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  1. Nitta Yoshisada

    Nitta Yoshisada

    Nitta Yoshisada (新田 義貞, 1301 – August 17, 1338) was the head of the Nitta family in the early fourteenth century, and supported the Southern Court of Emperor Go-Daigo in the Nanboku-chō period, capturing Kamakura from the Hōjō clan in 1333. Long an enemy of Ashikaga Takauji, Nitta Yoshisada is...
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