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Famous Graves in Japan

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Hiroshima Peace Park Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

Hiroshima, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan

47 Ronin

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

Minato-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

Toshiro Mifune

1 Apr 1920 – 24 Dec 1997

Actor. Best known for "warrior" roles, his forceful personality,...

Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, Japan

Isoroku Yamamoto

4 Apr 1884 – 18 Apr 1943

Japanese Navy Admiral. He was the commander-in-chief of the...

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, 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

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

No grave photo

Morse Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

The Morse Memorial was erected in honor of the contributions of...

Enoshima Island, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa, Japan

No grave photo

Sessue Hayakawa

10 Jun 1889 – 23 Nov 1973

Actor. Son of the Chiba Prefecture in Japan, Hayakawa left the...

Toyama, Toyama-shi, Toyama, Japan

Mari Iwamoto

19 Jan 1926 – 11 May 1979

Violinist. Born Mary Esther Iwamoto in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter...

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Soichiro Honda

17 Nov 1906 – 5 Aug 1991

Business Magnate. In 1948, he established the Honda Motor...

Suntō-gun, Shizuoka, Japan

Charles Lennox Richardson

16 Apr 1834 – 4 Sep 1862

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

Yokohama, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan

Russian POW Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

The memorial was dedicated to the 5,915 Russian prisoners of war...

Matsuyama-shi, Ehime, Japan

No grave photo

Toyokuni Shrine

Birth and death dates unknown.

This shrine was built upon the death of legendary warrior and...

Kyoto, Kyōto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Baiko Onoe

8 Nov 1870 – 8 Nov 1934

Kabuki actor.

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Yukio Mishima

14 Jan 1925 – 25 Nov 1970

Author, Playwright. He wrote in a multitude of styles, from...

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Kyu “Kyu-chan” Sakamoto

10 Dec 1941 – 12 Aug 1985

Singer. He made his show business debut in 1960. His biggest hit,...

Minato-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Shunsho Katsukawa

1726 – 15 Jan 1793

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

Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Akira Kurosawa

23 Mar 1910 – 6 Sep 1998

Legendary Film Director, also Screenwriter and Producer. Kurosawa...

Kamakura, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, Japan

Husetsu Nakamura

19 Aug 1866 – 6 Jun 1943

Western-style painter.

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

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