What's new

katsu kaishū

  1. Katsu Kaishu

    Biographies Katsu Kaishu

    Tokugawa retainer, Meiji politician and naval engineer Katsu Kaishū (勝海舟, 1823-1899) was born in Edo (江戸, in modern-day Sumida-ku, Tokyo). Throughout his life he used a lot of aliases and was also known as Katsu Rintarō (勝麟太郎), Katsu Yoshikuni (勝義邦), Awa (安房) from his title Awa-no-kami (安房守) and...
Top