1. Okuma Shigenobu

    Biographies Okuma Shigenobu

    The founding father of Waseda University Okuma Shigenobu (大隈重信, 1838-1922) was a statesman of the Meiji Restoration, the 8th and 17th Prime Minister of Japan and the founder of Waseda University. In contrast to most other important Meiji figures, Ōkuma did not hail from either Satsuma or...
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