Kanesada ICHIJO was a kokushi (governor) in Tosa Province in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and was effectively the last head of the Tosa Ichijo clan.

ICHIJO Kaneyoshi (一条兼良) - Kaneyoshi ICHIJO (June 7, 1402 - April 30, 1481) was a court noble, who held titles of Sessho regent and Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor), and was a classical scholar in the Muromachi period.

ICHIJO Kaneyoshi (一条兼香) - Kaneyoshi ICHIJO (his given name can also be pronounced "Kaneka," January 21, 1693 - September 21, 1751) was a Kugyo (top court official) in the mid-Edo period.

ICHIJO Masafusa (一条政房) - Masafusa ICHIJO (1443-November 29, 1469) was a Kugyo in the Muromachi period.

ICHIJO Michika (一条道香) - Michika ICHIJO (November 18, 1722- October 4, 1769) was a high-rank Court noble in the Edo period.

ICHIJO Mikako (一条美賀子) - Mikako ICHIJO (Mikako TOKUGAWA, from 1835 to July 9, 1894) was a court noble woman during the time from the end of Edo period to the Meiji period as well as the lawful wife of Yoshinobu TOKUGAWA.

ICHIJO Moronaga (一条師良) - Moronaga ICHIJO (1258 - December 5, 1293) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Naganari (一条長成) - Naganari ICHIJO (year of birth and death unknown) was a kuge (court noble) who lived near the end of the Heian period.

ICHIJO Nobuyoshi (一条信能) - Nobuyoshi ICHIJO (一条 信能, 1190 - 1221) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the early Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Norifusa (一条教房) - Norifusa ICHIJO (1423 - November 15, 1480) was a Kugyo (Court Noble) (Kanpaku: Chief advisor to the Emperor) and the proprietor of a manor during the late Muromachi Period.

ICHIJO Saneaki (一条実秋) - Saneaki ICHIJO, as known as Saneaki SHIMIZUDANI, (?-June 11, 1420) was a Kugyo (top court official) in the Muromachi period.

ICHIJO Saneie (一条実家) - Saneie ICHIJO (1250 - February 20, 1314) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Sanemasa (一条実雅) - Sanemasa ICHIJO (1196 - May 13, 1228) was a court noble of the early Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Sanemichi (一条実通) - Sanemichi ICHIJO (September 1, 1788 to June 22, 1805) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the late Edo period.

ICHIJO Sanetsune (一条実経) - Sanetsune ICHIJO (1223 - August 30, 1284) was a court noble during the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Saneyoshi (一条実良) - Saneyoshi ICHIJO (March 26, 1835 - May 16, 1868) was a Kuge (court noble) who lived in the late Edo period.

ICHIJO Tadaka (一条忠香) - Tadaka ICHIJO (March 25, 1812 - December 17, 1863) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the late Edo period.

ICHIJO Tadamoto (一条内基) - Tadamoto (also known as Uchimoto) ICHIJO (1548 - August 9, 1611) was a kuge (court noble) living from the late Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) to the early Edo period.

ICHIJO Tadasada (一条忠貞) - Tadasada ICHIJO (May [the old calendar] [between May and June], 1862 - unknown) was a Kuge (court noble) who lived in the late Edo period.

ICHIJO Tadasuke (一条忠輔) - Tadasuke ICHIJO (year of birth and death unknown) was kuge (court noble) in the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Tadayoshi (一条忠良) - Tadayoshi ICHIJO (May 2, 1774 - July 5, 1837) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

ICHIJO Takayoshi (一条高能) - Takayoshi ICHIJO (1176 - October 26, 1198) was a kugyo (top court official) and politician during early days of the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Teruyoshi (一条輝良) - Teruyoshi ICHIJO (November 28, 1756 - November 25, 1795) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

ICHIJO Tsunemichi (一条経通) - Tsunemichi ICHIJO (1317 - April 9, 1365) was a kugyo (the top court official) from the end of the Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

ICHIJO Tsunetsugu (一条経嗣) - Tsunetsugu ICHIJO (1358 - December 14, 1418) was a court noble, who held the title of Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor), in the early Muromachi period.

ICHIJO Uchitsune (一条内経) - Uchitsune ICHIJO (August 19, 1291 - November 15, 1325) was a court noble and waka poet in the latter half of Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Uchizane (一条内実) - Uchizane ICHIJO (1276 - February 15, 1305) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Yoshinari (一条能成) - Yoshinari ICHIJO (1163 - 1238) was a court noble from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

ICHIJO Yoshiyasu (一条能保) - Yoshiyasu ICHIJO (born in 1147, birth date unknown - November 30, 1197) was a Court noble who lived from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

ICHIKAWA Beian (市河米庵) - Beian ICHIKAWA (October 25, 1779 - August 26, 1858) was a Japanese calligrapher and kanshi (Chinese-style poems) poet of the late Edo period.

ICHIKAWA Ginnosuke (市川銀之助) - Ginnosuke ICHIKAWA is a name used by Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

ICHIKAWA Kon (市川崑) - Kon ICHIKAWA (his childhood name was Giichi ICHIKAWA, November 20, 1915 - February 13, 2008) was a Japanese film director.

ICHIKI Shiro (市来四郎) - Shiro ICHIKI (January 29, 1829 - February 12, 1903) is a feudal retainer of Satsuma.

ICHIMURA Tatsunosuke (市村辰之助) - Tatsunosuke ICHIMURA (1846 - March 15, 1872) was a member of "Shinsengumi" (a group which guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

ICHIMURA Tetsunosuke (市村鉄之助) - Tetsunosuke ICHIMURA (1854 - 1873?) born in the Ogaki Domain of Mino Province was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period).

IDA Banzan (井田磐山) - Banzan IDA (1767 - May 5, 1863) was a Japanese calligrapher.

IDA Takeo (井田武雄) - Takeo IDA (November, 1851 - 1933) was a Japanese doctor and businessman.

IDO Yoshihiro (井戸良弘) - Yoshihiro IDO (1532 - 1612) was Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (Japan).

IEKI Shogen (家木将監) - Shogen IEKI (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

IESATO Tsuguo (家里次郎) - Tsuguo IESATO (1840 - June 10, 1863) was a member of Mibu-Roshigumi (Mibu masterless warrior group).

IFUKUBE no Tokotarihime (IFUKIBE no Tokotarihime) (伊福吉部徳足比売) - IFUKUBE no Tokotarihime/IFUKIBE no Tokotarihime (year of birth unknown - July 26, 708) was a female family member of the Ifukube clan, a local ruling family of Inaba Province from the Asuka Period

Ifukube no tsumuji (伊福部都牟自) - Ifukube no tsumuji (year of birth unknown, April 21, 658) is a member of Ifukube clan which was an ancient local ruling family in Inaba Province.

IGA Kanemitsu (伊賀兼光) - Kanemitsu IGA (year of birth and death unknown) was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) and a governmental official responsible for practical works in the late Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

IGA Mitsumune (伊賀光宗) - Mitsumune IGA (1178 - February 10, 1257) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the early Kamakura period.

Iga no Kata (伊賀の方) - Iga no Kata (the date of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived in the beginning of the Kamakura period.

IGA no Tomomitsu (伊賀朝光) - IGA no Tomomitsu (year of birth unknown - October 15, 1215) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Iga no Tsubone (伊賀局) - Iga no Tsubone (birth date unknown - December 4, 1384) was a lady referred to as a brave woman during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

Iga Shosho (伊賀少将) - Iga Shosho (year of birth and death unknown) was a poet who lived in the late Heian period.

IGA 伊賀光季Mitsusue (伊賀光季) - Mitsusue IGA (date of birth unknown -June 13, 1221; his first name 光季 (Mitsusue) is also written as 光末) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the early Kamakura Period.

IGAI Keisho (猪飼敬所) - Keisho IGAI (April 26, 1761 - December 8, 1845) was a Japanese Confucianist of the eclectic school (of Japanese Confucianism), who lived during the late Edo period.

IGARASHI Shinsai (五十嵐信斎) - Shinsai IGARASHI (date of birth and death unknown) was a lacquer artist in the Muromachi period.

IGUCHI Kigenji (井口喜源治) - Kigenji IGUCHI (1870 to July 21, 1938) was from Azumino City, Nagano Prefecture, and was the founder of 'Kenseigijuku,' a private school based on Christianity.

IHARA Toshio (伊原敏郎) - Toshio IHARA (May 24, 1870 - July 26, 1941) was a dramatic critic and playwright.

II Naomasa (井伊直政) - Naomasa II was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the Azuchi-Momoyama and early Edo periods.

II Naosuke (井伊直弼) - Naosuke II was the 13th lord of the Hikone Domain, Omi Province.

IIDA Tadahiko (飯田忠彦) - Tadahiko IIDA (January 23, 1799 - July 15, 1860) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature and historian who was from the Tokuyama Domain and lived during the end of Edo period.

IINO Kichisaburo (飯野吉三郎) - Kichisaburo IINO (1867-February 3, 1944) was the person of new religion who was from the family of the feudal retainer of Iwamura domain in Mino Province (currently, Gifu Prefecture.)

IJICHI Masaharu (伊地知正治) - Masaharu IJICHI (July 21, 1828-May 23, 1886) was a retainer of Satsuma Domain.

IJICHI Sadaka (伊地知貞馨) - Sadaka IJICHI (1926 - 1887) was a bureaucrat who lived during the Meiji period.

IJUIN Hisanobu (伊集院久信) - Hisanobu IJUIN (year of birth unknown - 1616) was a military commander who lived during Japan's Warring States and Azuchi-Momoyama periods.

IJUIN Kanehiro (伊集院兼寛) - Kanehiro IJUIN (January 27, 1838 - April 20, 1898) was a samurai, a feudal retainer of the Satsuma clan, a military officer, and a government official in Japan.

IJUIN Tadakuni (伊集院忠国) - Tadakuni IJUIN (date of birth and death unknown) is a person of Satsuma Province from the end of Kamakura period to the early Muromachi period.

IJUIN Toshitada (伊集院俊忠) - Toshitada IJUIN (year of birth and death unknown) was a person born in Satsuma Province and lived during the mid Kamakura period.

IKAGO no Ahe (胆香瓦安倍) - IKAGO no Ahe (the dates of birth and death are unknown) was a person of the Asuka era in Japan.

IKAI Nobusada (猪飼昇貞) - Nobusada IKAI (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

IKE no Taiga (池大雅) - Ike no Taiga is a literati painter during the Edo Period. He was born June 6, 1723 and died May 30, 1776.

Ike no Zenni (池禅尼) - Ike no Zenni (c.1104 - c.1164) was a woman who lived around the end of the Heian period.

IKEDA Katsumasa (池田勝正) - Katsumasa IKEDA (1539-year of death unknown), was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

IKEDA Kosaburo (池田小三郎) - Kosaburo IKEDA (1842 - early 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

IKEDA Masanori (池田政礼) - Masanori IKEDA (January 29, 1850 - October 7 1907) was the eighth (the last) lord of the Ikusaka Domain, Bicchu Province.

IKEDA Sadayasu (池田定保) - Sadayasu IKEDA (池田 定保) was the seventh lord of Inaba-wakasa Domain (the Tottori Nishikan Nitta domain).

IKEDA Shichisaburo (池田七三郎) - A member of Shinsengumi, Shichisaburo IKEDA (December 27, 1849 – January 16, 1938) was the last remaining survivor of Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period).

IKEDA Shigetoshi (池田重利) - Shigetoshi IKEDA (1586 - February 10, 1631) is a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo period, and the first lord of Shingu-han Domain (Harima Province).

IKEDA Terumasa (池田輝政) - Terumasa IKEDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the end of the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the early Edo period.

IKEDA Toshitaka (池田利隆) - (420,000 koku (approximately 76 million liters of crop yield))

IKEDA Tsuneoki (池田恒興) - Tsuneoki IKEDA was a warlord during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) and Azuchi-Momoyama period.

IKEHIRO Kazuo (池広一夫) - Kazuo IKEHIRO (October 25, 1929 -) is a Japanese movie director.

IKENO Seiichiro (池野成一郎) - Seiichiro IKENO (1866 - 1943) is a Japanese botanist.

IKENOBO Senei (池坊専永) - Senei IKENOBO (July 21, 1933 -) is a flower arrangement expert from Kyoto Prefecture.

IKENOBO Senko (池坊専好) - Senko IKENOBO was an expert in the rikka (standing flowers) style from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the middle of the Edo period.

IKENOBO Yasuko (池坊保子) - Yasuko IKENOBO (April 18, 1942 -) is a Japanese politician.

IKI Hachiro (伊木八郎) - Hachiro IKI (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a Tokugawa shogunate police force located in Kyoto).

IKI no Hakatoko (伊吉博徳) - IKI no Hakatoko was (years of birth and death unknown) a person from Asuka Period to Nara Period.

IKI no Karakuni (壱伎韓国) - IKI no Karakuni (dates of birth and death unknown) lived during the Asuka period in Japan.

IKI no Komaro (伊吉古麻呂) - IKI no Komaro (dates of birth and death unknown) was a noble of Nara Period.

Ikkanshi Tadatsuna (一竿子忠綱) - Ikkanshi Tadatsuna was a sword craftsman in the Settsu Province who lived in the Genroku era during the Edo period.

IKOMA Chikamasa (生駒親正) - Chikamasa IKOMA was a daimyo who lived from the Azuchi Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

IKUTA Nobu (生田信) - Nobu IKUTA (1885 - 1950) was a chainman in the end of Meiji period.

IMADEGAWA Kanesue (今出川兼季) - Kanesue IMADEGAWA (1281 - February 25, 1339) was a court noble in the late Kamakura period to the Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Kinakira (今出川公詮) - Kinakira IMADEGAWA (April 30, 1696 - March 21, 1731) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Kinhiko (今出川公彦) - Kinhiko IMADEGAWA (1506 - March 11, 1578) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the latter half of the Muromachi period (Sengoku period - period of warring states in Japan).

IMADEGAWA Kinhisa (今出川公久) - Kinhisa IMADEGAWA (July 9, 1806 - September 27, 1836) was a kugyo (court noble) during the late Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Kinkoto (今出川公言) - Kinkoto IMADEGAWA (September 14, 1738 - October 7, 1776) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Kinnao (今出川公直) - Kinnao IMADEGAWA (1335 - June 1396) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) and Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Kinoki (今出川公興) - Kinoki IMADEGAWA (1446 - March 10, 1514) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Kintomi (今出川公富) - Kintomi IMADEGAWA (1396 - September 14, 1421) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Kinyuki (今出川公行) - Kinyuki IMADEGAWA (year of birth unknown - July 21, 1421) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Koresue (今出川伊季) - Koresue IMADEGAWA (July 6, 1660 - April 5, 1709) was Kugyo (court noble) in the early and middle part of the Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Naosue (今出川尚季) - Naosue IMADEGAWA (October 24, 1782 - September 27, 1810) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the late Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Nobusue (今出川誠季) - Nobusue IMADEGAWA (November 4, 1713 - July 30, 1746) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Norisue (今出川教季) - Norisue IMADEGAWA (1425 - (January 26, 1484) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Saneaya (今出川実順) - Saneaya IMADEGAWA (August 8, 1832 - October 5, 1864) was a kugyo (court noble) during the late to the end of the Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Sanenao (今出川実直) - Sanenao IMADEGAWA (1342 - June 29, 1396) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) and Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Sanetada (今出川実尹) - Sanetada IMADEGAWA (今出川 実尹, 1316 - September 29, 1342) was a Kugyo (high court noble) from the Kamakura period to the Kenmu Restoration period.

IMADEGAWA Sanetane (今出川実種) - Sanetane IMADEGAWA (July 23, 1754 - August 1, 1801) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the middle and the late of the Edo period.

IMADEGAWA Sanetomi (今出川実富) - Sanetomi IMADEGAWA (year of birth unknown - August 27, 1428) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Suemochi (今出川季持) - Suemochi IMADEGAWA (1575 - March 7, 1596) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

IMADEGAWA Suetaka (今出川季孝) - Suetaka IMADEGAWA (1479 - November 7, 1519) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

IMADEGAWA Tsunesue (今出川経季) - Tsunesue IMADEGAWA (December 31, 1594 - March 18, 1652) was Kugyo (court noble) in the early Edo period.

IMAGAWA Kinnori (今出川公規) - Kinnori IMAGAWA (February 25, 1638 - December 8, 1697) was Kugyo (court noble) in the early Edo period.

IMAGAWA Norikuni (今川範国) - Norikuni IMAGAWA (1295 ? - June 8, 1384) was shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) from the end of Kamakura Period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

IMAGAWA Norimasa (今川範政) - Norimasa IMAGAWA was shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts through the early Muromachi Period.

IMAGAWA Norimochi (今川範以) - Norimochi IMAGAWA (1570 - January 14, 1608) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and waka poet, who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

IMAGAWA Noriuji (今川範氏) - Noriuji IMAGAWA (1316 - May 21, 1365) was a shugo daimyo (a Japanese provincial military governor who became a feudal lord) between the end of the Kamakura period and the early period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

IMAGAWA Sadayo (今川貞世) - Sadayo IMAGAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander), shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) in Totomi Province, Kyushu Tandai (local commissioner) of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun), lived from the late Kamakura period, the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan), until the Muromachi period.

IMAGAWA Ujichika (今川氏親) - Ujichika IMAGAWA was a warlord, Shugo Daimyo (Provincial Daimyo), and Sengoku Daimyo (Daimyo in Sengoku period) in the Sengoku period.

IMAGAWA Ujitoyo (今川氏豊) - Ujitoyo IMAGAWA (date of birth and death unknown) was a military commander in the period of warring states.

IMAGAWA Ujizane (今川氏真) - Ujizane IMAGAWA was a warlord of Suruga Province.

IMAGAWA Yasunori (今川泰範) - Yasunori IMAGAWA (1334 ? - November 3, 1409 ?) was shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts through the early Muromachi Period.

IMAGAWA Yoshimoto (今川義元) - Yoshimoto IMAGAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord), who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

IMAGAWA Yoshitada (今川義忠) - Yoshitada IMAGAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Muromachi period and the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

IMAI Jikan (今井似閑) - Jikan IMAI (1657 - November 1, 1723) was a scholar of the Japanese classics in the first half of the Edo period.

IMAI Kanehira (今井兼平) - Kanehira IMAI (1152 - March 4, 1184) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived at the end of Heian period.

IMAI Nobuo (今井信郎) - Nobuo IMAI (November 14, 1841 - June 25, 1919) was a samurai who lived around the end of the Tokugawa shogunate to the early Meiji period.

IMAI Sokyu (今井宗久) - Sokyu IMAI (1520 - August 31, 1593) was a merchant in Sakai and a chajin (master of the tea ceremony), who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

IMAI Tadashi (今井正) - Tadashi IMAI (January 8, 1912 - November 22, 1991) was a film director in Japan during the Showa period.

IMAI Yujiro (今井祐次郎) - Yujiro IMAI (1843? - January 29, 1868?) was a rank-and-file member of the Shinsengumi.

Imamairi no tsubone (今参局) - Imamairi no tsubone (unknown - March 3, 1459) was a woman of the Muromachi period and a wet nurse to eighth Shogun Yoshimasa ASHIKAGA and a concubine.

IMAMURA Shohei (今村昌平) - Shohei IMAMURA (September 15, 1926-May 30, 2006) was a Japanese director and playwright.

Imperial Prince Atsuyasu (敦康親王) - Imperial Prince Atsuyasu (December 22, 999 - January 31, 1019) was a member of the Imperial family who lived in the mid-Heian period.

Imperial Prince Hisaaki (his name can also be read as Hisaakira) (久明親王) - Imperial Prince Hisaaki (October 26, 1276 - November 24, 1328) was the 8th Seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Kamakura Shogunate.

Imperial Prince Hozumi (穂積親王) - Imperial Prince Hozumi (year of birth unknown - August 30, 715) was a member of the Imperial family, who lived during the Nara Period.

Imperial Prince Koreyasu (惟康親王) - Imperial Prince Koreyasu (June 2, 1264 - December 3, 1326) was the 7th Seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Kamakura Shogunate.

Imperial Prince Kuninomiya Asahiko (久邇宮朝彦親王) - Imperial Prince Kuninomiya Asahiko (March 27, 1824 to October 25, 1891) was a member of the Imperial family who lived in the closing days of the Tokugawa Shogunate and the early part of the Meiji period.

Imperial Prince Munetaka (宗尊親王) - Imperial Prince Munetaka (December 22, 1242-September 9, 1274) was the 6th Seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Kamakura Shogunate, and the first from the Imperial family.

Imperial Prince Nariyoshi (成良親王) - Imperial Prince Nariyoshi (his name can also be read as Narinaga) (1326 - January 29, 1344) was the son of Emperor Godaigo of the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

IN no Miko (院の御子) - IN no Miko (1165 - ?) was a person who appeared in a literature, "Gyokuyo" in the end of the Heian period.

INA Akitsuna (伊奈昭綱) - Akitsuna INA (year of birth unknown -1600) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

INA no Iwasuki (韋那磐鍬) - INA no Iwasuki is a person who lived during Japan's Asuka period, but his birth and death dates are not known.

INABA Masachika (稲葉正親) - Masachika INABA (1692 - October 10, 1734) was the fourth feudal lord of the Yodo Domain of the Province of Yamashiro.

INABA Masahiro (稲葉正弘) - Masahiro INABA (1747 - October 27, 1773) was the sixth lord of the Yodo Dmain of Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masakuni (稲葉正邦) - Masakuni INABA (July 2, 1834 - July 15, 1898) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord), roju (senior councillor of the Tokugawa shogunate) and Kyoto shoshidai (The Kyoto deputy) in the Edo period as well as the twelfth and last lord of Yodo domain of the Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masamichi (稲葉正往) - Masamichi INABA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (member of shogun's council of elders) who lived in the Edo period.

INABA Masamori (稲葉正守) - Masamori INABA (March 10, 1804 - year of death unknown) was the 10th lord of Yodo domain of the Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masanari (稲葉正成) - Masanari INABA (1571 - October 14, 1628) was a military commander during the Period of Warring States and the Edo period.

INABA Masanari (稲葉正備) - Masanari INABA (December 7, 1775 - April 17, 1815) was the eighth lord of the Yodo Domain of Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masanobu (稲葉正のぶ) - Masanobu INABA (November 8, 1749 - October 5, 1806) was the seventh lord of the Yodo Domain of Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masanori (稲葉正発) - Masanori INABA (October 28, 1801 - July 28, 1823) was the ninth lord of the Yodo Domain of Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masato (稲葉正任) - Masato INABA (1714 - February 28, 1730) was the second lord of Yodo domain of the Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masatomo (稲葉正知) - Masatomo INABA (1685 - June 25, 1729) was the second lord of Sakura Domain of the Shimosa Province.

INABA Masatsune (稲葉正恒) - Masatsune INABA (1706 - May 10, 1730) was the third lord of Yodo Domain of the Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masayoshi (稲葉正益) - Masayoshi INABA (1718 to November 4, 1771) was the fifth lord of the Yodo Domain in Yamashiro Province.

INABA Masayoshi (稲葉正誼) - Masayoshi INABA (March 28, 1827 - November 17, 1848) was the 11th lord of Yodo Domain of the Yamashiro Province.

INABA Michishige (稲葉通重) - Michishige INABA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

INABA Michito (稲葉道通) - Michito INABA (1570 - January 29, 1608) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of Warring State).

INABA Norimichi (稲葉紀通) - Norimichi INABA (1603-October 6, 1648) was the second han head of the Tamaru han (Tamaru Domain) in Ise no kuni (Ise Province).

INABA Sadamichi (稲葉貞通) - Sadamichi INABA (1546 - October 7, 1603) was a busho or military commander (daimyo or feudal lord) from the Sengoku to the early Edo period.

INABA Yoshimichi (稲葉良通) - Yoshimichi INABA/Ittetsu INABA was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Inabanokuni no Miyatsuko Kiyonari no Musume (因幡国造浄成女) - Inabanokuni no Miyatsuko Kiyonari no Musume (born unknown and passed away on October 15, 796) was a person from the Nara period to the Heian period.

INADOME Sukehide (稲富祐秀) - Sukehide INADOME (1508 - 1567) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states in Japan) and a vassal of the Isshiki clan.

INADOME Sukenao (稲富祐直) - Sukenao INADOME (1552 - March 20, 1611) was a firearms expert who lived from Sengoku period (period of Warring States) period into the early Edo period.

INAGAKI Hiroshi (稲垣浩) - Hiroshi INAGAKI (December 30, 1905 - May 21, 1980) was a Japanese film director.

INAGAKI Manjiro (稲垣満次郎) - Manjiro INAGAKI (September 26, 1861-November 25, 1908) was a Japanese diplomat who lived during Meiji period.

INAGAKI Nagaaki (稲垣長明) - Nagaaki INAGAKI (also known as Nagaakira INAGAKI) was the sixth lord of Toba clan of Shima Province.

INAGE Shigenari (稲毛重成) - Shigenari INAGE was busho (a Japanese military commander) who lived during the last days of Heian period and the early Kamakura period.

INAMURA Sanpaku (稲村三伯) - Sanpaku INAMURA (1758 – February 11, 1811) was a Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) in the late Edo Period.

INBE no Hironari (斎部広成) - INBE no Hironari (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official (esp. one of low to medium rank) at the beginning of the Heian period (from the eighth to ninth century).

INBE no Kobito (忌部子人) - INBE no Kobito (year of birth unknown- (old calendar) March 15th, 719) was a person of the Asuka Period in Japan.

INBE no Shikobuchi (忌部色夫知) - INBE no Shikobuchi (year of birth unknown - July 15, 701) was a person of the Asuka era in Japan.

Injo (院助) - Injo (year of birth unknown - January 14, 1109) was a busshi (sculptor of Buddhist statues) in the Heian period.

INO Jakusui (稲生若水) - Jakusui INO (August 28, 1655 – August 4, 1715) was a medical, herbal and Confucian scholar in the middle of the Edo Period.

INOKO Hyosuke (猪子兵助) - Hyosuke INOKO (It is not known when he was born - July 1, 1582) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who served Dosan SAITO and Nobunaga ODA.

INOKUMA Noritoshi (猪熊教利) - Noritoshi IKOKUMA (year of birth unknown - November 13, 1609) was a court noble in the early Edo Period.

Inoo Clan (飯尾氏) - Inoo clan, also known as Iio clan

INOUE Genkaku Inseki (井上玄覚因碩) - Genkaku Inseki INOUE (1605 - March 2, 1673) was an Igo (board game of capturing territory) player.

INOUE Genzaburo (井上源三郎) - Genzaburo INOUE (April 4, 1829 - January 29, 1868) was a leader of the 6th Group of the Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate).

INOUE Hikaru (井上光) - Hikaru INOUE (November 30, 1851-December 17, 1908) was a military man in the Imperial Japanese Army and a peer.

INOUE Kakugoro (井上角五郎) - Kakugoro INOUE (November 30, 1860 - September 23, 1938) was a Japanese businessman and statesman.

INOUE Kaoru (井上馨) - Kaoru INOUE (January 16, 1836 - September 1, 1915) was a Japanese feudal samurai retainer of the Choshu clan, statesman, and businessman.

INOUE Kinga (井上金峨) - Kinga INOUE (1732-August 1, 1784) was a Japanese Confucianist who lived in the mid-Edo period.

INOUE Kowashi (井上毅) - Kowashi INOUE (February 6, 1844 - March 17, 1895) was a Japanese samurai, a bureaucrat and a statesman.

INOUE Masaru (井上勝) - Masaru INOUE (August 25, 1843, to August 2, 1910) was a samurai in the Edo Period (a feudal retainer of Choshu Domain) and a bureaucrat in the Meiji Period.

INOUE Masatsune (井上正経) - Masatsune INOUE was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (senior councilor) in the Edo period.

INOUE Seigetsu (井上井月) - Seigetsu INOUE (c. 1822 - March 10, 1887) was a haiku poet during the end of the Edo period and the early Meiji period.

INOUE Taisuke (井上泰助) - Taisuke INOUE (January 19, 1858-February 10, 1927) was a member of the Shinsengumi.

INOUE Umetsugu (井上梅次) - Umetsugu INOUE (May 31, 1923 -) is a Japanese film director, screenwriter and songwriter.

INOUE Yachiyo (井上八千代) - Yachiyo INOUE is the name given to the head of the INOUE School.

INOUE Yasuji (井上安治) - Yasuji INOUE (date of birth unknown, 1864 - September 14, 1889) was a woodblock artist in the Meiji period.

Inson (院尊) - Inson (1120-1198) was a busshi (sculptor of Buddhist statues) of the Inpa (In School) who lived from the late Heian period to the Kamakura period.

INUGAMI no Mitasuki (犬上御田鍬) - INUGAMI no Mitasuki (his age of birth and death are unknown) was from the Asuka period.

INUI Kazunobu (乾和宣) - Kazunobu INUI (year of birth unknown - June 9, 1570) was a samurai in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

INUI Kazunobu (和信) (乾和信) - Kazunobu (和信) INUI (1544 - January 18, 1586) was samurai of the late Azuchi-Momoyama period.

INUI Masahiro (乾正厚) - Masahiro INUI (乾 正厚, years of birth and death unknown) was a kinnoka (imperialist).

INUKAI no Ikimi (犬養五十君) - INUKAI no Ikimi (year of birth unknown - August 24, 672) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

Inuo (犬王) - Inuo (year of birth unknown - 1413) was the dayu (master) of Omi Sarugaku Hieza (Hie Guild of Sarugaku (comical mimicry and speech performance in Heian period) in Omi Province) that was active during the same period as Kanami.

IOI no Kujira (廬井鯨) - IOI no Kujira (date of birth and death unknown) lived during the Asuka period of Japan.

IRAKO Dogyu (伊良子道牛) - Dogyu IRAKO (January 29, 1672 – February 15, 1734) was a surgeon of the Edo period.

IRAKO Mitsuosa (伊良子光順) - Mitsuosa IRAKO (October 7, 1823-September 23, 1881) was a Japanese medical doctor from the end of Edo period to the early Meiji period.

IROBE Nagazane (色部長実) - Nagazane IROBE was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Azuchi Momoyama period.

Irohahime (五郎八姫) - Irohahime (August 2, 1594 - June 4, 1661) was the legal wife of Tadateru MATSUDAIRA, the sixth son of Ieyasu TOKUGAWA.

ISA Tamemune (伊佐為宗) - Tamemune ISA (year of birth unknown, died in 1221 [?]) was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) who lived in the early Kamakura Period.

ISAYAMA no Fumitugu (勇山文継) - ISAYAMA no Fumitugu (773 - December 10, 828) was a government official and a poet making Chinese poems who lived in the early Heian period.

Ise (Poetess) (伊勢 (歌人)) - Ise (around 872 - 938) was a Japanese poet who lived in the Heian period.

ISE Sadachika (伊勢貞親) - Sadachika ISE (1417 - February 27, 1473) was mandokoro shitsuji (head of the chief governing body) within the bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) during the Muromachi period.

ISE Sadafuji (伊勢貞藤) - Sadafuji ISE (1432? - October 26, 1491) was a samurai in the Muromachi period.

ISE Sadakuni (伊勢貞国) - Sadakuni ISE (1398 - 1454) was a steward of the Bakufu Mandokoro in the Muromachi period.

ISE Sadaoki (伊勢貞興) - Sadaoki ISE

ISE Sadataka (伊勢貞孝) - Sadataka ISE was a 'busho' (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states.

ISE Yoshimori (伊勢義盛) - Yoshimori ISE (year of birth unknown - August 11, 1186) was a samurai and a retainer of MINAMOTO no Yoshitsune who lived during the end of the Heian period.

Ise-Heishi (Taira clan) (伊勢平氏) - The Ise-Heishi (Taira clan) was started as a family by TAIRA no Korehira, a child of TAIRA no Sadamori who fought with valor during the Johei and Tengyo Wars.

ISHIBASHI Masakata (石橋政方) - Masakata ISHIBASHI (1840 - 1916) was a Japanese samurai, translator of Dutch, and government official of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

ISHIDA Baigan (石田梅岩) - Baigan ISHIDA (October 12, 1685 - October 29, 1744) was a thinker and ethicist of the Edo period.

ISHIDA Masatsugu (石田正継) - Masatsugu ISHIDA (birth date unknown - October 23, 1600) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ISHIDA Mitsunari (石田三成) - Mitsunari ISHIDA was a feudal warlord in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ISHIDA Shigeie (石田重家) - Shigeie ISHIDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

ISHIDA Shigenari (石田重成) - Shigenari ISHIDA (1589? - 1641?) was the second son of Mitsunari ISHIDA.

ISHIDA Yukio (石田幸雄) - Yukio ISHIDA (August 3, 1949 -) is a Kyogen performer of Izumi school for Kyogen-kata, belonging to the Mansaku NOMURA family.

ISHIDO Yorifusa (石堂頼房) - Yorifusa ISHIDO was a Japanese military commander who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

ISHIDO Yoshifusa (石塔義房) - Yoshifusa ISHIDO (date of birth and death unknown) was a military commander in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

ISHIGURO Munemaro (石黒宗麿) - Munemaro ISHIGURO (April 14, 1893 - June 3, 1968) was a ceramic artist from Kuguminato, Imizu City, Toyama Prefecture.

ISHII Kunimichi (石井邦猷) - Kunimichi ISHII (July 15, 1837 - February 3, 1893) was a government official from the end of Edo period to Meiji period.

ISHII Sadaoki (石井貞興) - Sadaoki ISHII (March, 1842 to October 26, 1877) was a feudal retainer of the Saga Domain of Hizen Province and a local official from the end of Edo Period to the early Meiji period.

ISHII Tadaakira (石井忠亮) - Tadaakira ISII (male, August 4, 1840 - January 1, 1901) was a high ranking government official who lived during the Meiji period.

ISHII Yujiro (石井勇次郎) - Yujiro ISHII (January 31, 1846-August 9, 1903) was a feudal retainer of the Kuwana Domain in the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate and later a member of the Shinsengumi.

ISHIKAWA Hirosue (石川広季) - Hirosue ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - March 30, 1248) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Kamakura period.

ISHIKAWA Iemitsu (石川家光) - Iemitsu ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - April 28, 1330) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

ISHIKAWA Jozan (石川丈山) - Former samurai Jozan ISHIKAWA (1583 – June 18, 1672) was a member of the literati in the early Edo period.

ISHIKAWA Masayoshi (石川昌能) - Masayoshi ISHIKAWA (1658 - June 1, 1682) was a successor of Yodo domain of the Province of Yamashiro.

ISHIKAWA Mitsuie (石川光家) - Mitsuie ISHIKAWA (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai who lived during the late Heian period.

ISHIKAWA Mitsunaga (石川光長) - Mitsunaga ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - January 16, 1291) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

ISHIKAWA Mitsusada (石川光貞) - Mitsusada ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - March 13, 1269) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

ISHIKAWA Moriyoshi (石川盛義) - Moriyoshi ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - August 28, 1318) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

ISHIKAWA Motomitsu (石川元光) - Motomitsu ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - September 24, 1099) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

ISHIKAWA Motomori (石川元盛) - Motomori ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - July 5, 1307) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

ISHIKAWA no Iwatari (石川石足) - ISHIKAWA no Iwatari (born in 667 and died in 729) was a man of noble ancestry from the late Asuka period to the early Nara period.

ISHIKAWA no Mamori (石川真守) - ISHIKAWA no Mamori (730? - October 3, 798) was a Court noble who lived from the middle of the Nara period to the beginning of the Heian period.

ISHIKAWA no Natari (石川名足) - ISHIKAWA no Natari (born in 728 and died on July 15, 788) was a government official in the Nara period.

ISHIKAWA no Toshitari (石川年足) - ISHIKAWA no Toshitari (688 - October 762) was a noble who lived from the end of the Asuka period to the middle of the Nara period.

Ishikawa no Uchimyobu (石川内命婦) - Ishikawa no Uchimyobu (date of birth and death unknown) was a poet of Manyoshu (Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves).

ISHIKAWA Rikinosuke (石川理紀之助) - Rikinosuke ISHIKAWA (1845 - 1915) was born in Akita Prefecture.

ISHIKAWA Sadakiyo (石川貞清) - Sadakiyo ISHIKAWA (year of birth and death unknown - May 3, 1626) was a busho (military commander) and daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ISHIKAWA Sadamichi (石川貞通) - Sadamichi ISHIKAWA (date of birth and death unknown) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ISHIKAWA Tokimitsu (石川時光) - Tokimitsu ISHIKAWA (year of birth unknown - April 24, 1335) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Kamakura period.

ISHIZUKA Tsunemasa (石束毎雅) - Tsunemasa ISHIZUKA (石束 毎雅, 1700 - July 3, 1752) was a samurai in the middle of the Edo period.

Iso no Zenji (磯禅師) - Iso no Zenji (dates of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived during the late Heian period.

ISOBE Tokimoto (磯部時基) - Tokimoto ISOBE (the date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the early Kamakura period.

ISOBE Toyonao (磯部豊直) - Toyonao ISOBE (years of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ISODA Taka (磯田多佳) - Taka ISODA (her real name was Taka, 1879 - 1945) was Geisha in Gion Kobu, and she was Okami (mistress) of "Daitomo," a tea shop which operated in Gion-Shinbashi, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City.

ISOGAI Sowa (磯貝宗和) - Sowa ISOGAI (1854 - 1940) was Iemoto (the head family) of Soen-kei group of Sekishu school.

ISONO Kazumasa (磯野員昌) - Kazumasa ISONO (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander who lived from the Sengoku period (Japan) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ISONO Koemon (磯野小右衛門) - Koemon ISONO (November 12, 1825 - June 11, 1903) was an entrepreneur, primarily based in Osaka from the end of Edo Period to Meiji Period.

ISONOKAMI no Ienari (石上家成) - ISONOKAMI no Ienari (722 - August 3, 804) was a government official who lived from the Nara period to the beginning of the Heian period.

ISONOKAMI no Maro (石上麻呂) - ISONOKAMI no Maro (640 – April 22, 717) was a noble who lived in the Aska and Nara period.

ISONOKAMI no Otomaro (石上乙麻呂) - ISONOKAMI no Otomaro (year of birth unknown - October 9, 750) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) and man of literature in the Nara period.

ISONOKAMI no Yakatsugu (石上宅嗣) - ISONOKAMI no Yakatsugu (729-July 23, 781) was a court noble and a literary man in the late Nara period.

ISSHIKI Akinori (一色詮範) - Akinori ISSHIKI (1340-July 1, 1406) is a busho (Japanese military commander) of the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) and the early Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Fujinaga (一色藤長) - Fujinaga ISSHIKI (the date of birth unknown - May 6, 1596 ?) was Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (Japan).

ISSHIKI Kazuma (一色数馬) - Kazuma ISSHIKI (year of birth unknown - 1590) was an Azuchi-Momoyama period military commander and Kokujin (local samurai)とする。

ISSHIKI Mitsunori (一色満範) - Mitsunori ISSHIKI (1368-January 25, 1409) was a son of the family head of the Isshiki clan, Akinori ISSHIKI.

ISSHIKI Mochinobu (一色持信) - Mochinobu ISSHIKI (year of birth unknown - June 7, 1434) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Mochinori (一色持範) - Mochinori ISSHIKI (dates of birth and death unknown) is a samurai (warrior) during the Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Naouji (一色直氏) - Naouji ISSHIKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

ISSHIKI Norichika (一色教親) - Norichika ISSHIKI (1419 - December 21, 1451) was a shugo daimyo (shugo was a Japanese provincial military governor and later it became daimyo, a Japanese feudal lord) who lived during Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Yoshiharu (一色義春) - Yoshiharu ISSHIKI (1466 - October 2, 1484) was a Shugo Daimyo (protector feudal lords) who lived during the Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Yoshihide (一色義秀) - Yoshihide ISSHIKI (? - June 18, 1498) was a shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) who lived in the latter of the Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Yoshikiyo (一色義清) - Yoshikiyo ISSHIKI

ISSHIKI Yoshimichi (一色義道) - Yoshimichi ISSHIKI (date of birth unknown - 1579) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) and Daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Sengoku (Warring States) period (Japan) and Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ISSHIKI Yoshinao (一色義直) - Yoshinao ISSHIKI (1431 - Date of his death not known) was a shugodaimyo (warlord stemmed from a regional governor) who lived in the Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Yoshisada (一色義定) - Yoshisada ISSHIKI (year of birth unknown - September 24, 1582?) was the family head of the Isshiki clan.

ISSHIKI Yoshitsura (一色義貫) - Yoshitsura ISSHIKI (1400 - June 14, 1440) was a shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) in the early Muromachi period.

ISSHIKI Yoshiyuki (一色義幸) - Yoshiyuki ISSHIKI (dates of birth and death unknown) was a figure during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

ITAGAKI Taisuke (板垣退助) - Taisuke ITAGAKI (May 21,1387 - July 16, 1919) was a Japanese samurai, a retainer of the Tosa Domain, and a statesman.

ITAKURA Katsushige (板倉勝重) - Katsushige ITAKURA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period, and served as Kyoto Shoshidai (deputy of Kyoto).

ITAMI Mansaku (伊丹万作) - Mansaku ITAMI (real name Yoshitoyo IKEUCHI; January 2, 1900 - September 21, 1946) was a Japanese film director active during the early Showa era.

ITO Gensuke (伊藤源助) - Gensuke ITO (date of birth unknown, 1842 - January 30, 1870) was a regimental soldier in the shinsengjumi, and was someone who had submitted an application to enlist in the shinsengumi.

ITO Jakuchu (伊藤若冲) - Jakuchu ITO (March 1, 1716 - October 27, 1800) was a painter in Kyoto during the Edo period.

ITO Jinsai (伊藤仁斎) - Jinsai ITO (August 30, 1627 - April 5, 1705) was a Confucian scholar and philosopher in the early Edo period.

ITO Kashitaro (伊東甲子太郎) - Kashitaro ITO (1835 - December 13, 1967) was a staff officer in the Shinsengumi (a police force based in Kyoto during the Edo period).

ITO Miyoji (伊東巳代治) - Miyoji ITO, who lived from May 29, 1857 to February 19, 1934, was a bureaucrat and statesman during the Meiji, Taisho and Show periods.

ITO Moemon (伊東茂右衛門) - Moemon ITO (1851 or 1852 - year of death unknown) was a Japanese writer.

ITO Sachio (伊藤左千夫) - Sachio ITO (September 18, 1864 - July 30, 1913) is a poet and novelist in Japan.

ITO Shinso (伊藤真聰) - Shinso ITO (April 25th 1942-) is a person of religion and the present Shinnyoen Buddhist (heir), whose real name is Masako ITO.

ITO Sukechika (伊東祐親) - Sukechika ITO (year of birth unknown - March 21, 1182) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) at the end of the Heian period.

ITO Sukeyuki (伊東祐亨) - Sukeyuki ITO (June 9, 1843 - January 16, 1914) was a samurai, a military man of the Imperial Japanese Navy and a peerage.

ITO Tetsugoro (伊藤鉄五郎) - Tetsugoro ITO (1840 - June 20, 1868?) from Kyoto, Yamashiro Province, was a member of the Shinsengumi.

ITO Togai (伊藤東涯) - Togai ITO (June 15, 1670 to August 23, 1736) was a Confucianism scholar in the mid Edo period.

ITO Toshiyoshi (伊藤雋吉) - Toshiyoshi ITO (April 30, 1840 - April 10, 1921) was a samurai in the Edo period and a military man of the Imperial Japanese Navy in the Meiji and Taisho periods.

Itosato (糸里) - Itosato (date of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived during the end of the Edo period.

ITSUMI Katsusaburo (逸見勝三郎) - Katsusaburo ITSUMI (year of birth is not clear - January 29, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi.

ITSUTSUJI Takanaka (五辻高仲) - Takanaka ITSUTSUJI (January 19, 1808 - June 5, 1896) was a 'kugyo' (a senior court noble of Third Rank and above) who lived from the end of the Edo period (alternatively called the Bakumatsu, meaning the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate) into the Meiji period.

Itsuzan (佚山) - Itsuzan (1702 - March 22, 1778) was a calligrapher and Tenkoku artist (a carver who carved Chinese characters in the special, Tensho, style).

IWA no Kazutsune (伊和員経) - IWA no Kazutsune (dates of birth and death unknown) was a servant of TAIRA no Masakado, a busho (Japanese military commander) during the mid Heian period.

IWAKURA Hiromasa (岩倉広雅) - Hiromasa IWAKURA (1746 - October 31, 1769) was a retainer of Imperial Court during the middle of the Edo period.

IWAKURA Kumeo (岩倉久米雄) - Kumeo IWAKURA (1865 - 1923) was a military man of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Meiji period.

IWAKURA Makiko (岩倉槇子) - Makiko IWAKURA (maiden name: Makiko NOGUCHI, 1827 - February 23, 1903) is the second wife of Tomomi IWAKURA.

IWAKURA Naotomo (岩倉尚具) - Naotomo IWAKURA (1737 - February 11, 1799) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the middle of the Edo period.

IWAKURA Noritomo (岩倉乗具) - Noritomo IWAKURA (September 27, 1666 - October 4, 1730) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the early through the middle of the Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomoai (岩倉具集) - Tomoai IWAKURA (October 26, 1778 - June 22, 1853) was a son of Tomokazu IWAKURA.

IWAKURA Tomoaki (岩倉具詮) - Tomoaki IWAKURA (December 1, 1630 - May 14, 1680) was a Kugyo (court noble) in the early Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomokata (岩倉具賢) - Tomokata IWAKURA (1802 - June 25, 1818) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the late Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomokazu (岩倉具選) - Tomokazu IWAKURA (February 21, 1757-August 1, 1824) was a Japanese Kugyo (high court noble) in the mid to late Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomomi (岩倉具視) - Tomomi IWAKURA (October 26, 1825 - July 20, 1883) was a Japanese court noble and a politician.

IWAKURA Tomomitsu (岩倉具満) - Tomomitsu IWAKURA (1810 - 1813) was a retainer of Imperial Court during the latter Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomonari (岩倉具成) - Tomonari IWAKURA (1668 - 1680) was a retainer of Imperial Court who lived during the first half of the Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomooki (岩倉具起) - Tomooki IWAKURA (July 13, 1601 - March 17, 1660) was a Kugyo (court noble) in the early Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomotaka (岩倉具堯) - Tomotaka IWAKURA (year of birth unknown - 1633) was a court noble in the period from the latter half of the Muromachi period through to the beginning of the Edo period.

IWAKURA Tomoyasu (岩倉具慶) - Tomoyasu IWAKURA (March 12, 1807 - February 13, 1873) was a Kugyo (top court official) in the latter part of the Edo period, and reached high office during the Meiji period.

IWAKURA Tsunetomo (岩倉恒具) - Tsunetomo IWAKURA (August 27, 1701 - September 8, 1760) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the middle of the Edo period.

IWAMATSU Iezumi (岩松家純) - Iezumi IWAMATSU was the head of the Iwamatsu clan who lived during the middle of the Muromachi period.

IWAMURA Michitoshi (岩村通俊) - Michitoshi IWAMURA (July 8, 1840 - February 20, 1915) was a Japanese samurai and a statesman.

IWANO Heizaburo (岩野平三郎) - Heizaburo IWANO is a maker of traditional Japanese washi paper.

Iwao KONGO (the First) (金剛巌 (初世)) - Iwao KONGO (1886 to 1951) was a Noh actor of the shite-kata Kongo school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]).

IWASA Ittei (岩佐一亭) - Ittei IWASA (October 3, 1779 - January 1, 1859) was a Japanese calligrapher of the latter part of the Edo period.

IWASA Matabe (岩佐又兵衛) - Matabe IWASA (1578-July 20, 1650) was a painter in the early Edo period.

IWASAKI Mineko (岩崎究香) - Mineko IWASAKI (1949 -) is an author and former Gion Kobu geisha (Japanese professional female entertainer at drinking parties) from Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

IZUMI Motoya (和泉元彌) - Motoya IZUMI (real name Motohisa YAMAWAKI, June 4, 1974 -) is a kyogen (farce played during a Noh play cycle) performer.

IZUMISAWA Hisahide (泉沢久秀) - Hisahide IZUMISAWA (year of birth unknown - March 1615) was a military commander and a vassal of the Uesugi family during the Warring States period.

IZUMO no Koma (出雲狛) - IZUMO no Koma, whose dates of birth and death were unknown, was a historical figure lived during Japan's Asuka Period.

Izumo no Okuni (出雲阿国) - Izumo no Okuni (1572? - year of death is unknown) was a female artist of the Azuchi-momoyama period who is considered the creator of Kabuki.

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Jakugen (寂源) - Jakugen (year of birth unknown - April 18, 1024) was a monk of the Tendai Sect, who lived during the mid-Heian period.

Jakusho (寂照) - Jakusho (c. 962 - 1034) was a monk of the Tendai sect of Japanese Buddhism and a literary man who lived in the mid-Heian period.

James Curtis Hepburn (ジェームス・カーティス・ヘボン) - James Curtis Hepburn (born March 13, 1815; died June 11, 1911) was a Presbeterian missionary who practiced medicine and developed the hepburn system of romanizing Japanese.

Jicchu (実忠) - Jicchu (726 - year of death unknown) was a Buddhist priest who lived in the Nara period.

Jikun (慈訓) - Jikun (or Jikin, 691-777) was a priest at Kofuku-ji Temple in Nara in the Nara period.

JIMYOIN Motohisa (持明院基久) - Motohisa JIMYOIN (1584 – June 3, 1615) was a court noble who was active from the Azuchi Momoyama period until the early Edo period.

JIMYOIN Motoie (持明院基家) - Motoie JIMYOIN (1132-April 7, 1214) was a Court noble from the late Heian period until the early Kamakura period.

JIMYOIN Motosada (持明院基定) - Motosada JIMYOIN (May 5, 1607 – December 2, 1667) was a court noble of the early Edo period.

JINMAKU Kyugoro (陣幕久五郎) - Kyugoro JINMAKU (June 4, 1829 - 21 October, 1903) was sumo wrestler of the Edo period.

Jinson (尋尊) - Jinson (August 25, 1430-May 31, 1508) was a Japanese priest of Nara Kofuku-ji Temple lived over the middle of the Muromachi period and the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

Jiroemon KANO (the eighth) (嘉納治郎右衛門 (八代目)) - Jiroemon KANO the eighth (August 7, 1853 – March 19, 1935) was a Japanese businessman.

JITSUKAWA Enjaku (實川延若) - Enjaku JITSUKAWA is a professional name for kabuki actor.

JITSUKAWA Enjiro (實川延二郎) - "Enjiro JITSUKAWA" is a professional name which was used by some Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

JITSUKAWA Gakujuro (實川額十郎) - Gakujuro JITSUKAWA was a Kabuki performer.

JO Sukenaga (城資永) - Sukenaga JO (year of birth unknown-1181) was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived in the end of Heian period.

Johannis de Rijke (ヨハニス・デ・レーケ) - Johannis de Rijke (December 5, 1842 - January 20, 1913) was a Dutchman who systemized erosion and torrent control, and designed afforestation construction projects, and is known in Japan as "the father of erosion and torrent control."

John William Drake (ジョン・ウイリアム・ドレーク) - However, the anger of the Japanese public could not be calmed down for the judgement, thus Foreign Minister Kaoru INOUE brought a charge against Drake for murder.

Joko SEGAWA (the third) (瀬川如皐 (3代目)) - Joko SEGAWA the third (1806 - June 28, 1881) was a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) playwright who was active from the end of Edo Period to the Meiji Period.

Joko SEGAWA the first (瀬川如皐 (初代)) - Joko SEGAWA the first (1739 - February 22, 1794) was a Kabuki playwright during the middle of the Edo period.

Jokoin (常高院) - Jokoin (1570 ? - September 30, 1633) was a woman in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan) to the early Edo period.

Joseph Hardy Neesima (Joe NIIJIMA) (新島襄) - Joseph Hardy Neeshima (born February 12, 1843, died January 23, 1890, and known as Joe NIIJIMA in Japan) was a Christian proselytizer and founder of the Doshisha Eigakko (Academy), formerly known as Doshisha University.

Juemon Tashiro (田代重右衛門) - Juemon Tashiro (January 2, 1854 to December 14, 1932) was a businessman in Japan.

Jufukuin (寿福院) - Jufukuin (1570-April 7, 1631) was the concubine of Toshiie MAEDA, who was the founder of the Maeda clan, the ruling family of the Kaga domain.

Jukoin (寿光院) (寿光院) - Jukoin (orthographic style: 壽光院; year of birth unknown-November 17, 1741) was a Sokushitsu (concubine) of Tsunayoshi TOKUGAWA of the Tokugawa Shogun family.

Julia Ota (ジュリアおたあ) - Julia Ota (years of birth and death unknown) was a Korean woman who had been forced to come to Japan from the suburbs of Pyongyang on the Korean Peninsula during the Bunroku-Keicho War (1592-1653).

Junmumishi (淳武微子) - Junmumishi (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived during the Asuka Period in Japan.

Junshin (純信) - Junshin (November 27, 1819-1888) was a Japanese Buddhist monk.

Junyo (従如) - Junyo (1720 - August 21, 1760) was a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 18th Hoshu (high priest) of the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

Jusuke HANAYAGI, the first (花柳壽輔 (初世)) - Jusuke HANAYAGI, the first (March 22, 1821 - January 28, 1903) was a classical Japanese dancer and a choreographer.

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KABUKIDO Enkyo (歌舞妓堂艶鏡) - Enkyo KABUKIDO (year of birth and death unknown) is an Ukiyoe artist of the Edo period.

KADA no Arimaro (荷田在満) - KADA no Arimaro (1706-September 23, 1751) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature in the middle of the Edo period.

KADA no Azumamaro (荷田春満) - KADA no Azumamaro (February 3, 1669 - August 8, 1736) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature and a waka poet in the middle of the Edo period.

KADENOKOJI Aritomi (勘解由小路在富) - Aritomi (or Akitomi) KADENOKOJI (or KAGEYUKOJI) (March 5, 1490-September 14, 1565) was kugyo (a Court noble) and an onmyoji (Master of Yin yang) who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

KAGATSUME Katsunoshin (加賀爪勝之進) - Katsunoshin KAGATSUME (year of birth unknown - March 29, 1868) was a Hira-taishi (common soldier) of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

KAGAWA Kageki (香川景樹) - Kageki KAGAWA (May 25, 1768-April 26, 1843) was kajin (waka poet) in the latter part of the Edo period.

KAGAWA Kagemoto (香川景柄) - Kagemoto KAGAWA (September 24, 1745 - October 23, 1821) was a Kajin (waka poet) in the middle of the Edo Period.

KAGAWA Keizo (香川敬三) - Keizo KAGAWA (December 27, 1841 - March 18, 1915) was a loyal supporter of the Emperor in the Mito Domain.

KAGAWA Motoharu (香川元春) - Motoharu KAGAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Sanuki Province (Kagawa Prefecture) who lived from the late Muromachi period to sometime in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KAGAWA Motokage (香川元景) - Motokage KAGAWA was a Shugodai (deputy military governor) of West Sanuki Province who lived during the Muromachi Period and the Sengoku Period (Japan).

Kai no Yusha (甲斐の勇者) - Kai no Yusha (Brave Man from Kai Province) was a cavalryman fought in the Jinshin War of 672.

KAIBARA Ekiken (貝原益軒) - Ekiken KAIBARA (December 17, 1630 - October 5, 1714) was a herbalist and Confucianist who lived during the Edo Period.

KAIFU Sohei (海部壮平) - Sohei KAIFU (1847 - 1895) was an ex-feudal retainer of Owari Domain.

KAIGA Tomonobu (貝賀友信) - Tomonobu KAIGA (Yazaemon) (1650 - March 20, 1703) was a member of 47 samurai of Ako.

KAIHO Yusho (海北友松) - Yusho KAIHO (1533- June 27, 1615 [June 2, 1615 by the lunar calendar]) was a painter of the Kano School from the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (from 1573) to the early Edo Period (from 1603).

Kaijo (priest) (開成 (僧)) - Kaijo (724 - October 29, 781) was a Buddhist priest in the Nara period.

Kaikei (快慶) - Kaikei (birth/death dates unknown) was a Busshi, Sculptor of Buddhist Statues, of the Kamakura period (1185-1333).

Kairyo (海量) - Kairyo (1733-1817) was a priest of Jodo Shin sect (the True Pure Land Sect of Buddhism), an educator and a Kajin (waka poet), who lived in the later Edo period.

Kaiyo (快誉) - Kaiyo (1036-September 6, 1112) was a Buddhist monk from the end of the Heian Period (the cloister government period).

KAJIKAWA Masanori (梶川正教) - Masanori KAJIKAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period to Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KAJIMA Fusajiro (鹿島房次郎) - Fusajiro KAJIMA (25 October, 1869 - 29 July, 1932) was a Japanese businessman and a politician who was born in Shobara Village (currently Shobara City), Hiba District, Hiroshima Prefecture.

Kajiro NISHINOUMI (the first) (西ノ海嘉治郎 (初代)) - Kajiro NISHINOUMI (February 19, 1855 - November 30, 1908) was sumo wrestler in the middle of the Meiji period.

KAJIWARA Kagesue (梶原景季) - Kagesue KAJIWARA was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

KAJIWARA Kagetoki (梶原景時) - Kagetoki KAJIWARA was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of the Heian period and the beginning of the Kamakura period.

KAJUJI Fujiko (勧修寺藤子) - Fujiko KAJUJI (September 27, 1464 – February 13, 1535) was a Naishi nosuke (Handmaid) at Emperor Gokashiwabara's court and the mother of Emperor Gonara, Nyoin.

KAJUJI Haretoyo (勧修寺晴豊) - Haretoyo KAJUJI (March 27, 1544 - January 19, 1603) was a noble (courtier), who lived in the Azuchi Momoyama period.

KAJUJI Haruhide (勧修寺晴秀) - Haruhide KAJUJI (1523 - January 19, 1577) was a noble (and top court official) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KAJUJI Koretoyo (勧修寺尹豊) - Koretoyo KAJUJI (1503 – March 22, 1594) was a court noble in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

KAJUJI Masaaki (勧修寺政顕) - Masaaki KAJUJI (1452 – August 19, 1522) was a court noble in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

KAJUJI Mitsutoyo (勧修寺光豊) - Mitsutoyo KAJUJI (January 17, 1576-November 18, 1612) was a Kuge (court noble) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

KAJUJI Naoaki (勧修寺尚顕) - Naoaki KAJUJI (1478 – September 29, 1559) was a court noble in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

KAJUJI Norihide (勧修寺教秀) - Norihide KAJUJI (1426 – August 19, 1496) was a court noble in the Muromachi Period.

KAJUJI Noritoyo (勧修寺教豊) - Noritoyo KAJUJI (1610- July 17, 1615) was a court noble (high court noble) in Edo period.

KAJUJI Tadako (勧修寺ただ子) - Tadako KAJUJI (December 1, 1780 – April 20, 1843) was Naishi no suke (handmaid) for Emperor Kokaku, and the real mother of Emperor Ninko.

KAJUJI Tsuneaki (勧修寺経顕) - Tsuneaki KAJUJI (or KASHUJI) (1298 - February 6, 1373) was a court noble during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KAJUJI Tsunehaya (勧修寺経逸) - Tsunehaya KAJUJI (October 27, 1748 – November 6, 1805) was a court noble of the Edo period.

KAJUJI Tsunehiro (勧修寺経熈) - Tsunehiro KAJUJI (also known as Keikyo, 1432 – March 3, 1504) was a court noble in the Muromachi Period.

KAJUJI Tsunehiro (勧修寺経広) - Tsunehiro KAJUJI (December 26, 1606 to October 6, 1688) was a court noble (high court noble) in Edo period.

KAJUJI Tsunenao (勧修寺経直) - Tsunenao KAJUJI (date of birth unknown - April 5, 1449) was a court noble, or Kugyo (the top court official), in the Muromachi period.

KAJUJI Tsuneoki (勧修寺経興) - Tsuneoki KAJUJI (1396-April 29, 1437) was a court noble, or Kugyo (the top court official), in the Muromachi period.

KAJUJI Tsuneshige (勧修寺経茂) - Tsuneshige KAJUJI (1430-June 17, 1500) was a court noble, or Kugyo (the top court official), in the Muromachi period.

Kakei (夏珪) - Kakei (year of birth and death unknown) is a painter in the era of Southern Sung Dynasty.

KAKIZAKI Hakyo (蠣崎波響) - Hakyo KAKIZAKI (June 25, 1764 - July 26, 1826) was a Japanese painter and Karo (chief retainer) of Matsumae Domain.

KAKO Zanmu (賀古残夢) - Zanmu KAKO (real name; Yasugoro, January 13, 1869 – March 21, 1938) was a movie director during the Taisho period and early Showa period.

Kakujo (覚盛) - Kakujo (1194 - July 1, 1249) was a priest of the Risshu sect of Buddhism in the middle of the Kamakura period.

Kakukai Enjo (覚海円成) - Kakukai Enjo (date of birth unknown - August 12, 1345) was a woman who lived from the end Kamakura period to the early period of the Northern and Sothern Courts (Japan).

Kakushinni (覚信尼) - Kakushinni (1224 - December 21, 1283?) was the youngest daughter of Shinran, the founder of Jodo Shinshu (the True Pure Land Sect of Buddhism) who was active in the Kamakura period.

KAMACHI Hisanao (蒲池久直) - Hisanao KAMACHI was a Japanese military commander lived from the end of the Heian Period through the beginning of the Kamakura Period.

KAMAKURA Kagemasa (鎌倉景政) - The Kagemasa KAMAKURA (TAIRA no Kagemasa) was a military commander of the late Heian period.

KAMATA Masakiyo (鎌田政清) - Masakiyo KAMATA (1123-February 11, 1160) was a busho (military commander) at the end of the Heian period.

KAMATA Mitsumasa (鎌田光政) - Mitsumasa KAMATA (date of birth unknown - March 23, 1185) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

Kame no mae (亀の前) - Kame no mae (year of birth and death unknown) was a woman, who lived during the late Heian Period.

KAMEI Kiminosuke (亀井造酒之助) - Kiminosuke KAMEI (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

KAMEI Korenori (亀井茲矩) - Korenori KAMEI (1557-February 27, 1612) was a Japanese busho (military commander).

KAMEI Masanori (亀井政矩) - Masanori KAMEI (December 25, 1590 - September 22, 1619) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) of the early Edo period.

KAMIYA Sotan (神屋宗湛) - Sotan KAMIYA (February 16, 1551 - December 7, 1635) was a wealthy merchant in Hakata during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) and the early Edo period.

KAMO no Emishi (鴨蝦夷) - KAMO no Emishi (year of birth unknown – June 7, 695?) was from the Asuka period.

KAMO no Mabuchi (賀茂真淵) - KAMO no Mabuchi (April 24, 1697-November 27, 1769) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature and culture, and also a poet in the Edo period.

KAMO no Mitsuyoshi (賀茂光栄) - KAMO no Mitsuyoshi (939 - July 1, 1015) was Onmyoji or Inyoka (Master of Yin yang) who lived in the Heian period.

KAMO no Tadayuki (賀茂忠行) - KAMO no Tadayuki (year of birth and death unknown).

KAMO no Yasunori (賀茂保憲) - KAMO no Yasunori (917-March 14, 977) was the Onmyoji (diviner) and Inyoka (the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) of the mid-Heian Period.

KAN Chazan (菅茶山) - Chazan KAN (February 29, 1748 - October 3, 1827) was a Confucian scholar and composer of Chinese poems, who lived during the late Edo period.

KAN Nangai (菅南涯) - Nangai KAN (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the middle of the Edo period.

KAN Tenju (韓天寿) - Tenju KAN (male, 1727 - May 11, 1795) was a Japanese calligrapher in the middle of the Edo period.

KANAI Noburu (金井延) - Noburu KANAI (February 26, 1865 - August 13, 1933) was from Shizuoka Prefecture, an economist and a member of Society for the Study of Social Policy.

KANAMARI Chikatsuna (神余親綱) - Chikatsuna KANAMARI (c.1526-August 2, 1580) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (period of warring states).

KANAMITSU Seiemon (金光清右衛門) - Seiemon KANAMITSU (1638 - 1710) was a feudal retainer of the Okayama clan.

KANAMORI Nagamitsu (金森長光) - Nagamitsu KANAMORI was the second (and last) lord of Kozuchi Domain in Mino Province.

KANAMORI Naganori (金森長則) - Naganori KANAMORI (1564 to June 21, 1582) was a Japanese military commander in the period of warring states.

KANAMORI Shigechika (金森重近) - Shigechika KANAMORI (1584 - January 30, 1657) was the first son of a busho (Japanese military commander) Arishige KANAMORI (lord of Hida Takayama clan).

KANAMORI Yorikane (金森頼錦) - Yorikane KANAMORI was the second lord of Yawata domain in Mino Province.

KANDA Takahira (神田孝平) - Takahira KANDA (31 October 1830 - 1898) was a scholar in the end of Edo Period, the governor of Hyogo Prefecture, Councilor of the Senate and Councilor of House of Peers in the Meiji Period.

KANEHIRA Tsunanori (兼平綱則) - Tsunanori KANEHIRA (year of birth unknown - 1625) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

KANEKO Kentaro (金子堅太郎) - Kentaro KANEKO (March 13, 1853 - May 16, 1942) was a bureaucrat and a politician in the Meiji period.

KANEKO Masaki (金子政熙) - Masaki KANEKO (year of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander who lived from the Sengoku period (period of Warring States) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KANEMATSU Fusajiro (兼松房治郎) - Fusajiro KANEMATSU (June 25, 1845 - February 6, 1913) was a Japanese businessman.

KANEURI Kichiji (金売吉次) - Kichiji KANEURI was a merchant who lived in the late Heian Period, and it is said that he lived by trading gold produced in Oshu region in the capital, Heiankyo (present Kyoto).

Kannami (観阿弥) - Kanami or Kannami (1333 - June 16, 1384 (May 19, 1384 by the old calendar)) was a sarugakushi (a performer of sarugaku, a form of theatre popular in Japan during the 11th to 14th centuries) from the Period of the Northern and Southern Dynasty to the Muromachi Period.

KANO Eigaku (狩野永岳) - Eigaku KANO (1790 - February 6, 1867) was a Kyoto-based painter who was active in the late Edo period.

KANO Eitoku (狩野永徳) - Eitoku KANO (February 16, 1543 - October 12, 1590) was a painter who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KANO Masanobu (狩野正信) - Masanobu KANO (1434? - August 12, 1530?) was a painter of the Muromachi period and the founder of the Kano school.

KANO Michinobu (狩野典信) - Michinobu KANO (December 20, 1730-September 24, 1790) was a painter in the Takekawacho family and later the sixth in the Kobikicho-famly Kano school during the Edo period.

KANO Mitsunobu (狩野光信) - Mitsunobu KANO (1565-July 15, 1608) was a painter of the Kano school during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KANO Mochimitsu (狩野茂光) - Mochimitsu KANO (date of birth unknown - 1180) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the end of the Heian period.

KANO Motonobu (狩野元信) - Motonobu KANO (September 6, 1476 - November 15, 1559) was a painter of the Muromachi period, and the son of the Kano school's founder, Masanobu KANO.

KANO Naonobu (狩野尚信) - Naonobu KANO (November 25, 1607-May 7, 1650) was a painter of Kano school in the early Edo period.

KANO Osanobu (狩野養信) - Osanobu Kano (born August 18, 1796; died June 12, 1846) was the ninth painter of the Kobikicho Kano School in the Edo period.

KANO Sanraku (狩野山楽) - Sanraku KANO (1559- September 30, 1635 [August 19, 1635 by the old calendar]) was a painter of the Kano School from the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (from 1573) to the early Edo Period (from 1603)

KANO Sansetsu (狩野山雪) - Sansetsu KANO (1589 - May 1, 1651) was a Eshi painter of the Kano School.

KANO Shoei (狩野松栄) - Shoei KANO (1519 - November 24, 1592), the third son of Motonobu KANO, was a painter of the Kano school who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KANO Sozaburo (加納惣三郎) - Sozaburo KANO (the date of birth and death unknown) was from Kyoto and was a member of Shinsengumi.

KANO Tanyu (狩野探幽) - Tanyu KANO (March 7, 1602 [January 14, 1602 by the old calendar] - November 4, 1674 [October 7, 1674 by the old calendar]) was a painter of the Kano School during the Edo Period.

KANO Washio (加納鷲雄) - Washio KANO (December 14, 1839 - October 27, 1902) was an officer and corporal of the Shinsen-gumi masterless warriors' party; he later became a member of Goryo-eji (guardians of Imperial mausoleums) party (Kodaiji-to party).

KANO Yasunobu (狩野安信) - Yasunobu KANO (January 10,1614-October 1,1685) was a painter in the Kano school during the Edo period.

KANROJI Chikanaga (甘露寺親長) - Chikanaga KANROJI (1424 - September 20, 1500) was a kuge (court noble) living from the middle of the Muromachi period to the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

KANROJI Kuninaga (甘露寺国長) - Kuninaga KANROJI (October 17, 1771 - July 20, 1837) was a Kugyo (court noble) in the late Edo period.

KANROJI Norinaga (甘露寺規長) - Norinaga KANROJI (August 13, 1713 - January 14, 1784) was a Kugyo (high court noble) during the Edo period.

KANROJI Toyonaga (甘露寺豊長) - Toyonaga KANROJI (1590 - 1606) was a court noble who lived in the era from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

KANROJI Tsunemoto (甘露寺経元) - Tsunemoto KANROJI (1535 – June 5, 1585) was a court noble during the Muromachi to Azuchi-Momomyama Period.

KANROJI Tsuneto (甘露寺経遠) - Tsuneto KANROJI (1576-1602) was a court noble in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

Kanroku (Gwalleuk) (観勒) - Kanroku (years of birth and death unknown) was a Korean Buddhist monk who lived in the early seventh century Kudara (Baekje, Paekche).

Kansan (桓算) - Kansan (year of birth and death unknown) was a monk during the Heian Period.

Kanzaburo NAKAMURA (the first) (中村勘三郎 (初代)) - Kanzaburo NAKAMURA, the first (1598 - June 9, 1658) was a kabuki actor in early Edo period.

KANZAKI Narikane (神崎成兼) - Taro Narikane KANZAKI (year of birth and death unknown) settled in Akune-in (Akune City) from the domain of Takae and took a daughter of 司執印氏図嘉房 at Nitta-jinja Shrine (Satsumasendai City) to wife, and changed his name from Kanzaki to 'Taro Narikane AKUNE.'

KANZE Gasetsu (観世雅雪) - Gasetsu KANZE (1898 – December 7, 1988) was a Japanese Nohgakushi (Noh actor).

KANZE Hideo (観世栄夫) - Japan

KANZE Hisao (観世寿夫) - Hisao KANZE (November 12, 1925 - December 7, 1978) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Kanze-ryu school.

KANZE Kasetsu (観世華雪) - Kasetsu KANZE (November 14, 1884 - January 6, 1959) was a Noh actor, shite-kata (main roles) of Kanze school in the Showa period.

KANZE Kiyohisa (観世清尚) - Kiyohisa Kanze (died 1782) was a Noh actor who played shite-kata (main roles) in the Kanze school.

KANZE Kiyokado (観世清廉) - Kiyokado KANZE (1867 - 1911) was a Noh actor of the Kanze school of shite-kata (lead actors).

KANZE Kiyokazu (観世清和) - Kiyokazu KANZE (May 21, 1959 -) is a leading traditional Japanese Noh drama performer (shite-kata) and member of the Kanze school (one of the 5 major Noh troupes).

KANZE Kiyonaga (観世清長) - Kiyonaga KANZE (died 1842) was a Noh actor who played shite-kata (main roles) in the Kanze school.

KANZE Kiyotaka (観世清孝) - Kiyotaka KANZE (1837 - 1889) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Kanze-ryu school.

KANZE Kojiro Nobumitsu (観世小次郎信光) - Kojiro Nobumitsu KANZE (1435 or 1450 - August 15, 1516) was a Sarugakushi (an actor of Sarugaku (early form of the Japanese classical drama Noh) and a Nohgakushi (an actor of Noh)), and a playwright of Sarugaku (Noh).

KANZE Kosetsu (観世紅雪) - Kosetsu KANZE (1843 - March 31, 1911) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Kanze-ryu school.

KANZE Motoakira (観世元章) - Motoakira KANZE (1722 to 1774) was a Noh actor of the shite-kata Kanze school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]) in the mid Edo period.

KANZE Motomasa (観世元雅) - Motomasa KANZE (1394 or around 1401 - August 26, 1432) was a playwright and an actor of Noh (traditional masked dance-drama) during the Muromachi period.

KANZE Motonobu (観世元信) - Motonobu KANZE (August 8, 1931 -) is a performer of traditional Japanese Noh drama.

KANZE Motoshige (観世元滋) - Motoshige KANZE (1895 – 1939) was a leading traditional Japanese Noh drama performer (shite-kata) and member of the Kanze school (one of the 5 major Noh troupes).

KANZE Motoyoshi (観世元義) - Motoyoshi KANZE (1873 to 1920) was a Noh actor of the Kanze school.

KANZE Sosetsu (観世宗節) - Sosetsu KANZE (1509 - January 17, 1584) was a Noh performer of the Kanze school active during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

KANZE Yoshimasa (観世喜正) - Yoshimasa KANZE (September 25, 1970 -) was Nohgakushi (Noh actor).

Karahashi (a maid housed in the inner rooms of the shogun's palace called O-oku) (唐橋 (大奥女中)) - Karahashi (date of birth and death unknown) was a maid housed in O-oku (the inner rooms of the shogun's palace) of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

KARAHASHI Ariie (唐橋在家) - Ariie KARAHASHI (July 2, 1729 - October 26, 1791) was a court noble in the middle of Edo Period.

KARAHASHI Arikazu (唐橋在数) - Arikazu KARAHASHI (1448 - January 31, 1496) was a court noble who lived during the Muromachi period.

KARASUMA Suketo (烏丸資任) - Suketo KARASUMA (1417 - January 23, 1483) was a court noble during the Muromachi period.

KARASUMARU Mitsuhide (烏丸光栄) - Mitsuhide KARASUMARU (September 16, 1689 - April 11, 1748) was a Kugyo (high court noble) and kajin (waka poet), who lived during the Edo Period.

KARASUMARU Mitsuhiro (烏丸光広) - Mitsuhiro KARASUMARU (1579 - August 22, 1638) was a court noble and poet of the early Edo period.

KARASUMARU Sukeyoshi (烏丸資慶) - Sukeyoshi KARASUMARU (June 19, 1622–January 19, 1670) was kuge (a court noble) and poet during the early Edo Period.

KARIGANE Junichi (雁金準一) - Junichi KARIGANE (July 30, 1879 - February 21, 1959) was a kishi (professional Go player) from the Meiji period to the Showa period.

KASAI Tokikiyo (葛西時清) - Tokikiyo KASAI was a busho of Kamakura period.

Kasaidono (葛西殿) - Kasaidono (1233? - October 16, 1317?) was a female member of the Hojo clan who lived during the middle years of the Kamakura period.

KASAMA Tokitomo (笠間時朝) - Tokitomo KASAMA (June 4, 1204-February 26, 1265) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Hitachi Province in the Kamakura period.

KASHIO Umanosuke (柏尾馬之助) - Umanosuke KASHIO (1838-April 30, 1868) was a person who was from Awa Province in the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate.

KASHIWADE no Hokikimi no Iratsume (膳部菩岐々美郎女) - KASHIWADE no Hokikimi no Iratsume (year of birth unknown - April 7, 622) was a woman in the Nara period.

KASHIWADE no Maro (膳摩漏) - KASHIWADE no Maro (date of birth unknown – August 26, 682) lived during the Asuka period of Japan.

KASHIWAGI Yoshikane (柏木義兼) - Yoshikane KASHIWAGI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

KASHUJI Akiteru (勧修寺顕彰) - Akiteru KASHUJI (January 11, 1815 - February 10, 1861) was a Kugyo (court noble) in the late Edo Period.

KASHUJI Nariko (勧修寺徳子) - Nariko KASHUJI (November 30, 1788 - November 23, 1878) was a court lady from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period.

KASHUJI Tsuneosa (勧修寺経理) - Tsuneosa KASHUJI (Although he was born on November 21, 1825, his birthday was officially recorded as November 18, 1828): in "Yamashiro no Kuni Kyoto SODEOKA Genbanosuke Kaki" (The Family Chronicle of Genbanosuke SODEOKA in Kyoto, Yamashiro Province), (housed in the National Institute of Japanese Literature), written by Fumikage SODEOKA, a Jige official (the government officials of lower- ranked courtiers who were not allowed to enter the court) and a Zassho (or Karei: butler) served for the Kashuji family, who was asked to be a private tutor of Tsuneosa by Nariko KASHUJI, it is read '.....Mansenhime who came to the family as a bride gave a birth to Tsuneosa on October twelfth in the eighth year of the Bunsei era, so Tsuneosa's true age was fifteen years old this year; however it was recorded that he was only twelve years old when he was conferred Jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade) as his first court rank....' in the section of April 8, the tenth year of the Tempo era, which means his age was reported three years younger than actual for the official recording.

KASUGA Akikuni (春日顕国) - Akikuni KASUGA (year of birth unknown - April 21, 1344) was a noble during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

Kasuga no Tsubone (春日局) - Kasuga no Tsubone (1579 - October 26, 1643), a woman who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period and into early Edo period, who the wet nurse of Iemitsu TOKUGAWA, the third Shogun of the Edo shogunate.

KASUYA Juro (粕屋十郎) - Juro KASUYA (1840 - June 20, 1869) was a Shogun's retainer in the end of Edo period and a member of Kaitentai from Edo, Musashi Province.

KASUYA Shigeyuki (糟屋重行) - Shigeyuki KASUYA (1270 - June 29, 1333) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the end of Kamakura period to the early Northern and Southern Courts period (Japan) and Shugodai (the acting Military Governor) of Hoki Province.

KASUYA Takenori (糟屋武則) - Takenori KASUYA was a feudal warlord who lived between the Azuchi Momoyama and Edo periods.

KATAGIRI Kageshige (片切景重) - Kageshige KATAGIRI (unknown date of birth - Feb. 13, 1160) is a samurai at the end of the Heian period.

KATAGIRI Katsumoto (片桐且元) - Katsumoto KATAGIRI was a daimyo (lord) who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

KATAGIRI Sadaoki (片桐貞起) - Sadaoki KATAGIRI (1669 - May 15, 1741) was the fourth lord of Koizumi Domain, Yamato Province.

KATAGIRI Tamemoto (片桐為元) - Tamemoto KATAGIRI (1611 to June 25, 1654) was the third lord of Tatsuta Domain in Yamato Province.

KATAGIRI Tameyasu (片切為安) - Tameyasu KATAGIRI (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai in the closing years of the Heian period.

KATAOKA Ainosuke (片岡愛之助) - Ainosuke KATAOKA is a kabuki actor.

KATAOKA Gado (片岡我童) - Gado KATAOKA is one of the professional names of Kabuki.

KATAOKA Gato (片岡我當) - Gato KATAOKA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor.

KATAOKA Hidetaro (片岡秀太郎) - Hidetaro KATAOKA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor.

KATAOKA Ichitaro (片岡市太郎) - Ichitaro KATAOKA (February 13, 1877 - date of death unknown) was a Japanese actor.

KATAOKA Ichizo (片岡市蔵) - Ichizo KATAOKA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

KATAOKA Kamezo (片岡亀蔵) - "Kamezo KATAOKA" is a name which has been used by several Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

KATAOKA Matsunosuke (片岡松之助) - Matsunosuke KATAOKA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor.

KATAOKA Naoharu (片岡直温) - Naoharu KATAOKA (October 13, 1859 - May 21, 1934) was an entrepreneur and statesman from the Meiji, Taisho, to the early Showa periods.

KATAOKA Naoteru (片岡直輝) - Naoteru KATAOKA (August 3, 1856 - April 13, 1927) was a businessman in the Meiji, Taisho and early Showa periods.

KATAOKA Nizaemon (片岡仁左衛門) - Nizaemon KATAOKA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

KATAOKA Roen (片岡芦燕) - "Roen KATAOKA" is a name which has been used by several Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

KATAOKA Tojuro (片岡當十郎) - Tojuro KATAOKA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

KATAOKA Yukio (片岡行雄) - Yukio KATAOKA (November 18, 1934 -) is a Kyoningyo (Puppet from Kyoto) puppeteer.

KATAYAMA Hiromichi (片山博通) - Hiromichi KATAYAMA (Dec 22, 1907 – Mar 10, 1963) was a leading Japanese traditional Noh play actor (shite-kata) of the Kanze school.

KATAYAMA Hisayasu (片山久安) - Hisayasu KATAYAMA (1574 - 1650) was a great swordsman during the Azuchi-momoyama period and early Edo period.

KATAYAMA Hokkai (片山北海) - Hokkai KATAYAMA (February 14, 1723 - October 19, 1790) was a Confucian and a composer of Chinese poems in Japan who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

KATAYAMA Kiyoshi (片山清司) - Kiyoshi KATAYAMA (December 23, 1964 -) is a Noh actor of the Kanze school of shite-kata (lead actors).

KATAYAMA Tokuma (片山東熊) - Tokuma KATAYAMA (January 18, 1854 - October 24, 1917) was an architect who was actively engaged in his profession during the Meiji period.

KATO Bunrei (加藤文麗) - Bunrei KATO (1706 - April 17, 1782) was a Japanese painter in the middle of the Edo period.

KATO Daisuke (加東大介) - Daisuke KATO (February 18, 1911 - July 31, 1975) was an actor who was born in Tokyo.

KATO Higuma (加藤羆) - Higuma KATO (year of birth unknown - June 23, 1867) was a common member (regimental soldier) of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime) and was a 側越人 of Kanryusai TAKEDA.

KATO Kagemasa (加藤景正) - Kagemasa KATO (1168 to May 3, 1249) was a potter in the early Kamakura period, and was regarded as the originator of Seto ware.

KATO Kiyomasa (加藤清正) - Kiyomasa KATO was a Busho (Japanese military commander) and Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

KATO Tai (加藤泰) - Tai KATO (August 24, 1916-June 17, 1985) was a Japanese film director.

KATO Yoshiaki (加藤嘉明) - Yoshiaki KATO was a busho (general) and daimyo during the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo Periods.

KATORI Masahiko (香取正彦) - Masahiko Katori (January 15, 1899 - November 19, 1988) was a Japanese caster.

Katsuji KAWASHIMA (Shinsengumi) (川島勝司 (新撰組)) - Katsuji KAWASHIMA (year of birth unknown-1866) was a investigator and inspector of Shinsengumi (special police who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

KATSUKAWA Shunsho (勝川春章) - Shunsho KATSUKAWA (1726 - January 19, 1793) was an ukiyoe artist in the Edo period.

KATSURAGAWA Hoshu (桂川甫周) - Hoshu KATSURAGAWA (1751- August 2, 1809) was a doctor and Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language).

KATSURAGAWA Hoshu (桂川甫周 (国興)) - Hoshu KATSURAGAWA (1826 - September 25, 1881) was a doctor and Dutch scholar.

Katsuragi no Onara (葛城烏那羅) - Katsuragi no Onara (also called "Kazuraki no Onara"; the date of birth and death unknown) is gozoku (local ruling family) who lived during the Asuka period.

KATSURAGI no Sotsuhiko (葛城襲津彦) - KATSURAGI no Sotsuhiko (Sotsuhiko can be written as either '襲津彦' or '曽都毘古' in Japanese, and his first name, Sotsuhiko, is also known as Sachihiko written as 沙至比跪 in Japanese; year of birth and death unknown, but considered to have lived during a period from the latter fourth century to the early fifth century) was described in the "Kojiki" (Records of Ancient Matters) and the "Nihonshoki" (Chronicles of Japan) as the founder of Katsuragi clan, ancient local ruling family in the Katsuragi region, Yamato Province.

KATSURAGI no Tsubura (葛城円) - KATSURAGI no Tsubura (year of birth unknown - 456) was a member of local ruling family belonging to the Katsuragi clan that was active in around the fifth century A.D.

KATSUSHIKA Hokusai (葛飾北斎) - Hokusai KATSUSHIKA (c. October 31, 1760 - May 10, 1849) was a painter of Ukiyoe (Japanese woodblock prints) who flourished in the Edo period, a recent time in Japan, and was a representative figure of the late Edo period, Bunka and Bunsei eras (Kasei culture).

KAWABATA Bosha (川端茅舍) - Bosha KAWABATA (August 17, 1897 - July 17, 1941) was a Japanese haiku poet and painter who was from Nihonbashi Kakigara-cho, Tokyo Prefecture.

KAWABATA Kinakira (河鰭公述) - Kinakira KAWABATA (February 12, 1829 – September 21, 1864) was a court noble of the end of the Edo period.

KAWABATA Kintsura (河鰭公陳) - Kintsura KAWABATA (October 19, 1773 – October 10, 1819) was a court noble of the late Edo period.

KAWABATA Motohide (河鰭基秀) - Motohide KAWABATA (1606 – March 8, 1664) was a court noble of the early Edo period.

KAWABATA Sanefumi (河鰭実文) - Sanefumi KAWABATA (May 10, 1845 – July 16, 1910) was a court noble and a statesman active in the period since the end of the Edo period until the Meiji era.

KAWACHI Tsunekuni (河内経国) - Tsunekuni KAWACHI (year of birth unknown [around 1100] - year of death unknown [1156 according to one theory]) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the late Heian period.

KAWADA no Jiro (河田次郎) - KAWADA no Jiro (year of birth unknown-October 17, 1189) was samurai (warrior) who lived during the Heian and Kamakura periods.

KAWADA Takeshi (河田羆) - Takeshi KAWADA (October 10, 1842 - January 4, 1920) was a Japanese geographer.

KAWAGOE Sadashige (河越貞重) - Sadashige KAWAGOE (1272 - June 21, 1333) was a Japanese military commander of Kawagoe Yakata, Iruma District, Musashi Province in the late Kamakura period.

KAWAGOE Shigefusa (河越重房) - Shigefusa KAWAGOE (1169? - December 12, 1185) was a military commander who lived in the Kawagoe Yakata, Iruma County, Musashi Province during the last days of the Heian period.

KAWAGOE Shigekazu (河越重員) - Shigekazu KAWAGOE (years of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander of Kawagoe Yakata, Iruma District, Musashi Province in the Kamakura period.

KAWAGOE Shigeyori (河越重頼) - Shigeyori KAWAGOE was a military commander and lord of Kawagoe Yakata, Iruma-gun, Musashi Province in the late Heian period.

KAWAGUCHI Seppo (川口雪篷) - Seppo KAWAGUCHI (1818 - 1890) was a calligrapher from the Satsuma Domain at the end of the Edo period and being taken under the wing of Takamori SAIGO, he taught calligraphy and Chinese poetry.

KAWAI Kanjiro (河井寛次郎) - Kanjiro KAWAI (August 24, 1890 - November 18, 1966) was a ceramic artist in Japan.

KAWAI Kisaburo (河合耆三郎) - Kisaburo KAWAI (1838 - March 28, 1866) was a Shinsengumi Accountant (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

KAWAI Senro (河井?廬) - Senro KAWAI (male, June 15, 1871 - March 10, 1945) was a modern Japanese seal engraving artist.

KAWAI Shoseki (河井章石) - Shoseki KAWAI (male, 1876-1956) was a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) who was active in Kyoto.

KAWAI Tetsugoro (河合鉄五郎) - Tetsugoro KAWAI (1846 - ?) was a member of Kangi-tai from Gifu Nanamagaricho Town, Atsumi County.

KAWAJI Toshiyoshi (川路利良) - Toshiyoshi KAWAJI (June 17, 1834-October 13, 1879) was a police bureaucrat and army soldier from the late Edo period to early Meiji period.

KAWAKAMI Gensai (河上彦斎) - Gensai KAWAKAMI (December 25, 1834 - January 13, 1873) was a Japanese samurai of Sonno Joi ha (supporters of the doctrine for restoring the emperor and expelling the barbarians) (statesman of the Kumamoto Clan).

Kawakami no iratsume (河上娘) - KAWAKAMI no iratsume (around 575 - around 618) was a consort of the Emperor Sushun.

KAWAKAMI Otojiro (川上音二郎) - Otojiro KAWAKAMI (February 8, 1864 – November 11, 1911) was an actor and an entertainer of Shinpa-Geki (New-School Play) who took the world by storm by his 'Oppekepe-bushi' (Oppekepe songs).

KAWAKAMI Sadayakko (川上貞奴) - Sadayakko KAWAKAMI (real name Sada KAWAKAMI [maiden name; Koyama], September 2, 1871 - December 7, 1946) was an actress in the Meiji to Showa era.

KAWAKAMI Soroku (川上操六) - Soroku KAWAKAMI (川上操六) (December 6, 1848 - May 11, 1899) is a military man of the Imperial Japanese Army; a peerage.

KAWAKAMI Tadae (川上忠兄) - Tadae KAWAKAMI (1559 - May 3, 1622) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Edo period

KAWAKAMI Tadatomo (川上忠智) - Tadatomo KAWAKAMI (year of birth unknown - 1607) was a warrior during the Warring States period and Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KAWAKATSU Hirotsugu (川勝広継) - Hirotsugu KAWAKATSU (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

KAWAKATSU Hirotsuna (川勝広綱) - Hirotsuna KAWAKATSU (1579 - Nov 3, 1661) was a military commander during the Azuchi-Momoyama period and subsequently, a retainer of the Shogun during the Edo period.

KAWAMOTO Komin (川本幸民) - Komin KAWAMOTO (1810 to July 18, 1871) was a scholar of Western sciences by the means of the Dutch language at the end of the Edo period and in the period of the Meiji Restoration.

KAWAMURA Kageaki (川村景明) - Kageaki KAWAMURA (April 8, 1850 - April 28) was a military man of Japan and a peerage.

KAWAMURA Sumiyoshi (川村純義) - Sumiyoshi KAWAMURA (December 18, 1836 - August 12, 1904) was a Japanese samurai who was a feudal retainer of the Satsuma clan, a naval officer ranked full admiral and Count, Junior First Rank and holder of the First Order Merit.

KAWANISHI Seibe (川西清兵衛) - Seibe KAWANISHI (September 7, 1865 – November 19, 1947) was a Japanese industrialist.

KAWARASAKI Chojuro (河原崎長十郎) - "Chojuro KAWARASAKI" is a name used by successive proprietor of the Edo Ichimura-za Theater, and it is also a professional name used by Kabuki (a Japanese traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

KAWARASAKI Gonjuro (河原崎権十郎) - Gonjuro KAWARASAKI is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

KAWARASAKI Gonnosuke (河原崎権之助) - Gonnosuke KAWARASAKI is a hereditary family name for an actor of Kabuki, a Japanese traditional theatrical drama.

KAWARASAKI Gonzaburo (河原崎権三郎) - Gonzaburo KAWARASAKI is a hereditary family name for an actor of Kabuki, a Japanese traditional theatrical drama.

KAWASAKI Kaginosuke (川崎鑰之助) - Kaginosuke KAWASAKI (year of birth and death unknown) was a military strategist during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

KAWASAKI Kyuen (川崎九淵) - Kyuen KAWASAKI (July 11, 1874 - January 24, 1961) is a master of Nogaku otsuzumi (large hand drum used for Noh play).

KAWASAKI Shozo (川崎正蔵) - Shozo KAWASAKI (August 10, 1836 – December 2 1912) was a Japanese politician as well as an entrepreneur.

KAWASE Hideji (河瀬秀治) - Hideji KAWASE (January 26, 1842 - 1907) was a Japanese samurai and a statesman of the Miyazu clan.

KAWASHIMA Yuzo (川島雄三) - Yuzo KAWASHIMA (February 4, 1918-June 11, 1963) is a Japanese film director.

KAWATA Kagetomo (河田景与) - Kagetomo KAWATA (November 24, 1828 - October 12, 1897) who flourished from the end of Edo period (the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate) through Meiji period was a Samurai, a statesman and the peerage.

KAWATAKE Mokuami (河竹黙阿弥) - Mokuami KAWATAKE (March 1, 1816 - January 22, 1893) was a Kabuki kyogen-sakusha (playwright of Kabuki kyogen) who was popular in the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate (the end of the Edo period) through the Meiji period.

Kawawake TAKENUNA (aka Kawawake no Mikoto TAKENUNA) (武渟川別) - Kawawake TAKENUNA (aka TAKENUNA Kawawake no Mikoto) is noted in the classic Japanese book "Nihon Shoki" (Japan Chronicles) as Kawawake TAKENUNA but by a separate title (TAKENUNA Kawawake no Mikoto) in "Kojiki" (an ancient historical record of Japan).

KAYA no Konoma (蚊屋木間) - KAYA no Konoma (date of birth unknown - August 16, 693?) lived in the Asuka period of Japan.

KAYAMA Matazo (加山又造) - Matazo KAYAMA (September 24, 1927 - April 6, 2004) was a Japanese-style painter and printmaker.

KAZANIN Ieatsu (花山院家厚) - Ieatsu KAZANIN (April 23, 1789-September 28, 1866) was a high-rank Court noble in the late Edo period.

KAZANIN Iesada (花山院家定) - Iesada KAZANIN (花山院 家定, August 3, 1283 - June 10, 1342) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the late Kamakura period.

KAZANIN Michisada (花山院通定) - Michisada KAZANIN (year of birth unknown - May 17, 1400) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (in Japan) and during the Muromachi period.

KAZANIN Mochitada (花山院持忠) - Mochitada KAZANIN (1405 - February 20, 1467) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Moromachi period.

KAZANIN Mochizane (花山院持実) - Mochizane KAZANIN (November 29, 1670 - November 21, 1728) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the mid-Edo period.

KAZANIN Morokata (花山院師賢) - Morokata KAZANIN (1301 - October 1332) was a Court noble who lived during the late Kamakura period.

KAZANIN Moronobu (花山院師信) - Moronobu KAZANIN (1275 - November 28, 1321) was a court noble who lived in the late Kamakura period.

KAZANIN Morotsugu (花山院師継) - Morotsugu KAZANIN (1222 - April 28, 1281) was a court noble in the Kamakura period.

KAZANIN Nagahiro (花山院長熙) - Nagahiro KAZANIN (March 3, 1736-September 13, 1769) was a high-rank Court noble in the middle of the Edo period.

KAZANIN Sadamasa (花山院定雅) - Sadamasa KAZANIN (December 21, 1218 - March 28, 1294) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived in the Kamakura period.

KAZANIN Sadanobu (花山院定誠) - Sadanobu KAZANIN (April 17, 1640 - November 18, 1704) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the early Edo period.

KAZANIN Sadayoshi (花山院定好) - Sadayoshi KAZANIN (November 28, 1599 - August 15, 1673) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the early Edo period.

KAZANIN Tadanaga (花山院忠長) - Tadanaga KAZANIN (1588 - November 6, 1662) was a court noble in the early Edo period.

KAZANIN Tadasada (花山院忠定) - Tadasada KAZANIN (November 22, 1379 - September 15, 1416) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

KAZANIN Tadasuke (花山院忠輔) - Tadasuke KAZANIN (March 27, 1483 - February 14, 1542) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the latter half of the Muromachi period.

KAZANIN Tadatsune (花山院忠経) - Tadatsune KAZANIN (January 1173 (by the old calendar) - August 25, 1229) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived in the Kamakura period.

KAZANIN Tokimasa (花山院常雅) - Tokimasa KAZANIN (March 23, 1700 – March 31, 1771) was a court noble of the middle of the Edo period.

KAZANIN Yoshinori (花山院愛徳) - Yoshinori KAZANIN (April 14, 1755-April 19, 1829) was a high-ranking Court noble from the middle of the Edo period to the late Edo period.

KAZURAYAMA Takehachiro (葛山武八郎) - Takehachiro KAZURAYAMA (Year of birth unknown - October 6, 1864) was a corporal of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

KAZUSA Hirotsune (上総広常) - Hirotsune KAZUSA was a busho who lived during the end of the Heian period.

Keichu (契沖) - Keichu (1640 - March 4, 1701) was a priest of the Shingonshu sect and a Japanologist (Kokugaku [national study] scholar) who lived in the mid-Edo period.

Keiganin (桂岩院) - Keigannin (Year of birth unknown, died on September 10, 1604, referred to as 'the concubine Yotsutsuji hereafter) was a woman who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

Keijuin (慶寿院) - Keijuin (1514 - June 27, 1565) was the lawful wife of Yoshiharu ASHIKAGA, who was the 12th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

Keiken (経賢) - Keiken (year of his birth and death is not clear) was a Buddhist monk cum waka poet in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KEISAI Eisen (渓斎英泉) - Eisen KEISAI

Keishoin (桂昌院) - Keishoin (1627 - August 11, 1705) was a woman in the Edo period.

Kenkei (賢憬) - Kenkei (714 - December 15, 793) was a Buddhist priest of Hosso sect of Buddhism (Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect or Dharma-character school), who lived in the Nara period.

Kennyo (顕如) - Kennyo (February 9, 1543 - December 27, 1592) was the 11th head priest of the Hongan-ji Temple.

KI no Akimine (紀秋峰) - KI no Akimine (year of birth and death unknown) was a poet of the early Heian period.

KI no Arimasa (紀在昌) - KI no Arimasa (year of birth and death unknown) was a low to middle rank government official and Confusion scholar during the mid-Heian period.

KI no Aritsune (紀有常) - KI no Aritsune (815 - February 13, 877) was an aristocrat of Heian period.

KI no Harunushi (紀春主) - KI no Harunushi (year of birth and death unknown) was a low to medium rank government official during the early Heian period.

KI no Ieko (紀家子) - KI no Ieko (dates of birth and death unknown) was a court lady in the late Heian period.

KI no Kaion (紀海音) - KI no Kaion (1663 - October 31, 1742) was joruri (dramatic narrative chanted to a shamisen accompaniment) author, kyokashi (a person who makes and teaches a comic tanka), and haiku poet who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

KI no Kosami (紀古佐美) - KI no Kosami (the early 730's-April 4, 797) was a Court noble of the higher ranks from the late Nara period to the early Heian period.

KI no Kuimaro (紀咋麻呂) - KI no Kuimaro (born in 755 and died on February 12, 833) was a government official in the early Heian period.

KI no Mahito (紀真人) - KI no Mahito (747 - September 27, 805) was a low to medium rank government official during the early Heian period.

KI no Maoka (紀真丘) - KI no Maoka (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official in the beginning of the Heian period.

KI no Narimori (紀成盛) - KI no Narimori (year of birth and death unknown) was an influential warrior in the western part of Hoki Province (Nishi Hoki) from the end of the Heian period to the Kamakura period.

KI no Natsui (紀夏井) - KI no Natsui (years of birth and death unknown) was a nobleman and a statesman who lived in the early Heian period.

KI no Oiwa (紀大磐) - KI no Oiwa (year of birth and death unknown) was a lord of Gozoku (a local ruling family) in the Tumulus period.

KI no Osadamaro (紀長田麻呂) - KI no Osadamaro (755 - June 825) was a government official in the beginning of the Heian period.

KI no Oyumi (紀小弓) - KI no Oyumi (? - March, 465) is a known leader of an influential ruling family during the Tumulus Period of Japan.

KI no Shizuko (紀静子) - KI no Shizuko (year of birth unknown - February 866) was Emperor Montoku's koi (a lady waiting in the court or court lady).

KI no Tsuno (紀角) - KI no Tsuno (year of birth and death unknown) was a person of local ruling family in the middle of Tumulus period.

KI no Wakako (紀若子) - KI no Wakako (year of birth and death unknown) was a court lady who lived at the beginning of the Heian Period.

KI no Yasuo (紀安雄) - KI no Yasuo (822 - July 7, 886) was an aristocrat of the Heian period.

KI no Yoshimitsu (紀淑光) - KI no Yoshimitsu (869 - October 31, 939) was a low to middle rank government official and a composer of Chinese poems during the mid-Heian period.

KI no Yoshito (紀淑人) - KI no Yoshito (dates of birth and death unknown) was an official in the middle of the Heian period.

KIBI no Makibi (吉備真備) - KIBI no Makibi (695 - November 3, 775) was a scholar, a statesman and a Kugyo (a court noble) who lived during the Nara Period.

KIBI no Yuri (吉備由利) - KIBI no Yuri (year of birth unknown - February 17, 774) is a government official in the latter half of the Nara Period.

Kichiei (吉栄) - Kichiei (date of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived during the end of the Edo period.

Kichinojo UMEWAKA (the Fifth) (梅若吉之丞 (5世)) - Kichinojo UMEWAKA the Fifth is a Noh actor of the Kanze school of shite-kata (lead actors).

Kichiya KAMIMURA (the fifth) (上村吉彌 (5代目)) - Kichiya KAMIMURA the fifth (December 13, 1909-January 1, 1992) was a Kabuki (traditional performing art) actor.

KIDO Takayoshi (木戸孝允) - Takayoshi KIDO (August 11, 1833 - May 26, 1877) was a Japanese samurai and statesman who had a distinguished career from the end of the Edo period to the early Meiji period.

KIFUMI no Otomo (黄書大伴) - KIFUMI no Otomo (year of birth unknown - November 9, 710) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

KIKKAWA Chokichi (吉川重吉) - Chokichi KIKKAWA (1859 - 1915) was a member of the KIKKAWA clan: the family of the former feudal lord of the Iwakuni Domain.

KIKKAWA Tsunemitsu (吉川経光) - Tsunemitsu KIKKAWA (1192 - 1267) was a samurai who lived in the early Kamakura period.

KIKKAWA Tsunemori (吉川経盛) - Tsunemori KIKKAWA (1290-1358) was a bushi (samurai) of the Nanbokucho period (the period of the Northern and Southern Courts).

KIKKAWA Tsunemoto (吉川経基) - Tsunemoto KIKKAWA (1428 – January 28, 1520) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States [in Japan]).

KIKKAWA Tsuneshige (吉川経茂) - Tsuneshige KIKKAWA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a samurai who lived in the late Kamakura period.

KIKKAWA Tsunetaka (吉川経高) - Tsunetaka KIKKAWA (1234 - 1319) was a samurai who lived in the end of Kamakura period.

KIKKAWA Tsuneyoshi (吉川経義) - Tsuneyoshi KIKKAWA (1132 - 1193) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the times between the Heian and Kamakura periods.

KIKKAWA Yukitsune (吉川之経) - Yukitsune KIKKAWA (1415 – January 30, 1477) was the head of the KIKKAWA clan in Aki Province.

KIKUCHI Kanetomo (菊池兼朝) - Kanetomo KIKUCHI (1383 - April 5, 1444) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the early Muromachi Period.

KIKUCHI Takamori (菊池隆盛) - Takamori KIKUCHI was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Kamakura period.

KIKUCHI Takefusa (菊池武房) - Takefusa KIKUCHI (1245 – May 2, 1285) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the middle of the Kamakura period.

KIKUCHI Takemasa (菊池武政) - Takemasa KIKUCHI (1342-July 14, 1374) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived in the period of Northern and Southern Courts.

KIKUCHI Takemitsu (菊池武光) - Takemitsu KIKUCHI (1319? - January 6, 1374) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the late Kamakura Period to the period of Southern and Northern Courts (Japan).

KIKUCHI Takeshige (菊池武重) - Takeshige KIKUCHI (1307? - 1338?) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KIKUCHI Taketoki (菊池武時) - Taketoki KIKUCHI was a busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of Kamakura period.

KIKUCHI Taketomo (菊池武朝) - Taketomo KIKUCHI (1363-1407) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived from the period of Northern and Southern Courts to the early Muromachi Period.

KIKUCHI Taketoshi (菊池武敏) - Taketoshi KIKUCHI (year of birth unknown - 1341) is a Southern Court (Japan) busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of Kamakura period into the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KIKUCHI Takezumi (菊池武澄) - Takezumi KIKUCHI (year of birth unknown - July 27, 1356) is a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of Kamakura period into the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KIKUCHI Tokitaka (菊池時隆) - Tokitaka KIKUCHI (1287 - 1304) was a Japanese military commander who lived toward the end of the Kamakura period.

KIKUCHI Yosai (菊池容斎) - Yosai KIKUCHI (November 28, 1788 - June 16, 1878) was a Japanese-style painter from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

Kikunomae (菊の前) - Kikunomae (year of birth unknown - April 24, 1585) was the lawful wife of Tokinari YAMADA, the lord of Yamada-jo Castle.

Kikuo-maru (菊王丸) - Kikuo-maru was a pageboy of TAIRA no Noritsune who appears on Heike Monogatari (The Tale of the Heike).

KIKUTEI Harusue (菊亭晴季) - Harusue KIKUTEI (1539 - May 3, 1617) was a court noble from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the first part of the Edo period.

Kimi no Kotachi (吉弥侯横刀) - Kimi no Kotachi was a government official of the late Nara Period and his name was recorded in "Shoku Nihongi" (Chronicle of Japan Continued).

KIMURA Chikko (木村竹香) - Chikko KIMURA (male 1868-January 28, 1943) was a Tenkoku artist (artist of seal engraving) in modern times of Japan.

KIMURA Kiyohisa (木村清久) - Kiyohisa KIMURA (? - 1615) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KIMURA Shohei (木村荘平) - Shohei KIMURA (July, 1841 - April 27, 1906) was a businessman and a statesman from the Province of Yamashiro (current Kyoto Prefecture).

KIMURA Yoshikiyo (木村吉清) - Yoshikiyo KIMURA (year of birth unknown - 1598) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku and Azuchi-Momoyama Periods.

KIMURA Yoshinobu (木村由信) - Yoshinobu KIMURA (date of birth unknown - October 24, 1600) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

King Munmu (文武王) - King Munmu (year of birth unknown - 681) was the 30th king of the Korean kingdom of Silla (reigned from 661 to 681), whose family name was Kim and given name was Beopmin.

King SHO Tai (尚泰王) - King SHO Tai (August 3, 1843 - August 19, 1901) was a King of the Ryukyu Kingdom, the 19th of the line of the Second Sho Dynasty.

KINOSHITA Itsuun (木下逸雲) - Itsuun KINOSHITA (September 19, 1800, to September 12, 1866) was a nanga painter (an original style of painting in the Edo period which had a great deal of influence from the Chinese Nanga style) during the latter part of the Edo period.

KINOSHITA Iwao (木下巌) - Iwao KINOSHITA (1846 - October 6, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Tokushima, Awa Province (there is another theory that he was from Yamashiro Province).

KINOSHITA Junan (木下順庵) - Junan KINOSHITA (July 22, 1621 to January 23, 1699) was a Confucianism scholar of the early Edo period.

KINOSHITA Katsutoshi (木下勝俊) - Katsutoshi KINOSHITA (1569 - July 24, 1649) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

KINOSHITA Keisuke (木下惠介) - Keisuke KINOSHITA (Keisuke in Kanji characters "惠介"is expressed as "恵介" in the new Kanji character code) (December 5, 1912 - December 30, 1998) was a Japanese movie director and scriptwriter.

KINOSHITA Nobushige (木下延重) - Nobushige KINOSHITA (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KINOSHITA Rigen (木下利玄) - Rigen KINOSHITA (January 1 1886-February 15 1925) was a Japanese poet.

Kintaro MATSUMOTO (Nohgakushi) (松本金太郎 (能楽師)) - Kintaro MATSUMOTO was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (the principal roles) of Hosho-ryu school.

KINUGASA Teinosuke (衣笠貞之助) - Teinosuke KINUGASA (his real name was Teinosuke KOGAME) (January 1, 1896 - February 26, 1982) was an actor and film director in the Taisho and Showa periods.

Kinyoshi Imadegawa (今出川公香) - Kinyoshi Imadegawa (May 28, 1691-January 1, 1722) was a Kugyo (a Court noble) duing the middle of the Edo period.

KIRA Mitsuyoshi (吉良満義) - Mitsuyoshi KIRA (year of birth unknown - October 17, 1356) was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KIRA Mochikiyo (吉良持清) - Mochikiyo KIRA (Date of birth not known - March 9, 1532) was a military commander who lived in the late Muromachi period and the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

KIRA Sadaie (吉良貞家) - Sadaie KIRA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the early Muromachi period.

KIRA Takayoshi (吉良尊義) - Takayoshi KIRA (1348 - the year of death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KIRA Toshiuji (吉良俊氏) - Toshiuji KIRA (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Muromachi period.

KIRA Tsuneie (吉良経家) - Tsuneie KIRA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

KIRA Tsuneuji (吉良経氏) - Tsuneuji KIRA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

KIRA Yoshifuji (吉良義藤) - Yoshifuji KIRA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Muromachi period.

KIRA Yoshifuyu (吉良義冬) - Yoshifuyu KIRA (1607 – May 6, 1668) was a Koke-Hatamoto (privileged family under the Tokugawa Shogunate) in the early Edo Period.

KIRA Yoshihisa (吉良義央) - Yoshihisa KIRA was a koke (master of ceremony) in the early Edo period.

KIRA Yoshinobu (吉良義信) - Yoshinobu KIRA, whose birth and death year is unknown, was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Muromachi period.

KIRA Yoshitaka (吉良義堯) - Yoshitaka KIRA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a military commander of the Sengoku Period (the Period of Warring States in Japan).

KIRA Yoshitoshi (吉良義俊) - Yoshitoshi KIRA (around 1671- April 1, 1742) was a koke hatamoto (one of the hatamoto [direct retainers of the Edo bakufu] families that were eligible for appointment to the post of koke) for the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

KIRA Yoshitsugu (吉良義継) - Yoshitsugu KIRA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

KIRA Yoshizane (吉良義真) - Yoshizane KIRA (date of birth unknown, 1422 – August 16, 1481) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Muromachi Period.

KIRINO Toshiaki (桐野利秋) - Toshiaki KIRINO (born in December, 1838; died September 24, 1877) was a feudal retainer of Satsuma domain during the late Edo period and a military man during the early Meiji period.

KIRYU Rokuro (桐生六郎) - Rokuro KIRYU (year of birth unknown - October 13, 1183) was a person who lived during the later Heian period.

Kishi (紀止) - Kishi (male, 1753±10-year of death was after 1799) was an artist of seal engraving who lived during the mid-Edo period.

KISHIDA Ryusei (岸田劉生) - Ryusei KISHIDA (Male, June 23, 1891 - December 20, 1929) was a Western-style painter from the Taisho period to the early Showa period.

KISHIDA Tadauji (岸田忠氏) - Tadauji KISHIDA (? - January 20, 1616) was a feudal warlord in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KISHIJIMA Yoshitaro (岸島芳太郎) - Yoshitaro KISHIJIMA (date of birth and death unknown) was an accountant.

KISHIMOTO Tatsuo (岸本辰雄) - Tatsuo KISHIMOTO (November 13, 1851-April 5, 1912) was a law scholar in Japan.

KISHITSU Fukushin (鬼室福信) - Fukushin KISHITSU (Boksin GWISIL, year of birth and death unknown) was a member of the loyal family of Kudara (Baekje) and general.

KISHITSU Shushi (鬼室集斯) - Shushi KISHITSU (date of birth unknown-November 8, 688 [according to the old calendar]? December 5, 688?), who was from a noble family in Baekje in the seventh century, went into exile in Japan after the Battle of Hakusukinoe.

KISO Yoshimune (木曾基宗) - Yoshimune KISO (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Kamakura period.

KITA Minoru (喜多実) - Minoru KITA (February 23, 1900 to October 2, 1986) was a Noh actor of the shite-kata Kita school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]), and the 15th Soke (headmaster of the head family) in the Kita school.

KITA Roppeita (喜多六平太 (16世)) - The 16th Roppeita KITA (December 6, 1924 to -), is a Noh actor of the shite-kata Kita school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]).

KITA Shichidayu (喜多七太夫) - Shichidayu KITA is one of the names used by the head family of the shite-kata Kita school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]).

KITABATAKE Akiie (北畠顕家) - Akiie KITABATAKE (1318 - June 10, 1338) was a court noble during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KITABATAKE Akinobu (北畠顕信) - Akinobu KITABATAKE (c. 1317 - 1380) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KITABATAKE Akiyasu (北畠顕泰) - Akiyasu KITABATAKE (c.1338 - 1412) was a court noble in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) to the Muromachi Period.

KITABATAKE Chikafusa (北畠親房) - Chikafusa KITABATAKE (March 15, 1293 - June 9, 1354)

KITABATAKE Harufusa (北畠治房) - Harufusa KITABATAKE (February 20, 1833 - May 2, 1921) is an imperialist in the end of Edo period and a judicial officer in Meiji period.

KITABATAKE Masasato (北畠政郷) - Masasato KITABATAKE (1449-1508) was a court noble in the middle of the Muromachi period.

KITABATAKE Mitsumasa (北畠満雅) - Mitsumasa KITABATAKE (date of birth unknown - January 25, 1429) lived during the early Muromachi period.

KITABATAKE Noritomo (北畠教具) - Noritomo KITABATAKE (1423-April 22, 1471) was a Kugyo (court noble) lived in the middle of the Muromachi period.

KITABATAKE Tomoyuki (北畠具行) - Tomoyuki KITABATAKE (1290 - July 20, 1332) was a Kugyo (the top court official) in the end of the Kamakura era.

KITAGAKI Kunimichi (北垣国道) - Kunimichi KITAGAKI (September 17, 1836 - January 16, 1916) was a statesman and baron of the Meiji period.

KITAGATA Shinsen (北方心泉) - Shinsen KITAGATA (1850 - 1905) was a Buddhist monk of Otani School of Shinshu Sect.

KITAGAWA Utamaro (喜多川歌麿) - Utamaro KITAGAWA (喜多川 歌麿) (the date of birth unknown, 1753 - October 31, 1806) was an ukiyo-e artist in the Edo period.

KITAJO Kagehiro (北条景広) - Kagehiro KITAJO (1548 - February 28, 1579) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period.

KITAJO Takahiro (北条高広) - Takahiro KITAJO (1517? – 1587?) was a military commander during the Sengoku (Warring States) period in Japan.

KITAKAZE Shozo (北風正造) - Shozo KITAKAZE (March 20, 1834 - December 5, 1895) was a Japanese merchant from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

KITAMURA Yuan (北村祐庵) - Yuan KITAMURA (1648-1719) was a wealthy farmer, a master of tea ceremony and an epicure in the Edo period.

KITAOJI Rosanjin/Rozanjin (北大路魯山人) - Rosanjin/Rozanjin KITAOJI (March 23, 1883 - December 21, 1959) was a Japanese artist.

KITSUREGAWA Yoriuji (喜連川頼氏) - Yoriuji KITSUREGAWA (1580 - July 22, 1630) was the first lord of the Kitsuregawa Domain in Shimotsuke Province.

KIUCHI Mineta (木内峰太) - Mineta KIUCHI (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a Tokugawa shogunate police force located in Kyoto).

KIUCHI Sekitei (木内石亭) - Sekitei KIUCHI/KINOUCHI (January 14, 1725 - April 6, 1808) was a herbalist and collector of unusually-shaped stones who lived during the Edo period.

KIYOHARA Kiyoshi (清原清) - Kiyoshi KIYOHARA (1831-June 15, 1868) was the master of gunnery of the Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) and later Goryo-eji (guard of Imperial mausoleums).

KIYOHARA no Sanehira (清原真衡) - KIYOHARA no Sanehira (year of birth unknown - 1083) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

KIYOHARA no Yoshimochi (清原令望) - KIYOHARA no Yoshimochi (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official who lived during the Heian period.

KIYOHARA Nobukata (清原宣賢) - Nobukata KIYOHARA (1475 - August 24, 1550) was a Kugyo (the top court official) and a scholar during the Muromachi period and the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

KIYOKAWA Hachiro (清河八郎) - Hachiro KIYOKAWA (October 10th, first year of Tenpo (Lunar Calendar)(November 24, 1830) - April 13th, third year of Bunkyu (Lunar Calendar)(May 30, 1863)) was a Shishi at end of Edo Period, and one of the leaders of the Roshigumi.

Kiyotaka IMAI (Nohgakushi [Noh actor]) (今井清隆 (能楽師)) - Kiyotaka IMAI (September 1943-) is a Nohgakushi, who belongs to The Association for Japanese Noh Plays (national designated Important Intangible Cultural Property) and lives in Kyoto City.

KIYOUCHI no Oyuki (清内雄行) - KIYOUCHI no Oyuki (808-June 29, 882) was a government official who lived during the early Heian period.

KIYOZAWA Manshi (清沢満之) - Manshi KIYOZAWA, August 10, 1863 - June 6, 1903 was a Japanese philosopher and Buddhist monk in the Meiji period.

KIZAWA Nagamasa (木沢長政) - Nagamasa KIZAWA (1493? - April 12, 1542) was a man in the Warring States period of Japan.

KO Fuyo (高芙蓉) - Fuyo KO (April 30, 1722 - June 13, 1784) was a Confucian scholar, tenkoku (seal-engraving) and painter in the mid Edo period.

KO Gendo (高元度) - KO Gendo was toraijin (ancient Japanese immigrants) of the royal family of the Goryeo kingdom of the Korean peninsula.

KO Kappa (高葛陂) - Kappa KO (1724 - 1776) was a composer of Chinese poems and Confucian scholar in the mid Edo period.

KO no Morofuyu (高師冬) - KO no Morofuyu (? – February 21, 1351) was a busho (military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KO no Moronao (高師直) - KO no Moronao (year of birth unknown - April 1, 1351) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Kamakura period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KO no Moroyasu (高師泰) - KO no Moroyasu (? – April 1, 1351) was a Japanese military commander of the period of the Northern and southern Courts.

KO no Moroyo (高師世) - KO no Moroyo (year of birth unknown - April 1, 1351) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KO Shigemochi (高重茂) - Shigemochi KO (year of birth unknown - 1368?) was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KOBAYAKAWA Masakage (小早川政景) - Masakage KOBAYAKAWA (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai in the Kamakura period.

KOBAYAKAWA Shigehira (小早川茂平) - Shigehira KOBAYAKAWA was a samurai in the Kamakura period.

KOBAYAKAWA Shigekage (小早川重景) - Shigekage KOBAYAKAWA (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) over the end of the Kamakura period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KOBAYAKAWA Sukekage (小早川祐景) - Sukekage KOBAYAKAWA is a busho (Japanese military commander) over the end of the Kamakura period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KOBAYAKAWA Takakage (小早川隆景) - Takakage KOBAYAKAWA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived from the Sengoku period (period of Warring States) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KOBAYASHI Masaki (小林正樹) - Masaki KOBAYASHI (February 14, 1916 - October 4, 1996) was a prominent film director with a lot of outstanding works including 'Ningen no joken' (The Human Condition), 'Seppuku' (Harakiri) and 'Kaidan' (Ghost Stories).

Koben (康弁) - Koben was busshi (sculptor of Buddhist Statues) in the Kamakura period.

KOBORI Masakazu (小堀政一) - Masakazu KOBORI was the lord of the Komuro Domain in Omi at the beginning of the Edo Period.

KOBORI Masamichi (小堀政方) - Masamichi KOBORI (1742 - October 23, 1803) was the sixth (the last) lord of Omi Komuro Domain.

KOBORI Masatsugu (小堀正次) - Masatsugu KOBORI (1540 - April 29, 1604) was a daimyo (a feudal lord) who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and the early Edo period.

KOBORI Masayasu (小堀正優) - Masayasu KOBORI (1786-July 25, 1867) was a hatamoto (direct retainer of a shogun) in the late Edo period.

KOBORI Masayuki (小堀正行) - Masayuki KOBORI (1583 - October 6, 1615) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the early Edo period.

KOBORI Masayuki (小堀正之) - Masayuki KOBORI (March 18, 1620 - September 23, 1674) is the second lord of Kobori clan of Omi-Komuro Domain.

Kodaiin (高台院) - Kodaiin (1542?-September 6, 1624 (old lunar calendar (October 17, 1624)) was a woman who lived from the Sengoku (warring states) period (the latter half of Muromachi period) to the early Edo period, and the lawful wife of Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI.

Kodaiin (広大院) - Kodaiin (August 6, 1773 - December 19, 1844) was a lady in the late Edo period and a lawful wife of the 11th shogun Ienari TOKUGAWA.

KODAIRA Sueto (小平季遠) - Sueto KODAIRA (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of Warring States), and served Suehiro KAKIZAKI as a senior vassal.

KOGA Atsumichi (久我敦通) - Atsumichi KOGA (September 25, 1565 - January 1, 1625) was a Kugyo (the top court official) who lived from the end of the Muromachi period to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KOGA Fumimichi (久我志通) - Fumimichi KOGA (1810 - 1818) was a retainer of Imperial Court who lived during the latter half of the Edo period.

KOGA Haremichi (久我晴通) - Haremichi KOGA (1519 - May 3, 1575) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the late Muromachi period.

KOGA Hiromichi (久我広通) - Hiromichi KOGA (April 30, 1626 - May 18, 1674) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the early Edo period.

KOGA Kiyomichi (久我清通) - Kiyomichi KOGA (1393 - October 16, 1453) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Muromachi period.

KOGA Koremichi (久我惟通) - Koremichi KOGA (December 4, 1687 - October 21, 1748) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the mid Edo period.

KOGA Kunimichi (久我邦通) - Kunimichi KOGA (1507-July 31, 1531) was Kugyo (court noble) during the late Muromachi period.

KOGA Michiaki (久我通明) - Michiaki KOGA (February 20, 1780 - January 9, 1856) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the latter half of the Edo period.

KOGA Michie (久我通兄) - Michie KOGA (December 4, 1709 - June 21, 1761) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the middle of the Edo period.

KOGA Michihira (久我通平) - Michihira KOGA (1203 - 1226) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the Kamakura period.

KOGA Michikata (久我通堅) - Michikata KOGA (1541 - May 25, 1575) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the late Muromachi period.

KOGA Michimoto (久我通基) - Michimoto KOGA (1240-January 18, 1309) was Kugyo (court noble) during the Kamakura period.

KOGA Michina (久我通名) - Michina KOGA (1647 - September 26, 1723) was a Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the early to mid Edo period.

KOGA Michinobu (久我通言) - Michinobu KOGA (1487-March 1543) was Kugyo (court noble) during the late Muromachi period.

KOGA Michinobu (久我通宣) - Michinobu KOGA (1373-October 7, 1433) was Kugyo (court noble) during the Muromachi period.

KOGA Michisaki (久我通前) - Michisaki KOGA (November 29, 1591 - December 3, 1635) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early Edo period.

KOGA Michitada (久我通忠) - Michitada KOGA (1216 - January 24, 1251) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the Kamakura period.

KOGA Michiteru (久我通光) - Michiteru KOGA (1187 to February 21, 1248) was a Kugyo (top court official) and kajin (waka poet) who lived during the Kamakura period.

KOGA Michitomo (久我通誠) - Michitomo KOGA (March 8, 1660 - August 22, 1719) was a Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the early to mid Edo period.

KOGA Michitsune (久我通久) - Michitsune KOGA (January 9, 1842 - January 10, 1925) was a Kugyo (top court official) from Kyoto.

KOGA Michiyo (久我通世) - Michiyo KOGA (1583 - 1615) a Kugyo (court noble) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KOGA Nobumichi (久我信通) - Nobumichi KOGA (October 11, 1744 - October 25, 1795) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the late Edo period.

KOGA Takamichi (久我堯通) - Takamichi KOGA (1608 - April 17, 1642) was a retainer of Imperial Court during the early Edo period.

KOGA Takemichi (久我建通) - Takemichi KOGA (March 11, 1815 - September 26, 1903) was an aristocrat of the Edo period.

KOGA Toshimichi (久我敏通) - Toshimichi KOGA (February 19, 1735 - March 25, 1756) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the middle of the Edo period.

Kogo (小督) - Kogo (1157 - date of death is unknown) was a consort of the Emperor Takakura at the end of Heian period.

KOHITSU Ryosa (古筆了佐) - Ryosa KOHITSU (January 28, 1572-March 18, 1662) was born in Omi Province and was an appraiser of old writings.

KOIDE Fusanao (小出英尚) - Fusanao KOIDE (October 18, 1849 - September 27, 1905) was the tenth (the last) feudal lord of Sonobe Domain in Tanba Province.

KOIDE Fusasada (小出英貞) - Fusasada KOIDE (March 31, 1684 - December 18, 1744) was the fourth feudal lord of Sonobe Domain in Tanba Province.

KOIDE Fusatake (小出英タケ) - Fusatake (Fusamoto) KOIDE (January 8, 1775 - June 9, 1821) was the seventh feudal lord of Sonobe Domain in Tanba Province.

KOIDE Fusatomo (小出英知) - Fusatomo KOIDE (1618 - February 25, 1695) was the second feudal lord of Sonobe Domain in Tanba Province.

KOIDE Fusatoshi (小出英利) - Fusatoshi KOIDE (November 28, 1659 - March 13, 1713) was the third feudal lord of Sonobe Domain, Tanba Province.

KOIDE Hidemasa (小出秀政) - Hidemasa KOIDE (1540 - April 21, 1604) was a busho (Japanese military commander) (and daimyo [Japanese feudal lord]) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KOIDE Yoshifusa (小出吉英) - Yoshifusa KOIDE (also known as Yoshihide KOIDE, 1587 - April 13, 1666) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo period.

KOIDE Yoshimasa (小出吉政) - Yoshimasa KOIDE (1565 - April 19, 1613) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi Momoyama period and the early Edo period.

KOISHI Genshun (小石元俊) - Genshun KOISHI (1743-February 9, 1809) was a Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) and Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) in the late Edo period.

KOISHI Genzui (小石元瑞) - Genzui KOISHI (December 31, 1784 - March 4, 1849) was a Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) and Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) who lived during the late Edo period.

KOJIMA Korekata (児島惟謙) - Korekata KOJIMA (March 7, 1837-July 1, 1908) was a judicial officer in Meiji Period.

KOJIMA Takanori (児島高徳) - Takanori KOJIMA (dates of birth and death are unknown) was a samurai from Bizen Province who lived from the end of the Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

Kojo (康助) - Kojo (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busshi (sculptor of Buddhist Statues) in the late Heian period.

Kokei (康慶) - Kokei (birth and death dates are unknown) was a Busshi (sculptor of Buddhist Statues) from the last years of the Heian period through the early years of the Kamakura period.

KOKUBO Seikichi (小久保清吉) - Seikichi KOKUBO (1847 - December 7, 1868 was a feudal retainer of the Karatsu clan in the end of Edo period.

KOKUBUN Shigetane (国分重胤) - Shigetane KOKUBUN (1262? - January 20, 1331) was a samurai who is said to have lived in the Miyagi County, Mutsu Province in the Kamakura period.

KOKUBUN Tanemitsu (国分胤光) - Tanemitsu KOKUBUN (1241? - May 29 1304) was a samurai who is said to have lived in Miyagi County, Mutsu Province in the Kamakura period.

KOKUBUN Tanemochi (国分胤茂) - Tanemochi KOKUBUN (c.1197 to December 22, 1242) was a samurai, who is said to have been in Miyagi County, Mutsu Province (later Rikuzen Province) in the Kamakura period.

KOKUBUN Tanenaga (国分胤長) - Tanenaga KOKUBUN (c. 1178 to June 3, 1200) is a samurai, who is said to have been in Miyagi County, Mutsu Province during the Kamakura period.

KOKUBUN Taneshige (国分胤重) - Taneshige KOKUBUN was a samurai and Gokenin (Shogunal retainer of the Kamakura bakufu) of the Kamakura period.

KOKUSHI Joshi (黒歯常之) - Joshi KOKUSHI (date of birth unknown - January 14, 690) was a Baekje general.

KOMA no Jakko (高麗若光) - KOMA no Jakko (date of birth and death unknown) was from a family of local rulers during the Nara Period; he was a Zaichokanin (lower ranking official).

KOMA no Oyama (高麗大山) - KOMA no Oyama (year of birth unknown - 762) was a government official in the Nara period.

KOMA no Shoun (高麗聖雲) - KOMA no Shoun (year of birth and death unknown) was a priest in the Nara period.

KOMADA no Oshihito (駒田忍人) - KOMADA no Oshihito (date of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

Komahime (駒姫) - Komahime (1581 - September 5, 1595) was the second daughter of Yoshiaki MOGAMI and Osaki Fujin, and was a concubine of Hidetsugu TOYOTOMI.

KOMATSU Hitoshi (小松均) - Hitoshi KOMATSU (January 19, 1902 - August 23, 1989) was a Japanese-style painter.

KOMATSU Kiyonao (小松清直) - Kiyonao KOMATSU (Oct. 26, 1866 to March 5, 1918) was a peer who lived between the Meiji and Taisho periods.

KOMURA Jutaro (小村壽太郎) - Juntaro KOMURA (小村 壽太郎) (October 26, 1855 - November 26, 1911) was a diplomatic official.

KONAKAMURA Kiyonori (小中村清矩) - Kiyonori KONAKAMURA (January 22, 1822 - October 11, 1895) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature and historian.

KONDO Isami (近藤勇) - Isami KONDO (November 9, 1834 - May 17, 1868) was the head of the Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

KONDO Makoto (近藤真琴) - Makoto KONDO (October 29, 1831 - September 4, 1886) was an educator, a thinker during the Meiji period, one of the six greatest educators of the Meiji period and the founder of Kogyokusha Junior High School and High School.

KONDO Shusuke (近藤周助) - Shusuke KONDO (1792 - November 23, 1867) was the third head of the Tennen Rishin school of swordplay.

KONDO Tama (近藤たま) - Tama KONDO (March 15, 1862 - June 28, 1886) was a general woman in the Meiji era.

KONDO Yoshisuke (近藤芳助) - Yoshisuke KONDO (May 1843-July 5, 1922) was from Kunitomo Village, Omi Province and a member of the Shinsengumi

KONDO Yugoro (近藤勇五郎) - Yugoro KONDO (December 24, 1851 - February 23, 1933) was an expert swordsman from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

KONDO Yuzo (近藤悠三) - Yuzo KONDO (February 8, 1902 - February 25, 1985) was a Japanese potter.

KONGO Kinnosuke (金剛謹之輔) - Kinnosuke KONGO (1854 to 1923) was a Noh actor of the shite-kata Kongo school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]).

KONGO Tadaichi (金剛唯一) - Tadaichi KONGO (1815 to 1884) was a Noh actor of the shite-kata Kongo school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]).

KONISHI Hidesada (小西秀貞) - Hidesada KONISHI was a child of Yukinaga KONISHI and his concubine.

KONISHI Ryusa (小西隆佐) - Ryusa KONISHI is a wealthy merchant in Sakai City between Sengoku period (period of Warring States) (Japan) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KONISHI Yukinaga (小西行長) - Yukinaga KONISHI was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KONO Hironaka (河野広中) - Hironaka KONO (August 24, 1849 – December 29, 1923) was a party politician in the Meiji and the Taisho periods.

KONO Josai (河野恕斎) - Josai KONO (1742-March 26, 1779) was a Japanese Confusian scholar and composer of Chinese poems in the middle of the Edo period.

KONO Michikiyo (河野通清) - Michikiyo KONO (year of birth unknown - March 6, 1181) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Iyo Province during the late Heian period.

KONO Michinobu (河野通信) - Michinobu KONO (1156 - July 6, 1222 was a Japanese military commander in Iyo Province who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

KONO Tamasumi (河野玉澄) - Tamasumi KONO was a Japanese military commander around the 7th century.

KONO Togama (河野敏鎌) - Togama KONO (November 29, 1844 – April 20, 1895) was a Japanese politician in the early Meiji Period.

KONOE Atsumaro (近衛篤麿) - Atsumaro KONOE 1863-1904 was a peer and statesman in the late Meiji Period.

KONOE Fumimaro (近衞文麿) - Fumimaro KONOE (October 12, 1891 - December 16, 1945) was a Japanese politician.

KONOE Hiroko (近衛熙子) - Hiroko KONOE (April 30, 1666-April 13, 1741) was the lawful wife of Ienobu TOKUGAWA, the sixth Shogun of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

KONOE Hisamichi (近衛尚通) - Hisamichi KONOE (November 21, 1472 - September 23, 1544) was a kugyo (court noble) and Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor) during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

KONOE Hisatsugu (近衛尚嗣) - Hisatsugu KONOE (April 20, 1622 - September 10, 1653) was a Court noble in the early Edo Period.

KONOE Iehiro (近衛家熙) - Iehiro KONOE (July 24, 1667 - November 5, 1736) was a court noble, who lived in early to mid Edo period, and assumed the position of Sessho (regent) and Kanpaku (the chief adviser to the Emperor).

KONOE Iehisa (近衛家久) - Iehisa KONOE (June 17, 1687-September 11, 1737) was a Court noble, peer and official of the highest rank, Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor), and Daijo-daijin (Grand minister of state) in the mid-Edo period.

KONOE Iezane (近衛家実) - Iezane KONOE (1179 - January 26, 1243) was a court noble who lived in the first half of the Kamakura period.

KONOE Kanetsune (近衛兼経) - Kanetsune KONOE (1210 - May 27, 1259) was a kugyo (court noble) during the Kamakura Period.

KONOE Masaie (近衛政家) - Masaie KONOE (1444 - July 30, 1505) was a Kuge (court noble), who lived between the mid-Muromachi period to the early the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

KONOE Motohira (近衛基平) - Motohira KONOE (1246 - December 31, 1268) was Kanpaku (chief advisor to the Emperor) in the mid Kamakura period.

KONOE Motohiro (近衛基熙) - Motohiro KONOE (April 28, 1648 - October 13, 1722) was a court noble and Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor) who lived in the early to mid Edo period.

KONOE Motomichi (近衛基通) - Motomichi KONOE (1160 - July 15, 1233) was a noble who lived from the later Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

KONOE Motosaki (近衛基前) - Motosaki KONOE (September 7, 1783 - May 30, 1820) was a Court noble who lived during the late Edo period.

KONOE Motozane (近衛基実) - Motozane KONOE (1143 - August 30, 1166) was a noble in the late Heian period.

KONOE Nobuhiro (近衛信尋) - Nobuhiro KONOE (June 24, 1599 - November 15, 1649) was a court noble and Toshichoja (representative of the Fujiwara family) who lived in early Edo period.

KONOE Nobutada (近衛信尹) - Nobutada KONOE (November 23, 1565 - December 25, 1614) was a court noble lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KONOE Sakihisa (近衛前久) - Sakihisa KONOE (1536 - June 7, 1612) was a court noble who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period,

KONOE Tadafusa (近衛忠房) - Tadafusa KONOE (September 24, 1838-July 16, 1873) was Kugyo (the top court officials) in the end of the Edo period.

KONOE Tadahiro (近衛忠煕) - Tadahiro KONOE (September 4, 1808 - March 18, 1898) was a court noble in the end of Edo period.

KONOE Taneie (近衛稙家) - Taneie KONOE (1503 to August 5, 1566) was a court noble who served as Kanpaku (Chief Adviser to the Emperor) during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

KONOE Tsunehiro (近衛経熙) - Tsunehiro KONOE (28th March, 1761 to July 27,1799) was a court noble in the middle of the Edo period.

KONOE Tsuneie (近衛経家) - Tsuneie KONOE (1332 - 1389) was a kugyo (top court official) who lived in the Muromachi period.

KONOE Tsunetada (近衛経忠) - Tsunetada KONOE (1302 – September 29, 1352) was a court noble who lived during the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KONOE Uchisaki (近衛内前) - Uchisaki KONOE (July 28, 1728-April 28, 1785) was a Court noble, Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor), and Daijo-daijin (Grand minister of state) in the mid-Edo period.

KONPARU Hachijo (金春八条) - Hachijo KONPARU (September 30, 1886 - May 17, 1962) was the 78th soke (head) of Shite Kata Konparu school (one of the five Shite Kata schools).

KONPARU Kinzo (金春欣三) - Kinzo KONPARU (January 2, 1925 to -) is a Noh actor of the shite-kata Konparu school (one of the five schools of shite-kata [main roles]).

KONPARU Nobutaka (金春信高) - Nobutaka KONPARU (1920 -) is a Noh actor of the Konparu school of shite-kata (lead actors).

KONPARU Yasuaki (金春安明) - Yasuaki KONPARU (May 29, 1952 -) is a Noh actor of the Konparu school of shite-kata (lead actors).

KONPARU Zenchiku (金春禅竹) - Zenchiku KONPARU (1405 to sometime before 1471) was a Noh play actor and playwright during the Muromachi period.

KONPARU Zenpo (金春禅鳳) - Zenpo KONPARU (1454 - 1532?) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) in the late Heian period.

Koraku OGAWA (the sixth generation) (小川後楽 (6代目)) - The sixth Koraku OGAWA (April 22, 1940-) is a master of sencha (green leaf tea) tea ceremony (the sixth grand master of the Ogawa school).

KOREHARI no Azamaro (伊治呰麻呂) - KOREHARI no Azamaro (also known as KOREHARU no Azamaro, date of birth and death unknown) was an Ezo leader of Mutsu Province (later Rikuzen Province) in the Nara period.

KOREMUNE no Hirokoto (惟宗広言) - KOREMUNE no Hirokoto (year of birth and death unknown, 1172? - 1187?) was a descendant of the Hata clan.

KOREMUNE no Naomoto (惟宗直本) - KOREMUNE no Naomoto (date of birth and death unknown) was a Myobodo (study of Codes) in the Heian period.

KOREMUNE no Tadasuke (惟宗允亮) - KOREMUNE no Tadasuke (? - 1009?) was a nobleman in the mid Heian period.

KOREMUNE no Tadayasu (惟宗忠康) - KOREMUNE Tadayasu (also known as Uemon no jo Hashiguchi, year of birth unknown - 1179?) was a descendent of the Hata clan and a Samurai of Kyoto, who served Sekkan-ke (namely, the families which produced the Regent and the Chief Adviser to the Emperor).

KOREMUNE Yasutomo (惟宗康友) - Yasutomo KOREMUNE (another names: Yasutomo TONAI/Yasutomo KAGOSHIMA) was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate) in the Kamakura Period in Japan.

KOSAKA Masaaki (高坂正顕) - Masaaki KOSAKA (January 23, 1900 - December 9, 1969) was a Japanese philosopher.

KOSE no Fumio (巨勢文雄) - KOSE no Fumio (year of birth and death unknown) was a man of literature who lived during the early Heian period.

KOSE no Hito (巨勢人) - OKISOME no Usagi (year of birth and death unknown) was a historical figure lived during Japan's Asuka Period.

KOSE no Kanaoka (巨勢金岡) - KOSE no Kanaoka (date of birth and death unknown) was a kyutei gaka (a court painter) during the early Heian period.

KOSE no Kiminari (巨勢君成) - KOSE no Kiminari (dates of birth and death unknown) was a noble of the Nara Period.

KOSE no Maro (巨勢麻呂) - KOSE no Maro (date of birth unknown - February 7, 717) was a noble of the Nara period.

KOSE no Nademaro (巨勢奈弖麻呂) - KOSE no Nademaro (670 - May 11, 753) was a court noble in the Asuka period and Nara period.

KOSE no Notari (巨勢野足) - KOSE no Notari (750 - January 9, 817) was an army general and politician in the early Heian period.

KOSE no Oji (巨勢邑治) - KOSE no Oji (born unknown and passed away on July 4, 724) was a noble from the Asuka to the Nara periods.

KOSE no Sakaimaro (巨勢堺麻呂) - KOSE no Sakaimaro (date of birth unknown - May 9, 761) was a noble of the Nara period.

KOSE no Tokuta (巨勢徳多) - KOSE no Tokuta (巨勢徳多) (? - February 20, 658) was a statesman in the Asuka period.

KOSEKI Sanei (小関三英) - Sanei KOSEKI (July 25, 1787 - June 27, 1839) was a doctor and Dutch scholar during the late Edo Period.

Kosho (康尚) - Kosho (dates of birth and death unknown) was a sculptor of Buddhist statues in the mid Heian period.

Kosho (康勝) (康勝) - Kosho (date of birth and death are unknown) was a busshi (sculptor of Buddhist statues) in the Kamakura period.

Kosho (康正) (a busshi (sculptor of Buddhist Statues)) (康正 (仏師)) - Kosho (1534 - 1621) was a busshi living from the Azuchi-momoyama period to the early Edo period.

KOSOHE no Okuchi (社戸大口) - KOSOHE no Okuchi (year of birth and death unknown) was a historical figure who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

KOSONE Seikai (小曽根星海) - Seikai KOSONE (1851 - June 5, 1904) was a businessman, a calligrapher and a seal-engraving artist in Meiji period.

Koteko (小手子) - Koteko was a wife of Emperor Sushun.

Kouma no Myobu (小馬命婦) - Kouma no Myobu (year of birth and death unknown) was a female waka poet during the reign of Emperor Enyu in the Heian period.

KOYAMA Iwao (高山岩男) - Iwao KOYAMA (April 18, 1905 - July 7, 1993) was a Japanese philosopher.

KOYAMA Shisei (小山肆成) - Shisei KOYAMA (1807 - October 28, 1862) was a doctor who lived in the late Edo period.

KOYANAGAWA Morimune (小梁川盛宗) - Morimune KOYANAGAWA

KOZAI Motonaga (香西元長) - Motonaga KOZAI (birth date unknown - September 7, 1507) was the busho (warlord) during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

KOZAI Yoshinao (古在由直) - Yoshinao KOZAI (January 28, 1864 - June 18, 1934) was a Japanese agricultural chemist.

Kozaisho (小宰相) - Kozaisho (1164? - April 3, 1184 was a woman who lived at the end of the Heian period.

KOZONE Kendo (小曽根乾堂) - Kendo KOZONE (male, June 13, 1828-November 27, 1885) was a seal-engraver from the last stage of the Edo period to the Meiji period in Japan.

Kozosu (孝蔵主) - Kozosu (birth date unknown – April 1626) was born into a samurai family and lived from the Azuchi Momoyama period to the early Edo period, becoming the top joro (high ranking female servant) to Kodaiin and later to Hidetada TOKUGAWA.

KUDARA no Kawanari (百済河成) - KUDARA no Kawanari (782-September 30, 853) was a painter in the early Heian period.

KUDARA no Nagatsugu (百済永継) - KUDARA no Nagatsugu (year of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived during the early Heian period.

KUDARA no Otara (百済意多郎) - According to the article of November, 501 of Nihonshoki (Chronicles of Japan), KUDARA no Otara is described as follows.

Kudaranokonikishi clan (百済王氏) - The Kudaranokonikishi was a Japanese clan whose founder Zenko KUDARANOKONIKISHI was a descendent of the last king of Baekje, King Giji.

KUDARANOKONIKISHI Kyofuku (百済王敬福) - Kyofuku KUDARANOKONIKISHI (697 - 766) was a descendant of a royal family who escaped from Baekje to Japan.

KUDO Eiichi (工藤栄一) - Eiichi KUDO (real name)

KUDO Sukenaga (工藤祐長) - Sukenaga KUDO

Kugyo (公暁) - Kugyo (1200 - February 13, 1219) was the second son of MINAMOTO no Yoriie, the second seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

KUHARA Fusanosuke (久原房之助) - Fusanosuke KUHARA (July 12, 1869-January 29, 1965) was a Japanese businessman and statesman before the war.

KUJO Hisatada (九条尚忠) - Hisatada KUJO (September 5, 1798 - October 5, 1871) is a court noble who lived from late Edo period to Meiji period.

KUJO Kanetaka (九条兼孝) - Kanetaka KUJO (January 4, 1554 - February 23, 1636) was a kanpaku in the era from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

KUJO Kaneyoshi (九条兼良) - Kaneyoshi KUJO (九条 兼良, 1167 - February 3, 1221) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the early Kamakura period.

KUJO Kanezane (九条兼実) - Kanezane KUJO (1149 - May 3, 1207) was a court noble who lived from end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

KUJO Masamoto (九条政基) - Masamoto KUJO (June 21, 1445 - May 15, 1516) was a Kuge (court noble) and Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor) from the end of the Muromachi period to the beginning of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

KUJO Michiie (九条道家) - Michiie KUJO (July 1193 - April 8, 1252) was the kugyo (court noble) during the early Kamakura era.

KUJO Michisaki (九条道前) - Michisaki KUJO (July 30, 1746 - June 27, 1770) was a court noble who lived during the Edo period.

KUJO Michitaka (九条道孝) - Michitaka KUJO (June 11, 1839-January 4, 1906) was Kugyo in the end of the Edo period.

KUJO Mitsuie (九条満家) - Mitsuie KUJO (1394 - June 3, 1449) was a Kanpaku in the Muromachi period.

KUJO Moronori (九条師教) - Moronori KUJO (June 20, 1273 - July 21, 1320) was a court noble who lived in the Kamakura period.

KUJO Morotaka (九条師孝) - Morotaka KUJO (October 27, 1688 - August 15, 1713) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

KUJO Motoie (九条基家) - Motoie KUJO (1203 - August 7, 1280) was a court poet, who lived during the mid Kamakura period.

KUJO Naozane (九条尚実) - Naozane KUJO (July 29, 1717 - November 1, 1787) was a Court noble who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

KUJO Norizane (九条教実) - Norizane KUJO (1211-April 24, 1235) was a Court noble during the middle of the Kamakura period.

KUJO Sukeie (九条輔家) - Sukeie KUJO (October 11, 1769 - July 24, 1785) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

KUJO Suketsugu (九条輔嗣) - Suketsugu KUJO (October 28, 1784 - March 6, 1807) was a Court noble who lived during the late Edo period.

KUJO Tadaie (九条忠家) - Tadaie KUJO (July or August 1229 - July 3, 1275) was a Court noble of the highest rank in the Kamakura period.

KUJO Tadamoto (九条忠基) - Tadamoto KUJO (1345-January 16, 1398) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KUJO Tadanori (九条忠教) - Tadanori KUJO (1248 - January 1, 1333) was a court noble of the Kamakura period, reaching the position of Kanpaku (chief advisor to the emperor) and Juichii (Junior First Rank); he was commonly called Hoonin-dono.

KUJO Takeko (九条武子) - Takeko KUJO (October 20, 1887 - February 7, 1928) was an educator and tanka poet, also actively engaged in the social movement in her later years.

KUJO Tanemichi (九条稙通) - Tanemichi KUJO (March 4, 1507 - February 24, 1594) was a Kanpaku and classical scholar who lived during the Sengoku period (Japan) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KUJO Tsunenori (九条経教) - Tsunenori KUJO (1331 - June 22, 1400) was a court noble during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KUJO Yoshihira (九条良平) - Yoshihira KUJO (June 6, 1184 - April 17, 1240) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the Kamakura period.

KUJO Yoshimichi (九条良通) - Yoshimichi KUJO (December 19, 1167 ~ March 19, 1188) was a court noble of the end of Heian period.

KUJO Yoshisuke (九条良輔) - Yoshisuke KUJO (October 15, 1185 - November 30, 1218) was a kugyo (court noble) in the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

KUJO Yoshitsune (九条良経) - Yoshitsune KUJO (1169 - April 23, 1206) was a court noble who lived from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

KUJO Yukiie (九条幸家) - Yukiie KUJO (March 28, 1586 - September 29, 1665) was a court noble who lived in the early Edo period

KUJO Yukinori (九条幸教) - Yukinori KUJO (July 2, 1700 - July 3, 1728) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

KUJO Yukitsune (九条幸経) - Yukitsune KUJO (June 5, 1823 - August 31, 1859) was a Court noble) who lived during the late Edo period.

KUKI Hisataka (九鬼久隆) - Hisataka KUKI (1617 - March 6, 1649) is the second lord of Toba Domain in the Province of Shima and the first load of Sanda Domain in the Province of Settsu.

KUKI Ryuichi (九鬼隆一) - Ryuichi KUKI (September 12, 1850 to August 18, 1931) was a Japanese bureaucrat and a baron.

KUKI Takaaki (九鬼隆晁) - Takaaki KUKI (1762 - September 21, 1779) was an heir to Ayabe Domain in Tango Province.

KUKI Takanao (九鬼隆直) - Takanao KUKI (1687 - Sep.11, 1752) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) of the Edo period.

KUKI Takanobu (九鬼隆寛) - Takanobu KUKI (1700 to June 19, 1786) was the fourth lord of Ayabe Domain, Tanba Province.

KUKI Takanori (九鬼隆度) - Takanori KUKI (September 28, 1800 - May 30, 1853) was the eigth lord of he Ayabe Domain, Tanba Province.

KUKI Takasada (九鬼隆貞) - Takasada KUKI (1729 - January 6, 1781 (December 12, 1780 in old lunar calendar)) was the fifth lord of the Ayabe Domain, Tanba Province.

KUKI Takasato (九鬼隆郷) - Takasato KUKI (October30, 1780 - June 23, 1808) was the seventh lord of the Ayabe Domain, Tanba Province.

KUKI Takasue (九鬼隆季) - Takasue KUKI (1608 - Jul.18, 1678) was the first lord of Ayabe Domain in Tanba Province.

KUKI Takatsune (九鬼隆常) - Takatsune KUKI (1646 - May 10, 1698) was the second lord of Ayabe Domain in Tanba Province.

KUMAGAI Naotsune (熊谷直経) - Naotsune KUMAGAI (11283 - 1365) was a Gokenin (shogunal retainer)/Samurai during the period between the end of the Kamakura period and the Northern and Southern Courts period (Japan).

KUMAGAI Naoyoshi (熊谷直好) - Naoyoshi KUMAGAI (March 21, 1782-September 1, 1862) was Kajin (a Waka poet) in the late Edo period.

Kumanokuni no miyatsuko (熊野国造) - Kumanokuni no miyatsuko (Kumano Kokuso) was shizoku (clan) who ruled Kumano Province (later Muro-gun, Kii Province, present Southern area of Wakayama Prefecture and Southern area of Mie Prefecture) in ancient times.

KUMASAKA Chohan (熊坂長範) - Chohan KUMASAKA was a legendary thief who was said to have lived during the Heian period.

KUMAZAWA Banzan (熊沢蕃山) - Banzan KUMAZAWA (1619 - September 9, 1691) was a scholar of Yomeigaku neo-Confucianism (the teachings of Wang Yangming and his followers) in the early Edo period.

Kume (来目) - Kume (date of birth and death unknown) lived during the Asuka period in Japan.

KUME no Hironawa (久米広縄) - KUME no Hirotada (year of birth and death unknown) was a kajin (waka poet) in the middle of the Nara period.

KUME no Shioko (来目塩籠) - KUME no Shioko (year of birth unknown - 672) was a person who lived during the Asuka Period.

KUME no Wakame (久米若女) - KUME no Wakame (year of birth unknown and died on August 3, 780) was a woman in the Nara period.

KUNITOMO Ikkansai (国友一貫斎) - Ikkansai KUNITOMO (November 21, 1778 - December 26, 1840), the ninth Tobei KUNITOMO, was a gun (teppo in Japanese) smith and an inventor.

Kunitomo Tobei Yoshimasa (国友藤兵衛能當) - Kunitomo Tobei Yoshimasa was the name of the smith, the Kunitomo Tobei family that produced teppo (gun) in Goshu Province which flourished as a place of teppo production until the Edo period.

KUNU no Maro (久努麻呂) - KUNU no Maro (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived during the Asuka period.

KURAHARA Koreyoshi (蔵原惟繕) - Koreyoshi KURAHARA (May 31, 1927-December 28, 2002) was a Japanese film director.

KURAKAKI no Maro (倉墻麻呂) - KURAKAKI no Maro (year of birth and death unknown) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

KURATSUKURI no Fukuri (鞍作福利) - KURATSUKURI no Fukuri (year of birth and death unknown) was an interpreter in the Asuka period.

KURIHARA Sennosuke (栗原仙之助) - Sennosuke KURIHARA (1847 - June 20, 1869) was a feudal retainer of the Karatsu clan.

KURINO Shinichiro (栗野慎一郎) - Shinichiro KURINO (November 29, 1851 - November 15, 1937) was a Japanese diplomat in the Meiji and Taisho eras.

KURIYAMA Senpo (栗山潜鋒) - Senpo KURIYAMA (1671 - 1706) was a Neo-Confucian scholar who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

KURODA Kiyotaka (黒田清隆) - Kiyotaka KURODA (November 9, 1840 – August 23, 1900) was a Japanese samurai, a feudal retainer of the Satsuma clan, and a politician.

KURODA Nagakata (黒田長堅) - Nagakata KURODA (1770 - March 30, 1784) was the seventh lord of Fukuoka Domain and Akizuki Domain in Chikuzen Province.

KURODA Nagamasa (黒田長政) - Nagamasa KURODA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early part of the Edo period.

KURODA Seiki (黒田清輝) - Seiki KURODA (August 9, 1866 - July 15, 1924) was a Western-style painter who came from Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture.

KURODA Tatsuaki (黒田辰秋) - Tatsuaki KURODA (September 21, 1904 - June 4, 1982) was a Japanese lacquer artist and wood worker.

KURODA Yoshitaka (黒田孝高) - Yoshitaka KURODA, also known as Josui KURODA, was a military commander and feudal lord during the period spanning over the Sengoku period (period of Warring States), the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period.

Kuroemon KATAYAMA (the 9th) (片山九郎右衛門 (9世)) - Kuroemon KATAYAMA IX (August 26, 1930 -) is a Noh actor of the shite-kata (lead role) Kanze-ryu School.

KUROKAWA Doyu (黒川道祐) - Doyu KUROKAWA (year of birth unknown - 1691) was a doctor and historian who lived during the early Edo period.

KUROKAWA Masayasu (黒川良安) - Masayasu KUROKAWA (March 21, 1817 to September 28, 1890) was a doctor who practiced Western medicine and a Dutch scholar (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) during the end of Edo period.

KUROKI Tamemoto (黒木為楨) - Tamemoto KUROKI (May 3, 1844 - February 3, 1923) was a military man of the Imperial Japanese Army in Japan.

KUROTORI Hyoe (黒鳥兵衛) - Hyoe KUROTORI was a legendary figure, who is said to have been lived in Echigo Province.

KURUSHIMA Michimochi (久留島通用) - Michimochi KURUSHIMA (year of birth unknown - November 7, 1704) is a successor of the Mori Domain of Bungo Province.

KUSAKA Genzui (久坂玄瑞) - Genzui KUSAKA (1840 - August 20, 1864) was a Japanese samurai and feudal retainer of the Choshu clan.

KUSAKABE Sadayoshi (日下部定好) - Sadayoshi KUSAKABE was a retainer of the Tokugawa clan in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

KUSAKABE Tomi (日下部遠江) - Tomi KUSAKABE (years of birth and death unknown) was a Hira-taishi (common soldier) of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

KUSHIRO Unzen (釧雲泉) - Unzen KUSHIRO (1759-December 31, 1811) was a painter in the literary artist's style in the late Edo period.

KUSU no Iwate (樟磐手) - KUSU no Iwate lived during Japan's Asuka Period.

KUSUBA Sainin (楠葉西忍) - Sainin KUSUBA (1395 - March 18, 1486) was a merchant who lived in the Muromachi Period.

KUSUMOTO Ine (楠本イネ) - Ine KUSUMOTO (May 31, 1827 - August 27, 1903) was an obstetrician and the first Japanese woman who learned the western medical science.

KUSUMOTO Masataka (楠本正隆) - Masataka KUSUMOTO (April 14, 1838-February 7, 1902) was a samurai from the Omura Domain, Hizen Province, and a Meiji Period statesman.

KUSUMOTO Takako (楠本高子) - Takako KUSUMOTO (February 26, 1852-July18, 1938) was a granddaughter of Philipp Franz von Siebold and a daughter of Ine KUSUMOTO.

KUSUNOKI Ko (楠宏) - Ko KUSUNOKI (November 18, 1921 -) is a Japanese geophysicist and geographer.

KUSUNOKI Kojuro (楠小十郎) - Kojuro KUSUNOKI (year of birth: ca. 1848 - date of death: October 26, 1864) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group which guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) who came from Kyoto.

KUSUNOKI Masaaki (楠木正顯) - Masaaki (正顯) KUSUNOKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

KUSUNOKI Masahide (楠木正秀) - Masahide KUSUNOKI (date of birth unknown - 1446) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Muromachi period.

KUSUNOKI Masaie (楠木正家) - Masaie KUSUNOKI (year of birth unknown - 1348) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the period of Northern and Southern Courts.

KUSUNOKI Masakatsu (楠木正勝) - Masakatsu KUSUNOKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KUSUNOKI Masamichi (楠木正理) - Masamichi KUSUNOKI (Date of birth unknown - December 18, 1457) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

KUSUNOKI Masamoto (楠木正元) - Masamoto KUSUNOKI (Date of birth unknown - 1392) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

KUSUNOKI Masanori (楠木正儀) - Masanori KUSUNOKI was busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KUSUNOKI Masanori (楠木正則) - Masanori KUSUNOKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

KUSUNOKI Masashige (楠木正成) - Shigeko, a younger sister of Fujifusa MADENOKOJI

KUSUNOKI Masasue (楠木正季) - Masasue KUSUNOKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KUSUNOKI Masatoki (楠木正時) - Masatoki KUSUNOKI (the date of birth unknown – February 4, 1348) was a military commander during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KUSUNOKI Masatomo (楠木正具) - Masatomo KUSUNOKI (1516 - 1576) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period.

KUSUNOKI Masatoo (楠木正遠) - Masatoo KUSUNOKI (dates of birth and death unknown) was a local clan in Kawachi Province, and is said to be a family which would have made a fortune in mercury.

KUSUNOKI Masatora (楠木正虎) - Masatora KUSUNOKI (1520 - February 9, 1596) was a man that lived during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) (Japan) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KUSUNOKI Masatsuna (楠木正綱) - Masatsuna KUSUNOKI (1346 - year of death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

KUSUNOKI Masatsura (楠木正行) - Masatsura KUSUNOKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

KUSUNOKI Yukiyasu (楠木行康) - Yukiyasu KUSUNOKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

KUSUNOSE Kita (楠瀬喜多) - Kita KUSUNOSE (1836 to 1920) was a Japanese women's movement activist.

Kutsuki Clan (朽木氏) - Kutsuki clan was one of the clans of Japan.

KUTSUKI Hirotsuna (朽木紘綱) - Hirotsuna KUTSUKI (September 1835 - September 11, 1854) was a successor of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Masatsuna (朽木昌綱) - Nobutsuna KUTSUKI was the eighth lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Moritsuna (朽木為綱) - Moritsuna KUTSUKI was the thirteenth (last) lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Mototsuna (朽木元綱) - Mototsuna KUTSUKI (1549 - October 12, 1632) was a daimyo who lived from the later Muromachi period to the early Edo period.

KUTSUKI Nobutsuna (朽木宣綱) - Nobutsuna KUTSUKI (1582 - June 16, 1662) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

KUTSUKI Nobutsuna (朽木舖綱) - Nobutsuna KUTSUKI was the seventh lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Taneharu (朽木稙治) - Taneharu KUTSUKI is the fourth lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Tanemasa (朽木稙昌) - Tanemasa KUTSUKI is the second lord of the Tsuchiura Domain in Hitachi Province.

KUTSUKI Tanemoto (朽木稙元) - Tanemoto KUTSUKI was the second lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tango Province.

KUTSUKI Tomotsuna (朽木倫綱) - Tomotsuna KUTSUKI was the ninth lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Tomotsuna (朽木友綱) - Tomotsuna KUTSUKI (1599 - September 20, 1662) was a hatamoto (direct retainer of the bakufu [Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun]), who lived during the early Edo period.

KUTSUKI Totsuna (朽木玄綱) - Totsuna KUTSUKI is the fifth lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Tsunaeda (朽木綱条) - Tsunaeda KUTSUKI was the eleventh lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Tsunakata (朽木綱方) - Tsunakata KUTSUKI was the tenth lord of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTSUKI Tsunanori (朽木綱紀) - Tsunanori KUTSUKI (January 9, 1808 - October 15, 1825) was a successor of the Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

KUTUKI Harutsuna (朽木晴綱) - Harutsuna KUTUKI (1518 - 1550) was Mototsuna KUTSUKI's father.

KUWAYAMA Gyokushu (桑山玉洲) - Gyokushu KUWAYAMA (1746 – May 17, 1799) was a painter in the Southern Chinese style and art critic of the mid-Edo period in Japan.

KUWAYAMA Kazuharu (桑山一晴) - Kazuharu KUWAYAMA (1575 - March 26, 1604) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KUWAYAMA Shigeharu (桑山重晴) - Shigeharu KUWAYAMA was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

KUZE Michinori (久世通式) - KUZE Michinori (1593-1628) was a court noble during the early Edo Period.

KUZE Shigeyuki (久世重之) - Shigeyuki KUZE (1659 - August 1, 1720) was a Daimyo (feudal lord) in the Edo period, and a cabinet minister of the Tokugawa shogunate.

KYO Gigo (許儀後) - Gigo KYO (year of birth and death unknown) was an individual who lived during the Warring States, Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

KYOGOKU Maria (京極マリア) - Maria KYOGOKU (around 1542 - August 20, 1618) was a woman who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

KYOGOKU Masatsune (京極政経) - Masatsune KYOGOKU (date of birth is unknown – died 1502 or 1508) was a Shugo Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord and governor) and head of the Kyogoku clan during the Muromachi period.

KYOGOKU Mochikiyo (京極持清) - Mochikiyo KYOGOKU (1407 - Septwmber 8, 1470) was a Shugo Daimyo (Territorial Lord as Military Commissioner) of the Kyogoku clan during the mid to late Muromachi period.

KYOGOKU Takahiro (京極高広) - Takahiro KYOGOKU was the second lord of Miyazu Domain in the Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takahisa (京極高久) - Takahisa KYOGOKU (May 21,1729 - May 15, 1808) was the sixth lord of Mineyama Domain, Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takakage (京極高景) - Takakage KYOGOKU (1811 - September 2, 1863) was the 10th hereditary domain head of the Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takakazu (京極高和) - Takakazu KYOGOKU (April 24, 1619 - October 24, 1662) was the head of Kyogoku clan, tozama daimyo (nonhereditary feudal lord), in the early Edo period.

KYOGOKU Takakiyo (京極高清) - Takakiyo KYOGOKU (1460 – 1538) was a Daimyo (feudal lord) from the late Muromachi period through Japan's Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

KYOGOKU Takakuni (京極高国) - Takakuni KYOGOKU was the third lord of the domain of Miyazu in the Province of Tango.

KYOGOKU Takamasa (京極高備) - Takamasa KYOGOKU (June 8, 1757-May 29, 1835) was the seventh lord of Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takamasu (京極高倍) - Takamasu KYOGOKU (1808-January 14, 1834) was the eighth lord of Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takamitsu (京極高三) - Takamitsu KYOGOKU was the first lord of the Tanabe Domain of Tango Province (Maizuru han).

KYOGOKU Takamori (京極高盛) - Takamori KYOGOKU (September 22, 1650 - March 11, 1709) was the third lord of Tanabe Domain of Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takanaga (京極高長) - Takanaga KYOGOKU (June 12, 1695 - August 5, 1769) was the fifth hereditary domain head of the Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takanao (京極高直) - Takanao KYOGOKU (January 1, 1633 - February 14, 1663) was the second lord of Tanabe Domain of Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takanobu (京極高陳) - Takanobu KYOGOKU (1838 - May 13, 1893) was the 12th (the last) hereditary domain head of the Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takanori (京極高詮) - Takanori KYOGOKU (1352 - 1401) was a family head and a Shugo Daimyo (Japanese Territorial Lord as Military Commissioner), of the Kyogoku clan during the early years of the Muromachi period.

KYOGOKU Takato (京極高迢) - Takato KYOGOKU (1741 - June 16, 1762) was an heir to Marugame Domain of Sanuki Province.

KYOGOKU Takatomi (京極高富) - Takatomi KYOGOKU (January 7, 1836 - February 9, 1889) was the 11th hereditary domain head of the Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takatomo (京極高知) - Takatomo KYOGOKU (1572 - September 17, 1622) was a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Sengoku Period from the Sengoku period active from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

KYOGOKU Takatomo (京極高供) - Takatomo KYOGOKU (February 23, 1623 - April 4, 1674) was the second feudal lord of Mineyama Domain, Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takatoshi (京極高聡) - Takatoshi KYOGOKU (1799 - April 7, 1830) was an heir to Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takatsune (京極高鎮) - Takatsune KYOGOKU (1810-July 29, 1834) was the ninth lord of Mineyama Domain of Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Takayoshi (京極高美) - Takayoshi KYOGOKU (May 16, 1818 - August 18, 1845) was an heir to Marugame Domain of Sanuki Province.

KYOGOKU Takayuki (京極高之) - Takayuki KYOGOKU (June 3, 1678 - March 8, 1723) was the forth hereditary domain head of the Mineyama Domain in Tango Province.

KYOGOKU Tamenori (京極為教) - Tamenori KYOGOKU (May 7, 1227 to July 4, 1279) was a poet in the mid Kamakura period.

KYOGOKU Tatsuko (京極竜子) - Tatsuko KYOGOKU (date of birth unknown - October 22, 1634) was a woman who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) and early Edo period.

Kyokai (景戒) - Kyokai (aka Keikai; years of birth and death unknown) was a priest at Yakushi-ji Temple, who lived in the Nara period.

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Lady Tomoe (巴御前) - Lady Tomoe (years of birth and death not known) was a lady who was deemed a military commander in the Shinano Province and lived during the last days of the Heian period.

Luis Frois (ルイス・フロイス) - Luis Frois (1532 – July 8, 1597) was a Portuguese born in Lisbon.

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MACHI Fujimitsu (町藤光) - Fujimitsu (Hisamitsu?) MACHI (MACHINO?) (1390 - died December 15, 1469) was a Court noble during the middle of the Muromachi period.

MACHI Hiromitsu (町広光) - Hiromitsu MACHI (MACHINO?) (1444 - July 26, 1504) was a Court noble during the end of the Muromachi period and the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

MACHI Sukefuji (町資藤) - Sukefuji (Sukehisa?) MACHI (MACHI no?) (1366 - July 17 1409) was a Court noble during the early Muromachi period.

MACHI Sukemasa (町資将) - Sukemasa MACHI (MACHI no Sukemasa) (April 28, 1518 - November 18, 1555) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the mid Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

MACHIDA Hisanari (町田久成) - Hisanari MACHIDA (January 27, 1838 - September 15, 1897) was a feudal retainer of the Satsuma clan at the end of the Edo period and was a member of warrior class in the Meiji period.

MACHINO Mondo (町野主水) - Mondo MACHINO (December 30, 1839 - June 9, 1923) is a feudal retainer of Aizu Domain.

MADENOKOJI Atsufusa (万里小路充房) - Atsufusa MADENOKOJI (July 25, 1562 - October 31, 1626) was a court noble in the Edo period.

MADENOKOJI Fujifusa (万里小路藤房) - Fujifusa MADENOKOJI (1296 - May 11, 1380) was a Japanese court noble who lived in the Kamakura period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

MADENOKOJI Hirofusa (万里小路博房) - Hirofusa MADENOKOJI (July 21, 1824 - February 22, 1884) was a Kugyo (court noble) from the late Edo Period to the Meiji Period.

MADENOKOJI Korefusa (万里小路惟房) - Korefusa MADENOKOJI (1513 - July 17, 1573) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Muromachi period.

MADENOKOJI Naofusa (万里小路正房) - Naofusa MADENOKOJI (December 25, 1802 - November 16, 1859) was a Kuge (court noble) who lived in the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate.

MADENOKOJI Nobufusa (万里小路宣房) - Nobufusa MADENOKOJI (1258 - November 11, 1348) was a court noble during the Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

MADENOKOJI Sukefusa (万里小路輔房) - Sukefusa MADENOKOJI (1542-September 1, 1573) was a court noble in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

MADENOKOJI Sukemichi (万里小路資通) - Sukemichi MADENOKOJI (1225- July 6, 1306) was a Kugyo (top court official) in the mid Kamakura period.

MADENOKOJI Takafusa (万里小路孝房) - Takafusa MADENOKOJI (November 13, 1592 - May 5, 1617) was a court noble in the Edo period.

MAEBA Kishima (前場喜司馬) - Kishima MAEBA (September 5, 1846 - April 2, 1915) was the leader of the Fourth Squad of Hakodate Shinsen-gumi.

MAEDA Geni (前田玄以) - Geni MAEDA was a busho (military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the Sengoku (Warring States) and the Azuchi-Momoyama periods.

MAEDA Handen (前田半田) - Handen MAEDA (1817-1878) was a Japanese painter.

MAEDA Hidemochi (前田秀以) - Hidemochi MAEDA was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MAEDA Masana (前田正名) - Masana MAEDA (1850- 1921) was a bureaucrat in the Meiji era.

MAEDA Norikuni (前田則邦) - Norikuni MAEDA (1847 - 1915) was a painter and a statesman.

MAEDA Shigekatsu (前田茂勝) - Shigekatsu MAEDA is a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo period.

MAEDA Tomoyoshi (前田知好) - Tomoyoshi MAEDA (1590 - July 24, 1628) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Edo period, and he was the third son of Toshiie MAEDA.

MAEDA Toshiie (前田利家) - Toshiie MAEDA (前田 利家, January 25, 1539 - April 27, 1599) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (the late Muromachi period) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MAEDA Toshimasa (前田利政) - Toshimasa MAEDA (1578 - August 18, 1633), a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the Azuchi Momoyama Period to the Edo period, was the second son of Toshiie MAEDA, the first lord of the Kaga Domain, and his mother was Hoshunin.

MAEDA Toshimasu (前田利益) - He was a warlord of the Sengoku period, was an adopted son of Toshihisa MAEDA, and had various nicknames such as Keijiro.

MAEDA Yoshiyasu (前田慶寧) - Yoshiyasu MAEDA was the 13th lord of the Kaga Domain.

MAEJIMA Hisoka (前島密) - Hisoka MAEJIMA (February 4, 1835-April 27, 1919) was a Japanese government official as well as a statesman.

MAENO Ryotaku (前野良沢) - Ryotaku MAENO (1723 to November 30, 1803) was a domain doctor and Dutch scholar in the Nakatsu Domain of Buzen Province (present Nakatsu City, Oita Prefecture).

MAGOSHI Saburo (馬越三郎) - Saburo MAGOSHI (around 1848 - around 1887) was a Shinsengumi member who had come from Tokushima Domain in Awano Province.

MAITA Hiromitsu (蒔田広光) - Hiromitsu MAITA (1533 - April 3, 1595) is a busho (Japanese military commander) (feudal lord) from the Sengoku period into Azuchi Momoyama period.

Maki no kata (Lady Maki) (牧の方) - Maki no kata (Lady Maki, year of birth and death unknown) lived around the end of the Heian Period to the early Kamakura Period.

MAKINO Anna (牧野アンナ) - Anna MAKINO (December 4, 1971 -) is the representative of LOVE JUNX.

MAKINO Gonrokuro (牧野権六郎) - Gonrokuro MAKINO (September 20, 1819 - August 5, 1869) was a feudal retainer of Okayama in Bizen Province and patriot of Sonno Joi (advocating reverence for the Emperor and the expulsion of foreigners) in the end of Edo period.

MAKINO Hideshige (牧野英成) - Hideshige MAKINO (1671-1741) was the daimyo (feudal lord) in the mid-Edo period, who held the title of Kyoto Shoshidai (Local Governor of Kyoto).

MAKINO Masayuki (マキノ正幸) - Masayuki MAKINO (1940 -) is a Japanese businessperson.

MAKINO Mitsuo (マキノ光雄) - Mitsuo MAKINO (November 15, 1909-December 9, 1957) was a movie producer in Japan.

MAKINO Sadamichi (牧野貞通) - Sadamichi MAKINO was a daimyo (feudal lord) during the Edo period.

MAKINO Sadanaga (牧野貞長) - Sadanaga MAKINO (December 26, 1733 - October 30, 1796) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and politician during the mid Edo period.

MAKINO Sayoko (マキノ佐代子) - Sayoko MAKINO (マキノ佐代子, her real name is Sayoko MAKINO [牧野左代子]) (April 29, 1958 -) is an actress born in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo Prefecture.

MAKINO Shozo (牧野省三) - Shozo MAKINO (September 22, 1878 - July 25, 1929), born in Kyoto, was a film director, film producer and businessman.

MAKINO Tadakiyo (牧野忠精) - Tadakiyo MAKINO (November 26, 1760 - August 17, 1831) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and a politician who lived in the late Edo period.

MAKINO Tadamasa (牧野忠雅) - Tadamasa MAKINO (December 2, 1799 - November 30, 1858) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and a roju (member of shogun's council of elders) who lived in the Edo period.

MAKINO Tadayuki (牧野忠恭) - Tadayuki Makino was a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the late Edo Period.

MAKINO Takashige (牧野誠成) - Takashige MAKINO was the ninth head of Tanabe Domain of Tango Province.

MAKINO Tomishige (牧野福成) - Tomishige MAKINO (1761 - June 9, 1783) was a successor of the Tanabe Clan of Tango Province.

MAKINO Tomoko (マキノ智子) - Tomoko MAKINO (January 29, 1907 - October 20, 1984) was the Japanese actress.

MAKUWARI Yasutane (馬加康胤) - Yasutane MAKUWARI (c.1398 - November 28, 1456) was a warlord during the Muromachi period.

MANABE Akifusa (間部詮房) - Akifusa MANABE was the lord of Takasaki Domain in Kozuke Province, and was the first member of the Manabe clan to rise to the position of lord over Murakami Domain in Echigo Province.

MANASE Dosan (曲直瀬道三) - Dosan MANASE (October 23, 1507 - February 23, 1594) was a doctor who lived during Japan's Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

Mancio Ito (伊東マンショ) - Mancio ITO (otherwise written as Mancio or '満所', circa 1569 - November 13, 1612) was a Christian and one of the senior envoys of the Tensho Keno Shonen Shisetsu (the Tensho Youth Mission to Europe) who lived from the Azuchi Momoyama period into the early Edo period.

Manryu (萬龍) - Manryu (July 1894 - December 1973) was a geisha who enjoyed significant popularity at that time and was touted as 'the most beautiful woman in Japan' at the end of the Meiji period.

Manzaburo UMEWAKA (the first) (梅若万三郎 (初世)) - Manzaburo UMEWAKA (the first) (January 3, 1869 - June 29, 1946) was a Noh actor of Kanze-ryu school.

Manzaburo UMEWAKA (the Second) (梅若万三郎 (2世)) - Manzaburo UMEWAKA the Second (March 23, 1908 - April 21, 1991) was a Noh actor of the Kanze school of shite-kata (lead actors).

Manzo NOMURA (The Ninth) (野村万蔵 (9世)) - Manzo NOMURA, the Ninth (December 23, 1965 - present) is a kyogen performer of the Izumi school.

Manzo NOMURA (The Seventh) (野村万蔵 (7世)) - Manzo NOMURA, the Seventh (January 10, 1930 - present) is a kyogen performer of the Izumi school.

Manzo NOMURA (The Sixth) (野村万蔵 (6世)) - Manzo NOMURA, the sixth (July 22, 1898 - May 6, 1978) was Nohgakushi (Noh actor), the member of the Japan Art Academy, and the holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure).

MARUMO Kanetoshi (丸毛兼利) - Kanetoshi MARUMO (year of birth unknown - March 4, 1647) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MARUYAMA Okyo (円山応挙) - Okyo MARUYAMA, (June 12, 1733 – August 31, 1795) was a mid Edo period painter.

Masachika KUMEBE (久米部 正親) (久米部正親) - Masachika KUMEBE (June 6, 1841-September 25, 1910) was from Osaka, Settsu Province and a member of the Shinsengumi.

MASAI Mine (政井みね) - Mine MASAI (February 3, 1888 - November 20, 1909) was a Japanese worker.

Masakazu NARUSE (military commander in the period of warring states) (成瀬正一 (戦国武将)) - Masakazu NARUSE was a retainer of the Tokugawa clan in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

MASAOKA Shiki (正岡子規) - Shiki MASAOKA (October 14, 1867- September 19, 1902) wrote haiku (Japanese poems of 17 syllables, arranged in lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, that traditionally contained a reference to the seasons) and tanka (short Japanese poems of 31 syllables, arranged in lines of 5, 7, 5, 7, and 7 syllables), and was a researcher into the history and development of the Japanese language.

MASHIYAMA Masakata (増山正賢) - Masakata MASHIYAMA (November 27, 1754 - February 23, 1819) was daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Edo period.

MASUDA Shozo (増田正造) - Shozo MASUDA (1930 -) is a Japanese researcher of traditional Japanese Noh drama.

MASUDA Sotaro (増田宗太郎) - Sotaro MASUDA (March 17, 1849 - September, 1877) was the legitimate eldest son of Hisayuki MASUDA, a noncommissioned officer of Nakatsu-han (Nakatsu Domain).

MASUDA Sotaro (増田宋太郎) - Sotaro MASUDA (March 17, 1849 - September 1877) is a heir of Hisayuki MASUDA, a noncommissioned officer of the Nakatsu domain.

MASUMURA Yasuzo (増村保造) - Yasuzo MASUMURA (August 25, 1924-November 23, 1986) was a Japanese film director.

MATANO Kagehisa (俣野景久) - Kagehisa MATANO (year of birth unknown – 1183) was a samurai in the Heian Period.

Matehime (満天姫) - Matehime (1589 - May 5, 1638), a woman who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period, was a daughter of the lord of the Sekiyado Domain in Shimosa Province, Yasumoto MATSUDAIRA who was the half-brother of Ieyasu TOKUGAWA.

MATSU Kanshi (松貫四) - Kanshi MATSU is a professional name of kabuki writer.

MATSUBARA Chuji (松原忠司) - Chuji MATSUBARA (date of birth unknown, 1835 - October 20, 1865) was a Roshi (masterless samurai) from Harima Province (Osaka, according to Shinpachi NAGAKURA), joined Shinsengumi and became a Fukucho-jokin (assistant vice commander), leader of the Fourth Unit and instructor of jujutsu.

MATSUBAYASHI Shue (松林宗恵) - Shue MATSUBAYASHI (July 7, 1920-) is a movie director in Japan.

MATSUDA Masachika (松田政近) - Masachika MATSUDA (year of birth unknown - July 12, 1582) was a warrior of the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and a vassal of the Akechi clan.

MATSUDA Michiyuki (松田道之) - Michiyuki MATSUDA (June 22, 1839 - July 6, 1882) was a government official of the Ministry of Home Affairs and a statesman in Japan.

MATSUDA Motomichi (松田元陸) - Motomichi MATSUDA (year of birth unknown - July 17, 1531) was a busho (a Japanese military commander).

Matsudai (末代) - Matsudai was a Buddhist monk in the late Heian Period.

MATSUDAIRA Akikuni (松平昭訓) - Akikuni MATSUDAIRA (January 23, 1849 - January 2, 1864) was a samurai who lived during the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Chikamasa (松平近正) - Chikamasa MATSUDAIRA (1547 - September 8, 1600) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MATSUDAIRA Ienobu (松平家信) - Ienobu MATSUDAIRA (1565 - February 27, 1638) is a busho in the Sengoku period the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

MATSUDAIRA Ietada (松平家忠) - Ietada MATSUDAIRA (1555 - September 8, 1600) was a retainer of the Tokugawa clan who served as a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) through Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MATSUDAIRA Katamori (松平容保) - Katamori MATSUDAIRA was a Daimyo, and the 9th and last Chief of the Aizu Clan of Mutsu Province.

MATSUDAIRA Matsuchiyo (松平松千代) - Matsuchiyo MATSUDAIRA (1594 - February 7, 1599) was a daimyo (feudal lord) in the Azuchi Momoyama period.

MATSUDAIRA Mitsuchika (松平光慈) - Mitsuchika MATSUDAIRA was the second lord of the Yodo Domain in Yamashiro Province.

MATSUDAIRA Mitsuhiro (松平光煕) - Mitsuhiro MATSUDAIRA (1674-October 8, 1717) was the third lord of the Kano Domain in Mino Province.

MATSUDAIRA Mitsuhiro (松平光熙) - Mitsuhiro MATSUDAIRA (1674 -October 8, 1717) was fudai daimyo (a daimyo in hereditary vassal to the Tokugawa family) during the middle of the Edo Period.

MATSUDAIRA Mochiaki (松平茂昭) - Mochiaki MATSUDAIRA (September 17, 1836 – July 25, 1890) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and a nobleman.

MATSUDAIRA Muneakira (松平宗発) - Muneakira MATSUDAIRA (also known as Muneakira HONJO) (August 10, 1782 - September 20, 1840) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and a roju (member of shogun's council of elders) who lived during the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Munehide (松平宗秀) - Munehide MATSUDAIRA, or Munehide HONJO (October 21, 1809 - December 20, 1873) was a feudal lord, and Roju (the highest ranking government official) in the end of Edo era.

MATSUDAIRA Munetada (松平宗允) - Munetada MATSUDAIRA was the fourth lord of the Miyazu Domain, Tango Province.

MATSUDAIRA Munetake (松平宗武) - Munetake MATSUDAIRA was the seventh (the last) lord of the Miyazu Domain, Tango Province.

MATSUDAIRA Naomasa (松平直政) - Naomasa MATSUDAIRA (September 1, 1601-March 8, 1666) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo Period.

MATSUDAIRA Nobuhide (松平信豪) - Nobuhide MATSUDAIRA was the sixth lord of the Kameyama Domain, Tanba Province.

MATSUDAIRA Nobumasa (松平信正) - Nobumasa MATSUDAIRA was the eighth (the last) lord of the Kameyama Domain, Tanba Province.

MATSUDAIRA Nobumichi (松平信道) - Nobumichi MATSUDAIRA was the third lord of the Kameyama Domain, Tanba Province.

MATSUDAIRA Nobunao (松平信直) - Nobunao MATSUDAIRA was the second lord of the Kameyama Domain, Tanba Province.

MATSUDAIRA Nobuoki (松平信興) - Nobuoki MATSUDAIRA was a Japanese feudal lord called daimyo (ruling Tsuchiura Domain in Hitachi Province, etc.), who also served as wakadoshiyori (junior councilor of the shogunate), Osaka jodai (the keeper of Osaka Castle), and Kyoto shoshidai (the Kyoto deputy).

MATSUDAIRA Nobutaka (松平信彰) - Nobutaka MATSUDAIRA was the fourth lord of the Kameyama Domain, Tanba Province.

MATSUDAIRA Nobuyoshi (松平信吉) - Nobuyoshi MATSUDAIRA (1580 - August 28, 1620) was a person in the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the early Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Nobuyuki (松平信志) - Nobuyuki MATSUDAIRA was the fifth lord of the Kameyama Domain, Tanba Province.

MATSUDAIRA Norihiro (松平乗寛) - Norihiro MATSUDAIRA (January 25, 1778 - December 16, 1839) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord), politician and roju (member of shogun's council of elders) in the late Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Noriyasu (松平乗保) - Noriyasu MATSUDAIRA (1748 - July 30, 1826) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and politician during the late Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sadaaki (松平定敬) - Sadaaki MATSUDAIRA was the fourth lord of the Kuwana Domain at the end of the Edo Period (Years in office: 1859 - 1868)

MATSUDAIRA Sadakatsu (松平定勝) - Sadakatsu MATSUDAIRA (1560 - May 1, 1624) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) and a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the early Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sadakiyo (松平定静) - Sadakiyo MATSUDAIRA (November 13, 1729 - August 25, 1779) was a daimyo (a feudal lord) who lived in the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sadamichi (松平定猷) - Sadamichi MATSUDAIRA (July 4, 1834 - September 18, 1859) was a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the end of the Edo Period.

MATSUDAIRA Sadanao (松平定直) - Sadanao MATSUDAIRA (February 29, 1660 - November 24, 1720) was a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sadataka (松平定喬) - Sadataka MATSUDAIRA (July 27, 1716 - May 3, 1763) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived during the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sadatsuna (松平定綱) - Sadatsuna MATSUDAIRA (March 8, 1592 - February 4, 1652) was a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sadayoshi (松平定良) - Sadayoshi MATSUDAIRA was the second lord of Kuwana Domain in Ise Province.

MATSUDAIRA Senchiyo (松平仙千代) - Senchiyo MATSUDAIRA (April 22, 1595 - March 21, 1600) was a member of samurai family in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MATSUDAIRA Shigekatsu (松平重勝) - Shigekatsu MATSUDAIRA (1549 - January 6, 1621) was daimyo (a Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Shigenori (松平重則) - Shigenori MATSUDAIRA was the lord of the Hyakushu Domain in Kazusa Province and the first lord of the Minakawa Domain in Shimotsuke Province.

MATSUDAIRA Shigetada (松平重忠) - Shigetada MATSUDAIRA (1570 - August 22, 1626) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Shungaku (松平春嶽) - Shungaku MATSUDAIRA was a Japanese feudal lord, the 16th lord of the Fukui Domain of Echigo Province in the late Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sukekuni (松平資訓) - Sukekuni MATSUDAIRA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and Kyoto shoshidai (The Kyoto deputy) in the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Sukemasa (松平資昌) - Sukemasa MATSUDAIRA was the second lord of the Hamamatsu Domain, Totomi Province.

MATSUDAIRA Suketada (松平資尹) - Suketada MATSUDAIRA was the second lord of the Miyazu Domain, Tango Province.

MATSUDAIRA Suketsugu (松平資承) - Suketsugu MATSUDAIRA was the third lord of the Miyazu Domain, Tango Province.

MATSUDAIRA Tadaakira (松平忠明) - Tadaakira MATSUDAIRA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Tadachika (松平忠周) - Tadachika MATSUDAIRA (or Tadanori MATSUDAIRA) was a feudal lord who lived in the mid-Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Tadaharu (松平忠晴) - Tadaharu MATSUDAIRA (1598-April 23, 1669) was a lord of the Tanaka Domain in Suruga Province.

MATSUDAIRA Tadateru (松平忠輝) - Tadateru Matsudaira was a Japanese feudal lord from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the middle of the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Tadatoshi (松平忠俊) - Tadatoshi MATSUDAIRA (year of birth unknown - January 29, 1646) lived in the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Tadatsune (松平忠英) - Tadatsune MATSUDAIRA (February 22, 1790 - May 12, 1810) was the heir of Ueda Domain, Shinano Province.

MATSUDAIRA Terutaka (松平輝高) - Terutaka MATSUDAIRA (October 5, 1725 – November 10, 1781) was the lord of Takasaki clan in Kozuke Province during the Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Yasunobu (松平康信) - Yasunobu MATSUDAIRA was the second Lord of the Sakura Domain in Shimousa Province.

MATSUDAIRA Yasushige (松平康重) - Yasushige MATSUDAIRA (1568 - August 14, 1640) is a busho (Japanese military commander) (feudal lord) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period into the early Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Yasuto (松平康任) - Yasuto MATSUDAIRA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (senior councilor) during the late Edo period.

MATSUDAIRA Yorishige (松平頼重) - Yorishige MATSUDAIRA was a Japanese feudal lord in the early Edo period.

MATSUDONO Moroie (松殿師家) - Moroie MATSUDONO (1172 - November 11, 1238) was a Court noble in the end of Heian Period through the early Kamakura Period.

MATSUDONO Motofusa (松殿基房) - Motofusa MATSUDONO (1145 - February 8, 1231) was a Kugyo (court noble), who lived between the end of the Heian period and early Kamakura period.

MATSUDONO Tadafusa (松殿忠房) - Tadafusa MATSUDONO (松殿 忠房, 1193 - year of death unknown) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Kamakura period.

MATSUHISA Horin (松久朋琳) - Horin MATSUHISA (1901 - September 1, 1987) was a busshi (sculptor of Buddhist statues).

MATSUI Munenobu (松井宗信) - Munenobu MATSUI (date of birth unknown - June 22, 1560) was a Kokujin (local ruling family) who lived in Totoumi Province.

MATSUI Okinaga (松井興長) - Okinaga MATSUI (1582 - 1661) was a person who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period.

MATSUI Sumako (松井須磨子) - Sumako MATSUI (March 8, 1886 - January 5, 1919) was an actress of the Japanese shingeki (literally, new play).

MATSUKATA Kojiro (松方幸次郎) - Kojiro MATSUKATA (January 17, 1866 - June 24, 1950) was a Japanese businessman and a statesman.

MATSUKATA Masayoshi (松方正義) - Masayoshi MATSUKATA (March 23, 1835-July 2, 1924) was a Japanese samurai (feudal retainer of Satsuma) and a statesman.

MATSUKI Shonen (松木松年) - Shonen MATSUKI (male, 1843 - December 28, 1917) is a tenkoku artist and a painter from the end of Edo period to modern Japan.

MATSUMOTO Jutaro (松本重太郎) - Jutaro MATSUMOTO (October 5, 1844 - June 20, 1913) was Japanese businessman.

MATSUMOTO Kenzo (松本謙三) - Kenzo MATSUMOTO (March 21, 1899 - September 15, 1980) was a Noh actor of the Shimogakari Hosho school of waki-kata (supporting actors).

MATSUMOTO Nagashi (松本長) - Nagashi MATSUMOTO (November 11, 1877 - November 29, 1935) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Hosho-ryu school.

MATSUMOTO Ryojun (松本良順) - Ryojun MATSUMOTO (July 13, 1832 – March 12, 1907) was a Shogun's retainer during the late Edo period, and a government official during the Meiji period.

MATSUMOTO Sata (松本佐多) - Sata MATSUMOTO (real first name was Aiko, 1873 - 1955) was a geigi (another term for geisha) in the Gion Kobu district and a master of the Classical Japanese dance of the Inoue school of Kamigatamai.

MATSUMOTO Shigeo (松本惠雄) - Shigeo MATSUMOTO (October 7, 1915 - February 5, 2003) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Hosho-ryu school.

MATSUMOTO Sutesuke (松本捨助) - Sutesuke MATSUMOTO (May 29, 1845 - April 6, 1918) was a member of Hachiban-gumi Tai (eighth platoon) of the Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period).

MATSUMURO Shigemitsu (松室重光) - Shigemitsu MATSUMURO (April 26, 1973 - January 30, 1937) was an architect who designed many buildings centered around Kyoto.

MATSUNAGA Hisahide (松永久秀) - Hisahide MATSUNAGA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

MATSUNAGA Hisamichi (松永久通) - Hisamichi MATSUNAGA was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Yamato Province in the Sengoku period.

MATSUNAGA Shakugo (Sekigo) (松永尺五) - Shakugo (Sekigo) MATSUNAGA (1592 – July 12, 1657) was a Confucian scholar in the Edo period.

MATSUNAGA Teitoku (松永貞徳) - Teitoku MATSUNAGA (1571-January 3, 1654) was a haiku poet, kajin (waka [a traditional Japanese poem of thirty-one syllables] poet) and a scholar of the study of waka.

MATSUO Akinori (松尾昭典) - Akinori MATSUO (born November 5, 1928) is a film director in Japan.

MATSUO Uitta (松尾卯一太) - Uitta MATSUO (January 27, 1879 - January 24, 1911) was a socialist.

MATSUOKA Joan (松岡恕庵) - Joan MATSUOKA (1668 - August 27, 1764) was a Japanese Confucian and scholar of herbalism.

MATSUOKA Shinpei (松岡心平) - Shinpei MATSUOKA (October 29, 1954-) is a Japanese scholar of Noh.

MATSUSHITA Useki (松下烏石) - Useki MATSUSHITA (male, 1698-October 1779) was a Japanese calligrapher in the middle of the Edo period.

Matsushita Zenni (松下禅尼) - Matsushita zenni (the Buddhist nun "Matsushita," year of birth and death unknown) was a woman in the middle of the Kamakura period.

MATSUURA Hideto (松浦秀任) - Hideto MATSUURA (? - October 19, 1600) was a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) (Iou clan) and a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Toyotomi government.

MATSUURA Takeshiro (松浦武四郎) - Takeshiro MATSUURA (March 12 1818-February 10 1888) was a Japanese explorer who was active from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

MATSUYAMA Ikunosuke (松山幾之助) - Ikunosuke MATSUYAMA (year of birth unknown-August 7, 1864) was a member of Shinsengumi (special police who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

MATSUZAKI Shizuma (松崎静馬) - Shizuma MATSUZAKI (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Mibu Roshi-gumi (masterless samurai group of Mibu) and the Shinsengumi (a Tokugawa shogunate police force located in Kyoto).

MATSUZAWA Kyusaku (松沢求策) - Kyusaku MATSUZAWA (1855 - June 25, 1887) was an advocate of the Freedom and People's Rights who was born in Azumino City, Nagano Prefecture.

MAZUME Ryutaro (馬詰柳太郎) - Ryutaro MAZUME (1844 - ?) was a Shinsengumi member, who was said to have come from Chugoku region.

Mei no iratsume (姪娘) - Mei no iratsume (year of birth and death unknown) was a daughter of SOGANOKURA-YAMADA no Ishikawamaro.

MIBU Motoosa (壬生基修) - Motoosa MIBU (April 4, 1835 to- March 5, 1906) was a Kugyo (court noble) at the end of the Edo period through the Meiji period.

MIBU no Tadamine (壬生忠岑) - MIBU no Tadamine (exact dates of birth and dead unknown, but probably lived from around 860 to 920) was a kajin, or waka poet, of the Heian period.

MICHI no Masuhito (路益人) - MICHI no Masuhito (date of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

MICHI no Obitona (道首名) - MICHI no Obitona (663 - May 18, 718) is a government official from the period of Emperor Monmu through until the early Nara period.

MICHISHIMA no Shimatari (道嶋嶋足) - MICHISHIMA no Shimatari (year of birth unknown – Februay 17, 783) was a warrior of the Nara period.

MIFUNE Chizuko (御船千鶴子) - Chizuko MIFUNE (July 17, 1886 - January 19, 1911, died at the age of 24) was a woman introduced as a woman of supernatural power having toshi (clairvoyance or second sight power) (parapsychology) by Dr. Tomokichi FUKURAI.

MIGITA Hiroaki (右田弘詮) - Hiroaki MIGITA (year of birth unknown - December 1, 1523) was a military commander in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

MIIZUMI Jozan (美泉定山) - Jozan MIIZUMI (1805-November 4, 1877) was a priest born in Bizen Province (present-day Okayama Prefecture).

MIKAMI Kagefumi (三上景文) - Kagefumi MIKAMI (October 16, 1789 - date of death unknown) was a government official who lived during the Edo period.

MIKAMI Masazane (三上政実) - Masazane MIKAMI (三上 政実, year of birth and death unknown) was a person in the middle of the Muromachi period, who belonged to the Mikami clan that owned shoryo (territory) in Iwai no sho, Kono County, Inaba Province.

MIKAWA Izumi (三川泉) - Izumi MIKAWA (February 1, 1922 -) is a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (a principal role) of the Hosho-ryu school.

Mikohidari Family (御子左家) - The Mikohidari family was one of the principal families of the Fujiwara clan, whose founder was FUJIWARA no Nagaie, the sixth son of FUJIWARA no Michinaga of the Northern House of the Fujiwara clan.

MIKUMO Sensho (三雲仙嘯) - Sensho MIKUMO (male, 1769 - January 21, 1845) was a Tenkoku artist (a carver who carved Chinese characters in the special, Tensho, style) who lived in Japan in the latter half of the Edo period.

MIKUMO Shigemochi (三雲成持) - Shigemochi MIKUMO (1540 - 1603) was a military commander of the Sengoku (warring states) period.

Mikushige-dono (the fourth daughter of FUJIWARA no Michitaka) (御匣殿 (藤原道隆四女)) - Mikushige-dono (the date of birth unknown-July 21, 1002) was nyokan (a court lady) of Emperor Ichijo's kokyu (emperor's residence) and betto (superior) of Joganden Palace (also called 'Mikushige-dono') in the mid Heian Period.

MILNE John (ジョン・ミルン) - John MILNE (December 30, 1850 - July 31, 1913) was a mining engineer, seismologist, anthropologist, and archaeologist who was born in Liverpool, England.

MIMASAKA Tomochika (美作朝親) - Tomochika MIMASAKA (date of birth and death unknown) was a samurai (warrior) and gokenin (shogunal retainer) in the early Kamakura period.

MIMASU Daigoro (三枡大五郎) - Daigoro MIMASU was one of the professional names of Kabuki actors.

MIMASU Gennosuke (三枡源之助) - Gennosuke MIMASU is a famous family line in traditional Japanese Kabuki drama.

MIMURA Chikashige (三村親成) - Chikashige (親成) MIMURA (year of birth unknown - October 28, 1609) was a lord of Nariwa-jo Castle (Kakushu-jo Castle) in Bicchu Province during the reign of the Mimura clan and Mori clan.

MIMURA Chikusei (三村竹清) - Chikusei MIMURA (male, May 4, 1876-August 26, 1953) was a bibliographer in Japan.

MIMURODO Masamitsu (三室戸和光) - Masamitsu MIMURODO (December 10, 1842 - 1922) was a Kugyo (high court noble)in the end of Edo Period.

Min (旻) - Min (year of birth unknown - July 653) was a Buddhist scholar-monk who lived in the Asuka period.

MINABUCHI no Shoan (南淵請安) - MINABUCHI no Shoan (dates of birth and death unknown) was a monk studying abroad in the Asuka Period.

MINABUCHI no Toshina (南淵年名) - MINABUCHI no Toshina (808-May 28, 877) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) in the early Heian period.

MINAGAWA Kien (皆川淇園) - Kien MINAGAWA (January 1, 1735 - June 21, 1807) was a Confucianist ('Jugakusha' or 'Jusha' in Japanese) who lived in mid-Edo period.

Minami no tsubone (南の局) - Minami no tsubone (c.1566 - the year of death unknown) was a daughter of Toyokuni YAMANA, the lord of Tottori-jo Castle.

MINAMOTO no Akichika (源顕親) - MINAMOTO no Akichika (1088 - 1160) was a government official during the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Akifusa (源顕房) - MINAMOTO no Akifusa (1037 - October 22, 1094) was a court noble and a poet during the latter half of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Akiko (源明子) - MINAMOTO no AKIKO (also called Akirakeiko or Meishi) was a person who lived during the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Akikuni (源明国) - MINAMOTO no Akikuni (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Akimasa's mother (源顕雅母) - MINAMOTO no Akimasa's mother (year of birth and death unknown) was a tanka (thirty-one syllables' poem) poet in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Arihito (源有仁) - MINAMOTO no Arihito (1103 - March 23, 1147) was a kuge (Japanese aristocratic class or noble man) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Arimitsu (源有光) - Minamoto no Arimitsu, (February 5, 1037 - November 16, 1086) was a military commander in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Aritsuna (源有綱) - Minamoto no Aritsuna (year of birth unkown - July 4, 1186) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Heian Period, who was a member of the Settsu-Genji (Minamoto clan).

MINAMOTO no Ariyori (源有頼) - MINAMOTO no Ariyori (year of birth and death unknown) was a warrior during the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Chikahiro (源親弘) - MINAMOTO no Chikahiro (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Chikayoshi (源近善) - MINAMOTO no Chikayoshi (year of birth unknown - August 28, 918) was shisei kozoku (member of the Imperial Family conferred with a family name) in the early Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Fusaakira (源英明) - MINAMOTO no Fusaakira (911? - 939) was a waka poet in the middle of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Hiromasa (源博雅) - MINAMOTO no Hiromasa (918 – November 13, 980): Heian period noble and court musician.

MINAMOTO no Hirotsuna (源広綱) - MINAMOTO no Hirotsuna (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the end of the Heian Period and the early Kamakura Period.

MINAMOTO no Ienaga (源家長) - MINAMOTO no Ienaga (1170? - 1234) was a noble and poet in the beginning of the Kamakura period.

MINAMOTO no Junshi (源順子) - MINAMOTO no Junshi (also called MINAMOTO no Nobuko, 875 - May 4, 925) was the wife of FUJIWARA no Tadahira and the mother of FUJIWARA no Saneyori.

MINAMOTO no Kageakira (源景明) - MINAMOTO no Kageakira (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official and a kajin (waka poet) who lived during the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Kanetsuna (源兼綱) - MINAMOTO no Kanetsuna (year of birth unknown - June 27, 1180) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived at the end of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Kaneyuki (源兼行) - MINAMOTO no Kaneyuki was a man renowned for his penmanship, during the middle of the Heian period, but whose birth and death year is unknown.

MINAMOTO no Kishi (源基子) - MINAMOTO no Kishi (Motoko) (1049-August 5, 1134) was the daughter of MINAMOTO no Motohira and the grandchild of Imperial Prince Atsuakira, who had the title of Koichijo-in.

MINAMOTO no Koretsune (源是恒) - MINAMOTO no Koretsune (year of birth unknown - September 5, 905) was shisei kozoku (member of the Imperial Family conferred with a family name) in the early Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Koreyoshi (源維義) - MINAMOTO no Koreyoshi (the year of his birth and death is not clear) was a bushi (samurai) in the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Kuniaki (源国明) - MINAMOTO no Kuniaki (1064 - June 8, 1105) was a courtier in the later Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Kunifusa (源国房) - MINAMOTO no Kunifusa (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Kunimasa (源国政) - MINAMOTO no Kunimasa (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Kunimoto (源国基) - MINAMOTO no Kunimoto

MINAMOTO no Kuninao (源国直) - MINAMOTO no Kuninao (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Kunizane (源国信) - MINAMOTO no Kunizane (1069 - February 26, 1111) was a court noble in the late Heian period and also was a waka poet whose works were selected for Chokusenshu (anthology of poems collected by Imperial command).

MINAMOTO no Makoto (noble) (源信 (公卿)) - MINAMOTO no Makoto (810 - February 13, 869) was a noble during the first half of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Mareyoshi (源希義) - Or in 1152.

MINAMOTO no Masakane (源雅兼) - MINAMOTO no Masakane (1079-December 22, 1143) was a court noble during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Masako (源方子) - MINAMOTO no Masako (1066-May 4, 1152) was the wife of Nagamitsu FUJIWARA, who had the title of Chunagon (vice-councilor of state).

MINAMOTO no Masamichi (源雅通) - MINAMOTO no Masamichi (1118-March 28, 1175) was a court noble during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Masamichi (源雅通 (宇多源氏)) - MINAMOTO no Masamichi (year of birth unknown - August 10, 1017) was a government officer (especially one of low to medium rank) and kajin (waka (a traditional Japanese poem of thirty-one syllables) poet) of the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Masanobu (源雅信) - MINAMOTO no Masanobu (920 - August 24, 993) was a court noble who lived in the Middle Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Masaru (源多) - MINAMOTO no Masaru (831 - November 24, 888) was a court noble who lived in the early part of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Masasada (源雅定) - MINAMOTO no Masasada (1094-July 18, 1162) was a court noble and a poet during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Masatada (源雅忠) - MINAMOTO no Masatada (1228 – September 3, 1272) was a court noble during the Kamakura period.

MINAMOTO no Masayori (源斉頼) - MINAMOTO no Masayori (dates of birth and death unknown) was a samurai in the middle of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Masazane (源雅実) - MINAMOATO no Masazane (1058 - April 5, 1127 (February 15, 1127 by the old calendar)) was a noble of the Murakami Genji court during the latter years of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Michichika (源通親) - MINAMOTO no Michichika (1149 - November 14, 1202) was a court noble and statesman who lived in the late Heian period and the early Kamakura period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsukuni (源満国) - MINAMOTO no Mitsukuni (year of birth and death unknown) was busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsumasa (源満政) - MINAMOTO no Mitsumasa (源 満政: dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the mid-Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsumune (源光宗) - MINAMOTO no Mitsumune (date of birth unknown - 1160) was a samurai at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsunaga (源光長) - MINAMOTO no Mitsunaga (year of birth unknownn - January 10, 1184) was a samurai in the closing years of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsunobu (源光信) - MINAMOTO no Mitsunobu, c.1092 - October 1145 (October under the old lunar calendar), was a samurai who lived at the end of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsushige (源光重) - MINAMOTO no Mitsushige (year of birth and death unknown) was a Samurai in the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsusue (源満末) - MINAMOTO no Mitsusue (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsutsune (源光経) - MINAMOTO no Mitsutsune (year of birth unknown - January 10, 1184) is a samurai in the closing years of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsuyasu (源光保) - MINAMOTO no Mitsuyasu (源 光保: date of birth unknown - 1160) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsuyori (源満頼) - MINAMOTO no Mitsuyori (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai in the middle of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Mitsuyoshi (源満快) - MINAMOTO no Mitsuyoshi (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Moritsune (Daigo-Genji (Minamoto clan)) (源盛経 (醍醐源氏)) - MINAMOTO no Moritsune (year of birth and death unknown) was a figure in the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Moromitsu (源師光) - MINAMOTO no Moromitsu

MINAMOTO no Moronaka (源師仲) - MINAMOTO no Moronaka (1116 - May 16, 1172) was a noble and poet who lived in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Morotada (源師忠) - MINAMOTO no Morotada (1054 – October 25, 1114) was a court noble in the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Morotoki (源師時) - MINAMOTO no Morotoki (1077 - May 15, 1138) was a Kugyo (high court noble) and poet during the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Morotoshi (源師俊) - MINAMOTO no Morotoshi (1080-January 5, 1142) was a court noble and poet at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Moroyori (源師頼) - Born in 1068, and passed away on December 26, 1139, MINAMOTO no Moroyori was Kugyo (a top Court official) & a maker of Japanese poetry in the later Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Motomi (源旧鑑) - MINAMOTO no Motomi (written as 旧鑑 or 舊鑒) (year of birth unknown - March 908) was shisei kozoku (member of the Imperial Family conferred with a family name) in the early Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Munetsuna (源宗綱) - MINAMOTO no Munetsuna (date of birth unknown - June 20, 1180) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from Settsu-Genji (the Minamoto clan of Settsu Province) and active during the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Nagasue (源長季) - MINAMOTO no Nagasue (year of birth and death unknown) was a bureaucrat in the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Nakaakira (源仲章) - MINAMOTO no Nakaakira (unknown - February 20, 1219) was a noble and a Confucian scholar from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

MINAMOTO no Nakaie (源仲家) - MINAMOTO no Nakaie (year of birth unknown - June 27, 1180) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Nakamasa (源仲政) - MINAMOTO no Nakamasa (Date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander)and a tanka poet at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Nakamitsu (源仲光) - MINAMOTO no Nakamitsu (year of birth unknown - June 27, 1180) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Nakatsuna (源仲綱) - MINAMOTO no Nakatsuna (1126? - June 27, 1180) was a military commander of the Settsu-Genji (Minamoto clan) who lived in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Narimasa (源成雅) - MINAMOTO no Narimasa (year of birth and death unknown) was a court noble during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Nobumasa (源信雅) - MINAMOTO no Nobumasa (1079 - 1135) was a nobleman at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Norimasa (源則理) - MINAMOTO no Norimasa (dates of birth and death unknown) was a noble who lived in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Noriyori (源範頼) - MINAMOTO no Noriyori was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of the Heian Period to the beginning of the Kamakura Period.

MINAMOTO no Okitada (源致公) - MINAMOTO no Okitada (957 - September 1018) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Osamu (源脩) - MINAMOTO no Osamu (year of birth unknown - August 2, 960) was a government official and a gagakuka (a musician of old Japanese court music), who lived during the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Rinshi (源倫子) - MINAMOTO no Rinshi (964 - June 25, 1053) was the aristocratic lady of the mid-Heian period and was the legal wife of FUJIWARA no Michinaga.

MINAMOTO no Sadafusa (源定房) - MINAMOTO no Sadafusa (1130-August 18, 1188) was a court noble during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Sadamu (源定) - MINAMOTO no Sadamu (816 to January 25, 863) was a court noble who lived in the early part of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Sanetomo (源実朝) - MINAMOTO no Sanetomo was the third Seii-taishogun (literally, "great general who subdued the barbarians") of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

MINAMOTO no Shigenari. (源重成) - MINAMOTO no Shigenari (date of birth unknown -January 1160) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived in the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Shigesada (源重貞) - MINAMOTO no Shigesada (unknown to 1180) was a warrior at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Suekuni (源季邦) - MINAMOTO no Suekuni (c.1151-June 20, 1180) was a busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Suemune (源季宗) - MINAMOTO no Suemune (1049 - October 1, 1086) was a court noble who lived in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Sueto (源季遠) - MINAMOTO no Sueto (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a poet in the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Suezane (源季実) - MINAMOTO no Suezane (year of birth unknown - February 16, 1160) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the end of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Sukekane (源資兼) - MINAMOTO no Sukekane (year of birth and death unknown) is a samurai in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Sukekata (源資賢) - MINAMOTO no Sukekata (1113 - April 1, 1188) was a Kugyo (the top court official) and gagakuka (musician of old Japanese court music), who lived during the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tadamune (源忠宗) - MINAMOTO no Tadamune (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from Kawachi-Genji (the Minamoto clan of Kawachi Province) and active during the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tadashige (源忠重) - MINAMOTO no Tadashige (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai (warriors) and government official (lower or middle ranked).

MINAMOTO no Takaakira (源高明) - MINAMOTO no Takaakira (914 - January 17, 983) was a court noble in the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Takakuni (源隆国) - MINAMOTO no Takakuni (1004 – August 6, 1077) was a courtier during the later Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tamemitsu (源為満) - MINAMOTO no Tamemitsu (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tamemune (源為宗) - MINAMOTO no Tamemune (? - August 24, 1156) was a military commander of the Kawachi-Genji branch of the Minamoto clan who lived at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tamenaka (源為仲) - MINAMOTO no Tamenaka (? - August 24, 1156) was a military commander of the Kawachi-Genji branch of the Minamoto clan who lived at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tamenari (源為成) - MINAMOTO no Tamenari (? - August 24, 1156) was a military commander of the Kawachi-Genji branch of the Minamoto clan who lived at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tametomo (源為公) - MINAMOTO no Tametomo (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tametomo (源為基) - MINAMOTO no Tametomo (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tametomo (源為朝) - MINAMOTO no Tametomo (1139 - circa April 23, 1170) was a military commander who lived during late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tameyoshi (源為義) - MINAMOTO no Tameyoshi was a samurai who lived towards the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tasuku (源扶) - MINAMOTO no Tasuku (year of birth unknown-February 2, 935) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tokiwa (源常) - MINAMOTO no Tokiwa (812 - July 15, 854) was a court noble who lived in the early part of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Tomochika (源具親) - MINAMOTO no Tomochika (year of birth and death unknown) was an official and poet of the early Kamakura period.

MINAMOTO no Tomonaga (源朝長) - MINAMOTO no Tomonaga (1143 – 1160) was a Busho (military general) during the latter stages of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Toru (源融) - MINAMOTO no Toru (822 – September 25, 895) was the 12th son of Emperor Saga.

MINAMOTO no Toshiaki (源俊明) - MINAMOTO no Toshiaki (1044-January 6, 1115) was a court noble during the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Toshifusa (源俊房) - MINAMOTO no Toshifusa (1035-December 30, 1121) was a kuge (Japanese aristocratic class or noble man) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Toshikata (源俊賢) - MINAMOTO no Toshikata (959 - July 25, 1027) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tsunefusa (源経房) - MINAMOTO no Tsunefusa (969 - December 3, 1023) was a retainer of Imperial Court during the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tsunemitsu (源経光) - MINAMOTO no Tsunemitsu (year of birth unknown - April 28, 1146) was a samurai, who lived during the latter Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tsunemoto (源経基) - MINAMOTO no Tsunemoto (year of birth unknown - December 25, 961?) was an Imperial family member and busho (Japanese military commander) in the middle of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tsunenaka (源経仲) - MINAMOTO no Tsunenaka (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official and waka poet in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Tsunesuke (源経相) - MINAMOTO no Tsunesuke (year of birth unknown-November 1, 1039) was a government official in the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorichika (源頼親) - MINAMOTO no Yorichika (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorifusa (源頼房) - MINAMOTO no Yorifusa (year of birth and death unknown) was busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoriharu (源頼治) - MINAMOTO no Yoriharu (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorihira (源頼平) - MINAMOTO no Yorihira (years of birth and death not known) was a military commander and official who lived in the middle Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorihiro (源頼弘) - MINAMOTO no Yorihiro (year of birth and death unknown) is a samurai and government official (lower or middle ranked) in the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoriie (源頼家) - MINAMOTO no Yoriie was the second Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) (Kamakura-dono (lord of Kamakura)).

MINAMOTO no Yorikata (源頼賢) - MINAMOTO no Yorikata (year of birth unknown - August 24, 1156) was a Japanese military commander of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) who lived during the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorikiyo (源頼清) - MINAMOTO no Yorikiyo (995 - August 29, 1073) was a samurai and government official (especially one of low to medium rank), who lived during the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoriko (源頼子) - MINAMOTO no Yoriko (Raishi) was known to be the following:

MINAMOTO no Yorikuni (源頼国) - MINAMOTO no Yorikuni (unknown - 1058?) was a warlord and a court official during the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorimasa (源頼政) - MINAMOTO no Yorimasa was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a poet in the late period of the Heian era.

MINAMOTO no Yorimitsu (源頼光) - MINAMOTO no Yorimitsu (948 - September 4, 1021) was a military commander during the mid-Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Yorinaka (源頼仲) - MINAMOTO no Yorinaka (? - August 24, 1156) was a military commander of the Kawachi-Genji branch of the Minamoto clan who lived at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorinobu (源頼信) - MINAMOTO no Yorinobu was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorinori (源頼範) - MINAMOTO no Yorinori (years of birth and death unknown) was a samurai and government official in the mid Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorisada (源頼定) - MINAMOTO no Yorisada (977 - July 10, 1020) was a court noble in the mid-Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yorisue (源頼季) - MINAMOTO no Yorisue (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoritaka (源頼隆) - MINAMOTO no Yoritaka was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) in the end of the Heian and the early Kamakura periods.

MINAMOTO no Yoritomo (源頼朝) - MINAMOTO no Yoritomo was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the end of the Heian period and the early Kamakura period.

MINAMOTO no Yoritoo (源頼遠) - MINAMOTO no Yoritoo was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the mid Heian period (April 18, 1007-1062).

MINAMOTO no Yoritoshi (源頼俊) - MINAMOTO no Yoritoshi (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoritsuna (源頼綱) - MINAMOTO no Yoritsuna (1025 - February 17, 1097) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a tanka poet in the latter days of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoriyoshi (源頼義) - MINAMOTO no Yoriyoshi was a mid-Heian period warrior.

MINAMOTO no Yoshichika (源義親) - MINAMOTO no Yoshichika was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshihira (源義平) - MINAMOTO no Yoshihira is a busho (Japanese military commander) during the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshihiro (also known as SHIDA Saburo Senjo) (源義広 (志田三郎先生)) - MINAMOTO no Yoshihiro, also called Yoshihiro SHIDA, was a military commander during the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshihiro (founder of the Kondo clan) (源義広 (紺戸氏祖)) - MINAMOTO no Yoshihiro or Yoshihiro KONDO (year of birth unknown-1180?) was the fourth son of MINAMOTO no Yoshitoki.

MINAMOTO no Yoshiie (源義家) - MINAMOTO no Yoshiie was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Heian period and the grandson of MINAMOTO no Yorinobu of the Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan).

MINAMOTO no Yoshikado (源義門) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikado (year of birth and death unknown), who lived during the late Heian Period, was the fourth son of MINAMOTO no Yoshitomo, the head of the Seiwa-Genji clan (the Minamoto clan originated from Emperor Seiwa).

MINAMOTO no Yoshikane (源義兼) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikane (year of birth and death unknown) was a late-Heian period military commander of the Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan).

MINAMOTO no Yoshikata (源義賢) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikata was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) at the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshikatsu (源義雄) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikatsu (years of birth and death unknown), who was a busho (Japanese military commander) descended from Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan), lived in the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshikiyo (Sakyo no gon no daibu) (源義清 (左京権大夫)) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikiyo (year of birth and death unknown) was the fourth son of MINAMOTO no Yoshitada.

MINAMOTO no Yoshikiyo (Takeda Kaja) (源義清 (武田冠者)) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikiyo (1075-1149) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the latter Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshikiyo (Yada no Hangandai) (源義清 (矢田判官代)) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikiyo was a Busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshikuni (源義国) - MINAMOTO no Yoshikuni was a busho of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshimitsu (源義光) - MINAMOTO no Yoshimitsu was a late Heian-period military commander.

MINAMOTO no Yoshimoto (源義基) - MINAMOTO no Yoshimoto (year of birth unknown - 1180) was a late Heian-period military commander of the Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan).

MINAMOTO no Yoshimune (源義宗) - MINAMOTO no Yoshimune (year of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) who lived in the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshinaka (源義仲) - MINAMOTO no Yoshinaka was a warlord of Shinano Genji clan in the late Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshinao (源義直) - MINAMOTO no Yoshinao (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshinobu (源義信) - MINAMOTO no Yoshinobu (year of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) who lived during the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshishige (源義重) - MINAMOTO no Yoshishige (also called Yoshishige NITTA) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Kawachi-Genji (the Minamoto clan) in the end of Heian period through the beginning of Kamakura period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshisuke (源義資) - MINAMOTO no Yoshisuke (unknown to 1180) was a warrior in the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshitada (源義忠) - MINAMOTO no Yoshitada was a military commander in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshitaka (源義隆) - MINAMOTO no Yoshitaka (Date of birth unknown - died 1159) was a military commander of the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshitaka (Sahyoe no gon no suke [Provisional Assistant Master of the Left Military Guard]) (源義高 (左兵衛権佐)) - MINAMOTO no Yoshitaka (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived at the end of Heian Period and follows Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan).

MINAMOTO no Yoshitaka (Shimizu no Kanja) (源義高 (清水冠者)) - MINAMOTO no Yoshitaka was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived at the end of Heian period and belonged to Shinano Genji (Minamoto clan) that follows Kawachi Genji (Minamoto clan).

MINAMOTO no Yoshitoki (源義時) - MINAMOTO no Yoshitoki was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Kawachi-Genji (the Minamoto clan of Kawachi Province) and active in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshitomo (源義朝) - Lawful wives: Yura GOZEN (daughter of FUJIWARA no Suenori); Tokiwa GOZEN; a daughter of Yoshiaki MIURA; a younger sister of Yoshimichi HATANO; a prostitute from Ikeda-juku, Totoumi Province; and the daughter of Aohaka Choja

MINAMOTO no Yoshitsuna (源義綱) - Yoshitsuna no MINAMOTO was the busho (Japanese military commander) of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) during the latter part of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshitsune (源義経) - MINAMOTO no Yoshitsune (源義経, or 源 義經) is a busho (Japanese military commander) of Kawachi-Genji (Minamoto clan) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yoshiyasu (源義康) - MINAMOTO no Yoshiyasu (Yoshiyasu ASHIKAGA) was a Japanese military commander from the Kawachi-Genji in the end of the Heian period.

MINAMOTO no Yukiie (源行家) - MINAMOTO no Yukiie was a military commander (busho) during the later part of the Heian Period.

MINAMOTO no Yukikuni (源行国) - MINAMOTO no Yukikuni (1081? - October 15, 1153) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

MINAMOTO Tomoari (源伴存) - Tomoari MINAMOTO (1792 to 1859) was a scholar of herbalism and natural history, and a han-i (an Edo-period doctor working at a public clinic) of the Kishu Domain in the late Edo period.

MINO no Ishimori (三野石守) - MINO no Ishimori was a person of the Nara period.

MINO no Namiuo (三野浪魚) - MINO no Namiuo was a person of the Nara period.

MINO no Obayashi (三野小林) - MINO no Obayashi was a person of the Nara period.

MINO no Otomasu (三野乙益) - MINO no Otomasu was a person of the Nara period.

MINO no Sonoki (三野園生) - MINO no Sonoki was a person of the Nara period.

MINO no Umakai (三野馬甘) - MINO no Umakai (馬甘) was a person of the Nara period.

Minushi no Himemiko (水主皇女) - Minushi no Himemiko (year of birth unknown - September 22, 737) was the daughter of Emperor Tenchi.

MISHIMA Michitsune (三島通庸) - Michitsune MISHIMA (June 26, 1835 - October 23, 1888) was a Japanese samurai who was a feudal retainer of Satsuma clan and a bureaucrat in prewar Ministry of Home Affairs.

MISHIMA Yahiko (三島弥彦) - Yahiko MISHIMA (February 23, 1886 - February 1, 1954) was an athlete of track and field in the Meiji period.

MISHINA Chuji (三品仲治) - Chuji MISHINA (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a Tokugawa shogunate police force located in Kyoto).

MISUMI Kenji (三隅研次) - Kenji MISUMI (March 2, 1921 - September 24, 1975) was a movie director.

MITAMURA Akinori (美田村顕教) - Akinori MITAMURA (January 16, 1850 - January 10, 1931) was a martial artist (the 14th head of Tendo school) from the former Kameoka Domain of Tanba Province (Kameyama Domain of Tanba Province).

MITSUBUCHI Fujihide (三淵藤英) - Fujihide MITSUBUCHI (date of birth unknown - July 6, 1574) was a direct vassal of shogun (military official) during the end of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

MITSUI Takatoshi (三井高利) - Takatoshi MITSUI (1622- May 29, 1694) was a merchant who lived during the Edo Period.

MITSUKURI Genpachi (箕作元八) - Genpachi MITSUKURI (June 26, 1862 - August 9, 1919) was a historian who was born in Edo (present-day Tokyo).

MITSUKURI Genpo (箕作阮甫) - Genpo MITSUKURI (October 5, 1799 - August 1, 1863) was a Japanese samurai, feudal retainer of the Tsuyama Domain and Dutch scholar.

MITSUKURI Shogo (箕作省吾) - Shogo MITSUKURI (date of birth unknown, 1821 - January 29, 1847) was a Japanese geographer in the late Edo period.

MITSUKURI Shuhei (箕作秋坪) - Shuhei MITSUKURI (January 15, 1826 to December 3, 1886) was a Dutch scholar (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language).

Mitsuyo (光世) - Mitsuyo (year of birth and death unknown) was a swordsmith who lived in Chikugo Province during the late Heian period.

MIURA Akitsugu (三浦朗次) - Akitsugu MIURA (September 15, 1834 - March 13, 1860) was a feudal lord (daimyo) in Japan during the Edo period.

MIURA Chikusen (三浦竹泉) - Chikusen MIURA is a pottery and a family name of Kyo yaki (Kyoto style ceramic art, or kiyomizu-ware).

MIURA Goro (三浦梧楼) - Goro MIURA (January 1, 1847 - January 28, 1926) was a samurai, military man and statesman in Japan.

MIURA Keinosuke (三浦啓之助) - Keinosuke MIURA (1848 - February 26, 1877) was a Japanese samurai and a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

MIURA Kentaro (三浦堅太郎) - Kentaro MIURA (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime) of Japan.

MIURA Mitsumura (三浦光村) - Mitsumura MIURA was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) during the mid Kamakura period.

MIURA Tamaki (三浦環) - Tamaki MIURA (February 22, 1884 in Tokyo-fu [Tokyo Prefecture] - May 26, 1946) was an opera singer who was probably the first to gain the international reputation in Japan.

MIURA Taneyoshi (三浦胤義) - Taneyoshi MIURA (date of birth unknown - July 13, 1221) was a samurai during the Kamakura period.

MIURA Tojumaru (三浦桃寿丸) - Tojumaru MIURA (year of birth unknown - 1584) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

MIURA Yoshiaki (三浦義明) - Yoshiaki MIURA was a military commander who lived toward the end of the Heian period.

MIWA no Fumiya (三輪文屋) - MIWA no Fumiya (the year of birth unknown - 643?) was a person in the Asuka period.

MIWA no Kobito (三輪子首) - MIWA no Kobito (year of birth unknown - August, 676 in old lunar calendar) was a person who lived in the Asuka period of Japanese history.

MIWA no Sakau (三輪逆) - MIWA no Sakau (year of birth unknown - May, 586) was a person of the Asuka era.

MIWA no Takechimaro (三輪高市麻呂) - MIWA no Takechimaro (year of birth unknown - February 3rd, 706) was a person of the Asuka Period in Japan.

MIYABE Keijun (宮部継潤) - Keijun MIYABE (1528? - April 20, 1599) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

MIYAGAWA Choshun (宮川長春) - Choshun MIYAGAWA (the date of birth unknown, 1682 - December 18, 1752) was an ukiyo-e artist in the Edo period.

MIYAGAWA Nobukichi (宮川信吉) - Nobukichi MIYAGAWA (1843 - January 1, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Tama district, Musashi Province.

MIYAGI Chikako (宮城千賀子) - Chikako MIYAGI (November 26, 1922 - August 7, 1996) was a Japanese actress.

MIYAGI Kozo (宮城浩蔵) - Kozo MIYAGI (June 2, 1852 - February 13, 1893) was a criminal law scholar in Japan.

MIYAGI Toyomori (宮城豊盛) - Toyomori MIYAGI (1554 - 1620), written as 宮城 豊盛 in Japanese, was a Japanese military commander who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

MIYAHARA Yoshihisa (宮原義久) - Yoshihisa MIYAHARA (1577 -January 7, 1631) was a Koke-Hatamoto (direct retainer of the bakufu who were in a privileged family under Tokugawa Shogunate) during the Edo Period.

MIYAJI no Kunihira (宮道国平) - MIYAJI no Kunihira (year of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander and gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) who lived during the early Kamakura period.

MIYAKAWA Kazuma (宮川数馬) - Kazuma MIYAKAWA (1841 ? - January 27, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi.

MIYAKE Hiizu (三宅秀) - Hiizu MIYAKE (November 1848 - March 16, 1938) is a doctor, Dutch scholar, medical scientist, members of the Diet (the House of Peers [Japan]) in Japan.

MIYAKE Komame (三宅小まめ) - Komame MIYAKE (1910 -) is a Gion Kobu geisha (Japanese professional female entertainer at drinking parties) and an accredited master of the Inoue school of Kamigatamai (dance).

MIYAKE no Iwatoko (三宅石床) - MIYAKE no Iwatoko (July 23rd, 680 — year of birth unknown) was a person of the Asuka Period in Japan.

MIYAKE Setsurei (三宅雪嶺) - Setsurei MIYAKE (July7, 1860 - November 26, 1945) was a philosopher and essayist.

MIYAKE Tokuro (三宅藤九郎) - Tokuro MIYAKE is one family name given to Kyogen performers.

MIYAKE Ukon (三宅右近) - Ukon MIYAKE (1914 -) is a Kyogenshi (Kyogen [farce played during a Noh cycle] actor) of Izumi-ryu school.

MIYAKO no Sadatsugu (都貞継) - MIYAKO no Sadatsugu (791-June 13, 852) was a government official (esp. one of low to medium rank) who lived in the early part of the Heian period.

MIYAMOTO Musashi (宮本武蔵) - Musashi MIYAMOTO (1584? – June 13, 1645) was a master of the sword during the early Edo period.

MIYANAGA Ryozo (宮永良蔵) - Ryozo MIYANAGA (1833 - January 16, 1868) was a Dutch Studies scholar from Fukumitsu-mura, Tonami County, Ecchu Province (present-day Fukumitsu, Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture).

MIYASHITA Takichi (宮下太吉) - Takichi MIYASHITA (September 30, 1875 - January 24, 1911) was an anarchist.

MIYAZAKI Yazo (宮崎弥蔵) - Yazo MIYAZAKI (May 11, 1867 - July 4, 1896) was an Asianism activist.

MIYAZAKI Yuzensai (宮崎友禅斎) - Yuzensai MIYAZAKI was a painter of folding fan who was active in Kyoto during early to mid Edo period.

Miyazu-hime (宮簀媛) - Miyazu-hime (Princess Miyazu) was a Japanese mythology figure who was a daughter of Otoyo no Mikoto of Owari no kuni no Miyakko (governor of Owari Province before the ritsuryo system [a system of centralized government based on the ritsuryo code]).

MIYOSHI Kiyoyuki (三善清行) - Kiyoyuki (also called Kiyotsura) MIYOSHI (847-January 16, 919 or January 15, 919) was a scholar of the Chinese classics in the middle Heian period.

MIYOSHI Motonaga (三好元長) - Motonaga MIYOSHI was a military commander from Awa Province (now Tokushima Prefecture) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

MIYOSHI Nagayasu (三好長逸) - Nagayasu MIYOSHI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (his dates of birth and death are unknown, although he was believed to have died in 1573).

MIYOSHI Nagayoshi (三好長慶) - Nagayoshi/Chokei MIYOSHI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

MIYOSHI no Nagahira (三善長衡) - MIYOSHI no Nagahira (1168 - May 3, 1244) was a court official during the early Kamakura period.

MIYOSHI no Tamenaga (三善為長) - MIYOSHI no Tamenaga (1007-September 14, 1081) was a court noble of the mid-Heian Period.

MIYOSHI no Tameyasu (三善為康) - MIYOSHI no Tameyasu (1049-August 29, 1139) was an aristocrat and Sando-ka (a professional of mathematics) who lived in the latter part of the Heian period.

MIYOSHI no Yasunobu (三善康信) - MIYOSHI no Yasunobu (also known as Yasunobu MIYOSHI) (1140 - September 3, 1221) was a court noble who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of Kamakura period.

MIYOSHI no Yasutsura (三善康連) - MIYOSHI no Yasutsura (1193 - October 22, 1256) was a personal retainer to the shogun in the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) and judicial official during the first half of the Kamakura period.

MIYOSHI Yoshioki (三好義興) - Yoshioki MIYOSHI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

MIYOSHI Yoshitsugu (三好義継) - Yoshitsugu MIYOSHI was a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in Kawachi Province in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

MIYOSHI Yukinaga (三好之長) - Yukinaga MIYOSHI was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

MIZOE Nagaharu (溝江長晴) - Nagaharu MIZOE (date of birth unknown - June 23, 1646) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MIZOGUCHI Kenji (溝口健二) - Kenji MIZOGUCHI (May 16, 1898 - August 24, 1956) was a film director born in Tokyo.

MIZUGUCHI Ichimatsu (水口市松) - Ichimatsu MIZUGUCHI (1824-January 29, 1868) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force who guarded Kyoto during the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate).

MIZUHAI Suetada (水走季忠) - Suetada MIZUHAI (years of birth and death unknown), who lived in the late Heian period, was a Shinto priest of Hiraoka-jinja Shrine, the Ichinomiya (shrine with the highest ranking in the area) of Kawachi Province.

MIZUNO Katsunari (水野勝成) - Katsunari MIZUNO (September 30, 1564 - May 4, 1651) was a military commander in the Period of Warring States and a territorial lord during the early Edo period.

MIZUNO Tadakuni (水野忠邦) - Tadakuni MIZUNO was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (senior councilor of the Tokugawa shogunate) who lived during the Edo Period.

MIZUNO Tadayuki (水野忠之) - Tadayuki MIZUNO was a hereditary vassal to the Tokugawa family in the mid-Edo period as well as a member of the shogun's council of elders of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

MIZUNOYA Katsumune (水谷勝宗) - Katsumune MIZUNOYA (1623 - April 8, 1689) was the second lord of Bicchu-Matsuyama domain.

Mokkei (牧谿) - Mokkei (year of his birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist Monk in the late 13th century, during the period from the end of Southern Sung dynasty to the early Yuan dynasty.

MOMI Norinari (籾井教業) - Norinari MOMI (1527 - 1576) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) in Tanba Province.

MOMONOI Shunzo (桃井春蔵) - Shunzo MOMONOI (1825 - December 3, 1885) was a swordsman at the end of Edo period.

MONAI Arinosuke (毛内有之助) - Arinosuke MONAI (March 26, 1835 - December 13, 1867) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period) and Goryo-eji (guard of Imperial mausoleums).

MONONOBE Gunji (物部郡司) - Gunji MONONOBE (years of birth and death unknown) worked under Chikatomo YUKI in the Kamakura period.

MONONOBE no Arakahi (物部麁鹿火) - MONONOBE no Arakahi (year of birth unknown - September, 536) was a member of Gozoku (local ruling family) during the Kofun Period (tumulus period).

MONONOBE no Himuka (物部日向) - MONONOBE no Himuka (years of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

MONONOBE no Moriya (物部守屋) - MONONOBE no Moriya was Omuraji (ancient Japan) (powerful local ruling family) during the Asuka Period.

MONONOBE no Okoshi (物部尾輿) - MONONOBE no Okoshi (date of birth and death unknown) was a member of Japanese powerful family in the middle of the sixth century.

MONONOBE no Omae (物部小前) - MONONOBE no Omae (the years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Mononobe clan, an ancient powerful family, around the era of Imperial Court of Emperor Anko.

Morgan O-yuki (モルガンお雪) - Morgan O-yuki (November 1881 - May 18, 1963)

MORI Arinori (森有礼) - Arinori MORI (his name is written 森有禮 in orthographic style) (August 23, 1847 - February 12, 1889) was a Japanese samurai as well as a feudal retainer of Satsuma Province and a statesman.

MORI Kazuo (森一生) - Kazuo MORI (January 15, 1911-June 29, 1989) was a film director in the Showa period.

MORI Koan (森幸安) - Koan MORI (1701 - ?) was a cartographer in the mid-Edo period.

MORI Masachika (毛利正周) - Masachika MORI (毛利 正周, year of birth unknown - April 24, 1721) was a samurai of the Satsuma domain in the Edo period.

MORI Masatsune (毛利正恒) - Masatsune MORI (毛利 正恒, year of birth unknown - April 6, 1768) was a samurai of the Satsuma domain in the Edo period.

MORI Motoharu (毛利元春) - Motoharu MORI (1323 - year of death unknown) was the head of the MORI family who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) and Muromachi period, and was the legitimate son of Chikahira MORI.

MORI Motonari (毛利元就) - Motonari MORI was kokujin (local lord) and a fighting daimyo (territorial lord) of Aki Province in the late Muromachi to the Sengoku period.

MORI Nagataka (森長隆) - Nagataka MORI (1566 - July 1, 1582) was one of Nobunaga ODA's bodyguards.

MORI Nagauji (森長氏) - Nagauji MORI (1567 - July 1, 1582) was one of Nobunaga ODA's bodyguards.

MORI Naritoshi (森成利) - Naritoshi MORI was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

MORI Ogai (森鴎外) - Ogai MORI (February 17, 1862 - July 9, 1922) was a novelist, critic, translator, playwright, surgeon of the Imperial Army and Bureaucrat (Senior Official First Class).

MORI Seizo (森晴蔵) - Seizo MORI (1927 -) is a Noh actor of the Waki-kata (supporting role) Takayasu School.

MORI Shigeyoshi (毛利重能) - Shigeyoshi MORI (year of birth and death unknown) was a Wasanka (mathematician) who was active in the early Edo period and the earliest known mathematician so far.

MORI Shigeyoshi (森茂好) - Shigeyoshi MORI (1916 - 1991) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing waki (supporting roles) of Hosho-ryu school.

MORI Tadamasa (森忠政) - Tadamasa MORI (1570 - July 31, 1634) is a military commander of the Warring States period in Japan.

MORI Tsunekichi (森常吉) - Tsunekichi MORI (July 16, 1826 - December 15, 1869) was a feudal retainer of Kuwana Domain in the closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate.

MORI Yoshikatsu (毛利良勝) - Yoshikatsu MORI (year of birth not known - July 1, 1582) was Nobunaga ODA's retainer.

MORI Yoshinari (森可成) - Yoshinari MORI was a military commander during Japan's Sengoku (Warring States) Period.

MORICHIKA Unpei (森近運平) - Unpei MORICHIKA (January 20, 1881 - January 24, 1911) was a socialist.

MORISHITA Doyo (森下道誉) - Doyo MORISHITA (year of birth unknown - November 30, 1581) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

MORIYAMA Einosuke (森山栄之助) - Einosuke MORIYAMA (also referred to as Takichiro MORIYAMA, July 10, 1820 - 1871) was a Japanese interpreter in the Edo period.

MORIYAMA Shigeru (森山茂) - Shigeru MORIYAMA (October, 1842 - February 26, 1919) was a diplomat and politician of the Meiji period.

Mother of Jojin Ajari (成尋阿闍梨母) - Mother of Jojin Ajari (988 - year of her death is not clear) was a female waka poet in the mid-Heian period.

Mother of MINAMOTO no Kanetoshi (源兼俊母) - The mother of MINAMOTO no Kanetoshi (year of birth and death unknown) was a kajin (waka poet) who lived toward the end of the Heian period.

Motochika fujin (wife of Motochika) (元親夫人) - Motochika fujin (year of birth unknown - September 8, 1583) was a woman during the Sengoku Period (Period of the Warring States).

MOTOI Waichiro (元井和一郎) - Waichiro MOTOI (1843 - date of death unknown) was from Kasuzaki, Kariwa County, Echigo Province and belonged to the Shinsengumi for only a short time.

MOTONO Morimichi (本野盛亨) - Morimichi MOTONO (September 25, 1836 - December 10, 1909) was a government official and businessman in Japan.

MOTOORI Norinaga (本居宣長) - Norinaga MOTOORI (June 21, 1730 - November 5, 1801) was a scholar of Japanese classical culture and literature, as well as a physician, in the Edo period.

Motoyasu ODAKA (大高 元恭) (大高元恭) - Motoyasu ODAKA (November 16, 1758 - 1830) was a Japanese doctor and Rangakusha or a Dutch scholar (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) in the period that the Western sciences were introduced.

MOZUME Takami (物集高見) - Takami MOZUME (July 10, 1847 - June 23, 1928) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature from Bungo Province.

MOZUME Takayo (物集高世) - Takayo MOZUME (March 18, 1817 - January 2, 1883) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature from Bungo Province.

Muan Xingtao (木庵性トウ) - Muan Xingtao (March 16, 1611 - March 6, 1684) was a monk of the Obaku school (Obaku sect) of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism, who came to Japan from Ming of China in the early Edo period.

Mugaku Sogen (無学祖元) - Mugaku Sogen (1226 - September 22, 1286) was a priest of the Rinzai Sect of Buddhism who was from Qingyuan Prefecture, Mingzhou (Zhejiang Province) in China, and lived in the Kamakura period.

MUKAI Kyorai (向井去来) - Kyorai MUKAI (1651 - October 8, 1704) was a haiku poet in the early part of the Edo period.

MUNAKATA no Tokuzen (宗形徳善) - MUNAKATA no Tokuzen was a local ruling family in the Munakata region, Fukuoka Prefecture.

MUNAKATA no Ushishi (宗形氏祀) - MUNAKATA no Ushishi was a local ruling family in Munakata (present Munakata City, Fukuoka Prefecture).

MUNAKATA Ujinari (宗像氏業) - Ujinari MUNAKATA was the 47th Daiguji (the supreme priest) of the Munakata Taisha Shrine.

MUNAKATA Ujizane (宗像氏実) - Ujizane MUNAKATA (year of birth and death unknown) was the 25th, 28th, 30th, 32nd, and 35th Guji (chief of those who served shrine, controlled festivals and general affairs) in Munakata Taisha Shrine at the end of Heian period.

MURAI Mohei (村井茂兵衛) - Mohei MURAI (June 10, 1821-May 1873) was a wealthy merchant from the Morioka Domain.

MURAI Sadakatsu (村井貞勝) - Sadakatsu MURAI was the Kyoto Shoshidai (the Kyoto deputy) under the Oda administration.

MURAKAMI Sensho (村上専精) - Sensho MURAKAMI (May 1, 1851 - October 31, 1929) was an educator and a scholar of Japanese Buddhist history who played an active role from the Meiji period to the Taisho period.

MURAKAMI Yoshiteru (村上義光) - Yoshiteru MURAKAMI (year of birth unknown - April 15, 1333) was a Japanese military commander in the late Kamakura period.

MURAKUNI no Komushi (村国子虫) - MURAKUNI no Komushi (year of birth and death unknown) was a figure who lived during Japan's Nara period.

MURAKUNI no Mushimaro (村国虫麻呂) - MURAKUNI no Mushimaro (year of birth and death unknown) was a figure who lived during Japan's Nara period.

MURAKUNI no Oi (村国子老) - MURAKUNI no Oi (year of birth and death unknown) was a figure who lived during Japan's Nara period.

MURAKUNI no Oyori (村国男依) - MURAKUNI no Oyori (date of birth unknown - July 676) was a person who lived in the Asuka Period.

MURAKUNI no Shigamaro (村国志我麻呂) - MURAKUNI no Shigamaro (year of birth and death unknown) was a figure who lived from Japan's Asuka period into the Nara period.

MURAKUNI no Shimanushi (村国島主) - MURAKUNI no Shimanushi (year of birth unknown - October 23, 764) was a figure who lived during Japan's Nara period.

MURATA Minoru (村田実) - Minoru MURATA (March 2, 1894-June 26, 1937) was a movie director, scriptwriter and actor who lived from the Taisho period to the early Showa period.

MURATA Shinpachi (村田新八) - Shinpachi MURATA (December 10, 1836 - September 24, 1877) was a feudal retainer of the Satsuma clan at the end of the Edo period (the final years of the Edo period when the Tokugawa shogunate came to an end) and statesman in the Meiji period.

MURAYAMA Kaita (村山槐多) - Kaita MURAYAMA (September 15, 1896-February 20, 1919) was a Western-style painter who lived during the Taisho period.

MURAYAMA Taka (村山たか) - Taka MURAYAMA (1809 - September 20, 1876) was a woman who was active from the end of Edo period (last days of the Tokugawa shogunate) to early Meiji Period, and known as the heroine of a novel "Hana no shogai (life of flower)" by Seiichi FUNAHASHI.

MUSASHI no Takeshiba (武蔵武芝) - MUSASHI no Takeshiba (dates of birth and death unknown) was a member of a local ruling family in the mid Heian period.

Musashibo Benkei (武蔵坊弁慶) - Musashibo Benkei (birth date unknown; died on June 15, 1189) was a monk-soldier at the end of the Heian period.

MUSHANOKOJI Sanekage (武者小路実陰) - Sanekage MUSHANOKOJI (December 22, 1661 - November 11, 1738) was a court noble and poet from the early to middle Edo period.

MUSO Soseki (夢窓疎石) - Soseki MUSO (Muso was his dogo (a pseudonym as a priest) and Soseki was his hoi (personal name used by Buddhist priests); 1275 - October 28, 1351) was a Zen monk of the Rinzai Sect of Buddhism from the end Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan), and to the early Muromachi period.

MUTSU Munemitsu (陸奥宗光) - Munemitsu MUTSU (August 20, 1844-August 24, 1897) was a Japanese warrior/feudal retainer of the Kishu Domain, a statesman, and a diplomat.

MUTSU Ryoko (陸奥亮子) - Ryoko MUTSU (November, 1856 - August, 1900) was a wife of Count Munemitsu MUTSU who was a statesman and diplomat in the Meiji era.

MUTSUGE no Hiro (身毛広) - MUTSUGE no Hiro (date of birth and death unknown) was a man who lived during the Asuka Period.

Myoen (明円) - Myoen (also known as Meien) (unknown - 1199) was a Busshi (sculptor of Buddhist Statues) during the late Heian and early Kamakura periods.

Myoryu (妙竜) - Myoryu (August 11, 1705-July 5, 1786) was a priest of Shingon Ritsu sect in the middle of the Edo period.

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NABA Kassho (那波活所) - Kassho NABA (1595 to January 27, 1648) was a Confucianism scholar in the early Edo period.

NABESHIMA Shigeyoshi (鍋島茂義) - Shigeyoshi NABESHIMA (December 11, 1800 - January 16, 1863) was the 28th feudal lord of Takeo in the Saga Domain in the late Edo period (Takeo was a dominion in the Saga Domain).

Naga no Miko (長皇子) - Naga no miko (year of birth unknown - July 9, 715) was a member of the imperial family, who came to the fore from the late Asuka period to the early Nara period.

NAGAI Munehide (長井宗秀) - Munehide NAGAI (1265 - December 20, 1327) was a person in the Kamakura Period.

NAGAI Naokiyo (永井直清) - Naokiyo NAGAI was a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Edo period.

NAGAI Naomasa (永井尚政) - Naomasa NAGAI (1587 - October 16, 1668) was the daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the beginning of Edo period.

NAGAI Tokihide (長井時秀) - Yasuhide NAGAI (date of birth and death unknown) was a person in the Kamakura period.

NAGAI Yasuhide (長井泰秀) - Yasuhide NAGAI (1212 - January 11, 1254) was a person lived in the Kamakura Period.

NAGAKURA Shinpachi (永倉新八) - Shinpachi NAGAKURA (May 23, 1839 - January 5, 1915) was the leader of Nibantai (Second Unit) of the Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

NAGAMATSU Seifu (長松清風) - Seifu NAGAMATSU (also known as Nissen, May 16, 1817 - July 17, 1890) was Kaido (the founder) of the Honmon Butsuryu Sect.

NAGAMI Sadachika (永見貞愛) - Sadachika NAGAMI (March 11, 1574 - January 5, 1605) was a person from Azuchi-Momoyama period through to the early Edo period.

NAGAMINE no Morochika (長嶺諸近) - The Goryeo Army ambushed Toi because they believed that Toi would have returned from Japan soon.

NAGAO Kagemochi (長尾景茂) - Kagemochi Nagao was a warrior of Sgami Province during the Kamakura period.

NAGAO Kagenaka (長尾景仲) - Kagenaka NAGAO (1388 - October 17, 1463) was a main retainer of Yamanouchi-Uesugi family which was Kanto Kanrei (Shogun's deputy for the Kanto region) during the middle of the Muromachi period.

NAGAO no Masumi (長尾真墨) - NAGAO no Masumi (year of birth and death unknown) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

NAGAO Uzan (長尾雨山) - Uzan NAGAO (October 18, 1864 - April 1, 1942) was a Japanese scholar of the Chinese classics, calligrapher, literati painter and Tenkoku artist (artist of seal engraving) of the Meiji period.

NAGASAWA Rosetsu (長沢芦雪) - Rosetsu NAGASAWA (長沢芦雪) (the date of birth unknown, 1754- July 10, 1799) was a painter in the Edo period.

NAGASE Kyozo (永瀬狂三) - Kyozo NAGASE (1877 - January 21, 1955) was an architect mostly active in Kyoto.

NAGASHIMA Gorosaku (長島五郎作) - Gorosaku NAGASHIMA (1852 - June 20, 1869) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Abo Province.

NAGASHIMA Shiro (永島四郎) - Shiro NAGASHIMA (the year of birth unknown - 1963) was a flower designer from Nagano City (Matsushiro), Nagano Prefecture.

NAGATA Hizen (長田肥前) - Hizen NAGATA (year of birth and death unknown) is a figure from the Azuchi-Momoyama period who appears in such written accounts as the Hokimindanki (History of Hoki Province) and the Inabashi (History of Inaba Province).

NAGATA Hosei (永田方正) - Hosei NAGATA (March 26, 1838-August 22, 1911) was an educator in the Meiji period.

NAGATA Tokuhon (永田徳本) - Tokuhon NAGATA (1513 - March 27, 1630) was a doctor living from the late Sengoku Period (period of warring states) to the early Edo period.

NAGATANI Nobuatsu (長谷信篤) - Nobuatsu NAGATANI (March 30, 1818 - December 26, 1902) was a kugyo (the top court officials) and politician belonging to the peerage (viscount) from the end of Edo period to the Meiji period.

NAGATANI Soen (永谷宗円) - Soen NAGATANI (1681 -1778) was a farmer who lived in Yuyatani Village, Ujitawarago, Yamashiro Province (present Yuyatani, Ujitawara-cho, Tsuzuki-gun, Kyoto Prefecture).

NAGAYAMA Takeshiro (永山武四郎) - Takeshiro NAGAYAMA (May 28, 1837 - May 27, 1904) was a military man of the Japanese Army and a nobleman.

NAGOYA Satondo (奈古屋里人) - Satondo NAGOYA (1671-1741) was a person of the Edo period.

Nagusatobe (名草戸畔) - Nagusatobe (year of birth unknown - the month attributed to June in old lunar calendar in 663 B.C.) was a person having fought against the Jinmu tosei (story in Japanese myth about the first generation of the Imperial family) who have appeared in Nihonshoki (Chronicles of Japan) and legends in Wakayama City.

NAITO Hironori (内藤弘矩) - Hironori NAITO was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived in the late Muromachi Period

NAITO Ienaga (内藤家長) - Ienaga NAITO (1546 - September 8, 1600) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

NAITO Konan (内藤湖南) - Konan NAITO (born on August 27, 1866 and passed away on June 26, 1934) was one of the Japanese outstanding historians.

NAITO Nobumasa (内藤信正) - Nobumasa NAITO was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

NAITO Roichi (内藤魯一) - Roichi NAITO (September 28, 1846 - June 29, 1911) is the Freedom and People's Rights Movement activist who played an active part from the end of Edo period through Meiji period.

NAKA Michiyo (那珂通世) - Michiyo NAKA (February 6, 1851-March 2, 1908) was a historian in the Meiji period.

NAKA Tenyu (中天游) - Tenyu NAKA (male, 1783 - April 23, 1835) was a Doctor of Dutch medicine and Dutch scholar.

NAKAE Naozumi (中江直澄) - Naozumi NAKAE (dates unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and feudal lord during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

NAKAE Toju (中江藤樹) - Toju NAKAE (April 21, 1608 - October 11, 1648) whose hometown was Omi Province (Shiga Prefecture) was a scholar of Yomeigaku neo-Confucianism in the early Edo period.

NAKAGAWA Junan (中川淳庵) - Junan NAKAGAWA (1739 – July 2, 1786) was a doctor, herbalist and Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) active in the middle of the Edo period.

NAKAGAWA Kojuro (中川小十郎) - Kojuro NAKAGAWA (February 18, 1866 - October 7, 1944) is a former member of the House of Peers, official of the Ministry of Education, and the founder of Kyoto Hosei School (present Ritsumeikan University).

NAKAHARA Morokazu (中原師員) - Morokazu NAKAHARA (1184 - July 19, 1251) was a person during the Kamakura period.

NAKAHARA Naoo (中原尚雄) - Naoo NAKAHARA (1845 - January 15, 1914) was a country samurai in Ijuin-cho, Satsuma Domain, and later became a policeman.

NAKAHARA Naosuke (猶介) (中原猶介) - Naosuke NAKAHARA (May 8, 1832 - September 22, 1868) was a rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language), scientist and soldier from Satsuma Province (modern day Kagoshima Prefecture).

NAKAHARA no Chikayoshi (中原親能) - NAKAHARA no Chikayoshi (1143 - February 1, 1209) was a bunkan gokenin (civil officer vassal) who lived in the late Heian period and early Kamakura period.

NAKAHARA no Moromoto (中原師元) - NAKAHARA no Moromoto (1109 - June 17, 1175) was an Imperial Court retainer of the late Heian period.

NAKAHARA no Morotsura (中原師連) - NAKAHARA no Morotsura (1220 - 1283) was a working-level official of the bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) during the middle of the Kamakura period.

NAKAHARA no Suetoki (中原季時) - NAKAHARA no Suetoki (date of birth unknown - May 19, 1236) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived from the end of the Heian Period to the early Kamakura Period.

NAKAHIRA Ko (中平康) - Ko NAKAHIRA (January 3, 1926-September 11, 1978) was a film director.

NAKAI Keisho (中井敬所) - Keisho NAKAI (1831 - 1909) is a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in Meiji Period.

NAKAI Masakiyo (中井正清) - Masakiyo NAKAI (1565 - March 7, 1619) was the Daikugashira (construction prefect) in the early Edo period.

NAKAI Teiji (中井貞次) - Teiji NAKAI (January 4, 1932 -) was a dyer from Kyoto City.

NAKAJIMA Masutane (中島錫胤) - Masutane NAKAJIMA (December 8, 1830 – October 4, 1905) was a bureaucrat in the Meiji Period.

NAKAJIMA Nobori (中島登) - Nobori NAKAJIMA (February 25, 1838 - April 2, 1887) was a lowly member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

NAKAJIMA Nobuyuki (中島信行) - Nobuyuki NAKAJIMA (October 5, 1846 - March 26, 1899) was the statesman, the first chairman of House of Representatives and baron in the Meiji period.

NAKAJIMA Takeo (中嶋猛夫) - Takeo NAKAJIMA (1947 -) is a Japanese environmental designer.

NAKAMIKADO Tamemasa (中御門為方) - Tamemasa NAKAMIKADO (1255 - January 15, 1307) was a court noble in the Kamakura period.

NAKAMIKADO Tameyuki (中御門為行) - Tameyuki NAKAMIKADO (1276 - September 30, 1332) was a kugyo (a court noble) during the late Kamakura period.

NAKAMIKADO Tsunetada (中御門経任) - Tsunetada NAKAMIKADO (1233 - February 19, 1297) was a court noble (Junii (Junior Second Rank), Gon Dainagon (provisional chief councilor of state) and Dazai Gon no Sochi (Provisional Governor-General of the Dazai-fu offices)) who lived in the middle of Kamakura period.

NAKAMIKADO Tsunetsugu (中御門経継) - Tsunetsugu NAKAMIKADO (1258 - date of death is unknown) was a court noble who lived in the late Kamakura period.

NAKAMIKADO Tsuneyuki (中御門経之) - Tsuneyuki NAKAMIKADO (January 20, 1821-August 27, 1891) was Kugyo (the top court officials) in the end of the Edo period and a peerage in the Meiji period.

NAKAMURA Baigyoku (中村梅玉) - Baigyoku NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Baijaku (中村梅雀) - Baijaku NAKAMURA is a Kabuki theater actor and a bassist.

NAKAMURA Fukusuke (中村福助) - Fukusuke NAKAMURA is a professional name of Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) of Utaemon NAKAMURA line.

NAKAMURA Genzaemon (中村源左衞門) - Genzaemon NAKAMURA is the stage name of kabuki actors.

NAKAMURA Goro (中村五郎) - Goro NAKAMURA (1849 - July 15, 1867), from the Utsunomiya Domain, Shimotsuke Province, was a member of the Shinsengumi.

NAKAMURA Harutsugu (中村春続) - Harutsugu NAKAMURA (year of birth unknown - November 30, 1581) was a person who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) and the Azuchi Momoyama period, and he served as Oinosuke (vice-minister of Bureau of Palace Kitchens under the Ministry of the Imperial Household) in early times, and later, he served as the Governor of Tsushima Province.

NAKAMURA Hashinosuke (中村橋之助) - Hashinosuke NAKAMURA is one of the professional names of Kabuki (traditional performing art) actors.

NAKAMURA Jakuemon (中村雀右衛門) - Jakuemon NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Kaishun (中村魁春) - Kaishun NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Kanemon (中村翫右衛門) - Kanemon NAKAMURA was a kabuki actor.

NAKAMURA Kanjaku (中村翫雀) - Kanjaku NAKAMURA is a professional name of Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors).

NAKAMURA Kankuro (中村勘九郎) - Kankuro NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Kantaro (中村勘太郎) - Kantaro NAKAMURA was the stage name of several Kabuki actors.

NAKAMURA Kanzaburo (中村勘三郎) - Kanzaburo NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Kasen (中村霞仙) - Kasen NAKAMURA is a name which was used by some Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

NAKAMURA Kasho (中村歌昇) - "Kasho NAKAMURA" is a professional name which has been used by Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

NAKAMURA Kazuuji (中村一氏) - Kazuuji NAKAMURA was a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

NAKAMURA Kichiemon (中村吉右衛門) - Kichiemon NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Kichiroku (中村吉六) - Kichiroku NAKAMURA (November 21, 1973 -) is a Tachiyaku (alternatively, tateyaku, which is a term used in the Japanese theatrical form Kabuki to refer to a young adult male role, and to an actor who plays this role).

NAKAMURA Kikaku (中村亀鶴) - Kikaku NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor.

NAKAMURA Kingo (中村金吾) - Kingo NAKAMURA (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of Mibu-Roshigumi (Mibu gang of masterless warriors) and Shinsengumi (special police force who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

NAKAMURA Kinnosuke (中村錦之助) - Kinnosuke NAKAMURA is the professional name of kabuki actors.

NAKAMURA Koki (中村弘毅) - Koki NAKAMURA (his name can also be called Hirotake) (November, 1838 - July 3, 1887) was a feudal retainer of Tosa Province in the end of Edo period.

NAKAMURA Kotaro (中村児太郎) - "Kotaro NAKAMURA" is a professional name used by Kabuki (a Japanese traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

NAKAMURA Kyohei (中村恭平) - Kyohei NAKAMURA (July 4, 1855 - January 21, 1934) is an educator.

NAKAMURA Matsue (中村松江) - "Matsue NAKAMURA" is a name which has been used by several Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

NAKAMURA Naozo (中村直三) - Naozo NAKAMURA (1819 - 1882) was an exemplary farmer and agricultural advisor, who was born in Nara Prefecture.

NAKAMURA Senjaku (中村扇雀) - Senjaku NAKAMURA is one of the professional names that are related to the Ganjiro NAKAMURA family.

NAKAMURA Shibajaku (中村芝雀) - Shibajaku NAKAMURA is a professional name used by several Kabuki actors.

NAKAMURA Shichinosuke (中村七之助) - Shichinosuke NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Shido (中村獅童) - Shido NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Shikaku (中村芝鶴) - Shikaku NAKAMURA is one of the myoseki (family names) of kabuki actors.

NAKAMURA Shikan (中村芝翫) - Shikan NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Sojuro (中村宗十郎) - Sojuro NAKAMURA (1835 - October 8, 1889) was a kabuki actor who acted in Kamigata (Kyoto and Osaka area) during the Meiji period.

NAKAMURA Sotetsu (中村宗哲) - Sotetsu NAKAMURA was a nurishi (a maker of lacquer ware and handiworks) of the Senke Jisshoku (the ten designated artisan families who supply their goods to the three Sen Tea Families).

NAKAMURA Suichiku (中村水竹) - Suichiku NAKAMURA (male, 1806-January 6, 1872) was a Japanese tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the end of Edo period,

NAKAMURA Taro (中村太郎) - Taro NAKAMURA (1852 - May 14, 1878) was a servant of Toshimitsu OKUBO; the First Secretary of Interior.

NAKAMURA Tokizo (中村時蔵) - Tokizo NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMURA Tozo (中村東蔵) - Tozo NAKAMURA is one of the professional names of Kabuki.

NAKAMURA Tsuruzo (中村鶴蔵) - Tsuruzo NAKAMURA is a hereditary name of a line of traditional Japanese Kabuki drama actors.

NAKAMURA Umenosuke (中村梅之助) - "Umenosuke NAKAMURA" is a name which has been used by several Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

NAKAMURA Utaemon (中村歌右衛門) - Utaemon NAKAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

NAKAMUTA Kuranosuke (中牟田倉之助) - Kuranosuke NAKAMUTA was a military man in the Imperial Japanese Navy who lived from March 30, 1837 to March 30, 1916.

NAKANE Genkei (中根元圭) - Genkei NAKANE (1662 - October 9, 1733) was a wasanka (mathematician) and tenmonka (astronomer) in the middle of the Edo period.

NAKANISHI Hidenaga (中西秀長) - Hidenaga NAKANISHI (year of birth unknown - September 6, 1650) was a samurai of the Satsuma domain in the early Edo period.

NAKANISHI Kimio (中西君尾) - Kimio NAKANISHI (1843 - 1918) was a geisha girl in the Gion Kobu district.

NAKANISHI Noboru (中西昇) - Noboru NAKANISHI (date of his birth and death is unknown) was a corporal in the Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

NAKANOBO Hidesuke (中坊秀祐) - Hidesuke NAKANOBO was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

NAKANOIN Michikata (中院通方) - Michikata NAKANOIN (1189 - February 3, 1239) was a Court noble, an authority of ancient practice of customs and a poet who lived during the early Kamakura period.

NAKANOIN Michimi (中院通躬) - Michimi NAKANOIN (June 21, 1668 - January 1, 1740) was a Kugyo (court noble) and kajin (waka poet) in the middle of the Edo period.

NAKANOIN Michimura (中院通村) - Michimura NAKANOIN (February 22, 1588 - March 28, 1653) was a nobleman in the early Edo period.

NAKANOIN Michishige (中院通茂) - Michishige NAKANOIN (May 14, 1631 - April 19, 1710) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early and middle of the Edo period.

NAKANOIN Michizumi (中院通純) - Michizumi NAKANOIN (September 23, 1612 - March 7, 1653) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early and the middle of the Edo period.

NAKANOMIKADO Nobutane (中御門宣胤) - Nobutane NAKANOMIKADO (1442 - December 11, 1525) was a court noble from the middle of Muromachi period to the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

NAKAOKA Shintaro (中岡慎太郎) - Shintaro NAKAOKA (May 6, 1838 - December 12, 1867) was a political activist involved in the fight to restore imperial rule.

NAKARAI Tousui (半井桃水) - Tousui NAKARAI (January 12, 1861 - November 21, 1926) was a novelist in Japan.

NAKASHIMA Masatoki (中島正時) - Masatoki NAKASHIMA (year of birth unknown - January 22, 1612) was a warrior during the Azuchi-Momoyama period, went by the name of Shirozaemon and a son of Masayoshi NAKASHIMA.

NAKASHIMA Norinaga (中島宣長) - Norinaga NAKASHIMA was the lord of Nakajima-jo Castle in Nakajima-mura, Nakashima-gun, Owari Province who lived during the Kamakura period.

NAKATA Kinkichi (中田錦吉) - Kinkichi NAKATA (January 6, 1865 - February 20, 1926) was the fourth chief director of Sumitomo.

NAKATOMI no Kamako (中臣鎌子) - NAKATOMI no Kamako (dates of birth and death unknown) was a muraji clan (one of ancient hereditary titles denoting rank and political standing) during the era of Emperor Kinmei in the Asuka Period.

NAKATOMI no Kane (中臣金) - NAKATOMI no Kane (year of birth unknown - September 24, 672) was a government official in the Asuka period.

NAKATOMI no Katsumi (中臣勝海) - NAKATOMI no Katsumi (date of birth unknown - April 587) was a local ruling clan of the Asuka period.

NAKATOMI no Miyako no Azumabito (中臣宮処東人) - NAKATOMI no Miyako no Azumabito (year of birth unknown - 738) was the bureaucracy in the Nara Period.

NAKATOMI no Omimaro (中臣意美麻呂) - NAKATOMI no Omimaro (date of birth unknown - August 10, 711) was a government official in the Nara Period.

NAKAURA Juliao (中浦ジュリアン) - Juliao NAKAURA (1568 - October 22, 1633) was a Christian and was one of the vice-envoys of Tensho Keno Shonen Shisetsu (the Tensho Boy Mission to Europe) who lived during the Azuchi Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

NAKAYAMA Katsutoki (中山勝時) - Katsutoki NAKAYAMA (? - July 1, 1582) was a military commander in the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

NAKAYAMA Miki (中山みき) - Miki NAKAYAMA (June 2, 1798 to February 18, 1887) was a Japanese religious leader (the founder of the Tenrikyo-sect).

NAKAYAMA Naruchika (中山愛親) - Naruchika NAKAYAMA (July 7, 1741-October 1, 1814) was kuge (a court noble) in the late Edo period.

NAKAYAMA Nobuyoshi (中山信吉) - Nobuyoshi NAKAYAMA (1577 - February 5, 1642) was a Tsukegaro (Karo [chief retainer] assigned directly by the shogun when the sons of the Tokugawa became daimyo) of the Mito domain.

NAKAYAMA Tadachika (中山忠親) - Tadachika NAKAYAMA (around 1131 - April 30, 1195) was a court noble who lived in the Heian period, was commonly called Nakayama Naidaijin (Nakayama, the minister of the center) and was the founder of the Nakayama family.

NAKAYAMA Tadamitsu (中山忠光) - Tadamitsu NAKAYAMA (1845 May 18 - December 13, 1864) is a court noble in the end of Edo period.

NAKAYAMA Tadayasu (中山忠能) - Tadayasu NAKAYAMA (December 17, 1809-June 12, 1888) was a kuge (court noble) and a politician who lived from the end of the Edo period to the early part of the Meiji period.

NAKAZAWA Doni (中沢道二) - Doni NAKAZAWA (September 12, 1725 - July 29, 1803) was an eminent scholar of Sekimon Shingaku (popularized blend of Buddhist, Shinto and Confucian ethical teachings) between the middle and the latter half of the Edo period.

NAMIKAWA Seisho (並河誠所) - Seisho NAMIKAWA (1668-1738) was a Confucian scholar and a geographer, who was prominent in the middle of the Edo period.

NAMIKI Gohei (並木五瓶) - Gohei NAMIKI was a professional name of a playwright of Kabuki play.

NAMIKI Sosuke (並木宗輔) - Sosuke (宗輔) NAMIKI (1695 - October 25, 1751; also known as Senryu NAMIKI [the first], Sosuke [宗助] NAMIKI, Senryu TANAKA and Sosuke MATSUYA) was a playwright of Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) and Ningyo Joruri (traditional Japanese puppet theater) in Edo period.

NANBA Yorisuke (難波頼輔) - Yorisuke NANBA (1112 ~ 1186) was a court noble and a waka poet during the late Heian period.

NANBA Yoritsune (難波頼経) - Yoritsune NANBA (year of birth unknown - 1217) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the late Heian period to early Kamakura period.

NANBATA Noritsugu (難波田憲次) - Noritsugu NANBATA (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) of Musashi Province from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

NANIWA no Mitsuna (難波三綱) - NANIWA no Mitsuna (date of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

NANJO Bunyu (南条文雄) - Bunyu NANJO (July 1, 1849 - November 9, 1927) was a Japanese Buddhist scholar and religionist who was active during the time from the Meiji period to the Taisho period.

NANJO Tokimitsu (南条時光) - Tokimitsu NANJO (1259 - May 25, 1332) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the late Kamakura period.

NARA Senji (奈良専二) - Senji NARA (1822 - May 4, 1892) was an exemplary farmer and agricultural advisor, who was born in Kagawa Prefecture.

NARA Yoshinari no imouto (奈良義成の妹) - NARA Yoshinari no imouto (Yoshinari NARA's younger sister, years of birth and death unknown) was known as a chaste woman who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

NARABAYASHI Chinzan (楢林鎮山) - Chinzan NARABAYASHI (January 26, 1649 - May 16, 1711) was a Dutch interpreter and a doctor in the early Edo period.

NARAHARA Shigeru (奈良原繁) - Shigeru NARAHARA (June 29, 1834 - August 13, 1918) was samurai and a government official in Japan.

NARISAWA Shurei (成澤秀麗) - Shurei NARISAWA (1972 -) is a calligrapher who came from Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture.

NARITA Tatsushi (成田達志) - Tatsushi NARITA (1964-) is a Noh actor who plays kotsuzumi-kata (small hand drum player) in the Ko school.

NARUISHI Heishiro (成石平四郎) - Heishiro NARUISHI (August 12, 1882 - January 24, 1911) was a socialist.

NARUSE Masayoshi (成瀬正義) - Masayoshi NARUSE was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

NASU Masataka (那須政高) - Masataka NASU (dates of birth and death unknown) was samurai in Kamakura Period.

NASU Mitsusuke (那須光資) - Mitsusuke NASU (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived during the Kamakura period.

NASU no Yoichi (那須与一) - NASU no Yoichi (1169 - date of death unknown) was a warlord at the end of the Heian period.

NASU Sukemura (那須資村) - Sukemura NASU (1190? - 1268?) was a person who lived during the Kamakura period.

NATSUKA Masaie (長束正家) - Masaie NATSUKA (or NAGATSUKA) was a daimyo and member of the Gobugyo (Five Major Magistrates) of the TOYOTOMI Administration during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

NAWA Nagatoshi (名和長年) - Nagatoshi NAWA (? - August 15, 1336) was a military commander during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

NE no Kanemi (根金身) - NE no Kanemi is a person who lived during Japan's Asuka period, although his birth and death dates are not known.

NENOI Yukichika (根井行親) - Yukichika NENOI (year of birth unknown - March 11, 1184) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

Nichigyo (日行) - Nichigyo (date of his birth is unknown - September 14, 1369) was the fifth hoshu (high priest) in the Taiseki-ji Temple.

Nichijin (日陣) - Nichijin (June 7, 1339-June 23, 1419) was the founder of the Jinmon lineage of the Hokke sect.

Nichiko (a Buddhist priest) (日高 (僧侶)) - Nichiko (1257-June 9, 1314) was a priest of Nichiren sect of Buddhism and supposedly the second Kanju (or Kanshu, meaning the head priest) of Hokekyo-ji Temple, who lived in the later Kamakura period.

Nichira (日羅) - Nichira (? - December, 583) was a Japanese who served the King of Baekje, which existed in the Korean peninsula in the sixth century.

Nichiyu (a monk) (日祐 (僧侶)) - Nichiyu (year of birth unknown-December 5, 1606) was a monk of Hokke sect from the Azuchi-Momoyama Period through the early Edo period.

NIGITA Katahide (和田賢秀) - Katahide NIGITA (year of birth unknown - February 4, 1348) was busho (a Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

NIGITA Takaie (和田高家) - Takaie NIGITA was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

NIIMI Nishiki (新見錦) - Nishiki NIIMI (1836 – October 25, 1863?)

NIIMI Uichiro (新美卯一郎) - Uichiro NIIMI (January 12, 1879 - January 24, 1911) was a socialist of the Meiji Period.

NIIMURA Tadao (新村忠雄) - Tadao NIIMURA (April 26, 1887 - January 24, 1911) was a socialist.

NIIRO Ryoan (新納旅庵) - Ryoan NIIRO (1553 - 1602) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) of Satsuma Province in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

NIIZIMA Yae (新島八重) - Yae NIIZIMA (1845 - 1932) was a Japanese woman who lived from the closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate until the early Showa period.

NIJO Akizane (二条昭実) - Akizane NIJO (December 12, 1556 - August 23, 1619) was a kugyo (the top court officials) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early-Edo period.

NIJO Harutaka (二条治孝) - Harutaka NIJO (October 30, 1754 - November 5, 1826) was Kugyo (high court noble) in the late Edo period.

NIJO Hisamoto (二条尚基) - Hisamoto NIJO (1471 - November 13, 1497) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) who lived in the Muromachi period.

NIJO Michihira (二条道平) - Michihira NIJO (1287 - March 7, 1335) was a court noble from the end of Kamakura period to the beginning of the Northern and Southern Courts period.

NIJO Moromoto (二条師基) - Moromoto NIJO (1301 – February 17, 1365) was a court noble between the late Kamakura Period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts

NIJO Munehiro (二条宗熙) - Munehiro NIJO (December 27, 1718 - August 3, 1738) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

NIJO Munemoto (二条宗基) - Munemoto NIJO (July 8, 1727 - February 9, 1754) was kugyo (high court noble) in the Edo period.

NIJO Narimichi (二条斉通) - Narimichi NIJO (May 31, 1781 - July 4, 1798) was kugyo (high court noble) in the Edo period.

NIJO Narinobu (二条斉信) - Narinobu NIJO (April 10, 1788 - June 9, 1847) was kugyo (high court noble) in the late Edo period.

NIJO Nariyuki (二条斉敬) - Nariyuki NIJO (November 1, 1816 – December 5, 1878) was a noble during the period between the end of the Edo period and the Meiji period.

NIJO Norinaga (二条教良) - Norinaga NIJO (1234-date of death unknown) was a kugyo (court noble) of the Kamakura period.

NIJO Sadataka (二条定高) - Sadataka NIJO (1190 - February 15, 1238) was a kugyo (a high court noble) during the early Kamakura period.

NIJO Shigeyoshi (二条重良) - Shigeyoshi NIJO (December 25, 1751 - August 13, 1768) was a court noble in the Edo period.

NIJO Tamesada (二条為定) - Tamesada NIJO (c. 1293 - April 8, 1360) was a poet from the end of Kamakura period to the beginning of the Northern and Southern Courts period.

NIJO Tameuji (二条為氏) - Tameuji NIJO (1222-October 3, 1286) was a Court noble and poet in the mid Kamakura period.

NIJO Tameyo (二条為世) - Tameyo NIJO (1250-September 26, 1338) was a Kajin (poet for Japanese poetry), who lived from the end of Kamakura to the beginning of the Northern and Southern Courts periods.

NIJO Tsunemichi (二条経通) - Tsunemichi NIJO (1255 - date of death unknown) was a kuge (court noble) of the Kamakura period.

NIJO Tsunenori (二条経教) - Tsunenori NIJO (1286-date of death unknown) was a kuge (court noble) who lived during the Kamakura period.

NIJO Yoshimoto (二条良基) - Yoshimoto NIJO (1320 - July 24, 1388) was a kugyo (the top court official), a poet and an achiever of Renga in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

NIJO Yoshitoyo (二条良豊) - Yoshitoyo NIJO (1536 - October 11, 1551) was a court noble who lived in the Sengoku period (Japanese Warring States period).

NIJO Yoshizane (二条良実) - Yoshizane NIJO (1216 - January 18, 1271) was a court noble who lived during the mid Kamakura period.

NIKAIDO Motoyuki (二階堂基行) - Motoyuki NIKAIDO (二階堂 基行, 1198 - November 17, 1240) was a governmental official responsible for practical works of the bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) in the mid Kamakura period.

NIKAIDO Sadafuji (二階堂貞藤) - Sadafuji NIKAIDO (1267 - January 31, 1335) was the gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) at the end of Kamakura period.

NIKAIDO Yukihide (二階堂行栄) - Yukihide NIKAIDO (1581 - date of death is unknown) was sengoku busho (military commander in the Warring State period in Japan) from the Azuchi Momoyama period to the Edo period.

NIKAIDO Yukihisa (二階堂行久) - Yukihisa NIKAIDO (1205 - January 20, 1267 [December 17, 1266 in old lunar calendar]) was a governmental official of the bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun), responsible for practical works, during the mid-Kamakura period.

NIKAIDO Yukikata (二階堂行方) - Yukikata NIKAIDO (1206 - 1267) was a governmental official responsible for practical works in the mid Kamakura period.

NIKAIDO Yukimasa (二階堂行政) - Yukimasa NIKAIDO (year of birth and death unknown) held the office of Mandokoro-rei (later called Mandokoro Betto [administrator of a Buddhist temple]), a member of the 13-person parliament during the Kamakura Period.

NIKAIDO Yukimitsu (二階堂行光) - Yukimitsu NIKAIDO (1164 - September 1219) was a governmental official responsible for practical works at the beginning of the Kamakura period.

NIKAIDO Yukimori (二階堂行盛) - Yukimori NIKAIDO (1181 - December 30, 1253) was a grandson of Yukimasa NIKAIDO and Mandokoro Shitsuji (chief of Mandokoro, the Administrative Board) of the Kamakura bakufu and hyojoshu (a member of Council of State).

NIKAIDO Yukimura (二階堂行村) - Yukimura NIKAIDO (1155 - March 3, 1238) was a governmental official responsible for practical works in the mid Kamakura period.

NIKAIDO Yukisada (二階堂行貞) - Yukisada NIKAIDO (1269 - March 3, 1329) was a Mandokoro Shitsuji (chief of Mandokoro, the Administrative Board) in the Kamakura Period.

NIKAIDO Yukitada (二階堂行忠) - Yukitada NIKAIDO (1221 - December 24, 1290) was a child of Yukimori NIKAIDO and Mandokoro Shitsuji (chief of Mandokoro, the Administrative Board) of the Kamakura bakufu.

NIKAIDO Yukiyoshi (二階堂行義) - Yukiyoshi NIKAIDO (1203 - March 17, 1268) was a governmental official of the bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun), responsible for practical works, during the mid-Kamakura period.

NIKOLSKY Andronic (アンドロニク・ニコリスキイ) - Andronic NIKOLSKY (August 1, 1870 - July 7 (or June 20 under the Julian calendar), 1918) was a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Japanese Orthodox Church.

NINAGAWA Chikamoto (蜷川親元) - Chikamoto NINAGAWA (1433 - July 13, 1488) was an agent in the administrative office of the Yoshimasa ASHIKAGA and Yoshihisa ASHIKAGA shogunate.

NINAGAWA Chikanaga (蜷川親長) - Chikanaga NINAGAWA was a warlord from the time of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) to the Azuchi Momoyama period.

NINAGAWA Torazo (蜷川虎三) - Torazo NINAGAWA (February 24, 1897 - February 27, 1981) was an economist and statistician.

NINAMI Dohachi (仁阿弥道八) - Dohachi NINAMI (1782 - 1855) was a ceramic artist in the late Edo period.

Ninmon (仁聞) - Ninmon (仁聞) was a legendary monk who is said to have founded 28 temples in various places in Kunisaki peninsula in Oita Prefecture in the Nara period.

Ninsho (忍性) - Ninsho (1217 August 19 - August 25, 1303) is a Ritsu sect (Shingon Ritsu sect) monk in the Kamakura period.

NIRE Kagenori (仁礼景範) - Kagenori NIRE (April 6, 1831-November 22, 1900) was a samurai at the end of the Edo period and a navy officer in the Meiji period.

NISHI Kanjiro (西寛二郎) - Kanjiro NISHI (April 5, 1846 - January 27, 1912) is a military man in the Imperial Japanese Army.

NISHI Tokujiro (西徳二郎) - Tokujiro NISHI (September 4, 1847-March 13, 1912) was a Japanese diplomat.

NISHIDA Kitaro (西田幾多郎) - Kitaro NISHIDA (May 19, 1870 - June 7, 1945) was a representative Japanese philosopher, professor and honorary professor of Kyoto University.

NISHIKAWA Joken (西川如見) - Joken NISHIKAWA (1648 - November 9, 1724) was an astronomer in the middle of the Edo period.

NISHIKAWA Katsumi (西河克己) - Katsumi NISHIKAWA (July 1, 1918 -) was a movie director.

NISHIKAWA Riemon (西川利右衛門) - Riemon NISHIKAWA (date of birth and death unknown), born in Omi Province, was a merchant who lived during the Edo period.

NISHIKAWA Sukenobu (西川祐信) - Sukenobu NISHIKAWA (1671 - 1750) was an Ukiyoe (Japanese woodblock prints) artist in the Edo period.

NISHIKAWA Torakichi (西川寅吉) - Torakichi NISHIKAWA (1854 - 1941) was a so-called escape artist, who registered the largest number of prison breaks in the history of Japan.

NISHIKINOKOJI Yorinori (錦小路頼徳) - Yorinori NISHIKINOKOJI (May 21. 1835 – June 1, 1864) was a court noble of Sonno Joi ha (supporters of the doctorine of restoring the emperor and expelling the barbarians).

NISHIKUBO Toyoichiro (西久保豊一郎) - Toyoichiro NISHIKUBO (January 7, 1870 - July 12, 1905) was a military man of Japan.

NISHIMURA Donin (西村道仁) - Donin NISHIMURA (1504-1555) was a caster and Kamashi (tea pot maker) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

NISHIMURA Shigeki (西村茂樹) - Shigeki NISHIMURA (April 26, 1828 – August 18, 1902) was a Japanese enlightenment thinker.

NISHINA Morikuni (仁科盛国) - Morikuni NISHINA (year of birth and death unknown) was a warrior during the Warring States period in Japan.

NISHINA Morito (仁科盛遠) - Morito NISHINA (date of birth unknown - 1221) was a samurai military commander in the early Kamakura period.

NISHINOTOIN Tokinao (西洞院時直) - Tokinao NISHINOTOIN (1584 – November 6, 1636) was a court noble who was active from Azuchi Momoyama Period to the early Edo period.

NISHINOTOIN Tokiyoshi (西洞院時慶) - Tokiyoshi NISHINOTOIN (November 30, 1552 - February 11, 1640) was a court noble who lived from the Azuchi Momoyama period to early Edo period.

NISHITANI Keiji (西谷啓治) - Keiji NISHITANI (February 27, 1900 - November 24, 1990) was a Japanese researcher who studied philosophy and the philosophy of religion.

NISHIYAMA Soin (西山宗因) - Soin NISHIYAMA (1605-May 5, 1682) was a Haiku (Japanese seventeen-syllable poem) poet as well as a Renga (Japanese collaborative poetry) poet lived in the early Edo Period.

NISHIYAMA Suisho (西山翠嶂) - Suisho NISHIYAMA (April 2, 1879 - March 30, 1958) was a Japanese-style painter.

Nisshu (日秀) - Nisshu (born in 1534 and died on May 26, 1625) was a woman who lived from the Warring States period (in Japan) (the late Muromachi period) until the early Edo period.

NITTA Kakuzaemon (新田革左衛門) - Kakuzaemon NITTA (date of birth unknown-August 23, 1864) was a member of the Shinsengumi.

NITTA Masayoshi (新田政義) - Masayoshi NITTA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura period.

NITTA Yoshiaki (新田義顕) - Yoshiaki NITTA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

NITTA Yoshioki (新田義興) - Yoshioki NITTA was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the period of Northern and Southern Courts.

NITTA Yoshisada (新田義貞) - Yoshisada NITTA was a gokenin (immediate vassal of shogunate) during the last stage of the Kamakura period as well as a busho (military commander) in the Northern and Southern Courts period (Japan).

NIWA Shohaku (丹羽正伯) - Shohaku NIWA (1691 - May 12, 1756) was a notable scholar of herbalism in mid Edo period.

NIWATA Shigehiro (庭田重熈) - Shigehiro NIWATA (October 25, 1717 – September 30, 1789) was a court noble of the Edo period.

NIWATA Shigemoto (庭田重基) - Shigemoto NIWATA (September 21, 1799 – March 20, 1840) was a court noble of the late Edo period.

NIWATA Shigetsugu (庭田重嗣) - Shigetsugu NIWATA (March 19, 1757 – May 16, 1831) was a court noble of the Edo period.

NIWATA Shigeyoshi (庭田重能) - Shigeyoshi NIWATA (July 12, 1782 – September 23, 1842) was a court noble of the late Edo period.

NIWATA Tsuguko (庭田嗣子) - Tsuguko NIWATA (1820 - Dec. 4, 1867) was Naishi no suke (a court lady of the first rank) serving Emperor Ninko.

Nobuharu FUSEHARA (commonly, FUSHIHARA) (伏原宣明) - Nobuharu FUSEHARA (or FUSHIHARA) (May 14, 1790 - April 1, 1863) was a Confucian and Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the late Edo period.

Nobuhide ODA (jiju [a chamberlain]) (織田信秀 (侍従)) - Nobuhide ODA was the sixth son of Nobunaga ODA.

Nobushige ODA (daimyo, feudal lord) (織田信成 (大名)) - Nobushige ODA (August 9, 1843 - February 17, 1898) was the twelfth lord of the Yanagimoto Domain in Yamato Province (Nara Prefecture).

Nobutoyo TAKEDA (the Kai-Takeda clan) (武田信豊 (甲斐武田氏)) - Nobutoyo TAKEDA was a military commander in the period of warring states.

NODA Bunichiro (野田文一郎) - Bunichiro NODA (April 12, 1872 - March 9, 1960) was a judge and statesman who was born in Miyoshi-cho (later Miyoshi City), Hiroshima Prefecture.

NOGI Shizuko (乃木静子) - Shizuko NOGI (November 29, 1859-September 13, 1912) was a woman who lived from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period and the wife of Maresuke NOGI who was Army General.

NOGI Tsuneko (乃木恒子) - Tsuneko NOGI (1885-1886) was the eldest daughter (the third child) of Maresuke NOGI (military man in Japanese Army in Meiji era) and Shizuko NOGI.

NOGUCHI Kanesuke (野口兼資) - Kanesuke NOGUCHI (November 7, 1879 - October 4, 1953) was a Noh actor of the Hosho school of shite-kata (lead actors).

NOGUCHI Kenji (野口健司) - Kenji NOGUCHI (1843 – February 4, 1864).

Nohime (濃姫) - Nohime (1535 - August 5, 1612), was the daughter of Dosan SAITO and lawful wife of Nobunaga ODA.

NOMI Orie (乃美織江) - Orie NOMI (February 19, 1822 - July 24, 1906) was a patriot of Choshu clan.

NOMI Yutaka (能海寛) - Yutaka NOMI (1869 - 1903, date of birth and death unknown) was a priest of the Otani school of the Shinshu sect and a Buddhist scholar who explored Tibet.

NOMOTO Iesada (野本家定) - Iesada NOMOTO (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Kamakura Period and was said to have been a gokenin (immediate vassal of the shogunate) of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

NOMURA Hotei (野村芳亭) - Hotei NOMURA (November 13, 1880 - August 23, 1934) was a film director, screenwriter and producer who lived during the Taisho period and early Showa period.

NOMURA Mannosuke (野村万之介) - Mannosuke NOMURA (May 2, 1939 -) is a Kyogen performer of Izumi school.

NOMURA Manroku (野村万禄) - Manroku NOMURA (1966 -) was born as the first son of Hanako, the first daughter of Manzo NOMURA, the sixth.

NOMURA Mansai (野村萬斎) - Mansai NOMURA is a successional family name of the Manzo (万蔵)NOMURA family of Izumi-ryu (Izumi-school) Kyogen (Japanese traditional farce) and the present head of the family is the second generation.

NOMURA Mansaku (野村万作) - Mansaku NOMURA (the second) (a kyogen performer, June 22, 1931 -) was born in Tokyo.

NOMURA Risaburo (野村利三郎) - Risaburo NOMURA (1844 - May 6, 1869) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

NOMURA Shiro (野村四郎) - Shiro NOMURA (1936 -) is a currently active Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (the principal roles) of Kanze-ryu school.

NOMURA Yasushi (野村靖) - Yasushi NOMURA (September 10, 1842 - January 24, 1909) was a samurai (warrior) and statesman in Japan.

NOMURA Yoshitaro (野村芳太郎) - Yoshitaro NOMURA (April 23, 1919 - April 8, 2005) was a Japanese movie director.

NONOMIYA Sadamoto (野宮定基) - Sadamoto NONOMIYA (August 10, 1669 - August 13, 1711) was a court noble in the middle of the Edo Period.

NONOMURA Masashige (野々村正成) - Masashige NONOMURA (year of birth unknown - July 1, 1582?) was Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

NONOMURA Ninsei (野々村仁清) - Ninsei NONOMURA (野々村仁清: date of birth and date of death are unknown) is a potter in the early Edo Period.

Norimune (則宗) - Norimune was a name of a sword craftsman of Bizen Province, the origin of the Fukuoka Ichimonji style and a generic name for all the Japanese swords produced by Norimune.

NORO Genjo (野呂元丈) - Genjo NORO (January 15, 1694 - August 6, 1761) was a scholar of herbalism of the mid Edo period.

NORO Kaiseki (野呂介石) - Kaiseki NORO (March 1, 1747 - April 27, 1828) was a Japanese literati painter in the late Edo period.

NOSE Katsuemon (能勢勝右衛門) - Katsuemon NOSE (1638 to November 21, 1691) was a feudal retainer of Okayama Domain with chigyo (a stipend in terms of rice production of the fief) of 800 koku (222.4 cubic meters).

NOSE Kuniyoshi (能世国能) - Kuniyoshi NOSE (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

NOSE Sukekuni (能瀬資国) - Sukekuni NOSE (year of birth and death unknown) is a samurai and government official (lower or middle ranked) over the end of the Heian era and the early period of the Kamakura era.

NOZAWA Boncho (野沢凡兆) - Boncho NOZAWA (1640 - 1714) was a haikai poet in the early Edo period.

NUKINA. Suo (貫名菘翁) - Suo NUKINA was a Confucian scholar, calligrapher; literati painter (from July 26, 1778 to June 21, 1863).

NUMA Morikazu/Shuichi (沼間守一) - Morikazu/Shuichi NUMA (January 21, 1844 - May 17, 1890) was a Shogun's retainer-turned- statesman, and a journalist.

NUMAJIRI Kobungo (沼尻小文吾) - Kobungo NUMAJIRI (c.1835-1902) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force who guarded Kyoto during the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate).

NUMATA Sukemitsu (沼田祐光) - Sukemitsu NUMATA (? - 1612?) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

NURIBE no Tomose (漆部友背) - NURIBE no Tomose is a person who lived during Japan's Asuka period, although his birth and death dates are not known.

Nyudo Shinno (Priestly Imperial Prince) (入道親王) - Nyudo Shinno means an Imperial Prince who has entered the priesthood, becoming a lay Buddhist (Ubasoku).

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O Kikuchi (菊池央) - O Kikuchi (1847 - June 15, 1868), from the Hirosaki Domain, Mutsu Province, was a member of the Shinsengumi.

O no Honji (多品治) - O no Honji (date of birth unknown - August? 696) was a person who lived during the Asuka Period.

O no Jinenmaro (多自然麿) - O no Jinenmaro (birth year unknown - October 16, 886) was an expert in gagaku (ancient Japanese court dance and music) in the early Heian Period.

O no Tadatatsu (多忠龍) - O no Tadatatsu (April 10, 1865 - December 22, 1944) was gagakuka (musician of old Japanese court music) and the member of Imperial Art Academy.

O no Yasumaro (太安万侶) - O no Yasumaro (date of birth unknown - August 15, 723) was a civil officer in the Nara period.

OAMA no Arakama (凡海麁鎌) - OAMA no Arakama (date of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived during the Asuka period.

OBA Kagekane (大庭景兼) - Kagekane OBA was a samurai warrior in the beginning of the Kamakura period.

OBATA Saburo (小幡三郎) - Saburo OBATA (date of birth unknown - October 19, 1868) was a member of the Shinsengumi.

Ochi no iratsume (遠智娘) - Ochi no iratsume (year of birth and death unknown) was a daughter of SOGANOKURA-YAMADA no Ishikawamaro who was a cousin of SOGA no Iruka and a member of the Soga clan, a local ruling family called Gozoku in the Asuka period.

OCHIAI Yoshiiku (落合芳幾) - Yoshiiku OCHIAI (1833 - February 6, 1904) was an ukiyoe artist and newspaperman in the end of Edo period to the Meiji period.

ODA Haruhisa (小田治久) - Haruhisa ODA (1283 February 10 - January 16, 1353) is a busho (Japanese military commander) from the late Kamakura period into the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

ODA Hidehito (Hidekazu) (織田秀一) - Hidehito (Hidekazu) ODA (1639 - September 9, 1687) was the third lord of Yanagimoto Domain in Yamato Province.

ODA Hidenobu (織田秀信) - Hidenobu ODA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a Christian daimyo (Christian feudal lord) who lived from the Azuchi-momoyama period to the Edo period.

ODA Hidenori (織田秀則) - Hidenori ODA was a busho (a Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ODA Josho (織田常松) - Josho ODA (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Muromachi period.

ODA Kaisen (小田海僊) - Kaisen ODA (1785 - October 17, 1862) was a Japanese painter of nanga (a school of painting originating in China) who lived during the late Edo period.

ODA Kazuma (織田一磨) - Kazuma ODA (November 11, 1882 - March 18, 1956) was an artist and a printmaker, who lived during the Meiji period to the Showa period.

ODA Nagamasu (織田長益) - Nagamasu ODA was a daimyo and master of the tea ceremony from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

ODA Nagatoshi (織田長利) - Nagatoshi ODA

ODA Nagayoshi (織田長好) - Nagayoshi ODA (1617 - July 7, 1651) was the first son of Yorinaga ODA.

ODA Nagazumi (織田長純) - Nagazumi ODA (November 22, 1856 - November 29, 1920) was a Japanese peer.

ODA Nobuchika (織田信親) - Nobuchika ODA (January 26, 1851 - October 30, 1927) was the 10th lord of Tanba Kaibara Domain, Tanba Province, and Governor of Kaibara Domain.

ODA Nobuhide (織田信秀) - Nobuhide ODA is a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) of Owari Province in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

ODA Nobuhiro (織田信広) - Nobuhiro ODA (date of birth unknown - October 23, 1574) was a military commander in the period of warring states.

ODA Nobukane (織田信兼) - Nobukane ODA (? - 1583) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Sengoku period (the period of warring states).

ODA Nobukata (織田信方) - Nobukata ODA

ODA Nobukatsu (Nobuo) (織田信雄) - Nobukatsu (Nobuo) ODA was a warlord/daimyo (feudal lord) who lived in the Azuchi-momoyama and early Edo periods.

ODA Nobukazu (織田信弌) - Nobukazu ODA (? - June 21, 1582) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Sengoku period (the period of warring states).

ODA Nobunaga (織田信長) - Nobunaga ODA was a busho (Japanese military commander), daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and a statesman who lived from the Sengoku period to the Azuchi-Momoyama period and he had a great influence on future generations.

ODA Nobunao (織田信直) - Nobunao ODA (1546 - October 23, 1574) was a busho (a military commander) who lived during the Sengoku period (warring states period) in Japan.

ODA Nobunori (織田信則) - Nobunori ODA (1599 - February 13, 1630) was daimyo (a Japanese feudal lord) who lived during the Edo period.

ODA Nobunori (織田信徳) - Nobunori ODA was a hatamoto (direct retainers of the Edo bakufu) in the Edo period.

ODA Nobutada (織田信忠) - Nobutada ODA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ODA Nobutaka (織田信孝) - Nobutaka ODA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord)of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ODA Nobutaka (織田信高) - Nobutaka ODA is a busho of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ODA Nobutami (織田信民) - Nobutami ODA (March 5, 1840 - August 1, 1865) was a daimyo (a Japanese feudal lord) in the Edo period.

ODA Nobutoshi (織田信敏) - Nobutoshi ODA (November 19, 1853 - June 6, 1901) was the third lord and governor of Dewa-Tendo Domain in the Edo period.

ODA Nobuyoshi (織田信良) - Nobuyoshi ODA (1584 - July 10, 1626) was a military commander and daimyo (feudal lord) in the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

ODA Nobuyoshi (織田信吉) - Nobuyoshi ODA (1573 - May 15, 1615) was a person who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama Period to the Edo Period.

ODA Nobuyuki (織田信行) - Nobuyuki ODA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

ODA Shigeharu (織田重治) - Shigeharu ODA (years of birth and death unknown) lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

ODA Sukeyoshi (織田輔宜) - Sukeyoshi ODA (1732 - September 28, 1799) was a daimyo (a Japanese feudal lord) in the Edo period.

ODA Takatomo (小田孝朝) - Takatomo ODA (1337 - July 3, 1414) is a busho (Japanese military commander) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) to the early Muromachi period.

ODA Tametsuna (小田為綱) - Tametsuna ODA (1839 - 1901) was a scholar and educator and statesman coming from Ube Village, Kunohe County (present Ube-cho, Kuji City), Iwate Prefecture.

ODA Tomoharu (小田友治) - Tomoharu ODA (1548 - March 3, 1604) was a regional lord and military commander of Hitachi Province who lived from Sengoku period (period of Warring States) into the Edo period.

ODA Tomohisa (小田朝久) - Tomohisa ODA (April 1, 1417 - June 14, 1455) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Muromachi Period.

ODA Toshihiro (織田敏広) - Toshihiro ODA was busho (a Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period.

ODA Toshinaga (織田俊長) - Toshinaga ODA (dates of birth and death unknown) was busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

ODA Toshinobu (織田敏信) - Toshinobu ODA was busho (a Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

ODA Toshisada (織田敏定) - Toshisada ODA was a military commander in the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

ODA Yorinaga (織田頼長) - Yorinaga ODA (1582 to October 15, 1620), was the second son of Nagamasu ODA (Urakusai).

ODACHI Harumitsu (大舘晴光) - Harumitsu ODACHI (date of birth unknown - June 6, 1565) was a shogunate retainer of the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

Odainokata (於大の方) - Odainokata (1528 - October 13, 1602) was the legitimate wife of Hirotada MATSUDAIRA, and later became the wife of Toshikatsu HISAMATSU.

ODATE Uzaemon (大達羽左エ門) - Uzaemon ODATE (January 13 1854 - August 17 1904) was a sumo wrestler who was born in Tagawa County, Dewa Province (present-day Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture) and his highest rank was ozeki (second highest rank in sumo).

OE Genpo (大江玄圃) - Genpo OE (May, 1729 - March 26, 1794) was a Confucian scholar and a composer of Chinese poems in the late Edo period.

OE no Asatsuna (大江朝綱) - OE no Asatsuna (866 - January 25, 958) was Kugyo (the top court official), a scholar, and a calligrapher who lived in the mid Heian period.

OE no Chifuru (大江千古) - OE no Chifuru (866 - July 8, 924) was a court noble in the Heian period.

OE no Chikahiro (大江親広) - OE no Chikahiro (birth year-unknown to January 24, 1242) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the early Kamakura period.

OE no Hiromoto (大江広元) - OE no Hiromoto (1148 - July 23, 1225) was a governmental official responsible for practical works from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

OE no Koremitsu (大江維光) - OE no Koremitsu (1110 - February 17, 1175) was a court noble in the Heian period.

OE no Koretoki (大江維時) - OE no Koretoki (888 - July 5, 963) was a noble and scholar who lived in the Heian period.

OE no Morogami (大枝諸上) - OE no Morogami (birth and death year unknown) was a lower-ranking Court noble living from the late Nara period to the early Heian period.

OE no Otondo (大江音人) - OE no Otondo (811 - December 15, 877) was a noble and scholar who lived in the Heian period.

OE no Sadaoku (大江貞奥) - Sadaoku OE (year of birth unknown - 1334) was believed to be a distant descendant of OE no Hiromoto, who was an Inaba no kami (Governor of Inaba Province).

OE no Tadamitsu (大江斉光) - OE no Tadamitsu (also called Narimitsu, 934 - November 29, 987) was a kuge (court noble) during the mid Heian period.

OE no Takachika (大江挙周) - OE no Takachika (date of birth unknown - July or August, 1046) was a nobility who lived in the Heian period.

OE Tadanari (大江忠成) - Tadanari OE was a samurai in the Kamakura period.

OGA Soku (大賀宗九) - Soku OGA (year of birth unknown -1630) was a Japanese trader.

OGAMO Motokiyo (小鴨元清) - Motokiyo OGAMO was a Japanese busho (military commander) lived through the Sengoku period (period of warring states in Japan) to Azuchi-momoyama period, who became the lord of Iwakura-jo Castle in Kume Domain, Hoki Province.

OGAMO no Nushi (小鴨主) - OGAMO no Nushi (dates of birth and death unknown) was the earliest ancestor of the Ogamo clan, who were from Ogamo-go, Kume County, Hoki Province, and was a figure who was recorded in the "Ogamo family tree."

OGASAWARA Hidekiyo (小笠原秀清) - Hidekiyo OGASAWARA was a military commander and a scholar of ancient courtly traditions and etiquette in the Warring States period and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

OGASAWARA Nagakiyo (小笠原長清) - Nagakiyo OGASAWARA was a military commander from Kai Province who lived in the last days of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

OGASAWARA Naganari (小笠原長育) - Naganari OGASAWARA (November, 1859 - January, 1895) was a chamberlain of the Crown Prince for Emperor Meiji and Emperor Taisho.

OGASAWARA Nagashige (小笠原長重) - Nagashige OGASAWARA (June 5, 1650 to September 19, 1732) was a fudai-daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) and a roju (a person in charge of general affairs directly under the shogun) during the Edo period.

OGATA Kenzan (尾形乾山) - Kenzan OGATA (1663 - July 22, 1743) was a painter and potter in the Edo Period.

OGATA Koan (緒方洪庵) - Koan OGATA (August 13, 1810 - July 25, 1863) was a Japanese samurai, feudal retainer of the Ashimori Domain, doctor, and Dutch scholar.

OGATA Korin (尾形光琳) - Korin OGATA (1658 - July 20, 1716) was an artist in the Edo Period.

OGATA Shuntaro (尾形俊太郎) - Shuntaro OGATA (Years of birth and death unknown) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group which guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

OGAWA Jihei (小川治兵衛) - The seventh generation Jihei OGAWA (1860-1933) was the gardener, who designed gardens and was a pioneer in the field of modern Japanese Garden.

OGAWA Kashin (小川可進) - Kashin OGAWA (1786 - June 15, 1855) was the founder of Ogawa school of green tea ceremony and the first Koraku OGAWA.

OGAWA Seisuke (小川清助) - Seisuke OGAWA (1832 - 1880) was a stonemason active in the southern part of Izu Peninsula from the end of Edo Period to early Meiji Period.

OGAWA Sukeshige (小川祐滋) - Sukeshige OGAWA (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the period of Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

OGAWA Suketada (小川祐忠) - Suketada OGAWA (1549 - 1601) was a warlord in the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

OGIMACHI Kinaki (正親町公明) - Kinaki OGIMACHI (May 7, 1744-November 5, 1813) was kuge (a court noble) in the late Edo Period.

OGIMACHI Kinmichi (正親町公通) - Kinmichi OGIMACHI (August 19, 1653-August 21, 1733) was a kuge (court noble) in the mid-Edo period.

OGIMACHI Kinnobu (正親町公叙) - Kinnobu OGIMACHI (September 14, 1514 - September 8, 1549) was a kuge in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

OGIMACHI Sanetoyo (正親町実豊) - Sanetoyo OGIMACHI (January 12, 1620-March 19, 1703) was a kuge (court noble) in the early part of the Edo period.

OGIMACHI Sanetsura (正親町実連) - Sanetsura OGIMACHI (August 26, 1720 - October 25, 1802) was Kuge (court noble) of the middle of Edo period.

OGIMACHI Suehide (正親町季秀) - Suehide OGIMACHI (1548-July 28, 1612) was a kuge from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early part of the Edo period.

OGIMACHI Suetoshi (正親町季俊) - Suetoshi OGIMACHI (October 30, 1586- December 28, 1625) was a kuge in the early part of the Edo period.

Ogimachisanjo Kiminaka (正親町三条公仲) - OGIMACHISANJO Kiminaka (May 18, 1557- Aug. 12, 1594) was a court noble of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kine (正親町三条公兄) - Kine OGIMACHISANJO (1494 - March 8, 1578) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the late Muromachi period (the Sengoku period (period of warring states)).

OGIMACHISANJO Kinharu (正親町三条公治) - Kinharu OGIMACHISANJO (1441 - April 16, 1495) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the Muromachi period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kinkado (正親町三条公廉) - Kinkado OGIMACHISANJO (April 28, 1649 - September 30, 1671) was a kugyo (court noble) during the early Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kinnori (正親町三条公則) - Kinnori OGIMACHISANJO (July 24, 1774 - October 18, 1800) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kinosa (正親町三条公統) - Kinosa OGIMACHISANJO (March 30, 1668 - September 29, 1719) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early and the middle of the Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kintaka (正親町三条公高) - Kintaka OGIMACHISANJO (October 4, 1619 - November 13, 1648) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kintaru (正親町三条公厚) - Kintaru OGIMACHISANJO (February 15, 1820 - February 3, 1822) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the latter half of the Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kintsumu (正親町三条公積) - Kintsumu OGIMACHISANJO (October 23, 1721 - July 6, 1777) was a kugyo (court noble) during the middle Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Kinuji (正親町三条公氏) - Kinuji OGIMACHISANJO (1182 - October 12, 1237) was a Kugyo (court noble) in Kamakura period.

OGIMACHISANJO Saneaki (正親町三条実昭) - Saneaki OGIMACHISANJO (January 3, 1625 - June 16, 1668) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Sanehiko (正親町三条実彦) - Sanehiko OGIMACHISANJO (December 8, 1703 - October 4, 1725) was a retainer of the Imperical Court in the middle Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Sanehisa (正親町三条実久) - Sanehisa OGIMACHISANJO (August 11, 1656 - December 16, 1695) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Sanemi (正親町三条実躬) - Sanemi OGIMACHISANJO (1264 - year of death unknown) was a Kugyo (court noble) in Kamakura period.

OGIMACHISANJO Sanemochi (正親町三条実望) - Sanemochi OGIMACHISANJO (1463 - April 12, 1530) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the Muromachi period.

OGIMACHISANJO Sanenaru (正親町三条実愛) - Sanenaru OGIMACHISANJO (December 5, 1820-October 20, 1909) was Kugyo (a Court noble) from the latter part to the end of the Edo period and a politician in the Meiji period.

OGIMACHISANJO Saneoki (正親町三条実興) - Saneoki OGIMACHISANJO (1457 - February 10, 1481) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the Muromachi period.

OGIMACHISANJO Sanetomi (正親町三条実福) - Sanetomi OGIMACHISANJO (1536 - March 3) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the late Muromachi period.

OGIMACHISANJO Sanetomo (正親町三条実同) - Sanetomo OGIMACHISANJO (September 25, 1748 - February 23, 1785) was Kugyo (a Court noble) during the middle of the Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Saneyoshi (正親町三条実有) - Saneyoshi OGIMACHISANJO (1588 - August 17, 1633) was a Kugyo (a top court official) from the late Azuchi-Momoyama to the early Edo period.

OGIMACHISANJO Saneyosi (正親町三条実義) - Saneyosi OGIMACHISANJO (December 8, 1798 - July 13, 1820) was a kogyo (court noble) during the late Edo period.

OGINO Ginko (荻野吟子) - Ginko OGINO (real name: Gin OGINO/ April 4, 1851-June 23, 1913) was the first female doctor in modern Japan.

OGUNI Yoritugu (小国頼連) - Yoritugu (Yoritsura) OGUNI (the date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and gokenin (shogunal retainer) in the early Kamakura period.

OGURA Yuki (小倉遊亀) - Yuki OGURA (March 1, 1895 - July 23, 2000) was a Japanese-style painter.

OGYU Sorai (荻生徂徠) - Sorai OGYU (March 21, 1666 - February 28, 1728) is a Confucian, thinker and philologist in the middle of the Edo period.

OHARA Keizan (小原慶山) - Keizan OHARA (date of birth unknown - September 7, 1733) was a painter in the middle of the Edo period.

OHARA no Otoji (大原大刀自) - OHARA no Otoji (year of birth and death unknown) was a daughter of FUJIWARA no Kamatari.

OHARA Shigetomi (大原重徳) - Shigetomi OHARA (November 21, 1801 - April 1, 1879) was a court noble who lived from the final days of the Edo period to the early days of the Meiji period; his father was Shigetada OHARA of the Uda-Genji (Minamoto clan) (whose foster father was Shigenari OHARA), while his mother was a daughter of Ariie KARAHASHI.

OHARITA no Ite (小墾田猪手) - OHARITA no Ite (date of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

Ohashi Tayu (大橋太夫) - Ohashi Tayu was a tayu (courtesan) in Shimabara, Kyoto.

Ohime (A Daughter of MINAMOTO no Yoritomo) (大姫 (源頼朝の娘)) - Ohime (1178-August 28, 1197) was a woman who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

Oichi no Kata (Lady Oichi) (お市の方) - Oichi no Kata (1547 ? - June 14, 1583) was a woman of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

OINOMIKADO Fuyumune (大炊御門冬宗) - Fuyumune OINOMIKADO (1357-June 10, 1405) was Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the Muromachi period.

OINOMIKADO Fuyunobu (大炊御門冬信) - Fuyunobu OINOMIKADO (1309-August 9, 1350) was Kugyo (top court official) during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

OINOMIKADO Fuyutada (大炊御門冬忠) - Fuyutada OINOMIKADO (大炊御門 冬忠, 1218 - October 23, 1268) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the middle of Kamakura period.

OINOMIKADO Iekoto (大炊御門家信) - Iekoto OINOMIKADO (July 10, 1818 - August 30, 1885) was a Kugyo (a Court Noble) who lived during the end of Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Ietaka (大炊御門家孝) - Ietaka OINOMIKADO (March 6, 1747 - June 16, 1799) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Ietsugu (大炊御門家嗣) - Ietsugu OINOMIKADO (大炊御門 家嗣, 1197 - August 21, 1271) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the middle of Kamakura period.

OINOMIKADO Muneuji (大炊御門宗氏) - Muneuji OINOMIKADO (1375-May 16, 1421) was Kugyo (the top court official) who lived from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the Muromachi period.

OINOMIKADO Munezane (大炊御門宗実) - Munezane OINOMIKADO (1343-June 21, 1404) was Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the Muromachi period.

OINOMIKADO Nobukazu (大炊御門信量) - Nobukazu OINOMIKADO (1442-August 31, 1487) was Kugyo (top court official) during the Muromachi period.

OINOMIKADO Nobumune (大炊御門信宗) - Nobumune OINOMIKADO (1391-after 1453) was Kugyo during the Muromachi period.

OINOMIKADO Nobuna (大炊御門信名) - Nobuna OINOMIKADO (1699-November 20, 1684) was a retainer of the Imperial Court in the early Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Nobutsune (大炊御門信経) - Nobutsune OINOMIKADO (1355 - year of death unknown) was a Court noble during the period of Northern and Southern courts (Japan).

OINOMIKADO Tsunehide (大炊御門経秀) - Tsunehide OINOMIKADO (April 18, 1711 - December 20, 1752) was Kugyo (court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Tsunehisa (大炊御門経久) - Tsunehisa OINOMIKADO (November 1, 1781 - August 8, 1859) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the late Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Tsunemitu (大炊御門経光) - Tsunemitsu OINOMIKADO (September 15, 1638 - October 4, 1704) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the early Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Tsunena (大炊御門経名) - Tsunena OINOMIKADO (1480-May 16, 1553) was Kugyo (top court official) during the late Muromachi period.

OINOMIKADO Tsunenari (大炊御門経音) - Tsunenari OINOMIKADO (January 4, 1683 - May 26, 1714) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the early Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Tsunetaka (大炊御門経孝) - Tsunetaka OINOMIKADO (January 23, 1614 – July 30, 1682) was a Court noble who lived during the early Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Tsuneyori (大炊御門経頼) - Tsuneyori OINOMIKADO (1555-August 19, 1617) was Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Ujitada (大炊御門氏忠) - Ujitada OINOMIKADO (1302 - year of death unknown) was a Court noble during the period of Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

OINOMIKADO Yorikuni (大炊御門頼国) - Yorikuni OINOMIKADO (1577 - June of 1613) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

OINOMIKADO Yoshimune (大炊御門良宗) - Yoshimune OINOMIKADO (大炊御門 良宗, 1260 - September 28, 1307) was a Kugyo (high court noble) from the middle of Kamakura period to the late Kamakura period.

OISHI Kuwajiro (大石鍬次郎) - Kuwajiro OISHI (1838 - November 3, 1870) was a Shoshi shirabeyaku ken kansatsu (Shinsengumi's organizational post for investigating movements of the opponents and keeping the Shinsengumi members under control).

OISHI Mikizo (大石造酒蔵) - Mikizo OOISHI (date of birth is unknown - March 21, 1866) was a vassal of the Hitotsubashi family, a branch of the Tokugawa Clan, who lived during the last days of the Tokugawa Shogunate.

OISHI Nobukiyo (大石信清) - Nobukiyo OISHI (1677 - March 20, 1703) was one of 47 samurai of Ako Roshi (lordless samurai of the Ako Domain).

OISHI Nobuoki (大石信興) - Nobuoki OISHI (1674 to October 15, 1741) was a samurai in the early Edo period.

OISHI Yoshikatsu (大石良勝) - Yoshikatsu OISHI (1587 - September 18, 1650) was a samurai who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

OISHI Yoshio (大石良雄) - Yoshio OISHI held the rank of Hittokaro (the head of chief retainers) of Ako Domain in Harima Province.

OISHI Yoshitaka (大石良欽) - Yoshitaka OISHI (1618 - February 27, 1677) was a samurai warrior in the early part of the Edo period.

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OKA Kenkai (岡研介) - Kenkai OKA (1799 - December 8, 1839) was Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) who lived during the Edo period.

OKA Onitaro (岡鬼太郎) - Onitaro OKA (September 3, 1872 - October 29, 1943) was a Kabuki playwright, dramatic critic, and writer.

OKABE Nagamori (岡部長盛) - Nagamori OKABE (1568 - December 13, 1632) was a busho (Japanese military commander) (daimyo (Japanese territorial lord)) who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) and early Edo period.

OKABE Nagayasu (岡部長泰) - Nagayasu OKABE (May 8, 1650, to Sept. 5, 1724) was the third lord of Kishiwada Domain in Izumi Province.

OKADA Izo (岡田以蔵) - Izo OKADA (1838 - June 3, 1865) was one of the Bakumatsu Shidai Hitokiri (Four famous assassins of Bakumatsu, end of the Edo Period) who joined the Tosa kinnoto (loyalist clique of Tosa) in his hometown, Tosa Province.

OKAHASHI Jisuke (岡橋治助) - Jisuke OKAHASHI (January 21, 1826 – November 2, 1913) was a Japanese businessman.

OKAMOTO Kenitsu (岡本顕逸) - Kenitsu OKAMOTO (1559 - 1591) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and a vassal of the Satake clan, or a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Sengoku period in Hitachi Province.

OKAMOTO Kido (岡本綺堂) - Kido OKAMOTO (November 11, 1872 - March 1, 1939) was a novelist and playwright.

OKAMOTO Kihachi (岡本喜八) - Kihachi OKAMOTO (February 17, 1924 - February 19, 2005) was a film director in Japan.

OKAMOTO Munenori (岡本宗憲) - Munenori OKAMOTO (1544? - October 22, 1600) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

OKAMOTO Shigeyuki (岡本重之) - Shigeyuki OKAMOTO (1651 - April 7, 1711) was a vassal of Naganori ASANO, the lord of the Ako Domain.

Okaru (お軽) - Okaru (1684 - November 23, 1713) was a concubine of Kuranosuke OISHI when he was hidden in Yamashina.

OKAZAKI Sessei (岡崎雪聲) - Sessei OKAZAKI (February 26, 1854 - April 16, 1921) was a founder or chaser who lived from the Meiji period to the Taisho period.

OKI Takato (大木喬任) - Takato OKI (April 23, 1832 - June 26, 1899) was a feudal retainer of the Saga clan in the late Edo period and a statesman in the Meiji period.

OKIDA no Esaka (大分恵尺) - OKIDA no Esaka (date of birth unknown - June 675) was a person who lived in the Askua Period.

OKIDA no Wakaomi (大分稚臣) - OKIDA no Wakaomi is a person who lived during Japan's Asuka Period and died on April 21, 679.

Okiku (お菊) - Okiku (August 7, 1595 - July 1, 1615) was Hidetsugu TOYOTOMI's daughter.

OKISOME no Oku (置始大伯) - OKISOME no Oku lived in the Asuka period of Japan.

OKISOME no Usagi (置始菟) - OKISOME no Usagi (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

OKITA Rintaro (沖田林太郎) - Rintaro OKITA (1827 to 1883) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) at the end of the Edo period.

OKITA Soji (沖田総司) - Soji OKITA (summer, 1842 or 1844 - July 19, 1868) was a member of the Shinsengumi, a special police force in Kyoto, at the end of Edo period (there are two theories about the year of his birth, but no decisive historical materials against either of them have been found. Also, no historical materials confirming his birth date have ever been identified, and all that is known is that he was born in summer).

OKOCHI Masatada (大河内正質) - Masatada OKOCHI (May 27, 1844 - June 2, 1901) was the ninth and the last lord of Otaki Domain in Kazusa Province, who lived during the end of the Edo Period.

Okogo no Tsubone (阿古御局) - Okogo no Tsubone (1590 - June 4, 1615) was a woman who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and the early Edo period.

OKOMA no Momoe (大狛百枝) - OKOMA no Momoe (date of birth unknown - June 21, 696?) lived in the Asuka period of Japan.

OKU Hachibei (奥八兵衛) - Hachibei OKU (year of birth unknown-March 24, 1669) run the fish store (Kawachiya) in Kyoto in the Edo period.

OKU Yoshiisa (奥好義) - Yoshiisa OKU (1858 - March 6, 1933 [or may have been March 9, 1933]) was a gagakuka (musician of old Japanese court music) and composer in the Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods.

OKUBO Haruno (大久保春野) - Haruno OKUBO (October 8, 1846 - January 26, 1915) was a military man of Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) and a peerage.

OKUBO Nagayasu (大久保長安) - Nagayasu (Choan) OKUBO was a military commander in the period of warring states.

OKUBO Tadachika (大久保忠隣) - Tadachika OKUBO was a busho (Japanese military commander) and fudai daimyo (a daimyo in hereditary vassal to the Tokugawa family) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the early Edo period.

OKUBO Tadataka (大久保忠教) - Tadataka OKUBO (1560 - April 2, 1639) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and the early Edo period.

OKUBO Toshimichi (大久保利通) - Toshimichi OKUBO (1830~1878):Japanese warrior, feudal retainer of Satsuma, a statesman

OKUDA Eisen (奥田頴川) - Eisen OKUDA (1753 - 1811) was a ceramic artist in the mid and late Edo period.

OKUDAIRA Iemasa (奥平家昌) - Iemasa OKUDAIRA (1577 - November 11, 1614) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

OKUDAIRA Nobumasa (奥平信昌) - Nobumasa OKUDAIRA was a busho (Japanese military commander) over the Sengoku period and the Edo period.

OKUMA Shigenobu (大隈重信) - Shigenobu OKUMA (March 11, 1838-January 10, 1922) was a feudal retainer of the Saga clan who was a Japanese warrior, a statesman, and an educator.

OKUNOMIYA Kenshi (奥宮健之) - Kenshi OKUNOMIYA (December 27, 1857 - January 24, 1911) was a social movement activist in Japan, who played an active part during Jiyu Minken Undo (the Freedom and People's Rights Movement).

OKURA no Haruzane (大蔵春実) - OKURA no Haruzane (dates of birth and death unknown) was a noble in the mid-Heian period (in the tenth century).

OKURA no Hirosumi (大蔵広隅) - OKRUA no Hirosumi (date of birth and death unknown) lived during the Asuka period.

OKURA no Yoshiyuki (大蔵善行) - OKURA no Yoshiyuki (832 - 921?) was a scholar who lived in the Heian period.

OKURA Shonosuke (大倉正之助) - Shonosuke OKURA (1955 -) is an otsuzumi kata (large hand drum player) of Okura school.

Okurakyo-no-tsubone (大蔵卿局) - Okurakyo-no-tsubone (? - June 4, 1615) was a woman in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) - the Edo Period.

OKUZAWA Eisuke (奥沢栄助) - Eisuke OKUZAWA (the date of birth unknown - July 8, 1864) was a member of Shinsengumi.

OMASA Hozumi (大政穗積) - Hozumi OMASA (June 12, 1929 - September 19, 2007) was a Japanese-style painter who resided in Kyoto and painted temples, shrines, armor and landscapes in Kyoto Prefecture, Nara Prefecture and Ehime Prefecture throughout his life.

OMI no Kenu (近江毛野) - OMI no Kenu (year of birth unknown - 530) was Gozoku (local ruling family) and Shogun active in the court of Emperor Keitai.

OMI no Mifune (淡海三船) - OMI no Mifune (722 - July 30, 785) was a literary man in the late Nara period.

OMIYA Koreharu (大宮伊治) - Koreharu OMIYA (1496 - October 8, 1551) was a government official in the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

OMIYA Nagaoki (大宮長興) - Nagaoki OMIYA (1412 - December 5, 1499) was a government official (of low to medium rank) in the late Muromachi period.

OMORI Morinaga (大森盛長) - Morinaga Hikoshichi OMORI was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Seiwa-Genji (Minamoto clan) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

OMORI Ujiyori (大森氏頼) - Ujiyori OMORI (year of birth unknown - September 25, 1494) was a person from the Muromachi Period.

OMURA Masujiro (大村益次郎) - Masujiro OMURA (May 30, 1824 - December 7, 1869) was a physician, Western studies scholar and military theorist from Choshu Domain (now Yamaguchi Prefecture) at the end of the Edo era.

OMURA Yuko (大村由己) - Yuko OMURA (ca. 1536 - 1596) was a scholar and writer from the Warring States period to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Onakatomi clan (大中臣氏) - The Onakatomi clan was a noble family that led religious services at the central government in ancient Japan.

ONAKATOMI no Kiyomaro (大中臣清麻呂) - ONAKATOMI no Kiyomaro (702 - September 6, 788) was a Kugyo (court noble) who lived in the Nara period.

ONAKATOMI no Sadanaga (大中臣定長) - ONAKATOMI no Sadanaga (date of birth unknown - January 3, 1143) was a waka (a traditional Japanese poem of thirty-one syllables) poet who lived in the latter part of the Heian period.

Onami (音阿弥) - Onami (Onnami) (1398 - February 15, 1467) was a sarugakuno actor (actor for sarugaku (form of theatre popular in Japan during the 11th to 14th centuries) of Noh (traditional masked dance-drama)) of the Muromachi period.

ONINIWA Tsunamoto (鬼庭綱元) - Tsunamoto ONINIWA (1549 - July 13, 1640) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Date clan.

ONISHI Seiemon (大西清右衛門) - Seiemon ONISHI was a Kamashi (craftsman who made kettles for use in tea ceremony) of one of the ten craftsmen families for the Senke (House of Sen).

ONO Chikkyo (小野竹喬) - Chikkyo ONO (November 20, 1889-May 10, 1979) was a Japanese-style painter who lived in the Taisho and Showa period.

ONO Gunemon (大野群右衛門) - Gunemon ONO was the eldest legitimate son of Tomofusa ONO, a chief retainer of the Asano clan of Ako Domain.

ONO Harunaga (大野治長) - Harunaga ONO was a vassal of the Toyotomi clan from the Azuchi-Momoyama period through to the early part of the Edo period.

ONO no Azumahito (大野東人) - ONO no Azumahito (year of birth unknown - December 7, 742) was a warrior during the Nara Period.

ONO no Emishi (小野毛人) - ONO no Emishi (year of birth unknown - 677) was a government official who lived during the Asuka period.

ONO no Hatayasu (大野果安) - ONO no Hatayasu was a figure in the Asuka period of Japan (year of birth and death unknown).

ONO no Imoko (小野妹子) - ONO no Imoko (male, dates of birth and death unknown) was a politician who lived during the Asuka period.

ONO no Iwane (小野石根) - ONO no Iwane (date of birth unknown - 778) was a bureaucracy of the Nara period.

ONO no Kenu (小野毛野) - ONO no Kenu (year of birth unknown - June 5, 714) was a Court noble in the late Asuka period.

ONO no Michikaze (小野道風) - ONO no Michikaze (also known as ONO no Tofu) (June 894 – February 9, 967) is one of the foremost calligraphy artists from the Heian period, and is numbered among the 'sanseki' (The Three Famous Calligraphers of Japan).

Ono no onie (小野小贄) - Ono no onie (year of birth and death unknown) is a court noble in the Nara Period.

ONO no Oyu (小野老) - ONO no Oyu (date of birth unknown - July 17, 737) was a poet and lower to middle-ranked government official of the Nara period.

ONO no Takamura (小野篁) - ONO no Takamura (802 - February 7, 853) was a bureaucrat, scholar and poet in the early Heian period.

ONO no Yoshifuru (小野好古) - ONO no Yoshifuru (884- March 20, 968) was a Kugyo (top court official) with the rank of Jusanmi (Junior Third Rank) and the post of Sangi (royal adviser) in the mid-Heian period.

ONO Ranzan (小野蘭山) - Ranzan ONO (September 13, 1729 - April 5, 1810) was a great scholar of herbalism in the Edo period.

ONO Tadamaro (多忠麿) - Tadamaro ONO (December 5, 1933 to December 19, 1994) was a gagakushi (court musician), and a member of the Japan Art Academy.

ONO Uchu (大野右仲) - Uchu ONO (January 14, 1837 - June 11, 1911) was a feudal retainer of the Karatsu Domain in the end of Edo period and a member of the Shinsengumi.

ONOE Eizaburo (尾上榮三郎) - Eizaburo ONOE is a hereditary family name for an actor of Kabuki, a Japanese traditional theatrical drama.

ONOE Fujaku (尾上芙雀) - Fujaku ONOE is a professional name used by a succession of Kabuki actors.

ONOE Kikujiro (尾上菊次郎) - Kikujiro ONOE was a name used by Kabuki actors.

ONOE Kikunojo (尾上菊之丞) - Kikunojo ONOE inherited the name of the Onoe school of traditional Japanese dance.

ONOE Kikunosuke (尾上菊之助) - Kikunosuke ONOE is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

ONOE Koisaburo (尾上鯉三郎) - Koisaburo ONOE was a kabuki actor.

ONOE Matsunosuke (尾上松之助) - Matsunosuke ONOE (September 12, 1875 - September 11, 1926) was a Japanese film actor, Japan's first movie star and film director from the Meiji to the Taisho period.

ONOE Matsusuke (尾上松助) - "Matsusuke ONOE" is a professional name used by Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

ONOE Sakon (尾上左近) - Sakon ONOE is the name of a Kabuki actor lineage.

ONOE Shinshichi (尾上新七) - Shinshichi ONOE is a hereditary name of a line of traditional Japanese Kabuki drama actors.

ONOE Shoroku (尾上松緑) - Shoroku ONOE is one of professional names for kabuki actor.

ONOE Taganojo (尾上多賀之丞) - "Taganojo ONOE" is a professional name used by Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

ONOE Tamizo (尾上多見蔵) - "Tamizo ONOE" is a professional name which was used by some Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

ONOE Tatsunosuke (尾上辰之助) - Tatsunosuke ONOE is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor.

ONOGAWA Kisaburo (小野川喜三郎) - Kisaburo ONOGAWA (1758 to April 30, 1806) was an Edo sumo wrestler of the Grand Sumo Tournament.

ONOGI Hidejiro (大野木秀次郎) - Hidejiro ONOGI (Nov 25, 1895 – March 3, 1966) was a politician.

ONOGI Shigekatsu (小野木重勝) - Shigekatsu ONOGI was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ONONOBE no Ogoto (物部小事) - ONONOBE no Ogoto (the date of birth and death are unknown) was a member of a Gozoku (powerful family) in the early part of the sixth century (the period between Emperor Ninken and Emperor Ankan).

OOAE Masamori (大饗正盛) - Masamori OOAE was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

Oobako (大葉子) - Oobako (date of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese woman in Jodai (mainly the Nara era).

OOKA Tadatoshi (大岡忠俊) - Tadatoshi OOKA (1572 - September 8, 1600) was a Japanese military commander who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ORITA Heinai (折田平内) - Heinai ORITA (January 1847 - May 7, 1905) was a statesman in the Meiji era.

ORITA Hikoichi (折田彦市) - Hikoichi ORITA (January 27, 1849-January 26, 1920) was an educator in Japan.

OSADA Kagemune (長田景致) - Kagemune OSADA (year of birth unknown -1190) was a busho who lived during the end of the Heian Period.

OSADA Tadamune (長田忠致) - Tadamune OSADA (date of birth unknown, died in 1190) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) at the end of the Heian period.

OSAFUNE Tsunanao (長船綱直) - Tsunanao OSAFUNE (?-1599) was a figure who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period

OSAKABE no Mototsugi (刑部本継) - OSAKABE no Mototsugi (years of birth and death unknown) was a person who led a garrison called 'the Natori Garrison' in Mutsu Province (present Miyagi Prefecture) in the 9th century.

OSAKO Naoharu (大迫尚敏) - Naoharu OSAKO (December 24, 1844 - September 20, 1927) was a samurai warrior of Japan, feudal retainer of Satsuma, military man of Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) and peerage.

OSAWA Mototsune (大沢基恒) - Born around 1656 and gone on April 20, 1697, Mototsune OSAWA was Koke-Hatamoto (a direct vassal of the shogun and a master of ceremony) in the first half of the Edo period.

OSHIMA Hisanao (大島久直) - Hisanao OSHIMA (October 1, 1848 - September 27, 1928) was a military man of Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) and a peerage.

OSHIMA Mitsuyoshi (大島光義) - Mitsuyoshi OSHIMA (大島 光義: 1508 - September 16, 1604) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the Sengoku Period (period of warring states).

OSHIMA Nagisa (大島渚) - Nagisa OSHIMA (March 31, 1932-) is a film director in Japan.

OSHIMA Takato (大島高任) - Takato OSHIMA (1826 - 1901) was a mining scientist of the Meiji period.

OSHIMA Tomonojo (大島友之允) - Tomonojo OSHIMA (July 27, 1826-August 9, 1882) was a samurai warrior, a feudal retainer and a diplomat of the Tsushimafuchu clan.

OSHIMA Yoshimasa (大島義昌) - Yoshimasa OSHIMA (September 20, 1850 - April 10, 1926) was a samurai warrior of Japan, feudal retainer of Choshu Domain, military man of Imperial Japanese Army and a peerage.

OSHISAKA no Omaro (忍坂大摩侶) - OSHISAKA no Omaro is a person who lived in the Asuka Period, but his birth and death dates are not known.

OSHIUMI no Okuni (忍海大国) - OSHIUMI no Okuni (year of birth and death unknown) was a person in the Asuka period in Japan.

Oshu Tandai (奥州探題) - Oshu tandai was the office of special administrators to the shogun in the Muromachi and the Sengoku period (of Japan).

OTA Jubei (太田重兵衛) - Jubei OTA (1817 - 1869) was 茶司 and a former feudal retainers of Zeze Domain from Zeze, Omi Province (Otsu City).

OTA Kazuyoshi (太田一吉) - Kazuyoshi OTA (? - 1617) was an Azuchi-Momoyama era military commander (and daimyo).

OTA Sukemoto (太田資始) - Sukemoto OTA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (senior councilor) from the late Edo period to the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate.

OTA Tokitsura (太田時連) - Tokitsura OTA (1269 - March 21, 1345) was a governmental official responsible for practical works in the latter half of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

OTAGAKI Rengetsu (大田垣蓮月) - Rengetsu OTAGAKI (February 10, 1791 - December 10, 1875) was a nun cum woman waka poet in the late Edo period.

OTANI Choken (大谷暢顕) - Choken OTANI (March 27, 1930 -) is a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 25th chief priest of the Otani school, Shinshu sect.

OTANI Kocho (大谷光暢) - Kocho OTANI (October 1, 1903 - April 13, 1993) was a monk in the Jodo Shin (True Pure Land) sect of Buddhism, and he was the 24th Hoshu (high priest) (Monshu (representative priest) later) of Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

OTANI Koken (大谷光見) - Koken OTANI (September 4, 1965 -) is a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 26th hoshu (high priest) of the Higashi Hongan-ji school of the Jodo Shinshu sect.

OTANI Kosho (大谷光勝) - Kosho OTANI (April 22, 1817 - January 15, 1894) was a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 21st Hoshu (head priest) of Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

OTANI Kosho (大谷光紹) - Kosho OTANI (March 9, 1925 - December 24, 1999) was a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 25th Hoshu (high priest) of the Higashi Hongan-ji school.

OTANI Satoko (大谷智子) - Satoko OTANI (September 1, 1906 - November 15, 1989) was the wife of Kocho OTANI, the 24th Hoshu (head priest) of Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

OTOBE Gonoshin (乙部剛之進) - Gonoshin OTOBE (? - June 20, 1869) was a feudal retainer of the Matsuyama clan in Bicchu in Bicchu Province in the end of Edo period.

OTOMO Chikayo (大友親世) - Chikayo OTOMO (Birth date unknown - April 1, 1418) was a Shugo Daimyo (Guardian Feudal Lord) over the period of Northern and Southern Courts in Japan and Muromachi Period.

OTOMO Gekko (大友月湖) - Gekko OTOMO (dates of birth and death unknown) was a painter in the middle to latter part of the Edo period.

OTOMO no Enomoto no Okuni (大伴榎本大国) - OTOMO no Enomoto no Okuni (date of birth and death unknown) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

OTOMO no Fukei (大伴吹負) - OTOMO no Fukei (? – September 1, 683) was active in the Asuka period.

OTOMO no Kanamura (大伴金村) - OTOMO no Kanamura (date of birth and death unknown) was a member of Gozoku (local ruling family) who lived from the fifth to the sixth centuries.

OTOMO no Katari (大伴談) - OTOMO no Katari (dates of birth and death unknown) is a Shogun (general) in the Kofun period (tumulus period).

OTOMO no Kokimi (大伴子君) - OTOMO no Kokimi (year of birth and death unknown) was a person in the Asuka period in Japan.

OTOMO no Komaro (大伴古麻呂) - OTOMO no Komaro (year of birth unknown - July 4, 757) was one of the nobility during the Nara Period.

OTOMO no Koshibi (大伴古慈斐) - OTOMO no Koshibi (695 - 777) was a bureaucracy of the Nara period.

OTOMO no Kunimaro (大伴国麻呂) - OTOMO no Kunimaro (year of birth and death unknown) was a person in the Asuka period in Japan.

OTOMO no Makuta (大伴馬来田) - OTOMO no Makuta (year of birth unknown - July 5, 683) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

OTOMO no Miyuki (大伴御行) - OTOMO no Miyuki (646? – March 3, 701) was a figure in the Asuka period of Japan.

OTOMO no Moriya (大伴杜屋) - OTOMO no Moriya (year of birth unknown and died on August 8, 679) was an aristocrat during the Asuka period in Japan.

OTOMO no Muroya (大伴室屋) - OTOMO no Muroya (date of birth and death unknown) was a member of a Gozoku (local ruling family) in the late fifth century.

OTOMO no Nagatoko (大伴長徳) - OTOMO no Nakatoko (year of birth unknown - 651) was a member of Gozoku (local ruling family) who lived during the Asuka period.

OTOMO no Otomaro (大伴弟麻呂) - OTOMO no Otomaro (731? - July 18, 809) was a Kugyo (high court noble) and busho (Japanese military commander) in Nara and the early Heian period.

OTOMO no SAKANOUE no Oiratsume (坂上大嬢) - OTOMO no SAKANOUE no Oiratsume (date of birth and death unknown) was the first daughter of OTOMO no Sukunamaro and OTOMO no Sakanoue no Iratsume, and her younger sister was SAKANOUE no Otoiratsume.

OTOMO no Sukunamaro (大伴宿奈麻呂) - OTOMO no Sukunamaro (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official in the early Nara period.

OTOMO no Tauchi (大伴手拍) - OTOMO no Tauchi (year of birth unknown and died on September 17, 713) was an aristocrat in the Aska period and the Nara period in Japan.

OTOMO no Tomokuni (大伴友国) - OTOMO no Tomokuni

OTOMO no Tsuguhito (大伴継人) - OTOMO no Tsuguhito (year of birth unknown - 785) was a bureaucracy existed during the late Nara Period.

OTOMO no Yakamochi (大伴家持) - OTOMO no Yakamochi (c.718 - October 5, 785) was a politician and kajin (waka poet) who lived during the Nara period.

OTOMO no Yasumaro (大伴安麻呂) - OTOMO no Yasumaro (date of birth unknown - 21 June 714) was a person who lived during the Nara and Asuka Periods.

OTOMO Sadamune (大友貞宗) - Sadamune OTOMO (year of birth unknown - January 17, 1334) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Kamakura Period.

OTOMO Sadatoshi (Sadanori) (大友貞載) - Sadatoshi (Sadanori) OTOMO (year of birth unknown - 1336) was a person who lived during the Kamakura Period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

OTOMO Ujitoki (大友氏時) - Ujitoki OTOMO (Birth date unknown - April 8, 1368) was a Shugo Daimyo (feudal lord) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts of Japan.

OTOMO Ujiyasu (大友氏泰) - Ujiyasu OTOMO (1321-1362) was a military commander over the latter half of the Kamakura Period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

OTOMO Yoriyasu (大友頼康) - Yoriyasu OTOMO (1222 - October 30, 1300) was the third family head of the Otomo clan.

OTOMO Yoshishige (大友義鎮) - Yoshishige OTOMO (also known as Sorin OTOMO) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

Otose (お登勢) - "Otose" refers to two things; 1) a title of a novel written by Kaoru FUNAYAMA, which describes the Kogo incident (Inada uproar), and 2) a title of a drama created by NHK based on the novel.

Otsubone Court Lady of Jibukyo (治部卿局) - Otsubone Court Lady of Jibukyo (1152 - October 15, 1231) was a woman from the late Heian and early Kamakura periods.

OTSUKA Kakunojo (大塚霍之丞) - Kakunojo OTSUKA (1843 - 1905) was a vassal of the shogun and a member of Shogitai (a group of former Tokugawa retainers opposed to the Meiji government, who fought in the Battle of Ueno).

OTSUKI Bunzo (大槻文蔵) - Bunzo OTSUKI (September 25, 1942 -) is a Noh actor of the Kanze school of shite-kata (lead actors).

OTSUKI Gentaku (大槻玄沢) - Gentaku OTSUKI (November 9, 1757 - April 25, 1827) was a Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) from Ichinoseki Domain (Tamura Domain), a branch domain of Sendai Domain during the late Edo Period.

OTSUKI Shunsai (大槻俊斎) - Shunsai OTSUKI (1806 - May 7, 1862) was a Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) at the end of the Edo period.

Otsuya no kata (おつやの方) - Otsuya no kata (year of birth: unknown - date of death: January 2, 1576) was a person who lived from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Azuchi Momoyama Period.

OUCHI Harumochi (大内晴持) - Harumochi OUCHI (born in 1524, date of birth unknown - June 19, 1543) was the adopted heir of Yoshitaka OUCHI who was Sengoku daimyo (Japanese territorial lord in the Sengoku period (period of warring states)) who lived in Yamaguchi, Suo Province (Yamaguchi Prefecture).

OUCHI Hiroshige (大内弘茂) - Hiroshige OUCHI (year of birth unknown - 1401) was a general who lived during the early Muromachi period.

OUCHI Korenobu (大内惟信) - Korenobu OUCHI (year of birth and death unknown) was a Gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) in the early Kamakura period.

OUCHI Koreyoshi (大内惟義) - Koreyoshi OUCHI was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

OUCHI Masahiro (大内政弘) - Masahiro OUCHI was the twenty-ninth head of the Ouchi clan, Shugo (Military Governor) Daimyo during the Muromachi period.

OUCHI Mochiyo (大内持世) - Mochiyo OUCHI (March 23, 1394 - August 14, 1441) was a Shugo daimyo (Japanese territorial lord as provincial constable) in the mid-Muromachi Period.

OUCHI Norihiro (大内教弘) - Norihiro OUCHI (May 11, 1420 - October 2, 1465) was Shugo (Military Governor) Daimyo in the middle of the Muromachi period.

OUCHI Noriyuki (大内教幸) - Noriyuki Ouchi (1430 - February 14, 1472) was a member of the Ouchi clan.

OUCHI Sadatsuna (大内定綱) - Sadatsuna OUCHI (1545 - 1610) was a warlord of the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

OUCHI Seiran (大内青巒) - Seiran OUCHI (May 22, 1845 - December 16, 1918) was a scholar of Buddhist Studies and a thinker, who lived during the Meiji to Taisho periods.

OUCHI Teruhiro (大内輝弘) - Teruhiro OUCHI (c. 1520 - January 1, 1569) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Warring States Period).

OUCHI Yoshihiro (大内義弘) - Yoshihiro OUCHI (1356-January 25, 1400) was the shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) in the Muromachi period.

OUCHI Yoshinaga (大内義長) - Yoshinaga OUCHI was Sengoku daimyo (Japanese territorial lord in the Sengoku period) in the provinces of Suo and Nagato.

OUCHI Yoshioki (大内義興) - Yoshioki OUCHI was the daimyo (feudal lord) of Suo Province who lived from the end of the Muromachi period to the Sengoku period.

OUCHI Yoshitaka (大内義尊) - Yoshitaka (義尊) OUCHI (1545 - October 11, 1551) was the heir of Yoshitaka (義隆) OUCHI.

OUCHI Yoshitsuna (大内義綱) - Yoshitsuna OUCHI (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

Oume (お梅) - Oume (date of birth unknown - October 30, 1863) was a woman during the late Edo Period.

OWARI no Hamanushi (尾張浜主) - OWARI no Hamanushi (733 - year of death unknown) was a gakunin (player) who lived from the Nara Period to the early Heian Period.

OWARI no Mami (尾張馬身) - OWARI no Mami was a figure in the Asuka period of Japan (year of birth and death unknown).

OWARI no Osumi (尾張大隅) - OWARI no Osumi (date of birth and death unknown) lived in the Asuka period of Japan.

OYAMA Hidetomo (小山秀朝) - Hidetomo OYAMA (date of birth unknown - August 10, 1335) was busho (Japanese military commander) from the Kamakura Period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

OYAMA Iwao (大山巌) - Iwao OYAMA (November 12, 1842 - December 10, 1916) was a Japanese samurai (warrior), statesman, Genro (elder statesman), and military man.

OYAMA Masamitsu (小山政光) - Masamitsu OYAMA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived over the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

OYAMA Tomomasa (小山朝政) - Tomomasa OYAMA was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Ozaki no Tsubone (尾崎局) - Ozaki no Tsubone (1527-1572) was a lady who lived during the Sengoku Period (the Period of Warring States) (Japan).

OZAKI Saburo (尾崎三良) - Saburo OZAKI (March 3, 1842 - October 13, 1918) was a Kenin (retainer) of the Sanjo family at the end of Edo period.

OZAKI Yahei (尾崎弥兵衛) - Yahei OZAKI (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

OZAWA Roan (小沢蘆庵) - Roan OZAWA (1723 - August 19, 1801) was a kajin (waka poet) and scholar of Japanese classical literature, who lived during the mid-Edo Period.

OZAWA Shigemasa (小沢重政) - Shigemasa OZAWA (year of birth unknown - July 18, 1205) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Kamakura period.

OZEKI Masajiro (尾関雅次郎) - Masajiro OZEKI (1844 ? - February 28, 1892) was a Shirabeyaku ken Kansatsu (Shinsengumi's organizational post for investigating movements of the opponents and keeping the Shinsengumi members under control) of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

OZEKI Yashiro (尾関弥四郎) - Yashiro OZEKI (1831 - December 24, 1865) was from Takatori Domain and a biological elder brother of Masajiro OZEKI.

OZU Yasujiro (小津安二郎) - Yasujiro OZU (December 12, 1903 – December 12, 1963) was a Japanese movie director.

OZUKI no Hirofusa (小槻広房) - OZUKI no Hirofusa (year of birth unknown -July 13, 1202) was a lower or middle ranked government official during the end of the Heian period.

OZUKI no Suetsugu (小槻季継) - OZUKI no Suetsugu (小槻 季継, 1192 - November 6, 1244) was a kanjin (government official, especially one of low to medium rank) in the mid Kamakura period.

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Prince Asa (阿佐太子) - Prince Asa (also known as Asa Taishi or Ajatesa, 557-631) was a son of King Widok (Baekje) in Baekje.

Prince Higashikuninomiya Naruhiko (東久邇宮稔彦王) - Prince Naruhiko HIGASHIKUNINOMIYA (December 3, 1887 - January 20, 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan (in office August 17, 1945 - October 9, 1945).

Prince Ishizukuri (石作皇子) - Prince Ishizukuri (Ishizukuri no miko) is one of five kikoshi (a young nobleman) who appeared in "Taketori Monogatari" (the Tale of Bumboo Cutter).

Prince Kuramochi (車持皇子) - Prince Kuramochi (Kuramochi no miko) is one of five kikoshi (a young nobleman) who appeared in "Taketori Monogatari" (the Tale of Bumboo Cutter).

Princess Maahime (摩阿姫) - Princess Mahime (1572- November 23, 1605) was the third daughter of Toshiie MAEDA and Hoshunin.

Princess Matsu (松姫) - Princess Matsu (1561 - May 31, 1616) was the fifth daughter of the Sengoku daimyo (Japanese territorial lord in the Sengoku period [period of Warring States]) Shingen TAKEDA.

Princess Sukatehime no Himemiko (酢香手姫皇女) - Princess Sukatehime no Himemiko (the date of birth and death unknown) was a Princess in the Asuka Period.

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RAI Sanyo (頼山陽) - Sanyo RAI (January 21, 1780 - October 16, 1832) was a historian, composer of Chinese poetry and literary man who lived in the end of the Edo period.

Raigen (頼源) - Raigen (year of birth unknown - March 26, 1183) was an ebusshi (artist who draws Buddhist paintings and colors Buddhist statues) in the late Heian period.

RAKU Jokei (楽常慶) - Jokei RAKU (1561 - 1635) was a ceramic artist during the Shokuho era (Oda-Toyotomi era) through the early Edo period.

Randai NAKAMURA (the First) (中村蘭台 (初世)) - Randai NAKAMURA (male, 1856 - November 1915) was a Japanese tenkoku artist (a carver using a special chinese character).

REIZEI Takatoyo (冷泉隆豊) - Takatoyo REIZEI (1513 - 1551) was jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade) Saemon no shojo (Jr. Lieutenant of the Left Division of Outer Palace Guards).

REIZEI Tamechika (冷泉為恭) - Tamechika REIZEI (October 20, 1823-June 8, 1864) was a painter of reactionary Yamato-e painting (a traditional Japanese style painting of the late Heian and Kamakura periods dealing with Japanese themes) employed by kuge (court noble) and Kugyo (the top court officials) in the end of the Edo period.

REIZEI Tamefumi (冷泉為章) - Tamefumi REIZEI (June 9, 1752 - May 10, 1822) was a Kuge (court noble) and Kajin (waka poet) in the late Edo period.

REIZEI Tamehide (冷泉為秀) - Tamehide REIZEI (year of birth unknown - July 20, 1372) was a poet who lived from the late Kamakura period to the early Muromachi period.

REIZEI Tamehisa (冷泉為久) - Tamehisa REIZEI (February 3, 1686 - October 8, 1741) was a Japanese poet.

REIZEI Tamekazu (冷泉為和) - Tamekazu REIZEI (1486 - August 13, 1549) was a kugyo (high court noble) and a poet who lived in the Muromachi period.

REIZEI Tamemasa (冷泉為尹) - Tamemasa REIZEI (1362 - February 10, 1417) was a kugyo (court noble) and a poet who lived in the Muromachi period.

REIZEI Tamemasu (冷泉為益) - Tamemasu REIZEI (1516 - October 2, 1570) was a kugyo (high court noble) and a poet who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

REIZEI Tamemitsu (冷泉為満) - Tamemitsu REIZEI (June 10, 1559 - March 29, 1619) was a kugyo (high court noble) and a poet who lived from the late Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the early Edo period.

REIZEI Tamemori (冷泉為守) - Tamamori Reizei (1265 - December 9, 1328) was a Kuge (a court noble) and a Kajin (a waka poet) lived in the late Kamakura period.

REIZEI Tamemoto (冷泉為紀) - Tamemoto REIZEI (1854-1905) was a Japanese kajin (waka poet).

REIZEI Tamemura (冷泉為村) - Tamemura REIZEI (March 5, 1712 - September 4, 1774) was a court noble and a poet of the mid Edo period.

REIZEI Tamesuke (冷泉為相) - Tamesuke REIZEI (1263 -August 22, 1328) was a Kugyo (court noble) and kajin (waka poet) in the mid and late Kamakura period.

REIZEI Tametada (冷泉為理) - Tametada REIZEI (July 26, 1824 - April 25, 1885) was a Japanese poet.

REIZEI Tameto (冷泉為柔) - Tameto REIZEI (September 1846-August 1894) was a son of Tameyuki REIZEI.

REIZEI Tametou (冷泉為任) - Tametou REIZEI (March 4, 1914 - July 8, 1986) was a Japanese poet.

REIZEI Tametsugi (冷泉為系) - Tametsugi REIZEI (1881 - 1946) was a Japanese poet.

REIZEI Tametsune (冷泉為経) - Tametsune REIZEI (October 31, 1654 to November 12, 1722) was a kuge (court noble) in Edo period.

REIZEI Tamezumi (冷泉為純) - Tamezumi REIZEI (1530 - May 17, 1578) was a court noble and military commander in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Rennyo (蓮如) - Rennyo (April 4, 1415 to May 5, 1499) was a priest of Jodoshin-shu sect (True Pure Land Sect) of Buddhism during the Muromachi Period.

Retsudo Gisen (列堂義仙) - Retsudo Gisen (1635-August 17, 1702) was a priest of the Rinzai sect in the Edo period.

RIN Kansho (林煥章) - Kansho RIN (years of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the mid Edo period.

Ro No Onkata (The Taira Family) (廊御方 (平家)) - Ro no onkata (1161? – date of death unknown) was a woman who lived at the end of Heian period.

Roben (良弁) - Roben (689 - January 10, 774) was a bonze of the Kegon Sect in the Nara period.

Roka (浪化) - Roka (January 16, 1672 - November 17, 1703) was a Buddhist monk of Jodo Shin Sect cum haiku poet in the mid-Edo period.

ROKKAKU Masayori (六角政頼) - Masayori ROKKAKU (dates of birth and death unknown) lived in the latter half of the Muromachi period.

ROKKAKU Mitsutaka (六角満高) - Mitsutaka ROKKAKU (1365 - 1416) was a samurai (warrior) who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

ROKKAKU Mitsutsuna (六角満綱) - Mitsutsuna ROKKAKU (1401 - March 10, 1445) was a samurai (warrior) who lived in the Northern and Southern Courts period and Muromachi period.

ROKKAKU Shisui (六角紫水) - Shisui ROKKAKU (April 24, 1867 - April 15, 1950) was a Japanese lacquer artist.

ROKKAKU Tokinobu (六角時信) - Tokinobu ROKKAKU (1306 - September 20, 1346) was a samurai (warrior) who lived in the Kamakura period and the Northern and Southern Courts period.

ROKKAKU Ujisato (六角氏郷) - Ujisato ROKKAKU (六角 氏郷) was a samurai in the Edo period.

ROKKAKU Ujiyori (六角氏頼) - Ujiyori ROKKAKU (1326 - July 8, 1370) was a samurai (warrior) who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

ROKKAKU Yoshiharu (六角義治) - Yoshiharu ROKKAKU was a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Sengoku Period, based in Minami Omi Province.

ROKKAKU Yoshihide (六角義秀) - Yoshihide ROKKAKU (1532-1569) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived between the Sengoku and the Azuchi Momoyama periods.

ROKKAKU Yoshisato (六角義郷) - Yoshisato ROKKAKU was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

ROKKAKU Yoshitaka (六角義賢) - Yoshitaka ROKKAKU/ Shotei ROKKAKU was a military commander from the Sengoku period (period of warring state) through to the Azuchi-Momoyama era.

ROKUGO Masachika (六郷政速) - Masachika ROKUGO (1764 - November 29, 1812) was the seventh head of Honjo Domain, Dewa Province.

ROKUJO Arifusa (六条有房) - Arifusa ROKUJO (1251–July 27, 1319) was Kugyo (a Court noble) and a poet during the late Kamakura Period.

Rokuro UMEWAKA (the 54th) (梅若六郎 (54世)) - Rokuro UMEWAKA, the 54th (April 28, 1878 - August 16, 1959) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Kanze-ryu school.

Rokuro UMEWAKA (the 55th) (梅若六郎 (55世)) - Rokuro UMEWAKA, the 55th (August 3, 1907 – February 8, 1979) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (a principal role) of the Kanze-ryu school, Living National Treasure, and a member of the Japan Art Academy.

Rokuro UMEWAKA (the 56th) (梅若六郎 (56世)) - Rokuro UMEWAKA, the 56th (February 16, 1948 -), is a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (a principal role) of the Kanze-ryu school.

Roppeita KITA (The Fourteenth) (喜多六平太 (14世)) - Roppeita KITA (July 7, 1874 - January 11, 1971) was a Noh actor of the Kita school and the fourteenth head family of Kita school.

RUSON Sukezaemon (呂宋助左衛門) - Sukezaemon RUSON (1565? - year of death unknown) was a trader in Sakai City, Izumi Province during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States [in Japan]).

Ryohen (Hosso sect of Buddhism [Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect]) (良遍 (法相宗)) - Ryohen (1194-October 3, 1252) was a priest of Hosso sect in the early Kamakura period.

Ryozan (亮山) - Ryozan (1772-May 2, 1847) was a monk in the late Edo period.

Ryu Jinki (劉仁軌) - Ryu Jinki (pinyin: Liú Rénguĭ, 602-March 2, 685) is a busho (military commander) in the period of Tang Dynasty in China.

RYU Soro (龍草廬) - Soro RYU (or TATSU) (1714 - 1792) was a Confucian scholar and a composer of Chinese poems in the late Edo period.

Ryuben (隆弁) - Ryuben (1208-September 14, 1283) was a priest of the Jimon School of the Tendai Sect and waka poet who lived during the middle of the Kamakura Period.

Ryudai (龍臺) - Ryudai (1751-July 2, 1843) was a monk of Shingon sect.

Ryuko (隆光) - Ryuko (March 20, 1649 - July 26, 1724) was a Buddhist priest of the Shingi Shingonshu sect (new Shingonshu sect of Buddhism) who lived in the mid-Edo period.

Ryuson (隆尊) - Ryuson (706-June 9, 760) was a priest in the Nara period.

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Sadanori KAZANIN (Sakon e no chujo [Middle Captain of the Left Division of Inner Palace Guards]) (花山院定教 (左近衛中将)) - Sadanori KAZANIN (November 15, 1629 - January 30, 1654) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the early Edo period.

SAEKI Join (佐伯定胤) - Join SAEKI (July 26, 1867 - November 23, 1952) was a Japanese Buddhist monk of the Hosso sect (Japanese equivalent of the Chinese Faxiang sect) and Shotoku sect and scholar of Buddhist Studies.

SAEKI Koresada (佐伯惟定) - Koresada SAEKI (1569 - July 30, 1618) was a legitimate grandchild of Korenori SAIKI.

SAEKI Matasaburo (佐伯又三郎) - Matasaburo Saeki (year of birth unknown – September 22, 1863) was a Fukucho jokin (assistant vice commander) of Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period).

SAEKI no Ariyori (佐伯有頼) - SAEKI no Ariyori (approx 676 - 759) was son of SAEKI no Ariwaka, an officer of Ecchu Province in the Asuka period.

SAEKI no Imaemishi (佐伯今毛人) - SAEKI no Imaemishi (719 - 17 November 790) was a noble who lived in the Nara Period.

SAEKI no Itaji (伊多智) (佐伯伊多智) - SAEKI no Itaji is a court noble in the Nara Period.

SAEKI no Iwayu (佐伯石湯) - SAEKI no Iwayu (date and year of death unknown) was a nobles in the Nara Period.

SAEKI no Kazuragi (佐伯葛城) - SAEKI no Kazuragi is a court noble in the Nara Period.

Saeki no komaro (佐伯子麻呂) - Saeki no Komaro (the year of birth unknown - 666) was a government official of zo-daikinjo (the seventh grade of twenty-six of cap rank, which corresponds to Shoshii, Senior Fourth Rank and Jushii, Junior Fourth Rank of Taiho Ritsuryo, Taiho Code).

SAEKI no Matanari (佐伯全成) - SAEKI no Matanari (date of birth unknown - 757) was a noble in the Nara Period.

SAEKI no Mino (三野) (佐伯三野) - SAEKI no Mino is a court noble in the Nara Period.

SAEKI no Ome (佐伯大目) - SAEKI no Ome (year of birth unknown - September, 691) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

SAEKI no Otoko (佐伯男) - SAEKI no Otoko (years of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese who lived in Asuka period.

Saga-Genji (嵯峨源氏) - The Saga-Genji were the descendants of Emperor Saga, the fufty second emperor, and the first to be given the Genji name.

SAGARA Nagataka (相良長隆) - Nagataka SAGARA (1492 - July 5, 1526) was the second son of Nagatsune SAGARA, the thirteenth head of the Sagara family.

SAGARA Sakiyori (相良前頼) - Sakiyori SAGARA (year of birth unknown - February 19, 1394) was busho (Japanese military commander) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts through the early Muromachi Period.

SAGARA Yorifusa (相良頼房) - Yorifusa SAGARA was busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the Azuchi Momoyama Period to the early Edo period.

Saicho (最澄) - Saicho was a Buddhist monk during the Heian Period, and he founded the Tendai School of Buddhism in Japan.

Saigo no Tsubone (西郷局) - Saigo no tsubone (1562 - July 1, 1589) was a woman in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SAIGO Takamori (西郷隆盛) - Takamori SAIGO (December 27, 1828 according to the old calendar (Gregorian calendar: January 23, 1828; Julian calendar: January 1, 1828) - September 24, 1877 of the Gregorian calendar) was a Japanese samurai who served as a feudal retainer, soldier, and statesman of the Satsuma clan.

SAIGO Torataro (西郷寅太郎) - Torataro SAIGO (August 21, 1866 - January 1, 1919) was a military man of the Imperial Japanese Army.

SAIGO Tsugumichi (西郷従道) - Tsugumichi SAIGO (June 1, 1843 [old calendar] - July 18, 1902), also called Judo SAIGO, was a Japanese samurai serving as a feudal retainer of Satsuma, politician, and military man of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

Saigyo (西行) - Saigyo (1118 - March 23, 1190) was a monk and poet during the period between the cloister government and the Kamakura period.

Saigyo no Musume (the Daughter of Saigyo) (西行の娘) - Saigyo no musume (estimated year of her birth and death 1137 - 1199) was a Buddhist nun in the end of the Heian period and the early Kamakura period.

Saiko (西光) - Saiko (year of birth unknown - July 7, 1177) was a monk and a the Retired emperor Goshirakawa's trusted vassal who lived in the late Heian era.

SAIMURA Masahiro (斎村政広) - Masahiro SAIMURA (1562 - December 3, 1600) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SAIONJI Harusue (西園寺治季) - Harusue SAIONJI (July 26, 1809 - August 12, 1826) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the late Edo period.

SAIONJI Hirosue (西園寺寛季) - Hirosue SAIONJI (January 23, 1787 – March 18, 1856) was Kugo (a Court Noble) in the late Edo period.

SAIONJI Kinaki (西園寺公晃) - Kinaki SAIONJI (August 4, 1702 – October 9, 1770) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the middle of Edo period.

SAIONJI Kinaki (西園寺公顕) - Kinaki SAIONJI (西園寺 公顕, 1274 - March 15, 1321) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the late Kamakura period.

SAIONJI Kinfuji (西園寺公藤) - Kinfuji SAIONJI (1455-August 10, 1512) was Kugyo (top court official) during the Muromachi period.

SAIONJI Kinhira (西園寺公衡) - Kinhira SAIONJI (1264 - October 31, 1315) was a kugyo (high-ranking court official) during the late Kamakura period.

SAIONJI Kinhiro (西園寺公広) - Kinhiro SAIONJI was a Sengoku daimyo (Japanese territorial lord in the Sengoku period) in Iyo Province.

SAIONJI Kinkane (西園寺公兼) - Kinkane SAIONJI (year of birth unknown-July 1417) was Kugyo (court noble) who lived from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the Muromachi period.

SAIONJI Kinmasu (西園寺公益) - Kinmasu SAIONJI (May 22, 1582-April 8, 1640) was Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama to the early Edo period.

SAIONJI Kinmitsu (西園寺公満) - Kinmitsu SAIONJI (1622 - September 4, 1651) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the early Edo period.

SAIONJI Kinmochi (西園寺公望) - Kinmochi SAIONJI (December 7, 1849 - November 24, 1940) was a noble in the Japanese Court and a politician.

SAIONJI Kinmoto (西園寺公基) - Kinmoto SAIONJI (西園寺 公基, 1220 - January 19, 1275) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Kamakura period.

SAIONJI Kinmune (西園寺公宗) - Kinmune SAIONJI (born 1310, died August 28, 1335) was a court noble from the end of the Kamakura Period to the Kenmu Restoration.

SAIONJI Kinna (西園寺公名) - Kinna SAIONJI (1410 - June 21, 1468) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Muromachi period.

SAIONJI Kinnaga (西園寺公永) - Kinnaga SAIONJI (1353-September 2, 1390) was Kugyo top court official) during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

SAIONJI Kinnobu (西園寺公宣) - Kinnobu SAIONJI (1625 - September 28, 1670) was Kuge (a Court Noble) in the early Edo period.

SAIONJI Kinshige (西園寺公重) - Kinshige SAIONJI (西園寺 公重, 1317 - October 5, 1367) was a Kugyo (high court noble) from the late Kamakura period to the Northern and Southern Courts period.

SAIONJI Kinsui (西園寺公遂) - Kinsui SAIONJI (April 1, 1663 - July 28, 1687) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the early Edo period.

SAIONJI Kintomo (西園寺公朝) - Kintomo SAIONJI (1515-July 23, 1590) was Kugyo (top court official) from the Muromachi period to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SAIONJI Kinzumi (西園寺公潔) - Kinzumi SAIONJI (March 7, 1818 – July 13, 1836) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the late Edo period.

SAIONJI Morosue (西園寺師季) - Morosue SAIONJI (October 2, 1826 - August 15, 1851) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the late Edo period.

SAIONJI Munesue (西園寺致季) - Munesue SAIONJI (December 26, 1683 - July 30, 1756) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

SAIONJI Saneharu (西園寺実晴) - Saneharu SAIONJI (1601 to February 27, 1673) was a kugyo (high court noble) in Edo period.

SAIONJI Sanekane (西園寺実兼) - Sanekane SAIONJI (1249 – October 21, 1322): a kugyo (a court noble) of the late Kamakura period.

SAIONJI Sanemasu (西園寺実益) - Sanemasu SAIONJI (1560-May 1, 1632) was Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

SAIONJI Sanemitsu (西園寺実充) - Sanemitsu SAIONJI was a daymyo (warring lord)from southern Iyo Province during the Sengoku period.

SAIONJI Sanenaga (西園寺実永) - Sanenaga SAIONJI (1377-November 22, 1431) was Kugyo (top court official) during the Muromachi period.

SAIONJI Sanenao (西園寺実尚) - Sanenao SAIONJI (1645 - January 29, 1661) was Kuge (a Court Noble) in the early Edo period.

SAIONJI Sanenobu (西園寺実宣) - Sanenobu SAIONJI (1496-October 11, 1541) was Kugyo (top court official) who lived from the Muromachi period to the Sengoku period.

SAIONJI Sanesuke (西園寺実輔) - Sanesuke SAIONJI (1661- February 8, 1685) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the early Edo period.

SAIONJI Saneto (西園寺実遠) - Saneto SAIONJI (1434 - December 20, 1495) was a kugyo (court noble) and kajin (waka (a traditional Japanese poem of thirty-one syllables) poet) of the Muromachi period.

SAIONJI Sanetsugu (西園寺実韶) - Sanetsugu SAIONJI (January 5, 1778 - January 12, 1787) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the late Edo period.

SAIONJI Saneuji (西園寺実氏) - Saneuji SAIONJI (1194 - July 14, 1269) was a court noble who lived in the first half of the Kamakura period.

SAIONJI Yoshisue (西園寺賞季) - Yoshisue SAIONJI (September 29, 1743 to January 16, 1800) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the middle Edo period.

SAISHO Atsushi (税所篤) - Atsushi SAISHO (December 22, 1827-June 21, 1910) was a Japanese samurai warrior and a bureaucrat.

Saisho Jotai (西笑承兌) - Saisho Jotai (1548 - March 23, 1608) was a Rinzai Sect monk who was active from the time of the Toyotomi regime to the Edo period.

SAITA Baitei (齋田梅亭) - Baitei SAITA (April 6, 1900 - June 1, 1981) was a Japanese kirikane-shi (a craftsman of kirikane, a decorative technique used in Buddhist paintings and on wooden statues and for lacquer work and employs gold or silver foil cut into thin strips or minute triangular or square pieces, which are laid on designs and painted in with glue).

SAITO Dosan (斎藤道三) - Dosan or Hidetatsu SAITO was a military commander during the Sengoku period.

SAITO Hajime (斎藤一) - Hajime SAITO (February 18, 1844 - September 28, 1915) was a samurai who was active from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

SAITO Ichidakusai (斎藤一諾斎) - Ichidakusai SAITO (1813 - December 18, 1874) was a priest in the end of Edo period.

SAITO Koichi (斎藤耕一) - Koichi SAITO (February 3, 1929 -) is a film director.

SAITO Masayoshi (斎藤正義) - Masayoshi SAITO (1516 - 1548) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Sengoku period (Japan).

SAITO Nobuyoshi (斎藤信吉) - Nobuyoshi SAITO (1559 - February 26, 1610) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

SAITO Sanemori (斎藤実盛) - Sanemori SAITO (1111 - June 22, 1183) was a military commander in the late Heian period.

SAITO Torajiro (斎藤寅次郎) - Torajiro SAITO (January 30, 1905 - May 1, 1982) was a film director.

SAITO Toshiharu (斎藤利治) - Toshiharu SAITO (1541? - July 1, 1582) was a busho (military commander) in the Sengoku (Warring States) period.

SAITO Toshimitsu (斎藤利三) - Toshimitsu SAITO was a warlord who lived from the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) of Japanese history until the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SAITOU Toshiyuki (斎藤利行) - Toshiyuki SAITOU (February 2, 1822 - May 26, 1881) was the Karo (chief retainer) of Tosa Domain in the end of Edo Period.

SAJI Shigesada (佐治重貞) - Shigesada SAJI (1174-?) was a samurai who lived during the Kamakura period.

SAKAI Hoitsu (酒井抱一) - Hoitsu SAKAI (August 1, 1761 - January 4, 1829) was a painter in the late Edo period.

SAKAI Hyogo (酒井兵庫) - Hyogo SAKAI (date of birth unknown - around August of 1865) was an accountant of the Shinsengumi.

SAKAI Sadataka (酒井定隆) - Sadataka SAKAI (1435 - May 29, 1522) was a Japanese military commander during the time from the late Muromachi period to the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States), and is believed to be the founder of the Kazusa Sakai clan.

SAKAI Tadashige (酒井忠績) - Tadashige SAKAI was a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord), Roju (member of shogun's council of elders) and Tairo (chief minister) in the later Edo Period.

SAKAI Tadatsugu (酒井忠次) - Tadatsugu SAKAI was a Japanese military commander in Mikawa Province who was active from the Sengoku period (Japan) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SAKAI Tadayuki (酒井忠行) - Tadayuki SAKAI was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo Period.

SAKAIBE no Kusuri (境部薬) - SAKAIBE no Kusuri (year of birth unknown - August 5, 672) is a historical figure who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

SAKAIBE no Marise (境部摩理勢) - SAKAIBE no Marise (Year of birth unknown - 628) was a person from a powerful family in the Asuka period.

SAKAIGAWA Namiemon (境川浪右衛門) - Namiemon SAKAIGAWA (May 28, 1841 - September 16, 1887) was a sumo wrestler from the Keio era to the Maiji period.

SAKAKI Hyakusen (彭城百川) - Hyakusen SAKAKI (December 11, 1697 - October 2, 1752) was a Nanga painter (an original style of painting in the Edo period which had a great deal of influence from the Chinese Nanga style) who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

SAKAKIBARA Kenkichi (榊原鍵吉) - Kenkichi SAKAKIBARA (December 19, 1830 - September 11, 1894) was a shogunal retainer and professional swordsman from the end of the Edo to the Meiji period.

SAKAKIBARA Tadanaga (榊原忠長) - Tadanaga SAKAKIBARA (1585 - March 15, 1604) was the second son of Yasumasa SAKAKIBARA, the first lord of the Tatebayashi Domain in Kozuke Province.

SAKAMOTO Heizo (坂本平三) - Heizo SAKAMOTO (year of birth is not clear - January 30, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi.

SAKAMOTO no Takara (坂本財) - SAKAMOTO no Takara (year of birth unknown-June 21, 673) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

SAKAMOTO Ryoma (坂本龍馬) - Revolutionist

SAKANOUE no Haruko (坂上春子) - SAKANOUE no Haruko (year of birth unknown – 834) was a daughter of SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro.

SAKANOUE no Hirono (坂上広野) - SAKANOUE no Hirono (787 - April 1, 828) was the second son of SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro.

SAKANOUE no Hiroo (坂上広雄) - SAKANOUE no Hiroo was the son of SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro.

SAKANOUE no Imatsugu (坂上今継) - SAKANOUE no Imatsugu was a government official in the early Heian period.

SAKANOUE no Iwatate (坂上石楯) - SAKANOUE no Iwatate was a person from the Nara period.

SAKANOUE no Kaneshige (坂上兼成) - SAKANOUE no Kaneshige (1114? - June 23, 1162) was a government official who lived towards the end of the Heian period.

SAKANOUE no Karitamaro (坂上苅田麻呂) - SAKANOUE no Karitamaro (727-February 14, 786) was a warrior in the Nara period.

SAKANOUE no Kiyono (坂上浄野) - SAKANOUE no Kiyono (791- 850) was the third son of SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro.

SAKANOUE no Kumake (坂上熊毛) - SAKANOUE no Kumake (year of birth and death unknown) was a person in the Asuka period.

SAKANOUE no Kunimaro (坂上国麻呂) - SAKANOUE no Kunimaro (year of birth and death unknown) was a person in the Asuka period of Japan.

SAKANOUE no Masamichi (坂上当道) - SAKANOUE no Masamichi is one of the Sakanoue clan members.

SAKANOUE no Masano (坂上正野) - SAKANOUE no Masano was the forth son of SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro.

SAKANOUE no Okina (坂上老) - SAKANOUE no Okina (year of birth unknown - June 13, 699?) was a person in the Asuka period of Japan.

SAKANOUE no Ono (坂上大野) - SAKANOUE no Ono was the first son of SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro.

SAKANOUE no Otoiratsume (坂上二嬢) - SAKANOUE no Otoiratsume (dates of birth and death unknown) was the second daughter of OTOMO no Sukunamaro and OTOMO no Sakanoue no Iratsume.

SAKANOUE no Takimori (坂上瀧守) - SAKANOUE no Takimori (825 - December 3, 881) was a lower-grade official and military officer who lived during the Heian period.

SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro (坂上田村麻呂) - SAKANOUE no Tamuramaro was a military officer of the Heian period.

SAKATA no Ikazuchi (坂田雷) - SAKATA no Ikazuchi (the year of birth is unclear - September, 676) was a person of the Asuka era.

SAKATA Tojuro (坂田藤十郎) - Tojuro SAKATA is a kabuki actor.

SAKATANI Roro (阪谷朗廬) - Roro SAKATANI (November 17, 1822 - January 15, 1881) was a scholar of the Chinese classics and Confucianism from Okayama Prefecture.

SAKUGEN Shuryo (策彦周良) - Shuryo SAKUGEN (April 29, 1501-August 2, 1579) was a Zen monk of the Rinzai sect and a diplomat who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

SAKUMA Masazane (佐久間政実) - Born in 1561 and gone on December 15, 1616, Masazane SAKUMA was a busho (Japanese military commandar) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

SAKUMA Morimasa (佐久間盛政) - Morimasa SAKUMA (1554 - July 1, 1583) was a vassal of the Oda clan.

SAKUMA Nobuhide (佐久間信栄) - Nobuhide SAKUMA (1556-January 14, 1632) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi Momoyama Period.

SAKUMA Nobumori (佐久間信盛) - Nobumori SAKUMA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

SAKUMA Samata (佐久間左馬太) - Samata SAKUMA (November 19, 1844 - August 5, 1915) was a military man of the Imperial Japanese Army and a peer.

SAKUMA Shozan (佐久間象山) - Shozan (also known as Zozan) SAKUMA (March 22, 1811 - August 12, 1864) was a Japanese warrior, military strategist, and thinker.

SAKUMA Tsutomu (佐久間勉) - Tsutomu SAKUMA (September 13, 1879 - April 15, 1910) was a naval officer of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

SAKURA Azumao (佐久良東雄) - Azumao SAKURA (May 13, 1811 to August 13, 1860) was a Japanese classical scholar and poet in the end of Edo Period in Japan.

SAKURAGAWA Dairyu (桜川大龍) - Dairyu SAKURAGAWA (his real name: Torakichi NISHIZAWA, 1809 - March 29, 1890) was Soke (the owner of the highest-graded patches of land under the stratified land ruling structure of Shoen, the same as Honke in this manner) of Koshu ondo (the folk dance around Shiga prefecture).

Sakuragi Tayu (桜木太夫) - Sakuragi Tayu (year of birth and death unknown) was a Shimabara tayu (a high ranking courtesan of the Shimabara district of Kyoto) towards the end of Edo period (also known as 'Yujo (Courtesan) Sakuragi' and 'Sakuragi').

SAKURAI Kazuma (桜井数馬) - Kazuma SAKURAI (birth year unknown - January 29, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

SAKURAI Kiyoka (櫻井清香) - Kiyoka SAKURAI (August 7, 1895 to 1969, male) was an artist (painter).

SAKURAI Tsutomu (桜井勉) - Tsutomu SAKURAI (October 6, 1843 - October 12, 1931) was an administrative official in the Meiji period.

SAKURAMA Banma (櫻間伴馬) - Banma SAKURAMA (1835 - 1917) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Konparu-ryu school.

SAKURAMA Kyusen (櫻間弓川) - Kyusen SAKURAMA (May 18, 1889 - March 1, 1957) was a Noh actor of the Konparu school of shite-kata (lead actors).

SAKURAMA Michio (櫻間道雄) - Michio SAKURAMA (September 14, 1897 - May 27, 1983) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Konparu-ryu school.

SAKURAYAMA Koretoshi (桜山茲俊) - Koretoshi SAKURAYAMA (year of birth unknown, died on February 25, 1332) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the end Kamakura period.

SAMEJIMA Shigeo (鮫島重雄) - Shigeo SAMEJIMA (October 21, 1849 - April 17, 1928) was a military man of Imperial Japanese Army (IJA).

SAMI no Sukunamaro (佐味宿那麻呂) - SAMI no Sukunamaro was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

SANADA Nobushige (真田信繁) - Nobushige SANADA was a busho (Japanese military commander) over the Azuchi-momoyama in the early years of the Edo period.

SANADA Shimenoshin (真田四目之進) - Shimenoshin SANADA (year of birth is not clear - January 29, 1968) was a member of Shinsengumi.

SANDAN Yoshiharu (山段芳春) - Yoshiharu SANDAN (1930 - 1998) was a former chairperson of Kyoto Autonomous Economic Association.

Saneoki Imadegawa (今出川実興) - Saneoki Imadegawa (1716 - December 14, 1730) was a retainer of the Imperial Court during the middle of the Edo period.

Sani (courtier without post) FUJIWARA no Motomichi (藤原基通 (散位)) - FUJIWARA no Motomichi (year of birth and death unknown) was a local government officer in Mutsu Province who lived during the later Heian period.

SANJO Kiminori (三条公教) - Kiminori SANJO (Sometimes called 'Kinnori') (1103 - August 19, 1160) was a court noble in the late Heian period and the head of the Sanjo family, Kanin line of the Northern House of the Fujiwara clan.

SANJO Kimmutsu (三条公睦) - Kimmtsu SANJO (June 18, 1828 - March 9, 1854) was Kugyo (court noble) in the late Edo period.

SANJO Kinatsu (三条公敦) - Kinatsu SANJO (1439 - May 29, 1507) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the Muromachi period.

SANJO Kinatsu (三条公充) - Kinatsu SANJO (February 20, 1691 - October 12, 1726) was Kugyo (court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

SANJO Kinfusa (三条公房) - Kinfusa SANJO (1179 - September 23, 1249) was a Kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Kamakura period.

SANJO Kinhiro (三条公広) - Kihiro SANJO (1577 - November 25, 1626) was Kugyo (court noble) from Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

SANJO Kinkane (三条公兼) - Kinkane SANJO (September 20, 1679 - 1740) was Kugyo (court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

SANJO Kinosa (三条公修) - Kinosa SANJO (Sep. 6, 1774 - Oct.2, 1840) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the Edo period.

SANJO Kintomi (三条公富) - Kintomi SANJO (February 15, 1620 - July 11, 1677) was Kugyo (court noble) in the early Edo period.

SANJO Kinyori (三条公頼) - Kinyori SANJO (1495 - October 10, 1551) was the head of the Sanjo family during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

SANJO Kinyuki (三条公行) - Kinyuki SANJO (1105 - July 16, 1148) was a Kugyo (top court official) at the end of the Heian period.

Sanjo no kata (三条の方) - Sanjo no kata (c. 1521 - August 29, 1570) was a woman who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan), and was the second wife of Shingen TAKEDA.

SANJO Saneaki (三条実顕) - Saneaki SANJO (July 16, 1708 - January 11, 1773) was Kugyo (court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

SANJO Saneharu (三条実治) - Saneharu SANJO (February 6, 1651 - September 28, 1724) was Kugyo (court noble) in the early to middle of the Edo period.

SANJO Sanehide (三条実秀) - Sanehide SANJO (1598 - September 27, 1671) was Kugyo (court noble) in the early Edo period.

SANJO Saneka (三条実香) - Saneka SANJO (1469 - April 12, 1559) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Muromachi period.

SANJO Sanenori (三条実教) - Sanenori SANJO (year of birth unknown - October 1, 1641) was a kuge (court noble) who lived during the era from the end of Muromachi period to the Edo period.

SANJO Saneoki (三条実起) - Saneoki SANJO (December 5, 1756 - October 10, 1823) was Kugyo (court noble) in the late Edo period.

SANJO Sanetomi (三条実美) - Sanetomi SANJO (March 13, 1837 - February 18, 1891) was a noble and a politician who was active from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period.

SANJO Sanetsumu (三条実万) - Sanetsumu SANJO (March 18, 1802 -October 31, 1859) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the end of the Edo Period.

SANJO Sanetsuna (三条実綱) - Sanetsuna SANJO (1562 - March 21, 1581) was a Kugyo (a top court official) who lived from the late Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SANJO Saneyuki (三条実行) - Saneyuki SANJO (1080 - September 9, 1162) was a court noble and the first head of the Sanjo family who lived in the late Heian period.

SANJO Sueharu (三条季晴) - Sueharu SANJO (Novemeber 28, 1733 - January 11, 1782) was kugyo (court noble) in the middle of the Edo period.

SANJONISHI Kineda (三条西公条) - Kineda SANJONISHI (June 21, 1487 - December 27, 1563) was a court noble, poet and classical scholar during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

SANJONISHI Saneeda (三条西実条) - Saneeda SANJONISHI (March 8, 1575 - November 22, 1640) was a noble who was active from the Azuchi-Momoyama Period to the beginning of Edo Period.

SANJONISHI Saneki (三条西実枝) - Saneki SANJONISHI (September 6, 1511 - March 1, 1579) was a court noble, poet and classical scholar during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

SANJONISHI Sanetaka (三条西実隆) - Sanetaka SANJONISHI (May 20, 1455 to November 15, 1537) was a nobleman in the Muromachi period.

SANJONISHI Suetomo (三条西季知) - Suetomo SANJONISHI (March 20, 1811-August 24, 1880) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) during the end of the Edo period and a High official during the Meiji Era.

SANNAN Keisuke (山南敬助) - Keisuke SANNAN (1833 - March 20, 1865) was the chief (vice chief) of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

Sannomaru dono (三の丸殿) - Sannomaru dono (Lady Sannomaru; birth year unknown - March 17, 1603) was Nobunaga ODA's fifth daughter.

SANO Genzaemon (佐野源左衛門) - It is believed that Genzaemon SANO (year of birth and death unknown) was a warrior from Sano manor in Kozuke Province during the middle of the Kamakura period.

SANO Shimenosuke (佐野七五三之助) - Shimenosuke SANO (1836-July 15, 1867) was a Hira Taishi (Regimental Soldier), belonging to Kashitaro ITO's faction of the Shinsengumi.

SANO Tsunetami (佐野常民) - Tsunetami SANO (February 8, 1823 - December 7, 1902) was a samurai and a feudal retainer of the Saga clan.

SANTO Kyoden (山東京伝) - Kyoden SANTO (September 13, 1761 - October 27, 1816) was a painter and a Gesaku (light literature) writer who lived during the Edo Period.

SANUKI no Naganao (讃岐永直) - SANUKI no Naganao (783-September 14, 862) was a scholar of law (Myobo) in the early Heian period.

SASAKI Aijiro (佐々木愛次郎) - Aijiro SASAKI (1845 - September 14, 1863) born in Osaka City (of former Settsu Province) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the Tokugawa Shogunate) in its early phase.

SASAKI Chutaku (佐々木中沢) - Chutaku SASAKI (1790 - April 26, 1846) was a rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) in Edo period.

SASAKI Doyo (佐々木道誉) - Doyo SASAKI (also known as Doyo KYOGOKU) was a warlord between the end of Kamakura period and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

SASAKI Hidetsuna (佐々木秀綱) - Hidetsuna SASAKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the late Kamakura period and the beginning of the Muromachi period.

SASAKI Hideyoshi (佐々木秀義) - Hideyoshi SASAKI was a Japanese military commander in the late Heian period.

SASAKI Hirotsuna (佐々木広綱) - Hirotsuna SASAKI (year of birth unknown - 1221) was a samurai between the end of Heian period and early Kamakura period.

SASAKI Kahei (佐々木嘉平) - Kahei SASAKI (July 7, 1889 - May 2, 1983) was an architect of temples and shrines.

SASAKI Kuranosuke (佐々木蔵之助) - Kuranosuke SASAKI (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi) and the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

SASAKI Moritsuna (佐々木盛綱) - Moritsuna SASAKI was a Japanese military commander who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

SASAKI Munetsuna (佐々木宗綱) - Munetsuna SASAKI (1248? - October 4, 1297) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Kamakura period.

SASAKI Senkichi (佐々木千吉) - Senkichi SASAKI (born on December 18, 1930 to now) is a kyogen performer of Okura-ryu (the Shigeyama family, Kyoto) (Okura school).

SASAKI Shigetsuna (佐々木重綱) - Shigetsuna SASAKI was a military commander during the early to middle Kamakura period.

SASAKI Tadasaburo (佐々木只三郎) - Tadasaburo SASAKI (1833 - February 5, 1868) was a samurai that was a direct vassal of the shogun and member of Kyoto Mimawarigumi in Japan.

SASAKI Takahide (佐々木高秀) - Takahide SASAKI (also known as Takahide KYOGOKU) was a Shugo Daimyo (Territorial Lord as Military Commissioner) during the Muromachi period.

SASAKI Takatsuna (佐々木高綱) - Takatsuna SASAKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

SASAKI Takayuki (佐々木高行) - Takayuki SASAKI (November 26, 1830-March 2, 1910) was a samurai of the Tosa Domain, a official in the Meiji government, and also a representative of political conservatives.

SASAKI Tsunetaka (佐々木経高) - Tsunetaka SASAKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

SASSA Munekiyo (佐々宗淳) - Munekiyo SASSA (June 24, 1640 - July 10, 1698), aka. Sukesaburo SASSA, was a servant of Mitsukuni TOKUGAWA (aka. Mitsukuni MITO, former vice-shogun and retired daimyo of the Mito Domain).

SASSA Narimasa (佐々成政) - Narimasa SASSA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku (period of warring states) and Azuchi-Momoyama periods.

SASSA Teruko (佐々輝子) - Teruko SASSA (year of birth unknown - 1630) was a woman who lived from the Azuchi Momoyama to Edo periods.

SASSA Ujiharu (佐々氏春) - Ujiharu SASSA was the son of Ujinaga SASSA.

SASSA Ujinaga (佐々氏長) - Ujinaga SASSA was the son of Ujitsuna SASSA.

SASSA Ujitsuna (佐々氏綱) - Ujitsuna SASSA was the eighth son of Nobuzane KAJI, who was a son of Moritsuna SASAKI.

SASSA Yorioki (佐々頼起) - Yorioki SASSA was an individual who lived during the middle of the Kamakura period.

SATAKE Masayoshi (佐竹昌義) - Masayoshi SATAKE (1081 - 1147?) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Heian Period.

SATAKE Yoshinao (佐竹義直) - Yoshinao SATAKE (1612 - May 31, 1656) was a person in the Edo period.

SATO Nobuhiro (佐藤信寛) - Nobuhiro SATO (January 25, 1816 - February 15, 1900) was a Japanese samurai (a feudal retainer of the Choshu clan).

SATO Tadanobu (佐藤忠信) - Tadanobu SATO (1161 – November 4, 1186) was a Busho in the end of Heian period and a vassal of MINAMOTO no Yoshitsune.

Satogozen (郷御前) - Satogozen (1168 - June 15, 1189) was a woman, who lived from the late Heian Period to the early Kamakura period.

SAWA Chusuke (沢忠助) - Chusuke SAWA (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group which guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

SAWA Nobuyoshi (澤宣嘉) - Nobuyoshi SAWA (February 9, 1836-September 27, 1873) was Kugyo (high court noble) in the end of the Edo period and a politician in the Meiji period.

SAWA Tamekazu (澤為量) - Tamekazu SAWA (1812-1889) was Kugyo (a Court noble) who lived from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

SAWAMURA Gennosuke (澤村源之助) - Gennosuke SAWAMURA was a professional name of a kabuki actor.

SAWAMURA Sadako (沢村貞子) - Sadako SAWAMURA (November 11, 1908 - August 16, 1996) was an actress and essayist.

SAWAMURA Shirogoro (澤村四郎五郎) - Shirogoro SAWAMURA is a Kabuki actor's professional name.

SAWAMURA Shirogoro V (澤村四郎五郎 (5代目)) - Shirogoro SAWAMURA V (September 15, 1877 - August 27, 1932) was a Japanese Kabuki actor and movie actor.

SAWAMURA Sojuro (澤村宗十郎) - Sojuro SAWAMURA is a Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor's professional name.

SAWAMURA Sonosuke (澤村宗之助) - Sonosuke SAWAMURA is a name which has been used by some Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

SAWAMURA Tojuro (澤村藤十郎) - Tojuro SAWAMURA is a professional name of Kabuki actors.

SAWAMURA Tosshi (澤村訥子) - Tosshi SAWAMURA is a name used by Kabuki actors.

SAWAMURA Tossho (澤村訥升) - Tossho SAWAMURA was a name used by Kabuki actors.

SAWAMURA Yoshijiro (澤村由次郎) - "Yoshijiro SAWAMURA" is a name which has been used by several Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

Sayaka (沙也可) - Sayaka (?) (沙也可, also written as 沙也加) (1571? - 1643?) (Korean name is Kim Chung-seon) was a person who allegedly went to Korea under the command of Kiyomasa KATO during the Bunroku-Keicho War (Jinshin waran in Korean), but surrendered to join the Korean army and fought off the Japanese army.

SEGAWA Joko (瀬川如皐) - Joko SEGAWA was the pen name of kabuki writers (that has been passed down).

SEGAWA Kikunojo (瀬川菊之丞) - Kikunojo SEGAWA is a myoseki (professional name) of kabuki actor.

SEI Shinsei (井真成) - Shinsei SEI (his name can also be pronounced "I no Manari") (699 - 734) is a name of a Japanese international student in the Nara period (the period of Tang Dynasty of China), whose epitaph was found in Xian, an ancient capital in China.

Seihaku (成伯) - Seihaku (year of his birth and death is not clear) was a Buddhist monk in the early Edo period.

SEIKANJI Hirofusa (清閑寺熙房) - Hirofusa SEIKANJI (May 7, 1633 - November 25, 1686) was a Kugyo (a Court noble) and a retainer of the Imperial Court during the early Edo period.

SEIKANJI Hirosada (清閑寺熈定) - Born on August 26, 1662, and gone on February 12, 1707, Hirosada SEIKANJI was Kugyo (a top court official) in the middle of the Edo period.

SEIKANJI Tomofusa (清閑寺共房) - Tomofusa SEIKANJI (July 9, 1589 - August 22, 1661) was kugyo (a Court noble) in the early Edo period.

SEISETSU Shucho (誠拙周樗) - Shucho SEISETSU (1745 - August 6, 1820) was a Buddhist monk of Rinzai Sect cum waka poet in the mid-late Edo period.

SEKI Ranryo (関藍梁) - Ranryo SEKI (May 5, 1805 - September 28, 1863) was a Zeze Domain's Confucian assigned to edohantei (residence maintained by a daimyo in Edo) from 東万木村 (current Aoyagi, Adogawa-cho, Takashima City), Takashima County (Shiga Prefecture), Omi Province (Shiga Prefecture).

SEKI Sanjuro (關三十郎) - "Sanjuro SEKI" is a professional name used by Kabuki (a traditional form of drama and music performed by male actors) actors.

SEKI Takakazu (関孝和) - Takakazu SEKI (c. March, 1642 - December 5, 1708) was an Edo-period mathematician (of Japanese-style mathematics, called "wasan").

SEKIKAWA Daijiro (関川代二郎) - Daijiro SEKIKAWA (1838 - 1909) was a feudal retainer of Kuwana Domain and member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto) at the end of Edo period.

SEKINE Shoroku (関根祥六) - Shoroku SEKINE (1930 -) is a leading traditional Japanese Noh drama performer (shite-kata) and member of the Kanze school (one of the 5 major Noh troupes).

SEN Doan (千道安) - Doan SEN (1546 - March 14, 1607), a Japanese tea ceremony master during the Sengoku and Edo periods of Japanese history.

SEN no Kobei (千幸兵衛) - SEN no Kobei was a master of the tea ceremony in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

SEN no Rikyu (千利休) - SEN no Rikyu (April 21, 1522-1591) was a tea master during the late Medieval times of the Sengoku and Azuchi-Momoyama periods.

SEN no Shoan (千少庵) - SEN no Shoan (1546 - October 10, 1614) was a chajin (master of the tea ceremony).

SEN Sosetsu (千宗拙) - Sosetsu SEN, also known as SEN no Sosetsu (1592 to 1652) was a chajin (master of the tea ceremony).

SEN Soshitsu XV (千宗室 (15代)) - Genshitsu SEN (April 19, 1923 - present) is the fifteenth iemoto (the head of a family or school) of the Urasenke school of Japanese tea ceremony fame, Soshitsu HANSO.

SEN Soshitsu XVI (千宗室 (16代)) - Soshitsu SEN XVI (1956 -) is the sixteenth generation grand master of the Urasenke (the house of Urasen), Genmoku Soshitsu, and his saigo is Zabosai.

SEN Sotan (千宗旦) - Sotan SEN (1578 - December 13, 1658) was a Japanese tea master.

SENA no Yukifumi (背奈行文) - SENA no Yukifumi (year of birth and death unknown) was a kajin (waka poet) and a scholar of Myogyo-do (the study of Confucian classics), who lived during the Nara period.

SENBON Yoshitaka (千本福隆) - Yoshitaka SENBON (June 19, 1854 - 1918) is a professor emeritus at Tokyo Higher Normal School.

SENDA Hyoe (千田兵衛) - Hyoe SENDA (1846 - Oct 6, 1868) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) form Hirosaki Domain, Mutsu Province.

Sengaku (千覚) - Sengaku (year of birth and death unknown) was a Buddhist monk during the late Heian period.

SENGOKU Hidehisa (仙石秀久) - Hidehisa SENGOKU was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the early Edo period.

SENGOKU Hidenori (仙石秀範) - Hidenori SENGOKU was a busho (a Japanese military commander) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

SENGOKU Mitsugi (仙石貢) - Mutsugi SENGOKU (July 22, 1857 - October 30, 1931) was a Japanese railway bureaucrat, businessman and statesman.

Senhime (千姫) - Senhime (May 26, 1597 to March 11, 1666) was a woman of the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods, who was the primary wife of Hideyori TOYOTOMI and later of Tadatoki HONDA.

Senju no Mae (千手の前) - Senju no Mae (1165 - May 30, 1188) was a lady, who lived during the end of Heian period.

Sennyo (宣如) - Sennyo (1602 - August 23, 1658) was a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 13th Hoshu (high priest) of the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

SENOO Kaneyasu (妹尾兼康) - Kaneyasu SENOO (1123-November 28, 1183) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the last days of Heian period and who was on the side of the Taira clan.

SERIZAWA Kamo (芹沢鴨) - Kamo SERIZAWA, (1827? - October 28 or October 30, 1863) was a roshi of Mito Clan during the last days of Tokugawa shogunate, and also the original lead commander of Shinsen-gumi (Mibu Roshi).

Setsuzo Furukawa (古川節蔵) - Setsuzo FURUKAWA (March 4, 1837 - April 2, 1877) was an educator of the Meiji period (childhood name was Kamegoro OKAMOTO; common name was Shukichi OKAMOTO, later changed to Setsuzo FURUKAWA and to Masao FURUKAWA; pen name was Hakukei OKAMOTO and so on).

Seven wise men in Saga (佐賀の七賢人) - Seven wise men in Saga was a general name of seven great men of Saga, who made remarkable services in the end of Edo Period (the last days of Tokugawa Shogunate) to Meiji period.

SHIBA Datto (司馬達等) - Datto SHIBA (may be known as Tachito SHIBA, Shiba no Tachito, Tachito SHIME, the date of birth and death unknown) was a person who seems to have come from the Korean Peninsula around the sixth century.

SHIBA Kokan (司馬江漢) - Kokan SHIBA (1747 - November 19, 1818) was a painter who lived during the Edo Period.

SHIBA Ryosaku (斯波良作) - Ryousaku Shiba (date of birth unknown, 1840 - date of death unknown) was a member of the shinsengumi.

SHIBA Sukehiro (芝祐泰) - Sukehiro SHIBA (March 19, 1898 to October 10, 1982) was a gagakuka (musician of old Japanese court music) born in Tokyo and was a member of the Japan Art Academy.

SHIBA Sukeyasu (芝祐靖) - Sukeyasu SHIBA (August 13, 1935 -) is a gagakuka, or a musician who plays old Japanese court music, and a member of the Japan Art Academy.

SHIBA Takatsune (斯波高経) - Takatsune SHIBA (1305 - August 17, 1367) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and provincial military governor in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

SHIBA Tsukasa (柴司) - Tsukasa SHIBA (April 1st, 1844 - July 15, 1864) was a warrior of Aizu clan, who was stationed in Kyoto at the end of Edo Bakufu.

SHIBA Ujitsune (斯波氏経) - Ujitsune SHIBA (years of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

SHIBA Yoshihiro (斯波義寛) - Yoshihiro SHIBA (or Yoshito SHIBA, 1457 – May 21, 1514) was the shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) during the late Muromachi period.

SHIBA Yoshikado (斯波義廉) - Yoshikado SHIBA (date of birth and death unknown) was a shugo daimyo (a Japanese provincial military governor who became a feudal lord) in the mid to late Muromachi period.

SHIBA Yoshimasa (斯波義将) - Yoshimasa SHIBA (his first name also can be pronounced Yoshiyuki) (1350 - June 18, 1410) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and shugo daimyo (Japanese feudal lord serving as a provincial military governor) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) to the Muromachi period.

SHIBA Yoshisato (斯波義郷) - Yoshisato SHIBA (1410 - November 17, 1436) was a Shugo Daimyo (military governor) in the mid-Muromachi period.

SHIBA Yoshitoshi (斯波義敏) - Yoshitoshi SHIBA (1435 - December 18, 1508) was a shugo daimyo (a Japanese provincial military governor who became a feudal lord) in the late Muromachi period.

SHIBATA Hikozaburo (柴田彦三郎) - Hikozaburo SHIBATA (1840 - August 3, 1866), was a lowly member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

SHIBATA Kamon (柴田家門) - Kamon SHIBATA (February 6, 1863 - August 25, 1919) is a statesman who served as Education Minister, a member of the House of Peers, and so on.

SHIBATA Katsuie (柴田勝家) - Katsuie SHIBATA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SHIBATA Shoan (柴田紹安) - Shoan SHIBATA (year of birth unknown-1586) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

SHIBATA Shokei (柴田承桂) - Shokei SHIBATA (June 21, 1850 - August 2, 1910) was a chemist and pharmacologist in the Meiji period.

SHIBAYAMA Hirotoyo (芝山広豊) - Hirotoyo SHIBAYAMA (March 30, 1674 to March 19, 1723) was a court noble (high court noble) in Edo period.

SHIBAYAMA Nobutoyo (芝山宣豊) - Nobutoyo SHIBAYAMA (formerly Nobutoyo KAJUJI, Minister of the Treasury, April 25, 1612 to March 23, 1690) was a court noble (high court noble) in the early Edo period.

SHIBAYAMA Sadatoyo (芝山定豊) - Sadatoyo SHIBAYAMA (May 23, 1638 - June 1, 1707) was a court noble who lived in the Edo period.

SHIBUKAWA Harumi (渋川春海) - Harumi SHIBUKAWA (his name can also be read as Shunkai SHIBUKAWA) (November 1639-November 1, 1715) was an astronomer, go player and Shintoist.

SHIBUKAWA Yoshimitsu (渋川義満) - Yoshimitsu SHIBUKAWA (year of birth unknown - March 30, 1573) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

SHIBUKAWA Yoshinori (渋川敬典) - Yoshinori SHIBUKAWA (1838 - 1904) was an astronomer from the end of Edo period to the Meiji era.

SHIBUKAWA Yoshitaka (渋川義陸) - Yoshitaka SHIBUKAWA (渋川 義陸, year of birth unknown - September 23, 1538) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

SHIBUSAWA Eichi (渋沢栄一) - Eichi SHIBUSAWA (March 16, 1840-November 11, 1931) was a Shogun's retainer near the end of the Edo period, a bureaucrat of the Ministry of Finance and an entrepreneur from Meiji to the early Taisho period.

SHIBUYA Minoru (渋谷実) - Minoru SHIBUYA (January 2, 1907 - December 20, 1980) was a Japanese movie director.

SHIBUYA Shigekuni (渋谷重国) - Shigekuni SHIBUYA (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai in the closing years of the Heian period and the early years of the Kamakura period.

SHIBUYA Shigesuke (渋谷重助) - Shigesuke SHIBUYA (year of birth and death unknown) was busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

SHIDARA Sadao (設楽貞雄) - Sadao SHIDARA (July 3, 1864 - December 15, 1943) was a private architect in Kansai from the Meiji era to the early Showa era.

SHIDEHARA Tan (幣原坦) - Tan SHIDEHARA (October 12, 1870 - June 29, 1953) was a historian and an education administrator.

SHIGA Naoya (志賀直哉) - Naoya SHIGA (February 20, 1883-October 21, 1971) was a Japanese novelist.

SHIGEMORI Mirei (重森三玲) - Mirei SHIGEMORI (1896-1975) (his real name was Kazuo SHIGEMORI) was aJapanese gardener during the Showa period and a researcher into the history of Japanese gardens.

SHIGENO no Sadanushi (滋野貞主) - SHIGENO no Sadanushi (785–March 6, 852) was a bureaucrat in the early Heian Period.

SHIGENO Yasutsugu (重野安繹) - Yasutsugu SHIGENO (November 24, 1827 - December 6, 1910) was a scholar of Chinese classics and a historian, who played an active role during the end of Edo period to the early Meiji period.

SHIGENOI Kinkazu (滋野井公麗) - Kinkazu SHIGENOI (December 19, 1733 - October 23, 1781) was a noble who lived in the middle of Edo Period.

SHIGENOI Kinsumi (滋野井公澄) - Kinsumi SHIGENOI (January 2, 1671-August 20, 1756) was kugyo (a Court noble) who lived in the middle of the Edo Period.

SHIGENOI Sanemasa (滋野井実全) - Sanemasa SHIGENOI (May. 23, 1700 - Dec.4, 1735) was Kugyo (a Court noble) in the middle of Edo period.

Shigetoki SUZUKI (Amakusa daikan [local governor of Amakusa]) (鈴木重辰 (天草代官)) - Shigetoki SUZUKI (鈴木 重辰, 1607 - November 14, 1670) was a bakushin (Shogun's retainer) in the early Edo period.

SHIGEYAMA Chuzaburo (茂山忠三郎) - Chuzaburo SHIGEYAMA (April 3, 1928 -) is a Kyogen actor (Kyogen: a genre of the Japanese traditional performing arts - a kind of farce).

SHIGEYAMA Ippei (茂山逸平) - Ippei SHIGEYAMA (June 12, 1979 -) is a Kyogen performer and actor (Kyogen: a genre of the Japanese traditional performing arts - a kind of farce).

SHIGEYAMA Masakuni (茂山正邦) - Masakuni SHIGEYAMA (born on July 7, 1972 to now) is a kyogen performer of Okura-ryu (the Shigeyama family, Kyoto) (Okura school).

SHIGEYAMA Motohiko (茂山宗彦) - Motohiko SHIGEYAMA (June 4, 1975-) is a kyogen performer of Okura-ryu kyogenkata (comic actors of the Okura school).

SHIGEYAMA Sensaku (茂山千作) - Sensaku SHIGEYAMA was a professional name of Okura-ryu (the Okura school) of Kyogen (farce played during a Noh play cycle).

Shiinetsuhiko (椎根津彦) - Shiinetsuhiko or Saonetsuhiko is the name for a kami of the land who appears in the "Nihonshoki" (Chronicles of Japan; the kami is referred to as 'Shiinetsuhiko') and the "Kojiki" (Records of Ancient Matters; the kami is referred to as 'Saonetsuhiko').

SHIJO Arisuke (四条有資) - Arisuke SHIJO (date of birth and death are unknown) was a court noble serving Yoshino Imperial Court in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

SHIJO Takasada (四条隆貞) - Takasada SHIJO (unknown - January 1335 (December 1334 in old calendar)) was a kugyo (the top court officials) serving Yoshino Imperial Court (the Southern Court) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

SHIJO Takasuke (四条隆資) - Takasuke SHIJO (1292 - June 30, 1352) was a noble man who served the Yoshino Court during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

SHIJO Takauta (四条隆謌) - Takauta SHIJO (October 17, 1828 - November 24, 1898) was a Japanese noble and soldier of the late Edo period to the Meiji period.

SHIMA Kiyooki (島清興) - Kiyooki SHIMA was a busho (military commander) and vassal (strategist) of Mitsunari ISHIDA who lived during the Azuchi-momoyama period.

SHIMADA Goku (島田五空) - Goku Shimada (1875 - 1928) was a haiku poet.

SHIMADA Kai (島田魁) - Kai SHIMADA (February 29, 1828-March 20, 1900) was the corporal in the second unit of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) and the Shoshi shirabeyaku ken kansatsu (Shinsengumi's organizational post for investigating movements of the opponents and keeping the Shinsengumi members under control).

SHIMADA no Nobukiko (島田宣来子) - SHIMADA no Nobukiko (850 - the year of death is unknown) was the lawful wife of SUGAWARA no Michizane.

SHIMADA no Tadaomi (島田忠臣) - SHIMADA no Tadaomi (828 - 892) was a noble and poet who lived in the first half of Heian period.

SHIMAI Soshitsu (島井宗室) - Soshitsu SHIMAI (1539 - October 16, 1615) was a merchant in Hakata and a master of the tea ceremony who lived from the period of warring states, Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

SHIMAMURA Hougetsu (島村抱月) - Hougetsu SHIMAMURA (February 28, 1871 - November 5, 1918) was a Japanese literature critique and stage director.

SHIMAZU Hisamitsu (島津久光) - Hisamitsu SHIMAZU (December 2, 1817-December 6, 1887) was a person in paramount authority in Satsuma Province in the last days of the Edo period.

SHIMAZU Hisatsune (島津久経) - Hisatsune SHIMAZU (1225 – May 7, 1284) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the middle Kamakura period.

SHIMAZU Munehisa (島津宗久) - The fifth head of the Shimazu soke (the head family), and the first son (1322 - 1340) of Sadahisa SHIMAZU.

SHIMAZU Sadahisa (島津貞久) - Sadahisa SHIMAZU (May 10th, 1269 - August 12th, 1363) was the fifth-generation, family head of the Shimazu Clan.

SHIMAZU Tadakage (島津忠景) - Tadakage SHIMAZU (1241 - 1300) was busho (Japanese military commander) and kajin (waka poet) in the Kamakura period.

SHIMAZU Tadamune (島津忠宗) - Tadamune SHIMAZU (1251 – December 17, 1325) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the middle and late Kamakura period.

SHIMAZU Tadanaga (島津忠長) - Tadanaga/Tadatake SHIMAZU (August 28, 1551 - December 23, 1610) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

SHIMAZU Tadatoki (島津忠時) - Tadatoki SHIMAZU (1202 – May 8, 1272) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early and middle Kamakura period.

SHIMAZU Toshihisa (島津歳久) - Toshihisa SHIMAZU (1537- August 25, 1592) was the third son of Takahisa SHIMAZU, and is the younger brother of Yoshihisa SHIMAZU and Yoshihiro SHIMAZU.

SHIMAZU Yasujiro (島津保次郎) - Yasujiro SHIMAZU (June 3, 1897 - September 18, 1945) is a film director from the Taisho to the Showa era.

SHIMAZU Yoshihisa (島津義久) - Yoshihisa SHIMAZU was a military commander who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period through the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

SHIMAZU Yukihisa (島津以久) - Yukihisa (以久) SHIMAZU (August 12, 1550 - May 31, 1610) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Shimazu clan, who lived during the Sengoku Period (period of warring states).

SHIMIZU Shinichi (清水信一) - Shinichi SHIMIZU (Male; May 10, 1910-January 10, 1969) was a religious leader in Japan.

SHIMIZU Uichi (清水卯一) - Uichi SHIMIZU (March 5, 1926 - February 18, 2004) was a ceramic artist.

SHIMIZU Usaburo (清水卯三郎) - Usaburo SHIMIZU (1829 - January 20, 1910) was a well-known businessman who was born in Habu Village, Saitama County, Musashi Province (currently it is Habu City).

SHIMIZUDANI Kinnaru (清水谷公考) - Kinnaru SHIMIZUDANI (October 6, 1845-December 31, 1882) was kuge (a court noble) who lived in the end of the Edo period.

SHIMIZUDANI Sanenari (清水谷実業) - Sanenari SHIMIZUDANI (1648-October 12, 1709) was Kuge (a court noble) and Kajin (a Waka [a traditional Japanese poem of thirty-one syllables) poet] of the Saionji family from the early to middle of the Edo period.

SHIMOTSUKE no Kintada (下野公忠) - SHIMOTSUKE no Kintada (it is not known when he was born and when he died) was a warrior who lived in in the Heian period.

SHIMOTSUKENU no Inamaro (下毛野稻麻呂) - SHIMOTSUKENU no Inamaro (year of birth unknown-January 13, 772) was a noble who lived during Nara period.

SHIMOTSUKENU no Iwashiro (下毛野石代) - SHIMOTSUKENU no Iwashiro (year of birth and death unknown) was a noble who lived from Asuka period to Nara period.

SHIMOTSUKENU no Komaro (下毛野古麻呂) - SHIMOTSUKENU no Komaro (his birth date unknown - January 28, 710) was a noble who lived from Asuka period to Nara period.

SHIMOTSUKENU no Nemaro (下毛野根麻呂) - SHIMOTSUKENU no Nemaro (year of birth and death unknown) was a noble who lived during Nara period.

SHIMOTSUKENU no Taguhi (下毛野多具比) - SHIMOTSUKENU no Taguhi (year of birth and death unknown) was a noble who lived during Nara period.

SHIMOTSUMA Nakataka (下間仲孝) - Nakataka SHIMOTSUMA (1551 - June 28, 1616) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the end of the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the early Edo period.

SHIMOTSUMA Raisho (下間頼照) - Raisho SHIMOTSUMA (1516-1575) was a Japanese busho (warlord) of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) in Japan.

SHIMOZU Boan (下津俸庵) - Boan SHIMOZU (1570 - June 18, 1631) was a samurai in the early Edo period.

SHIMURA Takezo (志村武蔵) - Takezo SHIMURA (1833 - date of death unknown), from Soshu, was a member of the Shinsengumi.

SHINAGAWA Yajiro (品川弥二郎) - Yajiro SHINAGAWA (November 20, 1843 - February 26, 1900) was a Japanese samurai (a feudal retainer of the Choshu clan) and statesman.

SHINDO Kaneto (新藤兼人) - Kaneto SHINDO (April 22, 1912 -) is a Japanese movie director and screenwriter.

SHINDO Nagafusa (進藤長房) - Nagafusa SHINDO (1642 - August 31, 1718) was aozamurai (young samurai of lower rank) from the early to middle of the Edo period.

SHINDO Nagasada (進藤長定) - Nagasada SHINDO (1608 - June 26, 1675) was aozamurai (young samurai of lower rank) in the early Edo period.

SHINDO Nagayuki (進藤長之) - Nagayuki SHINDO (1666 to January 26, 1727) was an aozamurai (literally meaning "blue samurai," a fifth-rank warrior who serves for a royal family or a court noble) who served for the Konoe family as Shodaibu (fourth and fifth-rank officials).

SHINDO Sadaharu (進藤貞治) - Sadaharu SHINDO (1497 – 1551) was a military commander during Japan's Sengoku period (Warring State period) and was chief vassal of the Rokkaku clan.

Shinei (神叡) - Shinei (date of birth unknown - 737) was a Buddhist priest in the Nara period.

SHINGU Yukitomo (新宮行朝) - Yukitomo SHINGU was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Sengoku period.

SHINJO Naoyoshi (新庄直好) - Naoyoshi SHINJO (1599 - 4 September, 1662) was a Daimyo (feudal lord) during the Edo period.

Shinnyo (Higashi Hongan-ji school) (真如 (東本願寺)) - Shinnyo (1682 - November 5, 1744) was a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 17th Hoshu (high priest) of the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

SHINODA Kaishin (篠田芥津) - Kaishin SHINODA (male, 1821-1902) was a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) who was active in Kyoto in the Meiji period.

SHINOHARA Tainoshin (篠原泰之進) - Tainoshin SHINOHARA (December 22, 1828 - June 13, 1911) was a loyalist in the late Edo period.

SHINOMIYA Genzo (四宮源蔵) - Genzo SHINOMIYA (year of birth unknown - October 3?, 1580) was a vassal of Ujitoyo YAMANA, who lived around the Azuchi Momoyama period.

Shinsho (Shinjo) (審祥) - Shinsho (Shinjo) was a Buddhist priest of the Kegonshu sect in the Nara period.

SHIONOYA Chikatomo (塩谷親朝) - Chikatomo SHIONOYA (塩谷 親朝, June 15, 1194 - November 16, 1250) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Shioya County, Shimotsuke Province, in the Kamakura period.

SHIONOYA Koreyori (塩谷惟頼) - Koreyori SHIONOYA (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of Shioya-gun, Shimotsuke Province during the end of Heian period.

SHIONOYA Tomonari (塩谷朝業) - Tomonari SHIONOYA was a shogun's retainer from the the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

SHIONOYA Yasutomo (塩谷泰朝) - Yasutomo SHIONOYA (August 16, 1214 - January 20, 1279) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from Shioya County, Shimotsuke Province.

SHIRAI Matsujiro (白井松次郎) - Matsujiro SHIRAI (December 13, 1877 - January 23, 1951) was a founding member (and President) of Shochiku Co., Ltd.

SHIRANE Senichi (白根専一) - Senichi SHIRANE (February 3, 1850 - June 14, 1898) was an official of the Ministry of Home Affairs and a politician during the Meiji period in Japan.

SHISHIDO Tamaki (宍戸たまき) - Tamaki SHISHIDO (April 18, 1829 - October 1, 1901) was a statesman and bureaucrat active from the end of the Edo period into the Meiji period.

SHITSUKI Tadao (志筑忠雄) - Tadao SHITSUKI (1760 - August 16, 1806) was a Dutch scholar and Dutch interpreter in Nagasaki in the Edo period.

Shizuka Gozen (静御前) - Shizuka Gozen (dates of birth and death unknown) was a women who lived at the end of the Heian period and the initial part of the Kamakura period.

SHO Hirokata (庄弘方) - Hirokata SHO (the year of birth and death unknown) was a warrior of the Kodama party of Musashi Province (present Kurisaki, Kodama-cho, Honjo City, Saitama Prefecture), who lived from end of the Heian period to the Kamakura period.

SHO Ienaga (庄家長) - Ienaga SHO was a busho (a Japanese military commander) from Kodama party of Musashi Province (present Kurisaki, Honjo City, Saitama Prefecture) between the end of the Heian period and the beginning of the Kamakura period.

SHO Ietsugu (庄家次) - Ietsugu SHO (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) of Kodama party of Musashi Province (He came from present Kurisaki, Honjo City, Saitama Prefecture) from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Shodai Musashi Daijo Korekazu (初代武蔵大掾是一) - The first Musashi Daijo (the third rank official of Musashi Province) Korekazu (Korekazu ISHIDO) was a sword craftsman in the Edo period.

Shohaku (肖柏) - Shohaku (1443 to May 14, 1527) was a traditional Japanese poet who lived during the Muromachi period.

Shoin (the Tendai sect) (清胤 (天台宗)) - Shoin (also called Seiin, 943 - June 13, 995) was a Buddhist priest of the Tendai sect and a waka poet in the Heian period.

Shokado Shojo (松花堂昭乗) - Shokado Shojo (1582-October 14, 1639) was a Buddhist priest of the Shingon sect and a cultural figure in the early Edo period.

Shoko (正広) - Shoko (1412 - 1493?) was a priest and waka poet in the middle of the Muromachi period.

Shoku (性空) - Shoku (910 - April 6, 1007) was a monk of the Tendai sect of Japanese Buddhism lived in the mid Heian period.

SHOKU shugen (続守言) - SHOKU shugen (date of birth and death unknown) was toraijin (settlers) who became naturalized as a Japanese citizen from Tang in the latter half of the seventh century (the late Asuka period).

SHONI Fuyusuke (少弐冬資) - Fuyusuke SHONI (date of birth unknown – September 30, 1375) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

SHONI Sadatsune (少弐貞経) - Sadatsune SHONI (born in 1272, birth date unknown - April 19, 1336) was a military commander who lived from the late Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

SHONI Yorinao (少弐頼尚) - Yorinao (also Yorihisa) SHONI (1293 - 1371) was a Kyushu military commander who lived during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) and into the Muromachi period.

Shotetsu (正徹) - Shotetsu (1381-June 9, 1459) was a poet-monk of the Rinzai Sect who lived during the mid-Heian period.

Shotoin (松東院) - Shotoin (1575 - 1657) was a powerful Christian from the Azuchi Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

Shotoku Taishi (Prince Shotoku) (聖徳太子) - Shotoku Taishi (February 9, 574 - April 11, 622 or according to the "Nihonshoki" [Chronicles of Japan], March 6, 621) was a prince during the Asuka period.

SHUKUIN Ryozo (宿院良蔵) - Ryozo SHUKUIN (circa 1821 - January 30, 1868) was a common member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group, which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi) and the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

SHUNAN Joju (終南浄寿) - Joju SHUNAN (1710 - September 14, 1767) was a priest of the baku sect, calligrapher and Tenkoku artist (a carver who carved Chinese characters in the special, Tensho, style) who lived in around the middle of the Edo period.

Shunkoin (Concubine of Shigehide SHIMAZU) (春光院 (島津重豪側室)) - Shunkoin (1747- November 29, 1811) was a concubine of the eighth load of the Satsuma Domain, Shigehide SHIMAZU.

Shunmoji (春香院) - Shunmoji (June 18, 1580 - December 22, 1641) was the sixth daughter of Toshiie MAEDA and Hoshunin, and the biological younger sister of Toshinaga MAEDA.

Shuten Doji (酒呑童子) - Shuten Doji was the chief of the oni (a kind of demon or ogre), who were believed to live on Oi no Saka (Oi Hill Road) in Oe at the border between Kyoto and Tanba Province (he may also have been a robber).

SO Sukekuni (宗助国) - Sukekuni SO (1207? - November 4, 1274) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) who lived in the mid- Kamakura period.

Soa (祖阿) - Soa (year of birth and death unknown) was a priest in the Muromachi period and the seishi (senior envoy) headed the first Envoy Ships Dispatched to Ming China by the Muromachi bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

Soboku (宗牧) - Soboku (date unknown-November 6, 1545) was a Renga (poem composed of lines linked in idea but written by two or more people) master of the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

SODANI Gakusen (曽谷学川) - Gakusen SODANI (1738-December 7, 1797) was a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the middle of the Edo period.

SODEOKA Fumikage (袖岡文景) - Fumikage SODEOKA (August 28, 1799 - August 5, 1855) was a courtier of Jige-ke (the house of lower- ranked courtiers who were not allowed to enter the court) in the late Edo period.

SOEDA Juichi (添田壽一) - Juichi SOEDA (September 15, 1864 - July 4, 1929) was a financer (official of the Ministry of Finance), banker, businessman, economist, and finance specialist at government offices who lived from the Meiji period to the Taisho period.

SOEJIMA Taneomi (副島種臣) - Taneomi SOEJIMA (October 17 1828 - January 31 1905) was a Japanese samurai, feudal retainer of the Saga clan, bureaucrat and statesman.

SOGA no Akae (蘇我赤兄) - SOGA no Akae (circa. 623 - date of death unknown) was a person in the Asuka period.

SOGA no Emishi (蘇我蝦夷) - SOGA no Emishi was an aristocrat and highest officer politician in the Asuka period, who committed suicide in the so-called Isshi no hen (the Murder in the Year of Isshi) led by Prince Naka no Oe no Oji (later the Emperor Tenchi), FUJIWARA no Kamatari, SOGANOKURA-YAMADA no Ishikawamaro, and others.

SOGA no Hatayasu (蘇我果安) - SOGA no Hatayasu (year of birth unknown - August 3?, 672) was a person who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

SOGA no Himuka (蘇我日向) - SOGA no Himuka (date of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese government official in the late 7th century.

SOGA no Iname (蘇我稲目) - SOGA no Iname (c. 506 - March 22, 570) was a minister during the Asuka Period.

SOGA no Iruka (蘇我入鹿) - SOGA no Iruka was a powerful person in the Yamato Imperial Court.

SOGA no Karako (蘇我韓子) - SOGA no Karako (date of birth unknown, died in May, 465) was a member of one of the local ruling families in the Kofun period.

SOGA no Kitashihime (蘇我堅塩媛) - SOGA no Kitashihime (year of birth and death unknown) was an Empress who lived during the Asuka Period.

Soga no Koma (蘇我高麗) - Soga no Koma was a member of a local ruling family in the Kofun period (tumulus period).

SOGA no Machi (蘇我満智) - SOGA no Machi (male) was a member of a local ruling family in the Kofun period.

SOGA no Murajiko (蘇我連子) - SOGA no Murajiko (611? – 664) was a male member of a local ruling family in the Asuka Period.

SOGA no Oane no Kimi (蘇我小姉君) - SOGA no Oane no Kimi (year of birth and death unknown) was the daughter of SOGA no Iname.

SOGA no Shoshi (蘇我娼子) - SOGA no Shoshi, or SOGA no Masako (the date of birth and death unknown) was a woman of the Soga clan in the late Asuka period.

SOGA no Sukenari (曾我祐成) - SOGA no Sukenari (1172 - June 28, 1193) was a samurai who lived during the early Kamakura period.

SOGA no Umako (蘇我馬子) - SOGA no Umako (male; born c. 551 and died on June 19, 626) was a politician during the Asuka period.

SOGA no Yasumaro (蘇我安麻呂) - SOGA no Yasumaro (date of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese noble who lived during the late Asuka period, toward the end of the 7th century.

SOGA no Zentoko (蘇我善徳) - SOGA no Zentoko (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who was regarded as the eldest son of SOGA no Umako.

SOGA Shohaku (曾我蕭白) - Shohaku SOGA (1730 - January 30, 1781) was a painter in the Edo period.

SOGA Tokimune (曾我時致) - Tokimune SOGA (1174 - June 29, 1193) was a samurai, who lived during the early Kamakura period.

SOGANOKURA-YAMADA no Ishikawamaro (蘇我倉山田石川麻呂) - SOGANOKURA-YAMADA no Ishikawamaro (year of birth unknown - May 15, 649) was a member of powerful clan in the Asuka period.

SOGO Senmatsumaru (十河千松丸) - Senmatsumaru SOGO (1575 - August 11, 1589) was a son of Masayasu SOGO.

Sogon (宗厳) - Sogon (1575?-1628) was a person from Yi Dynasty Korea.

Soi (素意) - Soi (year of birth unknown - 1094) was a monk and a waka poet who was active from the middle to the end of Heian period.

Sokei OHASHI (the First) (大橋宗桂 (初代)) - Sokei OHASHI the first (born in 1555, birth date unknown - April 6, 1634) was a shogi (Japanese chess) player listed as a grand shogi master.

Sokin (宗金) - Sokin (year of birth unknown - 1455) was a merchant in Hakata in the mid-Muromachi Period.

SOMA Aizo (相馬愛蔵) - Aizo SOMA (1870 – 1954), who is a social business person coming from Nagano Prefecture, is the founder of Shinjuku Nakamuraya restaurant in Tokyo.

SOMA Kazue (相馬主計) - Kazue SOMA (1835 or 1843 - 1875?) was the last commander of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

SOMA Morotane (相馬師胤) - Morotane SOMA

SOMA Shigetane (相馬重胤) - Shigetane SOMA

SOMA Tomotane (相馬誠胤) - Tomotane SOMA (September 18, 1852 - February 22, 1892) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) of the Edo period.

SONO Motonari (園基音) - Motonari SONO (September 16, 1604 - March 24, 1655) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early Edo period.

SONO Mototo (園基任) - Mototo (or Mototada) SONO (February 23, 1573 - March 4, 1613) was a Kugyo (high court noble) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

SONO Motoyoshi (園基福) - Motoyoshi SONO (March 23, 1622 - December 30, 1699) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the early Edo period.

SONODA Kojyo (園田湖城) - Kojyo SONODA (male 1886 - 1968) was a Tenkoku artist (artist of seal engraving) in modern times of Japan.

SORORI Shinzaemon (曽呂利新左衛門) - Shinzaemon SORORI is the professional name of rakugo storyteller.

Soseki (宗碩) - Soseki (1474 – May 28, 1533) was a linked verse poet during the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

Soseki NATSUME (novelist) (夏目漱石) - Soseki NATSUME (February 9, 1867 - December 9, 1916) was a novelist, critic, and scholar of English literature.

Soshinni (祖心尼) - Soshinni (1588 - April 5, 1675) was a daughter of Toshisada MAKIMURA who was a lord of the Iwate castle in the Ise province and nun served Iemitsu TOKUGAWA, the third seii taishogun (great general) of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) in the Edo Period.

Sosho (宗性) - Sosho (1202-June 29, 1278) was a priest at Todai-ji Temple in the early to mid Kamakura period.

Soyo (宗養) - Soyo (1526 - December 13, 1563) was a renga poet (linked-verse poet) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

Sozei (宗砌) - Sozei (date of birth unknown; date of death: February 11, 1455) was a Japanese poet during the Mid-Muromachi period.

SUE Hirofusa (陶弘房) - Hirofusa SUE (year of birth unknown - December 27, 1468) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Muromachi period.

SUEHIRO Tetcho (末広鉄腸) - Tetcho SUEHIRO (March 15, 1849 - February 5, 1896) was a political activist, press reporter and novelist in the Meiji period.

SUEMATSU Kencho (末松謙澄) - Kencho SUEMATSU (September 30, 1855 - October 5, 1920) was a politician during the Meiji and Taisho period.

SUEYOSHI Magozaemon (末吉孫左衛門) - Magozaemon SUEYOSHI (1570 to May 1, 1617) was a great merchant in Osaka who was very active in Shuinsen Boeki (trading by ships with a shogunal charter for foreign trade) during the early Edo period.

Suga KANNO (管野スガ) (管野スガ) - Suga KANNO (June 7, 1881 - January 25, 1911) was a newspaper journalist, writer, feminist and socialist activist in the Meiji era.

SUGANO no Mamichi (菅野真道) - SUGANO no Mamichi (741 - July 23, 814) was a Court noble in the early Heian Period.

SUGANUMA Sadaakira (菅沼定昭) - Sadaakira SUGANUMA was the second lord of the Kameyama Domain in Tanba Province.

SUGANUMA Sadayori (菅沼定仍) - Sadayori SUGANUMA was a busho (military commander) in the the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan) and a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in the Edo period.

SUGANUMA Sadayoshi (菅沼定芳) - Sadayoshi SUGANUMA is a fudai daimyo (feudal lord in hereditary vassal to the Tokugawa family) in the early Edo period.

SUGAWARA no Fumitoki (菅原文時) - Born in 899 and passed away on October 13, 981, SUGAWARA no Fumitoki was a literary man and a politician in the middle of the Heian period.

SUGAWARA no Furuhito (菅原古人) - SUGAWARA no Furuhito (years of birth and death unknown) was a nobleman who lived in Nara and Heian periods.

SUGAWARA no Koreyoshi (菅原是善) - Born in 812 and gone on October 11, 880, SUGAWARA no Koreyoshi was a literary man and a court noble in the early Heian period.

SUGAWARA no Michizane (菅原道真) - SUGAWARA no Michizane (his name can also be read as Michimasa and Doshin) (August 5, 845 - March 31, 903) was a scholar, composer of Chinese poems, and a politician who lived in the Heian period.

SUGAWARA no Takami (菅原高視) - SUGAWARA no Takami (876 - 913) was an government official of the early Heian period.

SUGAWARA no Takasue (菅原孝標) - SUGAWARA no Takasue (born in 972, year of death unknown) was an aristocrat and zuryo (provincial governor) who lived in the Heian period.

SUGAWARA no Tamenaga (菅原為長) - SUGAWARA no Tamenaga (1158 - April 22, 1246) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

Sugen-in (崇源院) - Sugen-in (1573 - November 3, 1626) was a woman who lived from the Tensho period to the early Edo period.

SUGI Magoshichiro (杉孫七郎) - Magoshichiro SUGI (February 13, 1835-May 3, 1920) is a Japanese samurai, from the Choshu Domain.

SUGIHARA Ietsugu (杉原家次) - Ietsugu SUGIHARA was a warlord of the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

SUGIHARA Tetsujo (杉原鐡城) - Tetsujo SUGIHARA (1870? to ?) was known as 'the future prime minister' in Hiroshima Prefecture in the Meiji period.

SUGIMOTO Otogiku (杉本乙菊) - Otogiku SUGIMOTO (1849 to July 27, 1878) was a shizoku (family or person with samurai ancestors) of Ishikawa Prefecture in the early Meiji perio

SUGITA Genpaku (杉田玄白) - Genpaku SUGITA (October 20, 1733 - June 1, 1817) was a rangakui (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) during the Edo Period.

SUGITA Seikei (杉田成卿) - Seikei SUGITA (December 18, 1817-March 23, 1859) was Dutch scholar in the end of Edo period.

SUGIURA Jugo (杉浦重剛) - Jugo SUGIURA (April 19, 1855 - February 13, 1924) was a nationalistic educator and thinker of the Meiji period and the Taisho period.

SUGIWAKA Mushin (杉若無心) - Mushin SUGIWAKA (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SUGIWAKA Ujimune (杉若氏宗) - Ujimune SUGIWAKA (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

SUGIYAMA Yoji (杉山腰司) - Yoji SUGIYAMA (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

SUMINOKURA Ryoi (角倉了以) - Ryoi SUMINOKURA (1554 - August 17, 1614) was a wealthy merchant in Kyoto during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

SUMINOKURA Soan (角倉素庵) - Soan SUMINOKURA (June 27, 1571-August 7, 1632) was a civil engineering worker, calligrapher, and trading merchant in the early Edo period.

SUMITOMO Masatomo (住友政友) - Masatomo SUMITOMO (December 31, 1585 - 1652) was a merchant in the Edo period.

SUMITOMO Tomoito (住友友純) - Tomoito SUMITOMO (January 18, 1865-March 2, 1926) was the fifteenth family head of the Sumitomo family.

SURUGA Jiro (駿河次郎) - Jiro SURUGA (birth and death date unknown) lived in the late Heian period and was a vassal of MINAMOTO no Yoshitsune.

Susumu TAKAHASHI (Nohgakushi) (高橋進 (能楽師)) - Susumu TAKAHASHI (January 1, 1902 - October 19, 1984) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (principal roles) of Hosho-ryu school.

SUWA Yorimitsu (諏訪頼満) - Yorimitsu SUWA

SUZUKA Tsuratane (鈴鹿連胤) - Tsuratane SUZUKA (December 10, 1795 - January 10, 1871) was a Shinto priest and a scholar of Japanese classical literature during the late Edo period.

SUZUKI Masaya (鈴木馬左也) - Masaya SUZUKI (April 3, 1861 - December 25, 1922) was the third general director of Sumitomo Group.

SUZUKI Mikisaburo (鈴木三樹三郎) - Mikisaburo SUZUKI (August 15, 1837 - July 11, 1919) was the leader of the Ninth Unit of Shinsengumi and a member of Goryo-eji (guards of Imperial mausoleums).

SUZUKI Motonobu (鈴木元信) - Motonobu SUZUKI (1555 - June 1620) was a retainer of the Date clan.

SUZUKI Noribumi (鈴木則文) - Noribumi SUZUKI (1933 -) is a Japanese film director as well as a script writer.

SUZUKI Renzaburo (鈴木練三郎) - Renzaburo Suzuki (1848 - October 6, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Himeji, Harima Province.

SUZUKI Seijun (鈴木清順) - Seijun SUZUKI (May 24, 1923 -) is a movie director and actor.

SUZUKI Senzaburo (鈴木泉三郎) - Senzaburo SUZUKI (born on May 10, 1893 and passed away on October 6, 1924) was a Japanese playwrite and editor.

SUZUKI Shigetaka (鈴木成高) - Shigetaka SUZUKI (1907 - 1988) was a Japanese scholar of history of the Western world (Specialized in medieval history of the Western world).

SUZUKI Shigetomo (鈴木重朝) - Shigetomo SUZUKI was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) and the early Edo period.

SUZUKI Tadashige (鈴木忠重) - Tadashige SUZUKI (1574 - 1658) was a chief retainer of Matsushiro Domain.

SUZUKI Yutetsu (鈴木由哲) - Yutetsu SUZUKI (the original family name was Kuramochi) was a Karo (chief retainer) served to the Kuze clan of Sekiyado domain who lived in the late Edo period.

Syoh Yoshida (吉田翔) - Syoh YOSHIDA (January 24, 1984 -) is a Japanese-style painter who was born in Aichi Prefecture.

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TACHIBANA Ginchiyo (立花ぎん千代) - Ginchiyo TACHIBANA (October 3, 1569 - November 30, 1602) was a (Japanese) woman in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

TACHIBANA Minehira (立花峯均) - Minehira TACHIBANA (1671 - January 10, 1746) was a master of the Nambo school of tea ceremony during the Edo period.

TACHIBANA Nankei (橘南谿) - Nankei TACHIBANA (May, 23, 1753 - May 8, 1805) was a doctor in the late Edo period.

TACHIBANA no Hayanari (橘逸勢) - TACHIBANA no Hayanari (782 - September 24, 842) was a calligrapher and government official during the Heian Period.

TACHIBANA no Hirofusa (橘広房) - TACHIBANA no Hirofusa (date of birth unknown - 1111) was a government official and kajin (waka poet) in the late Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Hiromi (橘広相) - TACHIBANA no Hiromi (837 - June 10, 890) was a court noble and academian in the early Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Kiminaga (橘公長) - TACHIBANA no Kiminaga (dates of birth and death unknown) was busho (Japanese military commander) of the Tachibana clan in the end of the Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Kiminari (橘公業) - TACHIBANA no Kiminari (公業) (years of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Tachibana family from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

TACHIBANA no Kimiyori (橘公頼) - TACHIBANA no Kimiyori (877 - March 25, 941) was a noble who lived in the Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Kiyotomo (橘清友) (橘清友) - TACHIBANA no Kiyotomo (758-789) was a statesman in the late Nara period.

TACHIBANA no Konakachi (橘古那可智) - TACHIBANA no Konakachi (year of birth unknown - August 6, 759) was the consort of Emperor Shomu.

TACHIBANA no Masamichi (橘正通) - TACHIBANA no Masamichi (year of birth and death unknown) was a poet (classic Japanese and Chinese styles) of the mid Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Michisada (橘道貞) - TACHIBANA no Michisada (year of birth unknown - May 24, 1016) was a bureaucrat, who lived during the mid-Heian Period.

TACHIBANA no Miiko (橘御井子) - TACHIBANA no Miiko (year of birth and death unknown) was a court lady who lived at the beginning of the Heian Period.

TACHIBANA no Mochimasa (橘以政) - TACHIBANA no Mochimasa (date of birth and death unknown) was a government official during the end of the Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Mototo (橘元任) - TACHIBANA no Mototo (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official (one of low to medium rank) and a kajin (waka poet) who lived in the mid Heian Period.

TACHIBANA no Naramaro (橘奈良麻呂) - TACHIBANA no Naramaro (721-July 757) was a noble who lived in the Nara period.

TACHIBANA no Narisue (橘成季) - TACHIBANA no Narisue (years of birth and death unknown) was a kinju (attendant) of Michiie KUJO in the Kamakura period.

TACHIBANA no Norimitsu (橘則光) - TACHIBANA no Norimitsu (965 - year of death unknown) was a government official who lived in the mid-Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Norinaga (橘則長) - TACHIBANA no Norinaga (982 - 1034) was a kajin (waka (a traditional Japanese poem of thirty-one syllables) poet) of the mid-Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Tamenaka (橘為仲) - TACHIBANA no Tamenaka (about 1014 - November 17, 1085) was a court noble and a waka poet in the late Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Toshimichi (橘敏通) - TACHIBANA no Toshimichi was the lord of the Kamachi fiefdom in Chikugo Province.

TACHIBANA no Toshitsuna (橘俊綱) - TACHIBANA no Toshitsuna (1028 - September 2, 1094) was a government official and poet during the late Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Ujikimi (橘氏公) - TACHIBANA no Ujikimi (783 - February 1, 848) was a court noble during the early years of the Heian period.

TACHIBANA no Yoshiko (橘義子) - TACHIBANA no Yoshiko (year of birth and death unknown) was a nyogo (a high-ranking lady in the court and a consort to the emperor) of Emperor Uda.

TACHIBANA Shuta (橘周太) - Shuta TACHIBANA (November 3, 1865 - August 31, 1904) was a military man of the Japanese Army.

TACHIKAWA Chikara (立川主税) - Chikara TACHIKAWA (1840? - January 22, 1903) born in Chikuzen Province was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late shogunate period).

TADA Moritsuna (多田盛綱) - Moritsuna TADA (year of birth unknown - 1156) was a Japanese military commander of the late Heian period.

TADA Mototsuna (多田基綱) - Mototsuna TADA (year of birth unknown - June 1221)was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the early Kamakura period.

TADA Noritsuna (多田仁綱) - Noritsuna TADA (year of birth unknown - July 11, 1234) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Kamakura period.

TADA Tomozane (多田知実) - Tomozane TADA (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the last days of Heian period.

TADA Tsunezane (多田経実) - Tsunezane TADA (date of birth and death unknown) was a samurai in the early Kamakura period.

TADA Yorimori (多田頼盛) - Yorimori TADA or MINAMOTO no Yorimori (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the late Heian period.

TADA Yorinori (多田頼憲) - Yorinori TADA (year of birth unknown - 1156) was a warlord who lived toward the end of the Heian period.

TADA Yorisada (多田頼貞) - Yorisada TADA (? - September 9, 1343) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

TADA Yukitsuna (多田行綱) - Yukitsuna TADA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the end of Heian period.

Tadaaki SAKAI (the Lord of Obama domain of Wakasa Province) (酒井忠義 (若狭国小浜藩主)) - Tadaaki SAKAI (August 4, 1813 - December 5, 1873) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the end of the Edo period.

Tadahide MATSUDAIRA (the heir of Kameyama Domain) (松平忠栄 (亀山藩嫡子)) - Tadahide MATSUDAIRA (1640 - year of death unknown) lived in the Edo period.

Tadakazu MATSUDAIRA (the heir of Ueda Domain) (松平忠和 (上田藩嫡子)) - Tadakazu MATSUDAIRA (1791 - May 23, 1828) was active in the Edo period.

Tadashi SATO (Incipient period of the Japanese Army) (佐藤正 (陸軍草創期)) - Tadashi SATO (July 20, 1849 - April 27, 1920) was a military man of the Imperial Japanese Army in the Meiji Period.

Tadazane MATSUDAIRA (the lord of Oshi Domain in Musashi Province) (松平忠誠 (武蔵国忍藩主)) - Tadazane MATSUDAIRA (February 7, 1840-July 13, 1869) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the late Edo Period.

TADOKORO Hiroto (田所弘人) - Hiroto TADOKORO (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of Mibu Roshi (masterless samurai group of Mibu) and also a member the Shinsengumi (a Tokugawa shogunate police force located in Kyoto).

TAGA Hidetane (多賀秀種) - Hidetane TAGA (1565 – November, 1616) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Sengoku Period (Period of warring states in Japan).

TAGA Takatada (多賀高忠) - Takatada TAGA (1425–September 23, 1486) was a busho (military commander) during the Muromachi Period.

TAGAWA Yukifumi (田川行文) - Yukifumi TAGAWA was a gozoku (a member of a local ruling family) who lived in the Kamakura period, who claimed to be the gunji (district manager) of Tagawa District, headquartered in Tagawa District, Dewa Province (or Uzen Province as a result of the later division of the Province) (currently Tagawa District, Tsuruoka City).

TAGAYA Iemasa (多賀谷家政) - Iemasa TAGAYA (dates of birth and death unknown) was busho (Japanese military commander) in Musashi Province in the early Kamakura period.

TAGUCHI Shunpei (田口俊平) - Shunpei TAGUCHI (1818 - November, 1867) was an engineer of gunnery and surveying in the end of Edo period.

TAGUCHI Ukichi (田口卯吉) - Ukichi TAGUCHI (June 13, 1855 - 14 April 1905) was a Japanese economist and historian.

Taicho (泰澄) - Taicho (July 20, 682 - April 20, 767) was a shugendo (Japanese mountain asceticism-shamanism incorporating Shinto and Buddhist concepts) priest who lived during the Nara period.

TAIKO Gyoyu (退耕行勇) - Gyoyu TAIKO (1163 - August 13, 1241) was a priest of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism who lived during the early Kamakura period.

TAIMA no Hiromaro (当摩広麻呂) - TAIMA no Hiromaro (date of birth unknown - June 29, 685) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

TAIMA no Hiroshima (当摩広島) - TAIMA no Hiroshima (July or August, 672) was a person who lived in the Asuka period of Japan.

TAIMA no Kunimi (TAGIMA no Kunimi) (当摩国見) - TAIMA no Kunimi (or TAGIMA no Kunimi, date of birth and death unknown) was a figure in the Asuka period.

TAIRA no Arimori (平有盛) - TAIRA no Arimori was a busho (a Japanese military commander) lived during the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Atsumori (平敦盛) - TAIRA no Atsumori was a Japanese military commander lived during the late Heian Period.

TAIRA no Chikamune (平親宗) - TAIRA no Chikamune (1144 - August 10, 1199) was a court noble in the end of Heian Period.

TAIRA no Chikazane (平親真) - TAIRA no Chikazane or IMIBE no Chikazane (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived from the end of the Heian Period to the beginning of the Kamakura Period.

TAIRA no Iehiro (平家弘) - TAIRA no Iehiro (date of birth unknown - 1156) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Iemori (平家盛) - TAIRA no Iemori (1120 (?) - 1149) was a military commander at the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Iesada (平家貞) - TAIRA no Iesada (1084 - 1167) was a roto (retainer) of the Taira family during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Ietsugu (平家継) - TAIRA no Ietsugu (date of birth unknown to August 14th, 1184) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Kagekiyo (平景清) - TAIRA no Kagekiyo (the birth year unknown, to 1196) was a "samurai" in the Heian period.

TAIRA no Kagetaka (平景隆) - TAIRA no Kagetaka (year of birth unknown - November 14, 1274) was a samurai in Kyushu who lived during the mid Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Kanetada (平兼忠) - TAIRA no Kanetada was a military aristocrat of the Juryoso (career provincial official class), which was called "Tsuwamono" (soldiers), who lived during the Heian period.

TAIRA no Kinmasa (平公雅) - TAIRA no Kinmasa (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Kintsura (平公連) - TAIRA no Kintsura (or Kimitsura, year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Kiyofusa (平清房) - TAIRA no Kiyofusa (year of birth unknown - March 27, 1184) was the eighth son of TAIRA no Kiyomori.

TAIRA no Kiyomori (平清盛) - TAIRA no Kiyomori was a warlord who lived in the Late Heian Period.

TAIRA no Kiyomune (平清宗) - TAIRA no Munemori (1170 - July 26, 1185) was a warlord in the late Heian era.

TAIRA no Kiyosada (平清貞) - TAIRA no Kiyosada (date of birth unknown-March 20, 1184) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Kiyotsune (平清経) - TAIRA no Kiyotsune (1163 - April 11, 1183) was the third son of TAIRA no Shigemori.

TAIRA no Korehira (平維衡) - TAIRA no Korehira (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) during the Heian period.

TAIRA no Koremochi (平伊望) - TAIRA no Koremochi (881 - January 3, 940) was a noble in the early Heian period.

TAIRA no Koremochi (平維茂) - TAIRA no Koremochi was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Koremori (平維盛) - TAIRA no Koremori was a samurai who lived towards the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Korenaka (平惟仲) - Born in 944 and gone on May 1, 1005, TAIRA no Korenaka was a Court noble in the middle of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Korenori (平惟範) - TAIRA no Korenori (855 - November 3, 909) was a noble in the early Heian period.

TAIRA no Koreyoshi (平維良) - TAIRA no Koreyoshi was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Kunika (平国香) - TAIRA no Kunika (year of birth unknown-March, 935) was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived in the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Kunitae (平国妙) - TAIRA no Kunitae (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (military commander) in Dewa Province who lived during the Heian Period.

TAIRA no Maki (平真樹) - TAIRA no Maki (the date of birth and death unknown) was a lord of the manor from a local ruling family during mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Masahira (平正衡) - TAIRA no Masahira (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (military commander) in the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Masahira (平将平) - TAIRA no Masahira (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Masakado (平将門) - TAIRA no Masakado (903 - March 30, 940) was a warlord during the mid-Heian Period.

TAIRA no Masakuni (平将国) - TAIRA no Masakuni (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Heian period.

TAIRA no Masamori (平正盛) - TAIRA no Masamori (date of birth unknown - perhaps 1121) was a warlord in the late Heian era.

TAIRA no Masanori (平正度) - TAIRA no Masanori (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) lived in the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Masatake (平将武) - TAIRA no Masatake (year of birth unknown - 940) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Masatame (平将為) - TAIRA no Masatame (year of birth unknown - 940) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Masatsura (平政連) - TAIRA no Masatsura (year of birth and death unknown) was a bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) bureaucrat during the late Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Masayori (平将頼) - TAIRA no Masayori (year of birth unknown - 940) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Michimori (平通盛) - TAIRA no Michimori was a military commander who lived during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Morikane (平盛兼) - TAIRA no Morikane (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived at the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Morikuni (平盛国) - TAIRA no Morikuni (1113-August 11, 1186) was a son of TAIRA no Morito (or according to a different opinion, TAIRA no Suehira).

TAIRA no Moritoki (Mandorkoro Chikeji [an official working under a director of the administrative board] of the Kamakura bakufu) (平盛時 (鎌倉幕府政所知家事)) - TAIRA no Moritoki (year of birth and death unknown) was a bugyonin (government official for the bakufu, or feudal government head by a shogun) in the early Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Moritoshi (平盛俊) - TAIRA no Moritoshi (born on an unknown date, died in March 20, 1184) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) during the end of the Heian period who was from the Ise-Heishi clan (a branch of the Taira clan).

TAIRA no Moritsugu (平盛嗣) - TAIRA no Moritsugu (year of birth unknown-1194) was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Ise-Heishi (Taira clan) during the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Moritsuna (also known as Saburobe) (平盛綱 (三郎兵衛尉)) - TAIRA no Moritsuna (dates of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the beginning of Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Moritsuna (also known as Takahashi saemon no jo) (平盛綱 (高橋左衛門尉)) - TAIRA no Moritsuna (dates of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) during the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Morizumi (平盛澄) - TAIRA no Morizumi (dates of his birth and death are unknown) was a Samurai-Daisho (warrior who gives the order of battle and maneuvers the troops) of the Taira family in the end period of the Taira clan government.

TAIRA no Moromori (平師盛) - TAIRA no Moromori (date of birth unknown, 1171 - March 27, 1184) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian Period.

TAIRA no Motomori (平基盛) - TAIRA no Motomori was a busho (Japanese military commander) (1139 - May 9, 1162) in the Heian period.

TAIRA no Munemori (平宗盛) - TAIRA no Munemori was a warlord and noble who lived during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Nagahira (平永衡) - TAIRA no Nagahira (year of birth unknown - around 1056) was from a local ruling family in Igu county, Mutsu province and he called himself Juro Igu.

TAIRA no Naokata (平直方) - TAIRA no Naokata (dates of birth and death unknown) is a military commander in the mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Narikane (平業兼) - TAIRA no Narikane (year of birth and death unknown) was a Court noble from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Narimasa (平生昌) - TAIRA no Narimasa (years of birth and death unknown) was a court noble in the mid-Heian Period.

TAIRA no Narimori (平業盛) - TAIRA no Narimori (around 1169 - March 20, 1184) was the third son of TAIRA no Norimori.

TAIRA no Narimoto (平成幹) - TAIRA no Narimoto (year of birth unknown - 1109) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Nobukane (平信兼) - TAIRA no Nobukane (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived at the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Nobumoto (平信基) - TAIRA no Nobumoto (1137?-date of death unknown) was a retainer of Imperial Court at the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Nobunori (平信範) - TAIRA no Nobunori (1112 - March 30, 1187) was a court noble in the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Nobusue (平信季) - TAIRA no Nobusue (1144-August 12, 1179) was a government official (esp. one of low to medium rank) who lived in the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Norimori (平教盛) - TAIRA no Norimori was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Noritsune (平教経) - TAIRA no Noritsune (1160 - May 2, 1185) was a military commander who lived during the late Heian Period.

TAIRA no Sadamori (平貞盛) - TAIRA no Sadamori (year of birth unknown - November 16, 989) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Seishi (平盛子) - TAIRA no Seishi (1156 - July 30, 1179) was the legal wife (Kita no Mandokoro (legal wife of regent or chief adviser to the Emperor) of Regent Motozane KONOE.

TAIRA no Shigehira (平重衡) - TAIRA no Shigehira was a warlord in the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Shigemori (平重盛) - TAIRA no Shigemori was a military commander and a kugyo (the top court officials) at the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Sukemori (平資盛) - TAIRA no Sukemori was a Japanese military commander (busho) who lived in the Heian period.

TAIRA no Tadafusa (平忠房) - TAIRA no Tadafusa (year of birth unknown - January 15, 1186) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Tadamasa (平忠正) - TAIRA no Tadamasa (year of birth unknown - August 15, 1156) is a busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Tadamori (平忠盛) - TAIRA no Tadamori was a samurai at the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Tadatsune (平忠常) - TAIRA no Tadatsune was a samurai lived during the Heian period.

TAIRA no Tadayori (平忠頼) - TAIRA no Tadayori (July 16, 930?-January 25, 1019?) was a warrior in the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Takakiyo (平高清) - TAIRA no Takakiyo (TAIRA no Rokudai) 1173 - March 10, 1199) was a member of the Taira clan who lived from the end of Heian period to early Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Tamemori (平為盛) - TAIRA no Tamemori (year of birth unknown - June 10, 1183?) was a military commander who lived during the last days of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Tokiie (平時家) - TAIRA no Tokiie (? - June 17, 1193) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a noble during the late Heian period and early Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Tokiko (平時子) - TAIRA no Tokiko (1126 - April 25, 1185) was a woman during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Tokimochi (平時望) - TAIRA no Tokimochi (877-May 1, 938?) was a court noble in the first half of the Heian period.

TAIRA no Tokinori (平時範) - TAIRA no Tokinori (1054 - 1109) was a middle-ranking court official in the later Heian period.

TAIRA no Tokitada (平時忠) - TAIRA no Tokitada was a court noble who lived during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Tokitsugu (平時継) - TAIRA no Tokitsugu (1222 - August 9, 1294) was a court noble during the mid-Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Tokizane (平時実) - TAIRA no Tokizane (1151 - February 21, 1213) was a Court noble during the late Heian Period and the early Kamakura Period.

TAIRA no Tomoakira (平知章) - TAIRA no Tomoakira (1169 - March 20, 1184) was the oldest son of TAIRA no Tomomori.

TAIRA no Tomomori (平知盛) - TAIRA no Tomomori was a warlord in the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Tomomune (平知宗) - TAIRA no Tomomune (1184- August 15, 1255) was a defeated soldier of the Taira family in the Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Tomonori (平知度) - TAIRA no Tomonori (date of birth unknown - June 2, 1183) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Tomotada (平知忠) - TAIRA no Tomotada (1180 - July 29, 1196) was a member of the Taira Clan at the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Tomoyasu (平知康) - TAIRA no Tomoyasu was a noble who lived in the late Heian period (years of his birth and death, not known).

TAIRA no Tsunemasa (平経正) - TAIRA no Tsunemasa (birth year unknown to March 27, 1184) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a kajin (waka poet) in the end of Heian period.

TAIRA no Tsunemori (平経盛) - TAIRA no Tsunemori (1124 - May 2, 1185) was a warlord in the late Heian era.

TAIRA no Tsunetaka (平経高) - TAIRA no Tsunetaka (1180-July 1255) was Kugyo (the top court officials) in the middle of the Kamakura period.

TAIRA no Tsunetoshi (平経俊) - TAIRA no Tsunetoshi (1166 - March 27, 1184) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Yasumori (平保盛) - TAIRA no Yasumori was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Yasuyori (平康頼) - TAIRA no Yasuyori (c. 1146 - 1220) was a member of the noble class in the Heian period.

TAIRA no Yorimori (平頼盛) - TAIRA no Yorimori was a military commander in the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Yoritsuna (平頼綱) - TAIRA no Yoritsuna (year of birth unknown - May 29, 1293) was a private vassal of the Tokuso family of the Hojo clan (miuchibito), serving as a butler for the Eighth Regent Tokimune HOJO and the Ninth Regent Sadatoki HOJO of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

TAIRA no Yoshikado (平良門) - TAIRA no Yoshikado (year of birth and death unknown) was legendary busho (Japanese military commander) said to have lived in the mid-Heian period, or a specter.

TAIRA no Yoshikane (平良兼) - TAIRA no Yoshikane was a warlord who lived during the mid-Heian period.

TAIRA no Yoshikaze (平好風) - TAIRA no Yoshikaze (year of birth and death unknown) was a man in the mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Yoshimasa (平良正) - TAIRA no Yoshimasa (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the mid Heian period.

TAIRA no Yoshimune (平能宗) - TAIRA no Yoshimune (c. 1178 - June 13, 1185) was a warrior during the late Heian period.

TAIRA no Yoshimune (平善棟) - TAIRA no Yoshimune (Prince Yoshimune) (year of birth unknown - July 30, 829) was a member of the Imperial family in the early Heian period who became a subject of the state.

TAIRA no Yukimori (平行盛) - TAIRA no Yukimori (Year of birth unknown - April 25, 1185) was a military commander who lived during the late Heian Period.

TAJIHI no Hironari (多治比廣成) - TAJIHI no Hironari (date of birth unknown - May 22, 739) is a court noble from the Asuka Period through until the Nara Period.

TAJIHI no Shima (多治比嶋) - TAJIHI no Shima (624-September 2, 701) was a noble in the Asuka period.

Tajima no himemiko (但馬皇女) - Tajima no himemiko (year of birth unknown – July 21, 708) was a Princess of the Emperor Temmu.

TAJIMI Kuninaga (多治見国長) - Kuninaga TAJIMI (1289 - 1324) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the late Kamakura period.

TAKABATAKE Naganao (高畠長直) - Naganao TAKABATAKE (? - July 28, 1549) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

TAKABATAKE Shikibu (高畠式部) - Shikibu TAKABATAKE (1785 to May 28, 1881) was a female poet from the late shogunate period of Japan to the early Meiji era.

TAKADA Bunjiro (高田文二郎) - Bunjiro TAKADA (1838 - October 20, 1868), from Edo, Musashi Province, was a member of the Shinsengumi.

TAKADA Harutada (高田治忠) - Harutada TAKADA (year of birth and death unknown) was a feudal warlord in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TAKAGI Masahiro (高木正弘) - Masahiro TAKAGI (1613 - July 23, 1965) was the third lord of the Tannan Domain in Kawachi Province.

TAKAGI Taneyoshi (高城胤吉) - Taneyoshi TAKAGI (1484 or 1501? - March 24, 1565) was a vassal of the Chiba clan during the (Japanese) Warring States period.

TAKAGI Teisaku (高木貞作) - Teisaku TAKAGI (December 18, 1848 - January 14, 1933) was a feudal retainer of Kuwana Domain and a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto) at the end of Edo period.

TAKAHARA Yoshitada (高原美忠) - Yoshitada TAKAHARA (March 1892 - June 12, 1989) was a Shinto priest in Japan.

TAKAHASHI Dohachi (高橋道八) - Dohachi TAKAHASHI is one of potteries of Kyo yaki (Kyoto style ceramic art, or kiyomizu-ware), and is a family name for ceramic artists.

TAKAHASHI Hiroshi (高橋汎) - Hiroshi TAKAHASHI (1932 -) is a Noh actor of the Konparu school of shite-kata (lead actors).

TAKAHASHI Juntaro (高橋順太郎) - Juntaro TAKAHASHI (May 2, 1856 - June 4, 1920) came from Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture and was a Doctor of Medicine.

TAKAHASHI Munenao (高橋宗直) - Munenao TAKAHASHI (1703 - 1785) was a Kuge (court noble), authority of ancient practice of customs and scholar of Japanese classical literature in the Edo Period.

TAKAHASHI Oden (高橋お伝) - Oden TAKAHASHI (1848 - January 31, 1879) was a woman who became a model of the character that appears in 'Takahashi Oden Yasha Monogatari' (Story of Yasha [a Buddhist guardian deity sometimes depicted as a demonic warrior] Oden TAKAHASHI) by Robun KANAGAKI

TAKAHASHI Takatane (高橋高種) - Takatane TAKAHASHI (year of birth unknown - 1535) was a daimyo who ruled Chikugo Province in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

TAKAHASHI Yunoshin (高梁雄之進) - Yunoshin TAKAHASHI (born 1835, year of death unknown) was a soldier in the shinsengumi.

Takakage ASAKURA (the 10th head of the ASAKURA family) (朝倉孝景 (10代当主)) - Takakage ASAKURA was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku (Warring states) period and warlord in Echizen Province.

Takakage ASAKURA (the seventh head of the family) (朝倉孝景 (7代当主)) - Takakage ASAKURA was a military commander in the middle of the Muromachi period.

TAKAKURA Nagayoshi (高倉永慶) - Nagayoshi TAKAKURA (January 16, 1592 – October 3, 1664) was a court noble of the Edo period.

TAKAKURA no Fukushin (高倉福信) - TAKAKURA no Fukushin (709 - November 3, 789) was a court noble who lived during the Nara period.

TAKAKURA no Tonotsugu (高倉殿継) - TAKAKURA no Tonotsugu (year of birth and death unknown) was a government official who lived during the Nara period toward the early Heian period.

Takakuraji (高倉下) - Takakuraji is a person who appears in Japanese mythology.

TAKAMI Senseki (鷹見泉石) - Senseki TAKAMI (August 3, 1785 to August 24,1858) was a Dutch scholar (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) in the Edo period and principal retainer in the Koga clan of Shimousa Province.

Takamichi KYOGOKU (lord of the domain of Mineyama, Tango-no-kuni) (京極高通 (丹後国峰山藩主)) - Takamichi KYOGOKU (October 13, 1603 - January 19, 1666) was the first lord of the domain of Mineyama, Tango-no-kuni.

TAKAMUKO no Kuromaro (高向玄理) - TAKAMUKO no Kuromaro (year of birth unknown - 654) was a scholar in the Asuka period.

TAKANASHI Takanobu (高梨高信) - Takanobu TAKANASHI was a samurai lived in the late Heian period.

TAKANO Choei (高野長英) - Choei TAKANO (June 12, 1804 - December 3, 1850) was a doctor and Dutch scholar who lived during the late Edo Period.

TAKANO no Niigasa (高野新笠) - TAKANO no Niigasa (? - January 21, 790) was the birth mother of Emperor Kanmu.

TAKANO Sadayoshi (高野貞吉) - Sadayoshi TAKANO (1829 - February 21, 1913) was a Japanese Samurai and retainer of the Echigo-Nagaoka Domain.

TAKANO Yasuharu (高野保春) - Yasuharu TAKANO (April 3, 1650 - June 29, 1712) was a noble who lived in the early Edo period.

TAKANOSE Munenori (高野瀬宗則) - Munenori TAKANOSE (November 3, 1852 - 1915) was a bachelor of science.

TAKAOKA Yasushige (高岡泰重) - Yasushige TAKAOKA (高岡 泰重, year of birth and death unknown) was a Bushi (samurai) in Hitachi Province in the Kamakura period.

Takasago tayu (高砂太夫) - Takasago tayu is a former Shimabara tayu (a high ranking courtesan of the Shimabara district in Kyoto) from Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City.

TAKASAKI Masakaze (高崎正風) - Masakaze TAKASAKI (September 8, 1836 - February 28, 1912) was a patriot, a poet and a songwriter.

TAKASHIMA Shuhan (高島秋帆) - Shuhan TAKASHIMA (September 24, 1798 - February 28, 1866) was a hojutsuka (ballistic specialist) during the late Edo period and the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate.

TAKASHINA no Eishi (高階栄子) - TAKASHINA no Eishi (1151-1216) was a female politician, who lived between the end of Heian period to early Kamakura period.

TAKASHINA no Nakayuki (高階仲行) - TAKASHINA no Nakayuki (1121 - 1179) was a retainer of the Imperial Court at the end of Heian period.

TAKASHINA no Naritada (高階成忠) - TAKASHINA no Naritada (923 - July, 998) was a Kugyo (top court official) who lived during the mid Heian period.

TAKASHINA no Tuneshige (高階経重) - TAKASHINA no Tuneshige (year of birth and death unknown) was an official serving the Imperial Court in the Heian period.

TAKASHINA no Yasutsune (高階泰経) - TAKASHINA no Yasutsune (1130 – December 20, 1201) was a court noble between the late Heian period and the early Kamakura period.

TAKASUGI Shinsaku (高杉晋作) - Shinsaku TAKASUGI (September 27, 1839 - May 17, 1867) was a Japanese samurai of the Choshu clan.

TAKATA no Iwanari (高田石成) - TAKATA no Iwanari (his age of birth and death are unkown) was from the Asuka period.

TAKATA no Niinomi (高田新家) - TAKATA no Niinomi (year of birth unknown - September 12, 703?) is a historical figure who lived during Japan's Asuka period.

TAKATSUKASA Fusahiro (鷹司房熙) - Fusahiro TAKATSUKASA (September 6, 1710 - June 9, 1730) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Fusasuke (鷹司房輔) - Fusasuke TAKATSUKASA (June 22, 1637 - March 1, 1700) was a Kugyo (high court noble) during the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Fuyutsune (鷹司冬経) - Fuyutsune TAKATSUKASA (1283 - July 17, 1319) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived at the end of the Kamakura period.

TAKATSUKASA Hiroko (鷹司景子) - Hiroko TAKATSUKASA (January 15, 1814 - September 28, 1892) was a woman in the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Hisasuke (鷹司尚輔) - Hisasuke TAKATSUKASA (1726 to April 19, 1733) was a kuge (court noble) in Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Kanehira (鷹司兼平) - Kanehira TAKATSUKASA (1228 - August 30, 1294) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the Kamakura period.

TAKATSUKASA Kanehiro (鷹司兼熙) - Kanehiro TAKATSUKASA (January 17, 1660 - December 24, 1725) was a kuge (court noble) and Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor) in the early part of the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Kanemoto (鷹司兼基) - Kanemoto TAKATSUKASA (鷹司 兼基, 1185 - year of death unknown) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the early Kamakura period.

TAKATSUKASA Masamichi (鷹司政通) - Masamichi TAKATSUKASA (August 22, 1789 - November 29, 1868) was Kuge (court noble) and a statesman of Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Mototeru (鷹司基輝) - Mototeru TAKATSUKASA (April 19, 1727 – July 6, 1743) was a court noble of the middle of the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Nobufusa (鷹司信房) - Nobufusa TAKATSUKASA (November 17, 1565 - January 18, 1658) was a kugyo (top court official) who lived in the era from the Azuchi-Momoyma period to the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Nobuhisa (鷹司信尚) - Nobuhisa TAKATSUKASA (May 17, 1590 - December 31, 1621) was a Kugyo (high court noble) during the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Nobuko (鷹司信子) - Nobuko TAKATSUKASA (1651-March 17, 1709) was the lawful wife of Tsunayoshi TOKUGAWA, the fifth seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

TAKATSUKASA Norihira (鷹司教平) - Norihira TAKATSUKASA (February 14, 1609 - November 7, 1668) was a Court noble who lived during the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Sukehira (鷹司輔平) - Sukehira TAKATSUKASA (March 17, 1739 - February 8, 1813) was a court noble who lived in the middle of the Edo period.

TAKATSUKASA Sukehiro (鷹司輔煕) - Sukehiro TAKATSUKASA (his first name is written in kanji 輔凞 or 輔熈,, December, 5, 1807 - November 19, 1878) was a kugyo (the top court officials) during the late Edo period (last days of the Tokugawa shogunate).

TAKATSUKASA Tadafuyu (鷹司忠冬) - Tadafuyu TAKATSUKASA (1509 - May 21, 1546) was a Kuge (court noble) who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

TAKATSUKASA Takako (鷹司隆子) - Takako TAKATSUKASA (June 13, 1787 - July 6, 1870) was a woman in the Edo Period.

TAKAYAMA Hikokuro (高山彦九郎) - Hikokuro TAKAYAMA (June 15, 1747 - August 4, 1793) was a thinker who had fostered a theory of reverence for the Emperor at the end of Edo period.

TAKAYAMA Tomoteru (高山友照) - Tomoteru TAKAYAMA (1527 - 1595) was a busho (military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

TAKAYASU Katsuhisa (高安勝久) - Katsuhisa TAKAYASU (1948 -) is a Noh actor of the Takayasu school of waki-kata (supporting actors).

TAKE no Gosho (竹御所) - TAKE no Gosho (1202- August 23, 1234) was a woman in the early Kamakura period.

TAKEBE Ayatari (建部綾足) - Ayatari TAKEBE (1719 to April 28, 1774) was a haiku poet, a novelist, a Japanese classical literature scholar, and a painter in the mid Edo period.

TAKECHI no Kome (高市許梅) - TAKECHI no Kome was active in the Asuka period (his age of birth and death are unknown).

TAKEDA Ariyoshi (武田有義) - Ariyoshi TAKEDA (year of birth unknown - 1200?) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who existed from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

TAKEDA Ayasaburo (武田斐三郎) - Ayasaburo TAKEDA (November 4, 1827 to January 28, 1880) was a scholar coming from the Ozu Domain of Iyo Province (present Ozu City of Ehime Prefecture).

TAKEDA Goichi (武田五一) - Goichi Takeda (December 15, 1872-February 5, 1938) was born in Bingofukuyama Domain, Bingo Province (current Fukuchiyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture).

TAKEDA Kanryusai (武田観柳斎) - Kanryusai TAKEDA (around 1830 - July 23, 1867) was a member of Shinsengumi from the Mori Domain in Inaba Province.

TAKEDA Katsuyori (武田勝頼) - Katsuyori TAKEDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a Sengoku daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) in Kai Province from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) to Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TAKEDA Kuninobu (武田国信) - Kuninobu TAKEDA

TAKEDA Motonobu (武田元信) - Motonobu TAKEDA (1455-January 10, 1522) was the fifth head of the Wakasa-Takeda clan of the Takeda clan.

TAKEDA Motoshige (武田元繁) - Motoshige TAKEDA (1467 - November 11, 1517) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

TAKEDA Motsugai (武田物外) - Motsugai TAKEDA (April, 1795 to December 20, 1867) was a Buddhist monk of the Soto sect and a martial arts master who lived at the end of the Edo period.

TAKEDA no Daitoku (竹田大徳) - TAKEDA no Daitoku (or TAKEDA no Daitoko, date of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

TAKEDA Nobukata (武田信賢) - Nobukata TAKEDA (1420 - June 29, 1471) was a warlord and provincial military governor in the Muromachi period and the second head of the Wakasa-Takeda clan that was a branch family of the Takeda clan.

TAKEDA Nobutake (武田信武) - Nobutake TAKEDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts in Japan.

TAKEDA Nobutora (武田信虎) - Nobutora TAKEDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period.

TAKEDA Shingen (武田信玄) - Shingen TAKEDA, Harunobu TAKEDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Sengoku period (Japan), a shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) of Kai Province, and a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

TAKEDA Yoshinobu (武田義信) - Yoshinobu TAKEDA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Sengoku (Warring States) period.

TAKEHISA Yumeji (竹久夢二) - Yumeji TAKEHISA (September 16, 1884 to September 1, 1934) was a Japanese painter and poet.

TAKEI Yuan (武井夕庵) - Yuan (Sekian) TAKEI (dates of birth & death unknown) was a military commander and tea ceremony aficionado during the Warring States period in Japan.

TAKEIWATATSU no Mikoto (健磐龍命) - TAKEIWATATSU no Mikoto is a person that appears in Japanese myths as the major enshrined deity at Aso-jinja Shrine.

TAKEKOSHI Yosaburo (竹越与三郎) - Yosaburo TAKEKOSHI (November 22, 1865 - January 12, 1950) was a historian, critic and statesman, who lived during the Meiji to Showa periods.

TAKENAKA Shigetoshi (竹中重利) - Shigetoshi TAKENAKA (1562 - December 6, 1615) was a busho (military commander) and daimyo (feudal lord) who lived in the Sengoku period (Warring States Period).

TAKENO Joo (武野紹鴎) - Joo TAKENO (1502- December 22, 1555) was the wealthy merchant (merchant for armory or leather) of Sakai City.

TAKENOUCHI Takamochi (竹内敬持) - Takamochi TAKENOUCHI (1712 - January 24, 1768) was a Shintoist and imperialist, who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

TAKESAKI Suenaga (竹崎季長) - Suenaga TAKESAKI (1246 - around 1314) was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate) of the Kyushu region who lived during the middle of the Kamakura Period.

TAKI Rentaro (瀧廉太郎) - Rentaro TAKI (August 24, 1879 - June 29, 1903) was a Japanese musician and composer.

TAKIGAWA Benzo (瀧川辨三) - Benzo TAKIGAWA (1851-1925) was a Japanese entrepreneur, politician, and a heavyweight of the business world in Kobe City.

TAKIGAWA Tomoaki (滝川具挙) - Tomoaki TAKIGAWA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a shogun's retainer in Edo period.

TAKIMI Takaie (田公高家) - Takaie TAKIMI (year of birth and death unknown), also generally called Shinsuke, was a Japanese military commander who lived around the Azuchi-Momoyama period, and he was the lord of Miyayoshi-jo (宮吉城) Castle in Keta County, Inaba Province.

TAKU Yasutoshi (多久安順) - Yasutoshi TAKU (1563 - 1636) was a person who lived from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Edo period

Takunyo (琢如) - Takunyo (1625 - May 22, 1671) was a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 14th Hoshu (high priest) of the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

Tamada no sukune (玉田宿禰) - Tamada no sukune (year of birth unknown - 416) was a member of local ruling family belonging to the Katsuragi clan in around the fifth century A.D.

Tamagaki (たまがき) - Tamagaki (also known as Tamakaki, year of birth and death unknown) was the younger sister of Moriyoshi FUKUMOTO, who had the title of shokan (an officer governing shoen (manor)) of the estate of Niiminosho (Niimi City, Okayama Prefecture) of the Kyoto Kyoogokoku-ji Temple and Sotsuibushi (government post in charge of police and military roles).

TAMAKI Orie (玉城織衛) - Orie TAMAKI,from Bungo Province (present Oita Prefecture), was an expert swordsman of swordplay in Jikishinkage-ryu style in the end of Edo period.

TAMAKI Yoshiyasu (玉木吉保) - Yoshiyasu TAMAKI (August 8, 1552 - 1633) was the busho (Japanese military commander) of Aki Province during in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

TAMAMATSU Mahiro (玉松真弘) - Mahiro TAMAMATSU (April 20, 1810 – March 23, 1872) is a scholar of Japanese classical literature at the end of the Edo period.

Tamamo no Mae (玉藻前) - Tamamo no Mae (may be written with a few different sets of Chinese characters) was an imaginary woman of great beauty which was the transformed figure of the Hakumenkinmokyubi no kitsune (white-faced, golden-haired, and nine-tailed fox) that served Emperor Toba at the end of the Heian period.

TAMANO Seiri (玉乃世履) - Seiri TAMANO (September 3, 1825-August 8, 1886) was a judge from the Iwakuni Domain (currently Yamaguchi Prefecture).

TAMAYA Shobei (玉屋庄兵衛) - Shobei TAMAYA is a Karakuri-ningyoshi (wind-up doll manipulator).

TAMI no Ohi (民大火) - TAMI no Ohi (year of birth unknown - September 12, 703?) was a person of the Asuka era.

TAMI no Oshibi (民小鮪) - TAMI no Oshibi (year of birth and death unknown) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

TAMUKE Shigeharu (田向重治) - Shigeharu TAMUKE (1452 - August 29, 1535) was a court noble from the Muromachi period to the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States), and was the head of the Hidatamukai family.

TAMURA Ginnosuke (田村銀之助) - Ginnosuke TAMURA (born on August 30, 1856 and died on August 20, 1924) was from Iwakitaira Domain and a member of the Shinsengumi.

TAMURA Nariyoshi (田村成義) - Nariyoshi TAMURA (March 11, 1851 - November 8, 1920) was a show manager for kabuki theaters and was given the nickname of 'Tamura Shogun' (Shogun Tamura).

TAMURA no Ootome (田村大嬢) - TAMURA no Ootome (dates of birth and death unknown) was a daughter of OTOMO no Sukunamaro.

TANABE Gengen (田辺玄々) - Gengen TANABE (a male, 1796 - January 21, 1859) was a calligrapher and Tenkoku artist (a carver who carved Chinese characters in the special, Tensho, style) who lived in Japan in the latter half of the Edo period.

TANABE Hajime (田邊元) - Hajime TANABE (田辺元) (February 3, 1885 - April 29, 1962) was a Japanese philosopher.

TANAHE no Osumi (田辺小隅) - TANAHE no Osumi (year of birth and death unknown) is a historical figure in Asuka period.

TANAKA Gentaro (田中源太郎) - Gentaro TANAKA (January 1853-April 3, 1922) was a politician and businessperson who was born at Kameyama Kita-machi, kyu (former) Kuwata Ward, Kyoto Prefecture.

TANAKA Hisashige (田中久重) - Hisashige TANAKA (October 16, 1799 - January 11, 1881) was an inventor nicknamed 'Thomas EDISON of the East' and "Karakuri (gimmick) Giemon," who lived from the Edo Period through the Meiji Period.

TANAKA Ichibe (田中市兵衛) - Ichibe Tanaka (September, 1838 - July, 1910) was a businessman and statesman during the Meiji Period and also a grand person in the economic world of the Kansai region.

TANAKA Kinuyo (田中絹代) - Kinuyo TANAKA (December 29, 1909 - March 21, 1977) was a Japanese actress and film director in the Taisho and Showa periods.

TANAKA no Tarimaro (田中足麻呂) - TANAKA no Tarimaro (date of birth unknown - August 13, 698) lived during the Asuka period of Japan.

TANAKA Ohide (田中大秀) - Ohide TANAKA (September 16, 1777 – October 24, 1847) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature from the late Edo period.

TANAKA Shosuke (田中勝介) - Shosuke(勝介)TANAKA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a trading merchant of Kyoto in the early Edo period.

TANAKA Sokei (田中宗慶) - Sokei TANAKA (1535? - year of death unknown) was a ceramic artist in the Shokuho era (Oda-Toyotomi era).

TANAKA Tokuzo (田中徳三) - Tokuzo TANAKA (September 15, 1920 - December 20, 2007) was a Japanese film director.

TANAKA Torazo (田中寅蔵) - Torazo TANAKA (1841 - May 18, 1867) was a Japanese fencing master of Shinsengumi.

TANAKA Yoshimasa (田中吉政) - Yoshimasa TANAKA (1548-March 23,1609) was a Japanese military commander in the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) and the Azuchi-Momoyama period, and later, was a Japanese feudal lord in the Edo period.

TANAKA Yoshimi (田中好) - Yoshimi TANAKA (December 1886 - November 14, 1956) was a politician (House of Representatives) who was born in Funai County, Kyoto Prefecture (later Jonan-machi, Sonobe Town and now Jonan-machi, Sonobe Town, Nantan City)

TANBA no Tadamori (丹波忠守) - TANBA no Tadamori (1270? - August 9, 1344) was a doctor, a government official, and a kajin (waka poet) from the latter half of the Kamakura period until the early period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

TANBA no Yasuyori (丹波康頼) - TANBA no Yasuyori (912-995) was a physician during the Heian period.

TANEGASHIMA Tokitaka (種子島時尭) - Tokitaka TANEGASHIMA (1528 - October 31, 1579) was the vassal of the Shimazu clan and the feudal lord of Tanegashima Island.

Tanetsuna KUTSUKI (Japanese military commander in the Sengoku period) (朽木稙綱 (戦国武将)) - Tanetsuna KUTSUKI (1498 - 1546) was a busho in the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

Tanetsuna KUTSUKI (the lord of Fukuchiyama Domain) (朽木稙綱 (福知山藩主)) - Tanetsuna KUTSUKI was the third lord of Fukuchiyama Domain in Tanba Province.

Tanetsuna KUTSUKI (the lord of Tsuchiura Domain) (朽木稙綱 (土浦藩主)) - Tanetsuna KUTSUKI (1605 - January 13, 1661) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo period.

TANGO no Naishi (丹後内侍) - Tango no Naishi (year of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

TANI Buncho (谷文晁) - Buncho TANI (October 15, 1763 - January 6, 1841) was a Japanese painter who lived during the late Edo period.

TANI Mantaro (谷万太郎) - Mantaro TANI (1835 - June 30, 1886) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

TANI Morinari (谷衛成) - Morinari TANI (1582 - January 19, 1627) was the successor of Yamaga Domain, Tanba Province.

TANI Morishige (谷衛滋) - Morishige TANI (March 19, 1817 - April 6, 1875) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Edo era.

TANI Moritomo (谷衛友) - Moritomo TANI (1563 - January 29, 1628) was a busho (Japanese military commander) (Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord)) who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) and the beginning of the Edo period.

TANI Moritoshi (谷衛利) - Moritoshi TANI (1614 - February 21, 1652) was the successor of Yamaga Domain, Tanba Province.

TANI no Ne Maro (谷根麻呂) - TANI no Ne Maro (year of birth and death unknown) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

TANI no Shiote (谷塩手) - TANI no Shiote (year of birth unknown-August 24, 672) was a person from the Asuka Period in Japan.

TANI Sanjuro (谷三十郎) - Sanjuro TANI (? - May 15, 1866) was the leader of the seventh unit of Shinsengumi (an Edo shogunate police force located in Kyoto) and it is told that he was the grand master of the art of the spearmanship.

TANI Shuhei (谷周平) - Shuhei TANI (May 20, 1948 - December 2, 1901) was a member of Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period).

TANI Tateki (谷干城) - Tateki TANI (March 18, 1837 - May 13, 1911) was a feudal retainer of the Tosa clan, a military man and a statesman who lived from the end of Edo period to the Meiji period.

TANIGUCHI Aizan (谷口藹山) - Aizan TANIGUCHI (1816 - 1899) was a Japanese painter who lived during a period from the end of Edo period to the Meiji period.

TANIKAWA Kotosuga (谷川士清) - Kotosuga TANIKAWA (April 5, 1709-November 20, 1776) was a scholar of Japanese classical culture in the Edo period.

Tankai (湛快) - Tankai (1099 - 1174) was a shaso (priest who belonged to) Kumano-hongu-taisha Shrine and the 18th Kumano betto (title of an official who administered the shrines at Kumano) in the late Heian period.

Tankei (湛慶) - Tankei (1173-June 20, 1256) was a sculptor of Buddhist statues during the Kamakura period..

TANOMURA Chikuden (田能村竹田) - Chikuden TANOMURA (July 14, 1777 - October 20, 1835) was a painter of nanga (a school of painting originating in China) (literati painting), who lived during the late Edo period.

TANOMURA Chokunyu (田能村直入) - Chokunyu TANOMURA (March 31, 1814 - January 21, 1907) is an artist who flourished in Meiji period.

TANUMA Okitsugu (田沼意次) - Okitsugu TANUMA was a samurai and daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) of the middle Edo period.

Tarishihiko (多利思比孤) - Tarishihiko was a king of Wa (Japan) mentioned in the the article of East Barbarian in Wa, section 46 of the 81st volume in "Suishu" (the Book of the Sui Dynasty).

TASAKA Tomotaka (田坂具隆) - Tomotaka TASAKA (April 14, 1902 - October 17, 1974) was a Japanese film director.

TASHIRO Eisuke (田代栄助) - Eisuke TASHIRO (September 16, 1834 - May 17, 1885) was a kyokaku (professional gambler) over the Edo and Meiji periods.

TATE Chikatada (楯親忠) - Chikatada TATE (year of birth unknown - March 4, 1184 [unconfirmed]) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) at the end of the Heian period.

Tatsuji (辰路) - Tatsuji (1846 - 1910) was a geisha of the Shimabara Kikyoya house in Kyoto.

Tatsunyo (達如) - Tatsunyo (1780 - December 21, 1865) was a Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land Sect Buddhism) priest and the 20th Hoshu (high priest) of the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.

TAUCHI Satoru (田内知) - Satoru TAUCHI (1839 - February 14, 1867) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

TAWARAYA Sotatsu (俵屋宗達) - Sotatsu TAWARAYA (date of birth and death unknown, active between 1596 and 1644) was a painter during the early Edo Period.

TEJIMA Toan (手島堵庵) - Toan TEJIMA (June 12, 1718 - March 8, 1786) was a moral philosopher who lived in the mid-Edo period.

Tekona (手児奈) - Tekona is the name of a woman who is believed to have lived in Mama, Katsushika, Shimosa Province (present-day Ichikawa City, Chiba Prefecture) before the Nara Period.

TERADA Mitsuyoshi (寺田光吉) - Mitsuyoshi TERADA (date of birth and death unknown) was busho (Japanese military commander) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TERANISHI Naotsugu (寺西直次) - Naotsugu TERANISHI (1557 - 1649) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TERASHIMA Munenori (寺島宗則) - Munenori TERASHIMA (June 21, 1832 - June 6, 1893) was a retainer of shogun during the late Edo period, and a statesman during the Meiji period.

TESHIGAHARA Sofu (勅使河原蒼風) - Sofu TESHIGAHARA (December 17, 1900 – September 5, 1979) was the founder of the Sogetsuryu school of flower arrangement.

TESHIMA Michiharu (豊嶋三千春) - Michiharu TESHIMA (September 15, 1939 -) is a Noh actor of the Kongo school of shite-kata (lead actors).

TESHIMA Yazaemon (豊嶋弥左衛門) - Yazaemon TESHIMA (May 1, 1899 - January 3, 1978) was a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing shite (the principal roles) of Kongo-ryu school.

Tetsunojo KANZE (the eighth) (観世銕之亟 (8世)) - Tetsunojo KANZE, the eighth (January 6, 1931 – July 3, 2000) was a Japanese Nohgakushi (Noh actor).

Tetsunojo KANZE (the Ninth) (観世銕之丞 (9世)) - Tetsunojo KANZE the Ninth (October 23, 1956 -) is a Noh actor of the Kanze school of shite-kata (lead actors).

Tetsuya YAMAMOTO (Noh actor) (山本哲也 (能楽師)) - Tetsuya YAMAMOTO (March 21, 1966 -) is a Noh actor of Okura ryu Otsuzumi kata (a knee-drum player of the Okura school).

TEZUKA Ryosen (手塚良仙) - He was born to Ryosen TEZUKA (his father), who worked as a Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) in Edo (current Tokyo) and as a doctor at a public clinic of Hitachifuchu Domain in Hitachi Province.

TO Shigetane (東重胤) - Shigetane TO (1177? – 1247?) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the early Kamakura period, and was a close associate of MINAMOTO no Sanetomo, the 3rd shogun of the Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun), and was also a poet.

TO Teikan (藤貞幹) - Teikan TO (August 13, 1732 - October 8, 1797), written as 藤 貞幹 in Japanese, was a scholar of yusoku-kojitsu (studies of the traditional protocol of the Imperial Court, courtiers, and leading samurai houses) who lived during the mid-Edo period.

TO Tsuneyori (東常縁) - Tsuneyori TO (1401 - April 20, 1484) was a busho (Japanese territorial lord) and Tanka poet during the Muromachi period.

TOCHI Fujimasa (十市藤政) - Fujimasa TOCHI (year of birth and death unknown) was a 'busho' (a Japanese military commander) over the Azuchi-Momoyama to the early period of the Edo Era.

TOCHI Totada (十市遠忠) - Tada TOCHI (1497 - 1545) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived between the Muromachi and Sengoku period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

Tocho (杜澂) - Tocho (male, 1748-May 13, 1816) was a Japanese painter and tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving).

TODA Tadamasa (戸田忠昌) - Tadamasa TODA (1632 - October 2, 1699) was a feudal lord who lived in the early Edo period.

TODA Tadato (戸田忠寛) - Tadato TODA (October 17, 1739 - March 14, 1801) was a daimyo (feudal lord) in the middle of the Edo period.

TODO Heisuke (藤堂平助) - Heisuke TODO (1844 - December 13, 1867) was a captain of the 8th troop of the Shinsengumi (special police).

TODO Ienobu (藤堂家信) - Ienobu Shikibu TODO (1578 - March 26, 1636) was a vassal of the Todo clan over the period ranging from the Azuchi- Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

TODO Takakiyo (藤堂高潔) - Takakiyo TODO (October 19, 1837 - November 18, 1889) was the twelfth (the last) lord of Tsu domain of Ise Province.

TODO Takakuni (藤堂高邦) - Takakuni TODO was the sixteenth (last) lord of the Ise Hisai domain

TODOROKI Yukiko (轟夕起子) - Yukiko TODOROKI (September 11, 1917 - May 11, 1967) was the Japanese actress.

TOGASHI Taneyasu (富樫稙泰) - Taneyasu TOGASHI (1474? - 1535) was the 16th family head of Togashi clan (number of generations since Takaie TOGASHI).

TOGI Toshiharu (東儀俊美) - Toshiharu TOGI (September 14, 1929 - year of death unknown) is a gagakuka, or a person who plays old Japanese court music, and is also a member of the Japan Art Academy.

TOGO Chui (東郷重位) - Chui (also known as Shigekata) TOGO (1561 - August 11, 1643) was a samurai in the Satsuma clan and the founder of the Jigen school of swordsmanship.

TOGO Heihachiro (東郷平八郎) - Heihachiro TOGO (January 27, 1847 - May 30, 1934) was a samurai, a feudal retainer of the Satsuma Domain, and a member of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

TOGO Iehira (東郷家平) - Iehira TOGO (year of birth unknown - March 31, 1179) was a warrior at the end of the Heian period, who belonged to the family of the Harada clan.

TOIDA Kikakumaru (問田亀鶴丸) - Kikakumaru TOIDA was a member of the Ouchi clan.

TOIN Kinkata (洞院公賢) - Kinkata TOIN (1291 - April 21, 1360) was a court noble who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

TOIN Kinsada (洞院公定) - Kinsada TOIN (March 3, 1340 - July 26, 1399) was a kuge (court noble) during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

TOIN Sanehiro (洞院実熙) - Sanehiro TOIN (1409 - year of death unknown) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

TOIN Sanenatsu (洞院実夏) - Sanenatsu TOIN (1315 - July 6, 1367) was a court noble (Naidaijin (minister of the center) (Jimyoin-to (Imperial lineage from Emperor Gofukakusa to Emperor Gokomatsu)) who lived in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

TOIN Saneo (洞院実雄) - Saneo TOIN (1219 - October 5, 1273) was a kugyo (court noble) in the early Kamakura period.

TOIN Saneyasu (洞院実泰) - Saneyasu TOIN (1269 - September 1, 1327) was a court noble in the late Kamakura period.

TOIN Saneyo (洞院実世) - Saneyo TOIN (1308-September 22, 1358) was a Court noble who served the Southern Court (Japan) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

Tojiko no irazume (刀自古郎女) - Tojiko no irazume (year of birth and death unknown) is a wife of Prince Shotoku.

Tojuro SAKATA (the first) (坂田藤十郎 (初代)) - Tojuro SAKATA (1647-December 1, 1709) was a kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actor in the Edo period.

TOKI Mitsuhira (土岐光衡) - Mitsuhira TOKI (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai from the closing years of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

TOKI Mitsuyuki (土岐光行) - Mitsuyuki TOKI (dates of birth and death unknown) was a samurai in the early Kamakura period.

TOKI Sadamasa (土岐定政) - Sadamasa TOKI (1551 - April 19, 1597) was a busho (Japanese military commander) (feudal lord) who lived from the Sengoku period to Azuchi Momoyama period.

TOKI Sadayoshi (土岐定義) - Sadayoshi TOKI (1580 - February 22, 1619) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and a daimyo (Japanese territorial lord) from the Azuchi-Momoyama to the early Edo periods.

TOKI Yorisada (土岐頼貞) - Yorisada TOKI (1271 - 1339) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

TOKI Yorito (土岐頼遠) - Yorito TOKI (? - January 6, 1343) was a military commander who lived from the late Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

TOKI Yoriyasu (土岐頼康) - Yoriyasu TOKI (1318-February 11, 1388) was a dominant Shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

TOKIHARA no Harukaze (時原春風) - TOKIHARA no Harukaze (year of birth and death unknown) was a distinguished calligrapher in the early Heian period.

TokinagaTANBA (丹波時長) - TokinagaTANBA (dates of his birth and death unknown) was a doctor from the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Tokiwa Gozen (Lady Tokiwa) (常盤御前) - Lady Tokiwa (1138 - date of death unknown) was a woman during the late Heian period, who was MINAMOTO no Yoshitomo's favorite concubine.

TOKIWA Mitsunaga (常盤光長) - Mitsunaga TOKIWA (year of birth and death unknown) was a painter (Tosa school) during the late Heian period.

Tokomaro (徳麻呂) - Tokomaro (date of birth and death unknown) lived during the Asuka period of Japan.

TOKOYO Nagatane (常世長胤) - Nagatane TOKOYO (1832-March 19, 1886) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature in the end of the Edo period and Jingikan (official of the institution for dedicating to religious ceremony) in the Meiji period.

TOKUDAIJI Fusako (徳大寺維子) - Fusako TOKUDAIJI (1481 - April 8, 1566) was a Kita no Mandokoro (legal wife of regent or chief adviser to the Emperor) of Hisamichi KONOE, who was a Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor) during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States).

TOKUDAIJI Kinari (徳大寺公有) - Kinari TOKUDAIJI (March 7, 1422 - March 11, 1486) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the Muromachi period.

TOKUDAIJI Kinfusa (徳大寺公維) - Kinfusa TOKUDAIJI (1537 - June 12, 1588) was a Kugyo (court noble), who lived between the end of the Muromachi period to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TOKUDAIJI Kinito (徳大寺公純) - Kinito TOKUDAIJI (December 22, 1821-November 5, 1883) was Kugyo (the top court officials) in the end of the Edo period (Dainagon [Major Counselor] and later Naidaijin [minister of the center] and Udaijin [minister of the right]).

TOKUDAIJI Kinkiyo (徳大寺公清) - Kinkiyo TOKUDAIJI (1312 - July 29, 1360) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived from the Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (in Japan).

TOKUDAIJI Kinmichi (徳大寺公迪) - Kinmichi TOKUDAIJI who was also known as Kinnari TOKUDAIJI (July 30, 1771 - September 12, 1811) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the late Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Kinmura (徳大寺公城) - Kinmura TOKUDAIJI (December 7, 1729 - August 19, 1782) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) in the middle Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Kinnobu (徳大寺公信) - Kinnobu TOKUDAIJI (August 18, 1606-August 31, 1684) was a high-rank Court noble in the early Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Kintane (徳大寺公胤) - Kintane TOKUDAIJI (March 1, 1487 - November 26 - 1526) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the Muromachi period.

TOKUDAIJI Kintomo (徳大寺公全) - Kintomo TOKUDAIJI (August 26, 1678-January 11, 1720) was a high-rank Court noble in the middle of the Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Kintoshi (徳大寺公俊) - Kintoshi TOKUDAIJI (February 1, 1371 - August 9, 1428) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Muromachi period.

TOKUDAIJI Kintsugu (徳大寺公継) - Kintsugu TOKUDAIJI (1175-February 24, 1227) was Kugyo (court noble) who lived from the end of Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

TOKUDAIJI Kinyoshi (徳大寺公能) - Kinyoshi TOKUDAIJI (1115 - September 9, 1161) was Kugyo (the top court officials) in the late Heian period.

TOKUDAIJI Saneatsu (徳大寺実淳) - Saneatsu TOKUDAIJI (May 17, 1445 - September 22, 1533) was a Kugyo (court noble) in the Muromachi period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanefusa (徳大寺実維) - Sanefusa TOKUDAIJI (April 6, 1636-October 11, 1682) was a high-rank Court noble in the early Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanehisa (徳大寺実久) - Sanehisa TOKUDAIJI (October 1, 1583 - January 3, 1617) was a Court noble from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanekata (徳大寺実堅) - Sanekata TOKUDAIJI (January 10, 1791- December 15, 1858) was Kugyo (the top court officials) in the latter part of the Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanemi (徳大寺実祖) - Sanemi TOKUDAIJI (February 8, 1753 - February 22, 1819) was Kugyo (a Court Noble) between the middle and late period of Edo.

TOKUDAIJI Sanemichi (徳大寺実通) - Sanemichi TOKUDAIJI (1513 - May 29, 1545) was a kugyo (court noble) who lived during the latter half of the Muromachi period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanemori (徳大寺実盛) - Sanemori TOKUDAIJI (September 2, 1400 - June 15, 1428) was a kugyo (court noble) during the Muromachi period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanenori (徳大寺実憲) - Sanenori TOKUDAIJI (March 4, 1714 - August 8, 1740) was a Court noble who lived during the mid Edo period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanetaka (徳大寺実孝) - Sanetaka TOKUDAIJI (徳大寺 実孝, 1293 - February 11, 1322) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the late Kamakura period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanetoki (徳大寺実時) - Sanetoki TOKUDAIJI (1338 - April 16, 1404) was a court noble in the Muromachi period.

TOKUDAIJI Sanetsune (徳大寺実則) - Sanetsune TOKUDAIJI (January 10, 1840-June 4, 1919) was Kugyo (a court noble) and a bureaucrat from the late Edo period to the Meiji period.

TOKUDAIJI Saneyoshi (徳大寺実能) - Saneyoshi TOKUDAIJI (1096- October 13, 1157) was a court noble during the latter half of the Heian period.

TOKUGAWA Akitake (徳川昭武) - Akitake TOKUGAWA was the sixth family head of the Shimizu Tokugawa family and later became the last (the 11th) lord of the Mito domain.

TOKUGAWA Hidetada (徳川秀忠) - Hidetada TOKUGAWA (May 12, 1579 - March 14, 1632) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period and the second Shogun of the Edo Bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

TOKUGAWA Ieharu (徳川家治) - Ieharu TOKUGAWA was the tenth Seitaishogun (commander-in-chief of the expeditionary force against the barbarians, great, unifying leader) of the Edo Bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) (his tenure of office: 1760 - 1786).

TOKUGAWA Iemitsu (徳川家光) - Iemitsu TOKUGAWA was the third Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") from 1623 to 1651 of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

TOKUGAWA Iemochi (徳川家茂) - Iemochi TOKUGAWA was the 14th Seii Taishogun (great general who subdues the barbarians) of the Edo Shogunate.

TOKUGAWA Ienari (徳川家斉) - Ienari TOKUGAWA was a Japanese warrior and the 11th Seii Taishogun (literally, "Great General Who Subdues the Barbarians"), who was in office from 1787 – 1837.

TOKUGAWA Ienobu (徳川家宣) - Ienobu TOKUGAWA was the sixth seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) and took office from June 8, 1709 to November 12, 1712.

TOKUGAWA Iesada (徳川家定) - Iesada TOKUGAWA was the thirteenth Seitaishogun (commander in chief of the expeditionary force against the barbarians; a great and unifying leader) of the Edo Bakufu.

TOKUGAWA Ietsugu (徳川家継) - Ietsugu's stone pagoda located at his grave in the Zojo-ji Temple

TOKUGAWA Ietsuna (徳川家綱) - Ietsuna TOKUGAWA was the fourth Seitaishogun (commander-in-chief of the expeditionary force against the barbarians) of the Edo Bakufu (Japanese feudal government) and held office from 1651 – 1680.

TOKUGAWA Ieyasu (徳川家康) - Died at the age of 75 (73 by modern reckoning)

TOKUGAWA Ieyoshi (徳川家慶) - Ieyoshi TOKUGAWA was the 12th Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") of Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) (reigned between 1837 - 1853).

TOKUGAWA Makoto (徳川誠) - Makoto TOKUGAWA (October 31, 1887 - November 11, 1968) was the ninth son of Yoshinobu TOKUGAWA, the 15th shogun of the Edo bakufu.

TOKUGAWA Mitsukuni (徳川光圀) - Mitsukuni TOKUGAWA was the second lord of the Mito Domain in Hitachi Province.

TOKUGAWA Mochitsugu (徳川茂承) - Mochitsugu TOKUGAWA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived toward the end of the Edo Period.

TOKUGAWA Tsunayoshi (徳川綱吉) - Tsunayoshi TOKUGAWA (February 23, 1646 - February 19, 1709, reigning from 1680 to 1709) was the fifth seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues barbarians") of the Edo Shogunate.

TOKUGAWA Yorinobu (徳川頼宣) - Rishinin, Concubine from Ochi clan.

TOKUGAWA Yoshihisa (徳川慶久) - Yoshihisa TOKUGAWA (September 2, 1884 - January 22, 1922) was the seventh son of Yoshinobu TOKUGAWA, the 15th Shogun.

TOKUGAWA Yoshikatsu (徳川慶勝) - Yoshikatsu TOKUGAWA (April 14, 1824 - August 1, 1883) was a daimyo (a Japanese feudal lord) (the 14th and 17th lord of the Owari Domain [later the Nagoya Domain]) in the late Edo period and a statesman in the early Meiji period.

TOKUGAWA Yoshimune (徳川吉宗) - Yoshimune TOKUGAWA was the Eighth Seii Taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians") in the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

TOKUGAWA Yoshinobu (Yoshihisa, Keiki) (徳川慶喜) - Yoshinobu (Yoshihisa) TOKUGAWA was the 15th Seii Taishogun of the Edo Shogunate (held the position from December 5, 1866 to December 9, 1867, both in the old lunar calendar).

TOKUGAWA Yoshisue (得川義季) - Yoshisue TOKUGAWA/Yoshisue SERADA (date of birth and death unknown) was a samurai warrior who was active from the end of the Heian period to around the beginning of the Kamakura period, and he was the founder of the Egawa Clan and the Serada Clan, which were branches of the Nitta Clan from the Seiwa-Genji (Minamoto Clan).

Tokuhime (督姫) - Tokuhime (December 13, 1565 - March 3, 1615) was a women from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the early Edo period.

Tokuhime (徳姫) - Tokuhime (November 11, 1559 - February 16, 1636) was the eldest daughter of Nobunaga ODA.

Tokuitsu (徳一) - Tokuitsu (c. 760 - 835) was a Hosso sect monk of Japanese Buddhism who lived from the Nara period to early Heian period.

TOKUOKA Shinsen (徳岡神泉) - Shinsen TOKUOKA (February 14, 1896 - June 9, 1972) was a Japanese painter.

TOMI no Ichii (迹見赤檮) - TOMI no Ichii (year of birth and death unknown) was a toneri (palace servant) during the Asuka Period.

TOMIDA Chikaie (富田親家) - Chikaie TOMIDA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a samurai from the Kodama Party of Musashi Province (today's Honjo city, Saitama prefecture) in the beginning of the Kamakura period.

TOMIDA Chikashige (富田近重) - Chikashige TOMIDA was a samurai who belonged to the Kodama party of Musashi Province (present-day Tomida, Honjo City, Saitama Prefecture) during the Kamakura period.

TOMIDA Chikayuki (富田近行) - Chikayuki TOMIDA was a samurai who belonged to the Kodama party of Musashi Province (present-day Tomida, Honjo City, Saitama Prefecture) during the Kamakura period.

TOMIKAWA Juro (富川十郎) - Juro TOMIKAWA (1844-July 15, 1867) was a member of Shinsengumi (special police who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

TOMIOKA Tessai (富岡鉄斎) - Tessai TOMIOKA (January 25, 1837 - December 31, 1924) was a literati painter and Confucianist during the Meiji and Taisho Periods.

TOMITORI Ekisai (富取益斎) - Ekisai TOMITORI (male, year of birth unknown-April 1, 1822) was a tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the mid-Edo period.

TOMO no Kowamine (伴健岑) - TOMO no Kowamine (birth and death year unknown) was a government officer (especially one of low to medium rank) of the early Heian Period.

TOMO no Kunimichi (伴国道) - TOMO no Kunimichi (768 - 828) was a court noble, who lived during the early Heian Period.

TOMO no Yoshio (伴善男) - TOMO no Yoshio (811 - 868) was a noble in the early part of the Heian period.

TOMOBAYASHI Mitsuhira (伴林光平) - Mitsuhira TOMOBAYASHI (also called Mitsuhira BANBAYASHI, 1813 to March 23, 1864) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature, poet, and loyal supporter of the Emperor, who lived in the end of the Edo period.

TOMOEDA Akyio (友枝昭世) - Akiyo TOMOEDA (March 24, 1940 -) is a traditional Japanese Noh drama performer and member of the Kita school (one of the 5 major Noh troupes).

TOMOEDA Kikuo (友枝喜久夫) - Kikuo TOMOEDA (September 25, 1908 - January 3, 1996) was a Noh performer in the Kita school who was active in the Showa period.

Tomokichi FUJISAWA (the first) (藤沢友吉 (初代)) - Tomokichi FUJISAWA (March, 1866 - April 17, 1932) was a Japanese businessman.

TONERI no Nukamushi (舎人糠虫) - TONERI no Nukamushi (year of birth unknown – March 682) was from the Asuka period.

TONOUCHI Yoshio (殿内義雄) - Yoshio TONOUCHI (1830 - May 12, 1863) lived during the end of the Edo period.

TORII Kiyomitsu (鳥居清満) - Kiyomitsu TORII (鳥居 清満, 1735 - May 11, 1785) was an Ukiyoe artist who was active in the Torii school of Ukiyoe in the early Edo period.

TORII Mototada (鳥居元忠) - Mototada TORII was a vassal of Ieyasu TOKUGAWA's in the Azuchi Momoyama period.

Torii Zenni (鳥居禅尼) - Torii zenni (the Buddhist nun Torii, year of birth and death unknown) was a woman living during the last days of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

TORIOI Omatsu (鳥追お松) - Omatsu TORIOI (dates of birth and death unknown) was the evil woman in the Meiji period.

TORIYAMA Sekien (鳥山石燕) - Sekien TORIYAMA (real name: Toyofusa SANO) (1712 - September 22, 1788) was an ukiyoe artist who lived in the Edo period.

TOSA Mitsunobu (土佐光信) - Mitsunobu TOSA (1434-June 20, 1525) was a painter from the middle of the Muromachi period to the Sengoku period (period of Warring States).

TOSA Mitsuoki (土佐光起) - Mitsuoki TOSA (November 21, 1617 - November 14, 1691) was a leading painter in the Tosa school in the Edo period.

TOSHIMA Tokimitsu (豊島時光) - Tokimitsu TOSHIMA (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai during the Kamakura period.

TOSHIMA Tomotsune (豊島朝経) - Tomotsune TOSHIMA (year of birth unknown - November 27, 1203) was a samurai (warrior) from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Tosho-in (洞松院) - Tosho-in (1461 or 1463 - year of death unknown) was a woman who lived during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

Tosshi SAWAMURA (the 7th) (澤村訥子 (7代目)) - Tosshi SAWAMUWA (the 7th Tosshi SAWAMURA, May 28, 1860 (various theories exist on the date) - March 26, 1926) was a Kabuki actor from the Meiji to Taisho periods.

Totaro UMEGATANI the first (梅ヶ谷藤太郎 (初代)) - Totaro UMEGATANI (March 16, 1845 - June 15, 1928) is the fifteenth yokozuna (sumo grand champion) of the grand sumo tournament.

TOYAMA Hidetomo (遠山秀友) - Hidetomo TOYAMA (December 2, 1609-February 6, 1642) was the second lord of Naegi Domain in Mino Province.

TOYAMA Masakazu (外山正一) - Masakazu TOYAMA (October 23, 1848 - March 8, 1900) was an educator, writer, and sociologist who lived in the Meiji period.

TOYAMA Mituaki (外山光顕) - Mituaki TOYAMA (August 10, 1652 - May, 31, 1738) was a Kugyo (court noble) from the early to middle of the Edo period.

TOYAMA Naokage (遠山直景) - Naokage TOYAMA (date of birth unknown - April 7, 1533) was a retainer of the Gohojo clan in the Odawara domain (hereinafter written as Hojo clan).

TOYAMA Sansetsu (外山算節) - Sansetsu TOYAMA (dates of birth and death unknown) was an igo player (Igo) who was active around the Bunsei era.

TOYAMA Shuzo (外山脩造) - Shuzo TOYAMA (November 10, 1842-January 13, 1916) was the businessman and the statesman who was from Nagaoka City (the former Tochio City), Niigata Prefecture in the Meiji period.

TOYAMA Yahei (富山弥兵衛) - Yahei TOYAMA (1843 - May 22, 1868) was a member of the Shinsengumi (a special police force of the late Tokugawa shogunate period) and Goryo-eji (guard of Imperial mausoleums).

Toyo (台与) - Toyo (臺與; c. 235 - year of death unknown), also written as 壹與, was a woman who was said to have succeeded Himiko as her relative in the 3rd century of the Yayoi period (c. 250 BC – c. 250 AD; Yayoi derives from the name of district in Tokyo where the pottery representing this period unearthed) in Japan; Himiko was a queen of Yamataikoku (the largest chiefdom in Japan c. 250 governed by a female shaman named Himiko), who was in Gishiwajinden (Worenchuan [account of the Wa people] section of the volume Records of Wei [history of Cao Wei Kingdom; 220 - 265 in China]) in "Sanguo Zhi (a history book)" (Records of the Three Kingdoms; a historical record on the Three Kingdoms of Wei, Shu and Wu in ancient China).

TOYO no Tokiyoshi (豊時義) - TOYO no Tokiyoshi (July 14,1873 - April 24, 1951) was gagakushi (court musician) and the member of the Japan Art Academy.

TOYODA Shiro (豊田四郎) - Shiro TOYODA (January 3, 1906 - November 13, 1977) was a Japanese film director in Japan.

TOYOHARA Kunichika (豊原国周) - Kunichika TOYOHARA (1835 - 1900) was an ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints) artist who lived from the end of Edo period to Meiji period.

TOYOHARA no Tokiaki (豊原時秋) - Toyohara no Tokiaki (1100 - year of death unknown) was a gakunin (player) of the late Heian Period.

Toyokuni (a priest) (豊国 (僧)) - Toyokuni (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest around the 6th century.

TOYOTOMI Hidetsugu (豊臣秀次) - Hidetsugu TOYOTOMI/Hidetsugu HASHIBA was a busho (Japanese military commander), daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and Kanpaku (chief adviser to the Emperor) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) (the end of the Muromachi period) to Tensho period.

TOYOTOMI Hideyori (豊臣秀頼) - Hideyori TOYOTOMI (also known as TOYOTOMI no Hideyori or Hideyori HASHIBA) was a daimyo from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the beginning of the Edo period.

TOYOTOMI Hideyoshi (豊臣秀吉) - Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI (TOYOTOMI no Hideyoshi)/Hideyoshi HASHIBA was a warrior and a warlord lived in the Age of Civil Wars (late Muromachi Period) through Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

TOYOTOMI Kunimatu (豊臣国松) - Kunimatsu TOYOTOMI/Kunimatsu HASHIBA (1608 - June 19, 1615) was a son of Hideyori TOYOTOMI.

TOYOTOMI no Sadako (豊臣完子) - TOYOTOMI no Sadako (Sadako HASHIBA) (1592 - 1658) was a personality in the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

TSUBONO Heitaro (坪野平太郎) - Heitaro TSUBONO (1859-1925) was an educator and a statesman in Japan.

TSUBOUCHI Shoyo (坪内逍遥) - Shoyo TSUBOUCHI (坪内 逍遥, orthographic style: 逍遙, June 22, 1859 - February 28, 1935) was a novelist, critic, translator, and playwright in Japan who was active in the Meiji Era.

TSUCHIDA Yuko (土田友湖) - Yuko TSUCHIDA is a fukuroshi (a craftsman who makes pouches), one of the Jisshiki (the ten artisan families which contributed to the existence of the Omote Senke) in House of Sen.

TSUCHIMIKADO Ariharu (土御門有春) - Ariharu TSUCHIMIKADO (1501-August 1, 1569) was Kugyo (top court official) and Inyoka (a practitioner of the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) who lived from the Muromachi period to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Arisue (土御門有脩) - Arisue TSUCHIMIKADO (1527-January 20, 1577) was a Kugyo (top court official) and Inyoka (a practitioner of the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) who lived from the Muromachi Period to the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Fujiko (土御門藤子) - Fujiko TSUCHIMIKADO (1842? – July 13, 1875) was a court lady and a high-rank housekeeper of O-oku (the inner palace of Edo-jo Castle) from a noble family, and active in the period since the late Edo period until the end of the Edo period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Harechika (土御門晴親) - Harechika TSUCHIMIKADO (January 15, 1788 - August 4, 1842) was a Court noble who lived during the late Edo period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Haruo (土御門晴雄) - Haruo TSUCHIMIKADO (June 28, 1827 to November 9, 1869) was a Kugyo (high court noble) at the end of shogunate period and he was in reality the last headmaster of the Abe family's Onmyodo (way of Yin and Yang; occult divination system based on the Taoist theory of the five elements).

TSUCHIMIKADO Hisanaga (土御門久脩) - Hisanaga TSUCHIMIKADO (1560-February 24, 1625) was Kugyo (top court official) and Inyoka (a practitioner of the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) who lived from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Sadamichi (土御門定通) - Sadamichi TSUCHIMIKADO (1188 – November 4, 1247#) was a court noble in the Kamakura period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Yasukuni (土御門泰邦) - Yasukuni TSUCHIMIKADO (September 20, 1711 to June 26, 1784) was a high court noble and an Inyoka (the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) in the middle of the Edo period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Yasumasa (土御門泰誠) - Yasumasa TSUCHIMIKADO (March 23, 1677 to February 3, 1692) was a kuge (court noble) in the early Edo period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Yasushige (土御門泰重) - Yasushige TSUCHIMIKADO (February 26, 1586-September 12, 1661) is a Kugyo (Court noble) and Inyoka (the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) of the early Edo period.

TSUCHIMIKADO Yasutomi (土御門泰福) - Yasutomi TSUCHIMIKADO (July 23, 1655-July 25, 1717) was Kugyo (a court noble, non-Councilor) and Inyoka (the Yin and Yang school of philosophy) during the early Edo period.

TSUCHIYA Masanao (土屋政直) - Masanao TSUCHIYA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) and roju (member of shogun's council of elders) living in the Edo Period.

TSUDA Kazumasa (津田算正) - Kazumasa TSUDA (year of birth unknown - April 22, 1585) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TSUDA Kazunaga (津田算長) - Kazunaga (Sancho) TSUDA (1499 - January 22 or 23, 1568) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period.

TSUDA Masanobu (津田正信) - Masanobu TSUDA (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in Muromachi period.

TSUDA Nobunari (津田信成) - Nobunari TSUDA was busho (Japanese military commander), daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) of Mimaki Domain, Yamashiro Province.

TSUDA Nobuto (津田信任) - Nobuto TSUDA is busho (a Japanese military commander) and daimyo (a feudal lord) from the Sengoku period (period of Warring States) (Japan) through the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TSUDA Sanzo (津田三蔵) - Sanzo TSUDA (February 15, 1855-September 29, 1891) was a Shiga Prefecture police officer and an army sergeant.

TSUDA Sen (津田仙) - Sen TSUDA (August 6, 1837 - April 24, 1908) was a Japanese agriculturist and a Christian.

TSUDA Sogyu (津田宗及) - Sogyu TSUDA (year of birth unknown - June 11, 1591) was a merchant of Sakai City and a chajin (master of the tea ceremony) who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TSUDA Umeko (津田梅子) - Umeko TSUDA (December 31, 1864 - August 16, 1929) was an educator in the Meiji Period.

TSUDA Ushigoro (津田丑五郎) - Ushigoro TSUDA (1845 - October 6, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Kyoto, Yamashiro Province.

TSUGA Teisho (都賀庭鐘) - Teisho TSUGA (male, 1718 - circa. 1794) was a yomihon writer, Confucian scholar, and physician during the middle of Edo period.

TSUGARU Tamenobu (津軽為信) - Tamenobu TSUGARU (January 28, 1550 - January 22, 1608) was a military commander in the period of warring states and a feudal lord in the early Edo period.

TSUJI Yojiro (辻与次郎) - Yojiro TSUJI (year of birth and death unknown) was a kamashi (tea pot maker) and caster in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TSUKAMOTO Zennosuke (塚本善之助) - Zennosuke TSUKAMOTO (dates of birth and death unknown) was a member of theIchibantai (first squad) in the Shinsengumi.

TSUKASA Tayu (司太夫) - TSUKASA Tayu, whose real name was Yukie NAKAGAWA, was Shimabara Tayu (a high ranking courtesan of Shimabara District of Kyoto).

TSUKI no Omi (調淡海) - TSUKI no Omi (year of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived during the Asuka Period in Japan.

TSUKIGATA Kiyoshi (月形潔) - Kiyoshi TSUKIGATA (1846 - 1894) was a government official of the Meiji Period.

TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi (月岡芳年) - Yoshitoshi TSUKIOKA (April 30, 1839 - June 9, 1892) was an ukiyoe artist from the end of the Edo period to the first half of the Meiji period.

Tsukushinokimiiwai (筑紫君磐井) - Tsukushinokimiiwai (? - 528?) was from a local ruling family in Kyushu region in the end of the Tumulus period.

TSUMAKI Hiroko (妻木煕子) - Hiroko TSUMAKI (c. 1530 - November 27, 1576) was the second wife of Mitsuhide AKECHI, a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan) and Azuchi-Momoyama period.

TSUMORI no Kunimoto (津守国基) - TSUMORI no Kunimoto (1023 - August 29, 1102) was a waka poet in the late Heian period.

TSUMURA Reijiro (津村禮次郎) - Reijiro TSUMURA (1942 -) is a Noh actor.

TSUNA WATANABE no (渡辺綱) - WATANABE no Tsuna (953 - March 23, 1025) was a military commander during the mid-Heian Period.

Tsurumatsu TOYOTOMI/ TOYOTOMI no Tsurumatsu (豊臣鶴松) - Tsurumatsu TOYOTOMI/TOYOTOMI no Tsurumatsu (豊臣鶴松) was the first son of Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI (although there is a different theory that contradicts this)

TSURUYA Nanboku (鶴屋南北) - Nanboku TSURUYA was a professional name of Kabuki (traditional drama performed by male actors) actors and playwrights.

TSUTSUMI Shironaga (堤代長) - Shironaga TSUTSUMI (March 13, 1716 - December 21, 1783) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Edo period.

TSUTSUMI Tadasue (津々見忠季) - Tadasue TSUTSUMI (year of birth unknown - July 27, 1221) was gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods)in the early Kamakura period.

TSUZAKI Noriko (津崎矩子) - Noriko TSUZAKI (1786 - August 23, 1873) was a senior lady-in-waiting in the Konoe family and person loyal to the emperor who lived towards the end of the Edo bakufu period.

TSUZUKI Toyoji (続豊治) - Toyoji TSUZUKI (March, 1798 - March, 1880) was a carpenter in Japan.

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UBA Josuke (姥尉輔) - Josuke UBA is the family name of a kabuki writer.

UCHIDA Tomu (内田吐夢) - Tomu UCHIDA (real name Jojiro; April 26, 1898 - August 7, 1970) was a Japanese film director active during the Taisho and Showa periods.

UCHIYAMA Gudo (内山愚童) - Gudo UCHIYAMA (May 17, 1874-January 24, 1911) was a Japanese Buddhist, a monk (the chief priest of Rinsen-ji Temple, Soto sect), and a socialist activist.

UCHIYAMA Hikojiro (内山彦次郎) - Hikojiro UCHIYAMA (1797 - June 23, 1864) was a yoriki (a police sergeant) of Osaka Nishimachi magistrate in the end of the Edo period.

UDAGAWA Genshin (宇田川玄真) - Genshin UDAGAWA (January 24, 1770 - January 2, 1835) was a Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) who lived during the late Edo period.

UDAGAWA Genzui (宇田川玄随) - Genzui UDAGAWA (January 28, 1756 - February 3, 1798) was a physician and Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language).

UDAGAWA Yoan (宇田川榕菴) - Yoan UDAGAWA (March 9, 1798 - June 22, 1846) was a Japanese Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language) during the late Edo Period.

UEDA Chikako (上田ちか子) - Chikako UEDA (dates of birth and death unknown) was geigi (a woman who gives fun with a song, a dance or a music instrument at a feast) and a poet at the end of the Edo period.

UEMATSU Masanaga (植松雅永) - Masanaga UEMATSU (December 1, 1654 - January 8, 1708) was a Kugyo (the top court officials) from the early to the middle of the Edo period.

UEMATSU Masataka (植松雅孝) - Masataka UEMATSU (October 2, 1687 - November 4, 1730) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the mid Edo period.

UEMATSU Takamasa (植松賞雅) - Takamasa UEMATSU (September 11, 1705 - November 27, 1785) was a Kugyo (top court official) and a flower arrangement expert during the mid Edo period.

UEMATSU Yoshimasa (植松幸雅) - Yoshimasa UEMATSU (December 29, 1721 - October 5, 1777) was a court noble during the mid Edo period.

UEMURA Atsushi (上村淳之) - Atsushi UEMURA (April 12, 1933-) is a Japanese-style painter, and a member of the Japan Art Academy.

UEMURA Shoen (上村松園) - Shoen UEMURA (real name: Tsune or Tsuneko UEMURA, April 23, 1875, - August 27, 1949), born and raised at Shimogyo, Kyoto Prefecture in the Meiji period, was a Japanese-style painter who drew 'Bijinga' ('Beautiful Woman Painting') from a woman's viewpoint.

UEMURA Shoko (上村松篁) - Shoko UEMURA (November 4, 1902 – March 11, 2001) was a Nihonga (Japanese-style painting) artist.

UENO Kagenori (上野景範) - Kagenori UENO (January 8, 1845 - April 11, 1888) was a Japanese diplomat.

UENO Kiyonobu (上野清信) - Kiyonobu UENO (year of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

UENO Nobutaka (上野信孝) - Nobutaka UENO(year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

UENO Tadachika (上野忠親) - Tadachika UENO (1684 - June 18, 1755) was a feudal retainer of Tottori Domain of the middle of the Edo period.

UENO Tadanori (上野忠則) - Tadanori UENO (1581 - year of death unknown) was a military commander from the Azuchi-Momoyama to Edo periods.

Uesugi Clan (上杉氏) - The Uesugi clan (pronounced either Uesugi-shi or Uesugi-uji in Japanese) was a Japanese clan.

UESUGI Domanmaru (上杉道満丸) - Domanmaru UESUGI (1571 - April 13, 1579) was the heir to Kagetora UESUGI who was an adopted son of Kenshin UESUGI, 'kokushu' (landed daimyo) of Echigo Province.

UESUGI Fusasada (上杉房定) - Fusasada UESUGI (1433, date of birth unknown - December 4, 1493) was a person in the Muromachi period and the Sengoku period (period of warring states in Japan).

UESUGI Kagekatsu (上杉景勝) - Kagekatsu UESUGI/Akikage NAGAO or Kagekatsu NAGAO was a feudal lord who lived from the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) until the early Edo period.

UESUGI Kenshin (上杉謙信) - Kenshin UESUGI (or Terutora UESUGI) was a warring lord in Echigo Province during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

UESUGI Kiyoko (上杉清子) - Kiyoko UESUGI (date of birth unknown - January 20, 1343) was a woman who lived during the period of the later half of Kamakura Period through the early Muromachi Period.

UESUGI Noriaki (上杉憲顕) - Noriaki UESUGI (1306 - October 31, 1368) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

UESUGI Norifusa (上杉憲房) - Norifusa UESUGI

UESUGI Noriharu (上杉憲春) - Person from Yamanouchi-Uesugi family.

UESUGI Norikata (上杉憲方) - A member of Yamanouchi-Uesugi family in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

UESUGI Noritaka (上杉憲孝) - A member of Yamanouchi-Uesugi family in the period of Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

UESUGI Norizane (上杉憲実) - Norizane UESUGI (1410 - March 31, 1466?) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the middle of the Muromachi period.

UESUGI Shigefusa (上杉重房) - Shigefusa UESUGI (dates of birth and death unknown) was a court noble and samurai who lived in the middle of the Kamakura period.

UESUGI Shigeyoshi (上杉重能) - Shigeyoshi UESUGI (year of birth unknown - January 28, 1350) was a warlord in the Northern and Southern Courts period (Japan).

UESUGI Tomomasa (上杉朝昌) - Tomomasa UESUGI (date of birth and death unknown) was a person of the Ogigayatsu Uesugi clan in the late Muromachi period (the early Warring States period).

UESUGI Tomomune (上杉朝宗) - Tomomune UESUGI (1334 - October 8, 1414) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) to the early Muromachi period.

UESUGI Tomosada (上杉朝定) - Tomosada UESUGI

UESUGI Yorishige (上杉頼重) - Yorishige UESUGI (years of birth and death unknown) was active in the Kamakura period.

UESUGI Yoshinori (上杉能憲) - Yoshinori UESUGI (1333 - May 22, 1378) is a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

UJIIE Yukihiro (氏家行広) - Yukihiro UJIIE (1546 - June 4, 1615) was a busho (Japanese military commander) and daimyo (feudal lord) from the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) to the early Edo period.

Ujitomo YUKI (the Shirakawa clan) (結城氏朝 (白河氏)) - Ujitomo YUKI (year of birth and death unknown) was the sixth head of the Shirakawa Yuki clan.

Ujitsune MUNAKATA (The Kamakura Period) (宗像氏経 (鎌倉時代)) - Ujitsune MUNAKATA was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate) and the 43th and the 46th Daiguji (the supreme priest) of Munakata Taisha Shrine, who lived during the middle of the Kamakura Period.

UKITA Hideie (宇喜多秀家) - Hideie UKITA was a Japanese military commander as well as a feudal lord in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

UKITA Muneie (宇喜多宗家) - Muneie UKITA (date of birth and death unknown) was a person who lived in the latter part of the Muromachi period.

UKITA Yoshiie (宇喜多能家) - Yoshiie UKITA (year of birth unknown - 1534) was a military commander during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States)(Japan).

UMANO Masaki (馬野正基) - Masaki UMANO (June 24, 1965 -) is a nohgakushi (noh actor) of the Kanze school.

UME Kenjiro (梅謙次郎) - Kenjiro UME (July 24, 1860 - August 26, 1910) was a Japanese jurist.

UMEDA Unpin (梅田雲浜) - Unpin UMEDA (July 13, 1815 - October 9, 1859) was a Confucian scholar in the end of Edo period.

UMEDO Katsunoshin (梅戸勝之進) - Katsunoshin UMEDO (date of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Shinsengumi.

UMEHARA Ryuzaburo (梅原龍三郎) - Ryuzaburo UMEHARA (梅原 龍三郎: March 9, 1888 - January 16, 1986) is an oil painter who was active from the Taisho Period to Showa Period.

UMETANI Suemichi (梅渓季通) - Suemichi UMETANI (April 26, 1615 - March 5, 1658) was a kugyo (court noble) during the first half of the Edo period.

UMEWAKA Gensho (梅若玄祥) - Gensho UMEWAKA is one of the professional Noh actor names of the Umewaka Family, a branch of one of shite-kata (main role) schools of Noh, or Kanze School.

UMEWAKA Yasuyuki (梅若恭行) - Yasuyuki UMEWAKA (October 6, 1917 - January 20, 2003) was a Noh actor of the Kanze school of shite-kata (lead actors).

Unkei (運慶) - Unkei (unknown birth date - January 10, 1224) was a sculptor of Buddhist statues who was actively engaged in his career from the end of the Heian period to the beginning of the Kamakura period.

Unkoin (雲光院) - Unkoin (March 16, 1555 - February 16, 1637) was a concubine of Ieyasu TOKUGAWA

UNNO Yukiuji (海野幸氏) - Yukiuji UNNO was a gokenin (shogunal retainer) in the early Kamakura period and was the head of the family of the Unno clan which was said to be a direct descendant of the Shigeno clan, a noble family of Shinano Province.

UNO Hisashige (宇野久重) - Hisashige UNO (date of birth and death unknown) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of the Muromachi period.

UNO Meika (宇野明霞) - Meika UNO (June 27, 1698 - May 15, 1745) was a Japanese Confucian scholar in the middle of the Edo period.

Unshitsu (雲室) - Unshitsu (April 8, 1753-June 3, 1827) was a Japanese Buddhist priest and a scholar.

URABE Kanekata (卜部兼方) - Kanekata URABE (year of birth and year of death not known) was a kanjin (government official (esp. one of low to medium rank)) in charge of matters relating to Shintoism (in other words, Shintoist), who lived in the middle and late Kamakura period.

URABE no Suetake (卜部季武) - URABE no Suetake (date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the middle of the Heian Period.

URAGAMI Muramune (浦上村宗) - Muramune URAGAMI (year of birth is unknown - June, 1531) was the daimyo (the Japanese territorial lord) during the Sengoku period in Bizen, Mimasaka, and Harima Provinces.

URAGAMI Norimune (浦上則宗) - Norimune URAGAMI (1492 - 1502) was a busho (military commander) in the Muromachi period.

URAGAMI Shunkin (浦上春琴) - Shunkin URAGAMI (1779 - June 16, 1846) was a Japanese literati painter who lived during the late Edo period.

URAMATSU Mitsuyo (裏松光世) - Mitsuyo URAMATSU (December 12, 1736 - August 31, 1804) was a scholar of Yusoku kojitsu (studies in ancient court and military practices and usages) and Kugyo (high court noble), who lived during the Edo Period.

URAMATSU Yasumitsu (裏松恭光) - Yasumitsu URAMATSU (July 31, 1800 - March 17, 1872) was a court noble in the end of the Edo period.

URANO Shigenao (浦野重直) - Shigenao URANO (dates of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the end of Heian period.

URAYAMA Kirio (浦山桐郎) - Kirio URAYAMA (May 14, 1930 - October 20, 1985) was a film director in the Showa Period.

URUMA URUMA no Tokikuni/Tokikuni (漆間時国) - Tokikuni URUMA (around 1098 - 1141) was an Oryoshi (suppressor) in Mimasaka Province.

USHIHARA Kiyohiko (牛原虚彦) - Kiyohiko USHIHARA (March 22, 1897 - May 20, 1985) was a movie director from the Taisho to the Showa era.

USHIHARA Yoichi (牛原陽一) - Yoichi USHIHARA (March 25, 1924 – February 7,1977) was a movie director in the Showa period.

USUI Sadamitsu (碓井貞光) - Sadamitsu USUI (954-1021) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the middle of the Heian Period.

Utaemon NAKAMURA (the fifth) (中村歌右衛門 (5代目)) - The fifth Utaemon NAKAMURA (February 14, 1866 - September 12, 1940) was a kabuki actor who was active in the Meiji period and the Taisho period and the prewar period of the Showa period.

UTAGAWA Hiroshige (歌川広重) - Hiroshige UTAGAWA (1797 - October 12, 1858) was an Ukiyoe artist.

UTAGAWA Kunimasa (歌川国政) - Kunimasa UTAGAWA the first (初代 歌川 国政, 1773 - December 26, 1810) was an Ukiyoe artist in the late Edo period.

UTAGAWA Kunisada (歌川国貞) - Kunisada UTAGAWA (1786- January 12, 1865) was an Ukiyoe artist in the Edo period.

UTAGAWA Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳) - Kuniyoshi UTAGAWA (January 1, 1798 - April 14, 1861) was an Ukiyo-e artist who lived during the end of the Edo Period.

UTAGAWA Toyokuni (歌川豊国) - Toyokuni UTAGAWA (1769 - February 24, 1825) was an Ukiyo-e artist who lived during the Edo Period.

Utahashi (歌橋) - Utahashi (dates of birth and death unknown), a woman from the late Edo period to the late shogunate period, was the wet nurse of Iesada TOKUGAWA, the 13th seii taishogun (literally, "great general who subdues the barbarians").

UTSUGI Rokunojo (宇津木六之丞) - Rokunojo UTSUGI (1809 - December 27, 1862) is a feudal retainer of Hikone Domain in the end of Edo Period.

UTSUMI Jiro (内海次郎) - Jiro UTSUMI (1836 - ?) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Kawagoe City, Musashi Province.

UTSUMI Tadakatsu (内海忠勝) - Tadakatsu UTSUMI (September 12, 1843 - January 20, 1905) was samurai as well as a government official and a statesman in Japan.

UTSUNOMIYA Kagetsuna (宇都宮景綱) - Kagetsuna UTSUNOMIYA (1235 - June 10, 1298) was a Japanese military commander who lived during the middle of the Kamakura Period.

UTSUNOMIYA Kintsuna (宇都宮公綱) - Kintsuna UTSUNOMIYA (1302 - December 17, 1356) was a military commander from the late Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

UTSUNOMIYA Saburo (宇都宮三郎) - Saburo UTSUNOMIYA (November 15, 1834 - July 23, 1902) is a scholar of military science and an engineer, who played an active role from the end of Edo Period to the early Meiji Period.

UTSUNOMIYA Sadatsuna (宇都宮貞綱) - Sadatsuna UTSUNOMIYA (1266 - August 13, 1316) was a Japanese military commander who lived in the middle through late Kamakura Period.

UTSUNOMIYA Sadayasu (宇都宮貞泰) - Sadayasu UTSUNOMIYA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Kamakura and Muromachi Periods.

UTSUNOMIYA Tokitsuna (宇都宮時綱) - Tokitsuna UTSUNOMIYA was a shogun's retainer of the Kamakura Shogunate in the mid Kamakura period.

UTSUNOMIYA Tonan (宇都宮遯庵) - Tonan UTSUNOMIYA (April 8, 1633 - November 3, 1707) was a Confucian scholar during the Edo period.

UTSUNOMIYA Ujitsuna (宇都宮氏綱) - Ujitsuna UTSUNOMIYA (1326 - July 28, 1370) was a military commander in the end of Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

UTSUNOMIYA Yasumune (宇都宮泰宗) - Yasumune UTSUNOMIYA was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the Kamakura Period.

UTSUNOMIYA Yasutsuna (宇都宮泰綱) - Yasutsuna UTSUNOMIYA was a samurai during the early to middle Kamakura period.

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WADA Ei (和田英) - Ei WADA is a woman who wrote 'Tomioka Diary.'

WADA Juro (和田重郎) - Juro WADA (year of birth is unclear - January 28, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi.

WADA Koremasa (和田惟政) - Koremasa WADA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

WADA Masanobu (和田正信) - Masanobu WADA (date of birth unknown - 1616) was a samurai (warrior) who lived from the Azuchi-momoyama period to the early Edo period.

WADA Tadamasa (和田三正) - Tadamasa WADA (1615 - April 23, 1624) was a samurai of the early Edo period.

WADA Tanenaga (和田胤長) - Tanenaga WADA (1183 - May 30, 1213) was gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

WADA Tomomori (和田朝盛) - Tomomori WADA was gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate in the Kamakura and Muromachi through Edo periods) of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

WADA Tsunemori (和田常盛) - Tsunemori WADA (1172-1213) was a gokenin (an immediate vassal of the shogunate) of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun).

WADA Yoshimori (和田義盛) - Yoshimori WADA was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the end of Heian period to the beginning of Kamakura period.

WADO Teizo (輪堂貞造) - Teizo WADO (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of Shinsengumi (special police who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

WAKAE Nioko (若江薫子) - Nioko WAKAE (1835 - October 11, 1881) was a lady from court noble.

Wakasa no Tsubone (若狭局) - Wakasa no Tsubone (year of birth unknown - 1203) was a woman who lived during the early Kamakura period.

WAKASAKURABE no Iose (稚桜部五百瀬) - WAKASAKURABE no Iose (year of birth unknown - September, 696) lived in the Asuka period in Japan.

WAKATA Eikichi (若田栄吉) - Eikichi WAKATA (February 2, 1851 - June 18, 1919) was a troop of the first squad ('ichibuntai' in Japanese) of the Hakodate Shinsengumi (the Shinsengumi in Hakodate, where the Shinsengumi which literally meant the newly selected corps referred to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

WAKATSUKI Yoritane (若槻頼胤) - Yoritane WAKATSUKI (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived during the Kamakura period.

WAKAYAGI Judo (若柳壽童) - The term "Judo WAKAYAGI" refers to a professional name of iemoto (the head) of Soke (the head family or house) of the Wakayagi school.

WAKAYAGI Kichizo (若柳吉蔵) - The term "Kichizo WAKAYAGI" refers to a professional name of iemoto (the head) of Soke (the head family or house) of the Wakayagi school.

WAKE no Hiromushi (和気広虫) - WAKE no Hiromushi (730-799) was a lady-in-waiting in the Nara period.

WAKE no Hiroyo (和気広世) - WAKE no Hiroyo (year of birth and death unknown) was an Ikan (medical officer) from the late Nara period to the early Heian period.

WAKE no Kiyomaro (和気清麻呂) - WAKE no Kiyomaro (733 - April 4, 799) was a high-ranking official, who lived during the early Heian Period.

WAKEBE Mitsukuni (分部光邦) - Mitsukuni WAKEBE (June 28, 1786 - October 20, 1810) was the ninth lord of Omizo clan in Omi Province.

WAKEBE Mitsunaga (分部光命) - Mitsunaga WAKEBE (February 22, 1714 - December 15, 1783) was the 6th lord of the Omizo Domain, Omi Province.

WAKEBE Mitsunobu (分部光信) - Mitsunobu WAKEBE (1591-April 10, 1643) was the second lord of the Ise-Ueno Domain.

WAKEBE Mitsusada (分部光貞) - Mitsusada WAKEBE (1816 - May 12, 1870) was the 11th lord of the Omizo clan in Omi Province.

WAKEBE Mitsutada (分部光忠) - Mitsutada WAKEBE (August 26, 1698 - April 20, 1731) was the 5th lord of the Omizo Domain, Omi Province.

WAKEBE Mitsuyasu (分部光寧) - Mitsuyasu WAKEBE (September 3, 1809 - August 29, 1858) was the 10th lord of the Omizo clan in Omi Province.

WAKEBE Nobumasa (分部信政) - Nobumasa WAKEBE (January 13, 1653 - January 23, 1715) was the 4th lord of the Omizo Domain, Omi Province.

WAKEBE Yoshiharu (分部嘉治) - Yoshiharu WAKEBE (October 19, 1627-August 8, 1658) was the second lord of Omizo Domain, Omi Province.

WAKISAKA Yasuaya (脇坂安斐) - Yasuaya WAKISAKA was the tenth (last) lord of the Tatsuno Domain in Harima Province.

WAKISAKA Yasuharu (脇坂安治) - Yasuharu WAKISAKA was a busho (Military Commander) and daimyo (Feudal Lord) who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods.

WAKISAKA Yasuhira (脇坂安坦) - Yasuhira WAKISAKA (October 31, 1813 - March 23, 1839) was a successor of Tatsuno Domain of Harima Province.

WAKISAKA Yasuhiro (脇坂安弘) - Yasuhiro WAKISAKA was the fifth lord of the Tatsuno Domain in Harima Province.

WAKISAKA Yasumasa (脇坂安政) - Yasumasa WAKISAKA (March 28, 1633 - May 13, 1694) was a tozama daimyo (nonhereditary feudal lord) in the early Edo period.

WAKISAKA Yasunobu (脇坂安信) - Yasunobu WAKISAKA (year of birth unknown - May 24, 1637) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived in the early Edo period.

WAKISAKA Yasunori (脇坂安教) - Yasunori WAKISAKA (1762 - August 18, 1781) was a successor of Tatsuno Domain of Harima Province.

WAKISAKA Yasuoki (脇坂安興) - Yasuoki WAKISAKA was the forth lord of the Tatsuno domain of Harima Province.

WAKISAKA Yasuori (脇坂安宅) - Yasuori WAKISAKA (March 30, 1809 - January 10, 1874) was a politician at the end of Edo period and the ninth lord of the Tatsuno Domain of Harima Province.

WAKISAKA Yasutada (脇坂安董) - Yasutada WAKISAKA was a feudal lord and a member of shogun's council of elders during the late Edo period.

WAKISAKA Yasuteru (脇坂安照) - Yasuteru WAKISAKA was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the Edo period.

WAKISAKA Yasuzane (脇坂安実) - Yasuzane WAKISAKA was the sixth lord of the Tatsuno Domain in Harima Province.

WAKISAKA Yasuzumi (脇坂安清) - Yasuzumi WAKISAKA was the third lord of the Tatsuno domain of Harima Province.

WAKIYA Yoshiharu (脇屋義治) - Yoshiharu WAKIYA was a warlord during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

WAKIZAKA Yasumoto (脇坂安元) - Yasumoto WAKIZAKA (April 14, 1584 - January 21, 1654) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) in the early Edo period.

WAKIZAKA Yasumura (脇坂安村) - Yasumura WAKIZAKA (1656 - October 31, 1706) was a successor of the Tatsuno Domain in Harima Province.

WAKIZAKA Yasutoshi (脇坂安利) - Yasutoshi WAKIZAKA (1618 - March 11, 1636) was a successor of the Shinano Iida Domain, Shinano Province.

WAKIZAKA Yasutsune (脇坂安経) - Yasutsune WAKIZAKA (year of birth unknown - May 22, 1632) was a successor of the Iida Domain, Shinano Province.

Wani (王仁) - Wani (date of birth and death unknown) is a legendary figure who supposedly came from Kudara (Paekche) to Japan to teach Chinese characters and Confucianism.

WANIBE no Kimite (和珥部君手) - WANIBE no Kimite (date of birth unknown - September 697) was a person who lived in the Asuka Period.

Warabihime (蕨姫) - Warabihime (year of birth and death unknown) was a woman who lived during the late Heian period.

WASHINOO Takakazu (鷲尾隆量) - Takakazu WASHINOO (1606 – October 5, 1662) was a court noble of the early Edo period.

WASHIO Yoshihisa (鷲尾義久) - Yoshihisa WASHIO (year of birth unknown - May 17, 1189?) is a samurai who lived toward the end of the Heian period.

WASHIZAKI Tsuranu (鷲崎連) - Tsuranu WASHIZAKI (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Hira Taishi (Regimental Soldier) of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

WATANABE Kazan (渡辺崋山) - Kazan WATANABE (October 20, 1793 to November 23, 1841) was a politician and painter who lived during the late Edo period.

WATANABE Kio (渡辺競) - Kio (also pronounced as Kiso) WATANABE (year of birth unknown - 1180) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the late Heian period.

WATANABE Koan (渡辺幸庵) - Koan WATANABE (1582 - 1711) was a former vassal of Tadanaga TOKUGAWA.

WATANABE Mamoru (渡辺守) - Mamoru WATANABE (1610 - year of death unknown) was a person who lived during the Edo period.

WATANABE Masaka (渡辺政香) - Masaka WATANABE (August 29, 1776 - October 23, 1840) was a scholar of Japanese classical literature and Shinto priest in the Edo period.

WATANABE Noritsuna (渡辺登綱) - Noritsuna WATANABE (1694 - Dec. 11, 1767) was the second lord of Hakata Domain, Izumi Province.

WATANABE Satoru (渡辺了) - Satoru WATANABE (1562-1640) was a samurai warrior during Azuchi-Momoyama period to Edo period.

WATANABE Tadasu (渡辺糺) - Tadasu WATANABE (year of birth unknown - June 3, 1615) was a vassal of the Toyotomi clan.

WATSUJI Tetsuro (和辻哲郎) - Tetsuro WATSUJI (March 1, 1889 - December 26, 1960) was a Japanese philosopher, ethicist, cultural historian, and scholar of Japanese history of ideas who was well known for his literary works such as "Koji Junrei" (A Pilgrimage to Ancient Temples) and "Fudo" (Climate and Culture).

William Merrell Vories (ウィリアム・メレル・ヴォーリズ) - William Merrell Vories (October 28, 1880 - May 7, 1964), who was born in the United States, was an architect who designed many western-style buildings in Japan; he was also a businessman responsible for widely popularizing Mentholatum (present-day Menturm) in Japan in his role as one of the founders of W.M. Vories & Company (whose name was later changed to Omi Brotherhood Co., Ltd.).

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XAVIER Francis (フランシスコ・ザビエル) - It is assumed that it was made after 1622 in Japan.

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YABE Muneharu (矢部宗春) - Muneharu YABE (1469-1489?) was a Samurai of Inaba Province at the end of the Muromachi period.

YABE Sadamasa (矢部定政) - Sadamasa YABE (date of birth and death unknown), a busho (Japanese military commander) in Azuchi-Momoyama period, served Nobunaga ODA, and then served Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI as a vassal.

Yabe Zenni (矢部禅尼) - Yabe Zenni (1187 - May 23, 1256) was a woman from the Miura clan who lived from the early to middle Kamakura period.

YABUI Seichi (藪井星池) - Seichi YABUI (1748-October 14, 1816) was a Japanese tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the mid-Edo period.

Yachiyo tayu (八千代太夫) - Yachiyo tayu was Shimabara tayu (the highest-ranking geisha in Shimabara, a geisha district in Kyoto), whose birth date was June 15, 1635, and death date is unknown.

YAGI Gennojo (八木源之丞) - Gennojo YAGI (1814 - December 21, 1903) was a rich goshi (country samurai) from Mibu village, Kadono-gun in the Yamashiro Province.

YAGYU Ieyoshi (柳生家厳) - Ieyoshi YAGYU (1497-1585) was a busho (Japanese military commander) based in Yamato Province.

YAGYU Munenori (柳生宗矩) - Munenori YAGYU was a Japanese military commander, a feudal lord, and a swordsman in the early Edo period.

YAKUIN Zenso (施薬院全宗) - Zenso YAKUIN (1526 - 1599) was a doctor who lived from the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) to the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

YAKUSHIJI Kuninaga (薬師寺国長) - Kuninaga YAKUSHIJI was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

YAKUSHIJI Motokazu (薬師寺元一) - Motokazu YAKUSHIJI was a busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of Muromachi period (the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan)).

Yamabuki Gozen (山吹御前) - Yamabuki gozen was a binjo (beautiful maid) of MINAMOTO no Yoshinaka, a busho (Japanese military commander) at the end of the Heian period.

YAMADA Akiyoshi (山田顕義) - Akiyoshi YAMADA (November 18,1844-November 11,1892) was a samurai (a feudal retainer of the Choshu Domain), statesman and army military man.

YAMADA Harutaka (山田春隆) - Harutaka YAMADA (years of birth and death unknown) was a member of the Miburoshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) which was the forerunner of the Shinsengumi (literally, the newly selected corps, referring to a special police force for the Tokugawa regime).

YAMADA Kanetsugu (山田兼継) - Kanetsugu YAMADA (circa 1208 - the date of death unknown) was a samurai and a Buddhist monk during the early Kamakura period.

YAMADA Kanzan (山田寒山) - Kanzan YAMADA (male, 1856 - December 26, 1918) was a Japanese Tenkoku artist (artist of seal engraving) of the Meiji period.

YAMADA Nobumichi (山田信道) - Nobumichi YAMADA (December 13, 1833 - March 11, 1900) was a government official and a statesman in Japan.

YAMADA Shigemitsu (山田重満) - Shigemitsu YAMADA (year of birth unknown - May 2, 1181) was a Busho (Japanese military commander) in the end of the Heian period.

YAMADA Shigetada (山田重忠) - Shigetada YAMADA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the late Heian and early Kamakura periods.

YAMADA Shigetsugu (山田重継) - Shigetsugu YAMADA (the date of birth unknown - July 6, 1221) was a samurai during the beginning of the Kamakura period.

YAMADA Sohen (山田宗偏) - Born in 1627 and gone on May 21, 1708, Sohen YAMADA was chajin (a master on the art of the tea ceremony) from the first half of the Edo period.

YAMADA Sumio (山田純夫) - Sumio YAMADA (1937-) is a Noh actor, shite-kata (main roles) of Kongo school.

YAMADA Yoji (山田洋次) - Yoji YAMADA (September 13, 1931 -) is a film director, playwright, and member of the Japan Art Academy, from Toyonaka City, Osaka Prefecture.

YAMAGA Hideto (山鹿秀遠) - Hideto YAMAGA (the date of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived during the end of Heian period.

YAMAGA Seika (山鹿清華) - Seika YAMAGA (March 12, 1885-June 26, 1981) was a Dyeing and Weaving artisan.

YAMAGATA Aritomo (山縣有朋) - Aritomo YAMAGATA (May 15, 1838 - February 1, 1922) was a Japanese soldier and politician.

YAMAGUCHI Akira (山口憲) - Akira YAMAGUCHI (1948 -) is a noh costume researcher.

YAMAGUCHI Itaro (山口伊太郎) - Itaro YAMAGUCHI (December 18, 1901 - June 27, 2007) was a textile workman of the Nishijin district.

YAMAGUCHI Kayo (山口華楊) - Kayo YAMAGUCHI (October 3, 1899 - March 16, 1984) was a Japanese-style painter.

YAMAGUCHI Munenaga (山口宗永) - Munenaga YAMAGUCHI (the year of birth unknown - September 10, 1600) was daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) from the late Sengoku period to the early Edo period with 6,000 goku of Daishoji Domain, Kaga Province.

YAMAGUCHI Naoyoshi (山口尚芳) - Naoyoshi/Masuka YAMAGUCHI (June 21, 1839 - June 12, 1894) was a government official, a statesman, and a former feudal retainer of Saga Domain (from Takeo-ryo).

YAMAGUCHI Seishi (山口誓子) - Seishi YAMAGUCHI (November 3, 1901 - March 26, 1994) is a haiku poet (a Japanese poem in seventeen syllables having a 5-7-5 syllabic form and traditionally containing a reference to the seasons) from Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

YAMAGUCHI Shigekatsu (山口重勝) - Shigekatsu YAMAGUCHI was a Japanese military commander in the Warring States period.

YAMAGUCHI Sodo (山口素堂) - Sodo YAMAGUCHI (June 1, 1642 to September 30, 1716) was a haiku poet and a flood control expert in the early Edo period.

YAMAGUCHI Susumu (山口益) - Susumu YAMAGUCHI (山口 益, January 27, 1895 - October 21, 1976) was a Buddhist scholar and the former president of Otani University.

YAMAHE no Yasumaro (山辺安摩呂) - YAMAHE no Yasumaro (date of birth and death unknown) lived during Japan's Asuka period.

YAMAJI Aizan (山路愛山) - Aizan YAMAJI (January 23, 1865-March 15, 1917) was a critic and historian who played an active role from the Meiji to Taisho periods.

YAMAJI Akitsune (山路彰常) - Akitsune YAMAJI (date of birth unknown - September 24, 1881) was an astronomer in the late Edo period.

YAMAJI Akiyoshi (山路彰善) - Akiyoshi YAMAJI (1841 - June 5, 1888) was an astronomer in the late Edo period.

YAMAJI Yukiyoshi (山路之徽) - Yukiyoshi YAMAJI (1729 - February 26, 1778) was a Confucianist, Rangakusha (a person who studied Western sciences by means of the Dutch language), Wasanka (mathematician), astronomer and geographer in the middle of the Edo period.

YAMAKAWA Hiroshi (山川浩) - Hiroshi YAMAKAWA (December 4, 1845 - February 4, 1898) was a feudal retainer of the Aizu clan and a Daisanji (second to a governor) of the Tonami domain from the end of Edo Period to Meiji Period.

Yamakuma no Okimi (Prince Yamakuma) (山前王) - Yamakuma no Okimi (year of birth unknown - January 724) was an Imperial family member who lived from the end of Asuka period to the beginning of the Nara period.

YAMAMOTO Chikuun (山本竹雲) - Chikuun YAMAMOTO (a male, 1819 - April 27, 1888) was a Tenkoku artist (a carver who carved Chinese characters in the special, Tensho, style) and master of the green tea ceremony who lived in the Meiji period.

YAMAMOTO Jocho (Tsunetomo) (山本常朝) - Jocho (Tsunetomo) YAMAMOTO (July 30, 1659 - November 21, 1719)

YAMAMOTO Kajiro (山本嘉次郎) - Kajiro YAMAMOTO (March 15, 1902 - September 21, 1974) was a film director, actor, screenwriter and essayist in Japan.

YAMAMOTO Kakuma (山本覚馬) - Kakuma YAMAMOTO (February 25, 1828 - December 28, 1892) is a hojutsuka (ballistic specialist) of the Aizu Domain in the end of the Edo period.

YAMAMOTO Masakazu (山本勝一) - Masakazu YAMAMOTO (1928 -) is a performer in the Kanze school of Japanese traditional Noh drama who graduated in 1943 from the former Kozu Middle School (present day Kozu Municipal High School, Osaka).

YAMAMOTO Takashi (山本孝) - Takashi YAMAMOTO (September 18, 1936 -) is a Nohgakushi (Noh actor) playing stick drums of Okura-ryu school.

YAMAMOTO Yoshitsune (山本義経) - Yoshitsune YAMAMOTO was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived in the end of the Heian period.

YAMAMURA Sou (山村聰) - Sou YAMAMURA (real name: Hirosada KOGA, February 24, 1910 - May 26, 2000) was a Japanese actor and a movie director.

YAMANA Masatoyo (山名政豊) - Masatoyo YAMANA (shugo daimyo, Japanese provincial military governors that became Japanese feudal lords) during the late Muromachi Period.

YAMANA Masayuki (山名政之) - Masayuki YAMANA (山名 政之, dates of birth and death unknown) was Shugo (a provincial military governor) of Hoki Province in the Muromachi period.

YAMANA Mitsuyuki (山名満幸) - Mitusyuki YAMANA (birth date unknown -March 31, 1395) was a Japanese military commander during the Muromachi Period.

YAMANA Sozen (山名宗全) - Sozen YAMANA (also known as Mochitoyo YAMANA) (July 6, 1404-April 15, 1473) was a Shugo (Military Governor) Daimyo in the Muromachi period.

YAMANA Tokihiro (山名時熙) - Tokihiro YAMANA (1367- August 7, 1435) was a busho (Japanese military commander), who lived from the period of the Northern and Southern Courts to the Muromachi period.

YAMANA Tokiuji (山名時氏) - Tokiuji YAMANA (1303 - April 22, 1371) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the late Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

YAMANA Toyoyuki (山名豊之) - Toyoyuki YAMANA was a person in Muromachi Period and was Hoki no kuni no kami (Governor of Hoki Province).

YAMANA Ujikiyo (山名氏清) - Ujikiyo YAMANA (1344 - January 24, 1392 (December 30, 1391 by the old calendar)) was a Shugo Daimyo (Warlord with complete control over regional government) during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

YAMANA Ujiyuki (山名氏之) - Ujiyuki YAMANA (dates of birth and death unknown) was a Shugo (military governor) of Hoki Province who lived during the Muromachi period.

YAMANA Yoshitada (山名義理) - Yoshitada YAMANA (date of birth and death unknown) was a Japanese military commander in the Muromachi period.

YAMANA Yoshiyuki (山名義幸) - Yoshiyuki YAMANA (date of birth and death unknown) was a shugo daimyo (shugo, which were Japanese provincial military governors, that became daimyo, which were Japanese feudal lords) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

YAMANAKA Nagatoshi (山中長俊) - Nagatoshi YAMANAKA (1547-March 21, 1607) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

YAMANAKA Sadao (山中貞雄) - Sadao YAMANAKA (November 8, 1909 - September 17, 1938) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter.

YAMANAKA Seiitsu (山中静逸) - Seiitsu YAMANAKA (1822 - 1885) is a calligrapher and a statesman who flourished in the Meiji period.

YAMANAKA Yukimori (山中幸盛) - Yukimori YAMANAKA was a busho (a military commander) during the Sengoku period (Period of Warring States), who resided in the San-in region.

YAMANO Yasohachi (山野八十八) - Yasohachi YAMANO (1841 - 1910) was a lowly member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate), and one of the binan goninshu (five men of beauty).

Yamanote Dono (山手殿) - Yamanote dono (year of birth unknown - July 20, 1613) was a woman who lived from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) through the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period.

YAMAO Yozo (山尾庸三) - Yozo YAMAO (November 5, 1837 - December 21, 1917) was the person who lived from the end of Edo period to the Meiji period.

YAMAOKA Genrin (山岡元隣) - Genrin YAMAOKA (1631 to August 19, 1672) was a haiku poet and an author of kana zoshi (novels written for women and children using kana rather than Chinese characters to make them understand easily) who lived during the early Edo period.

YAMAOKA Kagemune (山岡景宗) - Kagemune YAMAOKA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Sengoku period and the early Edo period.

YAMAOKA Kagenao (山岡景猶) - Kagenao YAMAOKA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period.

YAMAOKA Kagesuke (山岡景佐) - Kagesuke YAMAOKA was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku period.

YAMAOKA Kagetomo (山岡景友) - Kagetomo YAMAOKA was the Busho (Japanese military commander) in the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring State) and the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

YAMAOKA Kageyuki (山岡景之) - Kageyuki YAMAOKA was a military commander of the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

YAMASHINA Noritoki (山科教言) - Noritoki YAMASHINA (July 23, 1328 to January 18, 1411) was a court noble during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

YAMASHINA Tokikuni (山科言国) - Tokikuni YAMASHINA (1452 - April 5, 1503) was a court noble in the Muromachi period.

YAMASHINA Tokinao (山科言縄) - Tokinao YAMASHINA (July 15, 1835 to November 6, 1916) was a Kuge (court noble) in the late Edo period.

YAMASHINA Tokitsugu (山科言継) - Tokitsugu YAMASHINA (June 16, 1507 - April 7, 1579) was a court noble of Japan, and was promoted from Kura no kami (Chief of Kuraryo, Bureau of Palace Storehouses) to Gon Dainagon (provisional major counselor) during the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

YAMASHINA Tokitsuna (山科言綱) - Tokitsuna YAMASHINA (May, 4, 1486 - October 3, 1530) was a court noble during the late Muromachi period.

YAMASHINA Tokitsune (山科言経) - Tokitsune YAMASHINA (August 12, 1543 - April 10, 1611) was a Kugyo (top court official) during the Sengoku period (period of warring states) and during the early Edo period.

YAMASHINA Tokiyuki (山科言行) - Tokiyuki YAMASHINA (December 3, 1632 - June 5, 1665) was a court noble in the early Edo period.

YAMASHIRO no Obayashi (山背小林) - YAMASHIRO no Obayashi (year of birth and death unknown) was person of the Asuka Period in Japan.

YAMASHIROBE no Oda (山背部小田) - YAMASHIROBE no Oda (year of birth unknown - January, 699) is a person who lived during Japan's Asuka Period.

YAMASHITA Matataro (山下又太郎) - Matataro YAMASHITA is a hereditary family name for an actor of Kabuki, a Japanese traditional theatrical drama.

YAMATA no Furutsugu (山田古嗣) - Born in 798 and gone on January 27, 854, YAMATA no Furutsugu was a practical bureaucrat and a noble in the early Heian period.

YAMATO no Aya no Koma (東漢駒) - YAMATO no Aya no Koma (year of birth unknown - 592) is a person duing the Asuka Period.

YAMAUCHI Katsutoyo (山内一豊) - Katsutoyo YAMAUCHI was a warrior and feudal lord from the Warring States period to the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period.

YAMAUCHI Toyonori (山内豊範) - Toyonori YAMAUCHI (May 12, 1846 – July 13, 1886) was a Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived during the end of the Edo Period.

YAMAUCHI Yodo (山内容堂) - Yodo YAMAUCHI (or Toyoshige YAMAUCHI, November 27, 1827 - July 26, 1872) was a Japanese samurai, non-Tokugawa daimyo (feudal lord) and the 15th lord of the Tosa domain (for the period of January 21, 1849 - February 1859).

YAMAWAKI Masakatsu (山脇正勝) - Masakatsu YAMAWAKI (1849 - May 6, 1905) was a feudal retainer of the Kuwana Domain in the end of Edo period.

YAMAWAKI Toyo (山脇東洋) - Toyo YAMAWAKI (February 1, 1706 - September 25, 1762) was a medical scientist in the Edo period.

YAMAZA Enjiro (山座円次郎) - Enjiro YAMAZA (December 2, 1866-May 28,1914) was the Japanese diplomat in the Meiji and Taisyo period.

YAMAZAKI Ansai (山崎闇斎) - Ansai YAMAZAKI (January 24, 1619 - October 16, 1682) was a Confucian scholar, neo-Confucian scholar, Shintoist and philosopher of the early Edo period.

YAMAZAKI Iemori (山崎家盛) - Iemori YAMAZAKI (1567 - November 19, 1614) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) who lived in the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period.

YAMAZAKI Sokan (山崎宗鑑) - Sokan YAMAZAKI (1465? -November, 17, 1553) was a Japanese Renga (Japanese collaborative poetry) poet and Haikairenga (humorous or vulgar Renga) poet in the Sengoku Period.

YAMAZAKI Susumu (山崎蒸) - Susumu YAMAZAKI (around 1833, date of birth unknown - February 6, 1868) was a Shoshi shirabeyaku ken kansatsu of Shinsengumi (Shinsengumi's organizational post for investigating the movement of opponents and keeping the members of Shinsengumi under control).

YANAGI Muneyoshi (柳宗悦) - Muneyoshi YANAGI (March 21, 1889 - May 3, 1961) was a thinker, religious philosopher, and art scholar who triggered the Mingei (National Art) Movement.

YANAGIDA Sanjiro (柳田三二郎) - Sanjiro(三二郎) YANAGIDA (year of birth and death unknown) was a member of Mibu-Roshigumi (Mibu masterless warriors group) as well as a member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

YANAGIHARA Norimitsu (柳原紀光) - Norimitsu YANAGIHARA (or Motomitsu YANAGIHARA) (November 14, 1746 - January 3, 1800) was a court noble (Shonii [Senior Second Rank], Gon Dainagon [provisional major counselor]) and historian in the Edo period.

YANAGIWARA Sakimitsu (柳原前光) - Sakimitsu YANAGIWARA (1850 - September 2, 1894) was a Court noble who was born in Kyoto, Yamashiro Province and he later became a count.

YANAGIWARA Sukeakira (柳原資明) - Sukeakira YANAGIWARA (1297 – September 3, 1353) was a court noble in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts and the founder of the Yanagiwara family.

YANAGIWARA Sukekado (柳原資廉) - Sukekado YANAGIWARA (August 2, 1644 - October 29, 1712) was a noble who lived in the early Edo period.

YANAGIWARA Suketsuna (柳原資綱) - Suketsuna YANAGIWARA (1419 - July 22, 1501) was a Kugyo (court noble) and lord of the Yanagiwara family who lived during the Muromachi period.

YANO Harumichi (矢野玄道) - Harumichi YANO, born on December 18, 1823, in Arimatsu, Azo Village, Kita County, Iyo Province (present-day Osu City, Ehime Prefecture), was a scholar of Japanese classical culture and a theologian.

Yasotakeru (八十梟帥) - Yasotakeru is a person who appears in the "Nihonshoki" (Chronicles of Japan).

YASUBA Yasukazu (安場保和) - Yasukazu YASUBA (May 14, 1835 - May 23, 1899) was a bureaucracy and statesman in the early days of modern Japan.

YASUDA Kunitsugu (安田国継) - Kunitsugu YASUDA (1556 - July 16, 1597) was a military commander during the Warring States period and Azuchi-Momoyama period.

YASUI Doton (安井道頓) - Doton YASUI (1533 - June 4, 1615) excavated Dotonbori canal.

YASUI Sanchi (安井算知) - Sanchi YASUI (1617 - March 12, 1703) was a go player and the second family head of the Yasui family that was the head family of the school.

YASUTOMI Motoie (安富元家) - Motoie YASUTOMI was a samurai who lived in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan).

YASUTOMI Mototsuna (安富元綱) - Mototsuna YASUTOMI was a Japanese military commander who lived during the Muromachi period.

YASUTOMI Saisuke (安富才助) - Saisuke YASUTOMI (1839 - May 28, 1873) from Ashimori Domain of Bicchu Province is a member of the Shinsengumi (a special force that guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

YATABE Ryokichi (矢田部良吉) - Ryokichi YATABE (October 13, 1851 - August 8, 1899) was a botanist and poet in Japan.

YAZAWA Yoritsuna (矢沢頼綱) - Yoritsuna YAZAWA (1518 – June 21, 1597) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States [in Japan]).

YO Ennen (余延年) - Ennen YO (1746 - May 12, 1819) was a Tenkoku artist (a carver who carved Chinese characters in the special, Tensho, style) who lived in Japan from the middle to the latter half of the Edo period.

Yoarashi Okinu (夜嵐おきぬ) - Yoarashi Okinu is a character in Shinbun Nishikie (a newspaper with brocade picture) and a title of a film created later based on the story of a poisoner, Kinu HARADA (year of birth unknown, ca. 1844 - March 28, 1872), existed from the end of the Edo period to early Meiji period.

YODA Benzo (依田勉三) - Benzo YODA (June 21, 1853 - December 12, 1925) was a Japanese Hokkaido pioneer.

Yodo-dono (淀殿) - Yodo-dono (c. 1569 – c. June 4, 1615) was a woman who lived from the Sengoku period (the end of Muromachi period) to the early Edo period, and a concubine of Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI (Hideyoshi HASHIBA).

Yoei (Eiei) (栄叡) - Yoei (Eiei) (year of birth unknown - 749) was a Buddhist priest who lived during the Nara period.

YOKOHAMA Ichian (横浜一庵) - Ichian YOKOHAMA (1550 - September 5, 1596) was a daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

YOKOHAMA Shigekatsu (横浜茂勝) - Shigekatsu YOKOHAMA (year of birth and death unknown) was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

YOKOI Shonan (横井小楠) - Shonan YOKOI (male, September 22, 1809 - February 15, 1869) is a samurai, feudal retainer of Kumamoto Domain and Confucian.

YOKOI Tokifuyu (横井時冬) - Tokifuyu YOKOI (January 6, 1860 - April 18, 1906) was a historian of the Meiji period.

YOKOKURA Jingoro (横倉甚五郎) - Jingoro YOKOKURA (1834-September 10, 1870), born in Hachioji City, Tama County, Bushu, was a member of Shinsengumi.

YOKOMICHI Mario (横道萬里雄) - Mario YOKOMICHI (1916-) is Noh (traditional masked dance-drama) researcher and director.

YOKOYAMA Taikan (横山大観) - Taikan YOKOYAMA (orthographic style: Taikan, November 2, 1868 - February 26, 1958) was a Japanese artist.

YOKOYAMA Yasutake (横山安武) - Yasutake YOKOYAMA (1843 - August 22, 1870) was an indignant person who served in Kagoshima Domain.

Yone (与祢) - Yone (1580 - January 18, 1586) was the eldest daughter of Kazutoyo YAMAUCHI, a Japanese military commander who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama period, and she was Kazutoyo's only biological child.

Yonosuke Osuga (大須賀庸之助) - Yonosuke Osuga (December 7, 1850 - April 17, 1906) was a statesman in the Meiji era.

Yorifusa ISHIDO (石塔頼房) (石塔頼房) - Yorifusa ISHIDO was the third family head of the Ishido clan.

Yoritsuna Utsunomiya (宇都宮頼綱) - Tokitomo KASAMA (adopted child)

YOSA Buson (与謝蕪村) - Buson YOSA (Born in 1716, died on January 17, 1784) was a Japanese haiku poet and painter in the middle of the Edo Period.

YOSHIDA Chosyuku (吉田長淑) - Chosyuku YOSHIDA (or Chokei, Nagayoshi) (male, 1779-September 2, 1824) was Dutch scholar and Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language).

YOSHIDA Kaneharu (吉田兼治) - Kaneharu YOSHIDA (1565 – 1616) was the 10th head of the Yoshida family (lineage can be traced to the hanke, Urabe clan) who were tosho-ke (the hereditary lineage of Court nobles occupying relatively high ranks).

YOSHIDA Kanehiro (吉田兼煕) - Kanehiro YOSHIDA (1348 to 1402) was a priest of Yoshida-jinja Shrine and court official who was in charge of matters related to Shinto rituals during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

YOSHIDA Kanemi (吉田兼見) - Kanemi YOSHIDA (1535 - October 6, 1610) was the ninth head of the Yoshida family (and 25th of the Urabe Clan), a hanke (lowest rank family) of Tosho-ke (the hereditary lineage of Court nobles occupying relatively high ranks) and descended from the Urabe clan.

YOSHIDA Kanemigi (吉田兼右) - Kanemigi YOSHIDA (May 31, 1516-February 22, 1573) was the eighth head of the YOSHIDA family, a "Tosho-ke" (the hereditary lineage of Court nobles occupying relatively high ranks - its social standing was hanke (court noble), the Urabe clan).

YOSHIDA Kanetomo (吉田兼倶) - Kanetomo YOSHIDA (1435 to March 28, 1511) was a Shintoist during the mid-Muromachi period to Sengoku period (Period of Warring States).

YOSHIDA Kiyonari (吉田清成) - Kiyonari YOSHIDA (March 21, 1845 - August 3, 1891) was a feudal retainer of Satsuma Domain during the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate.

YOSHIDA Mitsuyoshi (吉田光由) - Mitsuyoshi YOSHIDA (1598-1673) was a Japanese mathematician in the early Edo period.

YOSHIDA Sadafusa (吉田定房) - Sadafusa YOSHIDA (1274 - February 21, 1338) was a court noble who lived in the late Kamakura Period.

YOSHIDA Shuntaro (吉田俊太郎) - Shuntaro YOSHIDA (1849 - ?) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Sasayama, Tanba Province.

YOSHIDA Toshimaro (吉田稔麿) - Toshimaro YOSHIDA (March 16, 1841 - July 8, 1864) was an activist of the Choshu Domain who was active in the late Edo period.

YOSHIDA Tsunefusa (吉田経房) - Tsunefusa YOSHIDA (1142 - April 3, 1200) was a court noble who lived from the end of the Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Yoshihiro HATAKEYAMA (his name can also be read as Yoshinari) (畠山義就) - Yoshihiro Hatakeyama (1437 - January 30, 1491) was a general of the Muromachi period.

YOSHIHIRO Kikuhime (吉弘菊姫) - Kikuhime YOSHIHIRO (date of birth: unknown - date of death: December 4, 1595) was a lady from a samurai family who lived from the end of the Sengoku period (period of warring states) to the Azuchi Momoyama Period.

YOSHII Tomozane (吉井友実) - Tomozane YOSHII (April 10, 1828 - April 22, 1891) was a Japanese samurai, a feudal retainer of Satsuma domain, and a government official.

YOSHIKAWA Akimasa (芳川顕正) - Akimasa YOSHIKAWA (January 21, 1842 - January 10, 1920) was a government official and a statesman in Japan.

YOSHIKAWA Koretari (吉川惟足) - Koretari YOSHIKAWA (1616 - January 1, 1695) was a Japanese Shintoist in the early Edo period.

YOSHIKAWA Sanzaemon (吉川三左衛門) - Sanzaemon YOSHIKAWA contributed to develop a town then called Imahama into the Nagahama castle town following the order made by Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI.

YOSHIMI Kimiko (吉見公子) - Kimiko YOSHIMI is a Japanese painter of suibokuga (ink-wash painting).

YOSHIMINE no Kiyokaze (良岑清風) - YOSHIMINE no Kiyokaze (year of birth unknown-May 10, 863) was a Court noble in the Heian period.

YOSHIMINE no Moroki (良岑衆樹) - YOSHIMINE no Moroki (862 - November 13, 920) was a nobleman during the early Heian period.

YOSHIMINE no Yasuyo (良岑安世) - YOSHIMINE no Yasuyo (785-August 2, 830) was a court noble during the early Heian period.

YOSHIMURA Kanichiro (吉村貫一郎) - Kanichiro YOSHIMURA (1840 - January 27, 1868)

YOSHIMURA Kozaburo (吉村公三郎) - Kozaburo YOSHIMURA (September 9, 1911 – November 7, 2000) was a movie director during the Showa period.

Yoshimura Miura (三浦義村) - Yoshimura MIURA was a busho (Japanese military commander) of the Sagami Province in the beginning of the Kamakura Period.

YOSHIMURA Torataro (吉村虎太郎) - Torataro YOSHIMURA (May 22, 1837 - November 8, 1863) was a royalist from Tosa Clan who lived around the end of Edo period.

Yoshinao ISSHIKI (Satte-Isshiki clan) (一色義直 (幸手一色氏)) - Yoshinao ISSHIKI (year of birth unknown-November 22, 1643) was a kotaiyoriai (alternate yoriai, a family status of samurai warriors) and a hatamoto (direct retainer of the bakufu, which is a form of Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) of the Edo period.

YOSHIO Kogyu (吉雄耕牛) - Kogyu YOSHIO (1724 - October 4, 1800) was a Ranpoi (a person who studied Western medicine by means of the Dutch language) and a Japanese-Dutch interpreter (official interpreter of the Edo shogunate) who lived during the middle of the Edo period.

YOSHIOKA Hirotake (吉岡弘毅) - Hirotake YOSHIOKA (July 8, 1847 - September 12, 1932) was a Japanese diplomat and a Christian (minister of the Presbyterian Church).

YOSHIOKA Shigekata (吉岡重賢) - Shigekata YOSHIOKA (date of birth is unknown - August 8, 1613) was an expert swordsman from the Azuchi Momoyama period to the Edo period.

YOSHISHIGE no Yasutane (慶滋保胤) - YOSHISHIGE no Yasutane (about 931 - December 3, 1002) was a bunjin (educated person with an ability of good writing) and Confucian in the mid Heian period.

Yoshitane SOMA (the second family head) (相馬義胤 (二代当主)) - Yoshitane SOMA (year of birth and death unknown) was a samurai who lived during the Kamakura period.

Yoshiuji ASHIKAGA (the third head of ASHIKAGA family) (足利義氏 (足利家3代目当主)) - Yoshiuji ASHIKAGA was a busho (Japanese military commander) during the early Kamakura period.

Yoshiyuki KANZE (the third) (観世喜之 (3世)) - Yoshiyuki KANZE the third (June 2, 1935-) is a Noh actor of Kanze ryu Shite kata (a main actor of the Kanze school in Noh play).

Yoshizaki Gobo (吉崎御坊) - Yoshizaki Gobo was a priest housing which stood in Yoshizaki of Echizen Province (present Yoshizaki, Awara City, Fukui Prefecture).

YOSHIZAWA Kengyo (吉沢検校) - Kengyo YOSHIZAWA (1800 or 1808 - 1872) was a visually impaired musician, playing jiuta shamisen (traditional music for the three-stringed banjo-like shamisen), sokyoku (music for the zither-like koto), the kokyu (Chinese fiddle), and the Heike biwa (a lute-like instrument with four strings and five frets used to play Heike Monogatari), and composer active at the end of the Edo Period.

Yotaiin (陽泰院) - Yotaiin (1541 - February 1, 1629) was a legal wife of Naoshige NABESHIA, the founder of the Saga domain in Hizen Province.

YOTSUTSUJI Kinto (四辻公遠) - Kinto YOTSUTSUJI (1540 - September 16, 1595) was a Court noble and a calligrapher during the Sengoku Period (Period of Warring States) (Japan).

YOTSUTSUJI Suetoo (四辻季遠) - Suetoo YOTSUTSUJI (August 17, 1513-September 16, 1575) was a Kuge (court noble) and calligrapher in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

YOTSUTSUJI Yoshinari (四辻善成) - Yoshinari YOTSUTSUJI (1326-October 8, 1402) was a kuge (aristocrat), academia, and kajin (poet for Japanese poetry), who lived between the Northern and Southern Courts period and mid-Muromachi period.

YUASA Munesada (湯浅宗貞) - Munesada YUASA (year of birth and death unknown) was a military commander during Japan's Warring States period.

YUASA Muneshige (湯浅宗重) - Muneshige YUASA (year of birth and death unknown) is a busho (Japanese military commander) over the end of the Heian era and the early period of the Kamakura era.

YUGE no Ganpo (弓削元宝) - YUGE no Ganpo was a person who lived in Japan in the Asuka period.

YUGE no Kiyohito (弓削浄人) - YUGE no Kiyohito (date of birth and death unknown) was a Kugyo (high court noble) who lived in the Nara period.

YUGE no Toyoho (弓削豊穂) - YUGE no Toyoho is a person in the Tumulus period of Japan.

Yugiri Tayu (夕霧太夫) - Yugiri Tayu was a Geisha of the highest rank, and lived in Yukaku (red-light district) of Kyoto, Shimabara, Osaka, and Shinmachi; only two women among all the Geisha had the name of 'Yugiri.'

YUKAWA Hideki (湯川秀樹) - Hideki YUKAWA (January 23, 1907-September 8, 1981) was a theoretical physical scientist in Japan.

YUKI Chikamitsu (結城親光) - Chikamitsu YUKI (year of birth unknown - March 2, 1336) was a busho (Japanese military commander) who lived from the Kamakura period to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

YUKI Chikatomo (結城親朝) - Chikatomo YUKI (year of birth unknown - 1347) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Kamakura Period through he period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

YUKI Munehiro (結城宗広) - Munehiro YUKI (born in 1266, birth date unknown - January 9, 1339) was a military commander who lived from the Kamakura period through the period of the Northern and Southern Courts.

YUKI Munizo (結城無二三) - Munizo YUKI (May 22, 1845-May 17, 1912) was a person, who claimed himself to be former soldier of the Kyoto Mimawarigumi (the group who patrolled Kyoto) as well as the Shinsengumi.

YUKI Naomitsu (結城直光) - Naomitsu YUKI (1330 - 1395 February 7) is a busho (Japanese military commander) from the period of Northern and Southern Courts (Japan) to the beginning of Muromachi period.

YUKI Naotomo (結城直朝) - Naotomo YUKI (1352 - April 26, 1343) was a busho (Japanese military commander) in the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (Japan).

YUKI Tomomitsu (結城朝光) - Tomomitsu YUKI was a Japanese samurai commander who had flourished from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period; he was an influential vassal of Kamakura bakufu (Japanese military government headed by a shogun based in Kamakura).

YUKI Yaheiji (結城弥平次) - Yaheiji YUKI (1543 - year of death unknown) was a Christian bushi (Christian samurai).

Yukichi FUKUZAWA (educator) (福澤諭吉) - Yukichi FUKUZAWA (January 10, 1835 - February 3, 1901) was a samurai warrior (served in the Nakatsu domain), writer, enlightenment thinker, the founder and publisher of the Jiji Shinpo (a newspaper), educator, the first president of the Tokyo Gakushikaiin (present Nihon Gakushiin,) and the founder of Keio Gijuku.

Yukinobu SANADA (the third son of Nobushige) (真田幸信 (信繁の三男)) - Yukinobu MIYOSHI was the third son of Nobushige (Yukimura) SANADA.

Yura gozen (由良御前) - Yura gozen (year of birth unknown - March 22, 1159) was a woman who lived at the end of the Heian Period.

YURA Kunishige (由良国繁) - Kunishige YURA (1550 - February 15, 1611) was a busho (Japanese military commander) from the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan) to the early Edo period.

Yuzuki no kimi (弓月君) - Yuzuki no kimi (date of birth and death unknown) is a settler who is described as the ancestor of the Hata clan in "Nihonshoki", Chronicles of Japan.

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Zeami (世阿弥) - Zeami (Zeami or Seami, (before the change of name) Ze-amidabutsu, 1363(?) (September 10, 1443{?}) was a Sarugaku (form of theater becoming the basis for Noh) performer in the Muromachi period.

Zenami (善阿弥) - Zenami (1386 - 1482) was a gardener who lived during the Muromachi period.

Zendo (Shan-tao, Shandao) (善導) - Zendo (Shan-dao) was an eminent monk in Chinese Pure Land Buddhism.

Zenkai (禅海) - Zenkai (1691 - 1774) was a Buddhist priest of the Sotoshu sect of Zen Buddhism in the middle of the Edo period.

Zenna (善阿) - Zenna (years of birth and death are unknown) was a Buddhist monk and a Rengashi (linked-verse poet) from the end of Kamakura Period.

Zenran (善鸞) - Zenran (1217-April 1, 1286) was a monk of Jodo shin shu (True Pure Land Buddhist Sect) during the mid-Kamakura Period.

Zenshin-ni (善信尼) - Zenshin-ni (574 - year of death unknown) was a Buddhist nun who lived in the late 6th century.

Zoami (増阿弥) - Zoami (year of birth and death unknown) was an actor of the Dengaku Shinza (New Dengaku Guild), who was active during the same time period as Zeami.

Zoga (蔵賀) - Zoga (917- July 16, 1003) was a Tendai sect monk in the middle of the Heian period.

Zoroku HAMAMURA, the first (浜村蔵六 (初世)) - Zoroku HAMAMURA, the first (male, 1735 - November 26, 1794) was a Japanese tenkokuka (artist of seal engraving) in the middle of the Edo period.