寺島宗則

  1. Terashima Munenori

    Biographies Terashima Munenori

    Born into a samurai family from Akune City, Satsuma domain (modern-day Kagoshima Prefecture), Terashima (寺島宗則, 1832-1893) studied rangaku (蘭学, “Dutch studies” consisting of Dutch language and European sciences) in Edo and specialised in Western medicine. In 1856, he was appointed a personal...
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