Saitō Yoshitatsu

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Saitō".

Saitō Yoshitatsu (斎藤 義龍?, 8 July 1527 – 23 June 1561) was a Japanese samurai during the Sengoku period.[1]

Yoshiatsu was the son of Saitō Dōsan. In 1556, Dōsan was killed in battle against forces led by Yoshitatsu.[2]

The son of Yoshitatsu, Saitō Tatsuoki, was defeated by Oda Nobunaga in 1564; and the clan disappeared.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; Papinot, (2003). "Saitō," Nobiliare du Japon, p. 50 [PDF 54 of 80]; retrieved 2013-4-30.
  2. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Saitō Dōsan" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 809.

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