Tachibana Muneshige

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Tachibana Muneshige's portrait
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Tachibana".

Tachibana Muneshige (立花宗茂?, December 18, 1567 – November 15, 1643), known in his youth as Senkumamaru (千熊丸) and alternatively called Tachibana Munetora (立花宗虎 or 立花統虎), was a samurai during the Azuchi–Momoyama period and an Edo Period daimyo. He was the eldest biological son of Takahashi Shigetane, a retainer of Ōtomo clan. He was adopted by Tachibana Dōsetsu, and later married his daughter Tachibana Ginchiyo, succeeding the Tachibana clan.

Muneshige in popular culture[edit]

See People of the Sengoku period in popular culture.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Genjō Sanjin. Kyūshū sengokushi: Bekki gundan. Tōkyō: Rekishi Toshosha, 1978. OCLC 70792159
  • Kawamura, Tetsuo. Tachibana Muneshige. Fukuoka-shi: Nishi Nihon Shinbunsha, 1999. ISBN 4816704884 OCLC 44470864
  • Nakano, Hitoshi. Tachibana Muneshige. Tōkyō: Yoshikawa Kōbunkan, 2001. ISBN 4642052208 OCLC 46390748
  • Tachibana, Muneshige, and Tōun Hasegawa. Ehon hōkan. Setsuyō [Osaka]: Kankidō Shigeyuki, 1688. OCLC 26843338
Preceded by
Tachibana Ginchiyo
Tachibana family head
1581-1637
Succeeded by
Tachibana Tadashige