Saigo Takamori and the
Meiji Restoration

During the Meiji Restoration, an era of great transformation, the Satsuma domain (present day Kagoshima) played a vital role in the movement and ....

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About Saigo Takamori

A historical figure during the last days of the Edo period to the early Meiji period, Saigo Takamori was born in 1828, in Shimokajiya-cho near Kagoshima Castle ...

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Locations Related

After being defeated by the imperial army during the Satsuma Rebellion, Saigo Takamori committed suicide at Shiroyama, Kagoshima....

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Women Who
Supported Saigo

Saigo Takamori married three times throughout his lifetime. When he was 24 years old, he first married a woman named Suga. ....

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