Yoshinobu Tokugawa

Yoshinobu Tokugawa

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Death 22 Jan 1913 (aged 75)
Burial Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Memorial ID 9252690 · View Source
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Last Shogun of Japan. Born Tokugawa Keiki he was the last Tokugawa shogun of Japan. His resignation in 1867 as shogun, returning all power to the Emperor, helped make the Meiji Restoration, overthrow of the Tokugawa shogunate and restoration of power to the emperor, a comparatively peaceful transition. He then retired to Mito and lived quietly for the rest of his life, studying the new art of photography. Made a prince in 1902 the Meiji Emperor allowed him to reestablish his own house as a Tokugawa branch with the highest rank in the peerage, that of prince, in honor of his loyal service to Japan.

Bio by: Fred Beisser



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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 1 Aug 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9252690
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yoshinobu Tokugawa (28 Oct 1837–22 Jan 1913), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9252690, citing Yanaka Cemetery, Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .