Saigo Takamori The Last Samurai of Japan

Saigo Takamori (Born: 23 January 1828-Died: 24 September 1877) original name is Kichinosuke was one of the most influential samurai in Japanese History. He lived during the Meiji periods. Takamori was led the Satsuma Rebellion against the Meiji government. The historian Lvan Morris described Takamori as “The Quintessential hero of modern Japanese history”. In 1867,Continue reading “Saigo Takamori The Last Samurai of Japan”

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