Saigo Takamori

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General Saigo Takamori 西郷隆盛 (7 Dec 1827JOS / 23 Jan 1828GC - 24 Sept 1877) was a Japanese politician, military officer.

History

date rank title job
7 Dec 1827 born
17 Jan 1868 Deputy Secretary, Navy and Army office
14 Feb 1868 Staff, Eastern Expedition
7 May 1868 Government assistant advisor
28 Jul 1870 Assistant Governor, Kagoshima clan
10 Dec 1870 Assistant Governor / Councillor, Kagoshima clan
25 Jun 1871 Cabinet minister
19 Jul 1872 Field Marshal Commander, Guard Force
10 May 1873 General Cabinet minister / Commander, Guard Force
24 Oct 1873 resigned
25 Feb 1877 discharged
24 Sept 1877 committed suicide (49)
11 Feb 1889 pardon
3 Jun 1902 Marquis

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military assignment
Preceded by
Yamagata Aritomo
Commander, Guard Force
20 Jul 1872 - 24 Oct 1873
Succeeded by
Yamagata Aritomo