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Japanese History - Iwasaki Yatarō (岩崎 弥太郎 January 9, 1835 – February 7, 1885) was a Japanese financier and shipping industrialist, and the founder of Mitsubishi.

Tokugawa Yoshinobu aka Keiki (October 28, 1837 – November 22, 1913) was the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he retired and avoided the public eye for the remainder of his life.

坂本 龍馬 Sakamoto Ryoma

Tokugawa Yoshinobu, October 28, 1837 – November 22, 1913 was the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

幕末・明治の偉人がイケメンすぎてヤバイ!! - NAVER まとめ

Portrait of a former samurai

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1860'S HAND TINTED PHOTO OF TOKUGAWA YOSHINOBU (AKA Stots-Bashi) BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER F.W. SUTTON; SUTTON WAS AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER WHO ESSENTIALLY LUCKED INTO A GREAT SITUATION AND HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO PHOTOGRAPH YOSHINOBU WHILE DOCKED IN OSAKA IN 1867. HE WAS ALSO CALLED THE JAPANESE TYCOON BY WESTERNERS.

Sakamoto Ryōma (January 3, 1836 – December 10, 1867) was a leader of the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan.

View of the main street of Kanagawa, Japan, taken between 1867 and 1869.

DANCING GIRLS

The Taisyo Empress Teimei. 1884-1951. (It is not right to actually call "Empress". The right name of Japanese Emperor is "Kougou" or " Kougou-Heika".) Taisyo era.

Sakamoto Ryōma was a prominent figure in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan.

Sakamoto Ryōma (坂本 龍馬?, January 3, 1836 – December 10, 1867) was a leader of the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan. Ryōma used the alias Saidani Umetarō (才谷 梅太郎?).

土方歳三(武士) Hijikata Toshizo (samurai)

"Ryoma" was an NHK Taiga Drama that showed once every week for 10 months in 2010. It was one of the most riveting pieces of television I've ever seen. Story about Japan's historical figure Sakamoto Ryoma that helped to bring about the end of the "Samurai era" and bring Japan into the modern age of government; starring Fukuyama Masaharu. Excellent piece of television that I would watch over and over again.

Japan’s top 10 handsome samurai - #2 Shibusawa Heikuro

Daimyo-Antler-Suit (Subordinate only to the shogun, daimyo were the most powerful feudal rulers from the 10th century to the middle 19th century in Japan.)

Japanese sword, Katana 刀

This image of a former samurai would have been taken a few years after the samurai were abolished in Japan. About 1870’s, Japan