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Famous Graves in Japan

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47 Ronin

Birth and death dates unknown.

At the heart of Japan is the samurai code of "bushido". Its...

Minato-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Hiroshima Peace Park Memorial

6 Aug 1945 – 6 Aug 1945

Memorial dedicated to the estimated 80 to 150 thousand victims...

Hiroshima, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan

Ujihiro Okuma

14 Jul 1856 – 20 Mar 1934

Outstanding sculptor. One of his few extant works is a bust of...

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Kuraji Ishikawa

28 Feb 1859 – 23 Dec 1944

Founder of the "Japanese Braille" system.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

No grave photo

Naomi Tamura

15 Sep 1858 – 7 Jan 1934

Philanthropist. Provided assistance to impoverished students.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Husetsu Nakamura

19 Aug 1866 – 6 Jun 1943

Western-style painter.

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Naoya Shiga

20 Feb 1883 – 21 Oct 1971

Political activist and writer. Shiga oppsed the imperial system...

Minato-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Shohei Ooka

6 Mar 1909 – 25 Dec 1988

Writer, scholar. Ooka, a native of Tokyo, became familiar with...

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Shomin Unno

30 Jun 1844 – 6 Oct 1915

Renowned sculptor of gold.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

No grave photo

Ryozen Kannon Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

This 80-foot-high white statue is dedicated to unknown soldiers...

Kyoto, Kyōto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Naohiko Kumagai

19 Jan 1829 – 8 Mar 1913

Artist and painter. "Waterfall" is one of his better known works.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Toyokai Motoori

5 Jun 1834 – 15 Feb 1913

Tanka poet. Scholar of Japanese literature. Grandfather of...

Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

No grave photo

Shunsho Katsukawa

1726 – 1792

Painter. Also known as "Katsumiyagawa," and simply, "Shunsho." He...

Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Charles Lennox Richardson

16 Apr 1834 – 4 Sep 1862

British merchant. Namesake of "The Richardson Affair," known to...

Yokohama, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan

Motonao Narushima

13 Mar 1778 – 6 Sep 1862

Essayist.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Emperor Meiji

3 Nov 1852 – 30 Jul 1912

The 122nd Emperor of Japan. The second son of the Emperor Komei,...

Kyoto, Kyōto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Sanji Mikami

29 Oct 1865 – 7 Jun 1939

Historian.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Usurai Kitada

14 Mar 1876 – 5 Nov 1900

Writer.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Senko Mizuno

3 Dec 1888 – 31 May 1919

Writer.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Rikizo Nakajima

21 Feb 1858 – 21 Dec 1918

Philosopher, ethicist.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

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