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Famous Graves in Japan

576 records found


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47 Ronin

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

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Ujihiro Okuma

1856 – 1934

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

Hiroshima Peace Park Memorial

6 Aug 1945 – 6 Aug 1945

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

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Randai Inoue

25 Jan 1705 – 22 Dec 1761

Scholar of Confucianism.

No grave photo

Kuraji Ishikawa

1858 – 1944

Founder of the "Japanese Braille" system.

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Toyokai Motoori

1834 – 1913

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

Husetsu Nakamura

1866 – 1943

Western-style painter.

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Naomi Tamura

1855 – 1934

Philanthropist. Provided assistance to impoverished students.

Koun Takamura

8 Mar 1852 – 10 Oct 1934

Renowned sculptor and father of renowned poet Kotaro Takamura....

Shoshin Umino

30 Jun 1844 – Oct 1915

Famous sculptor of gold.

No grave photo

Naohiko Kumagai

19 Jan 1829 – 8 Mar 1913

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

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Togai Kawakami

1827 – 1881

Western-style painter.

Soseki Natsume

9 Feb 1867 – 9 Dec 1916

Novelist. Born Natsume Kinnosuke, the sixth and unexpected child...

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Ryozen Kannon Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

Suiun Komuro

1874 – 1945

Japanese-style painter.

No grave photo

Shunsho Katsukawa

1726 – 1792

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

Charles L. Richardson

unknown – 4 Sep 1862

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

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Sanji Mikami

1864 – 1939

Historian.

Usurai Kitada

1874 – 1899

Writer.

No grave photo

Motonao Narushima

1778 – 1862

Essayist.

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