Aoyama Tadatoshi

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Aoyama.

Aoyama Tadatoshi (青山 忠俊?, March 18, 1578 – June 1, 1643) was a Japanese daimyo of the early Edo period.

Biography[edit]

Tadatoshi was the son of Aoyama Tadanari, a Tokugawa vassal of the Sengoku period who was born in Mikawa Province. Tadatoshi, like his father, was a Tokugawa vassal, and was famous for his role as the third shogun Iemitsu's teacher.

He became a daimyo in 1603, when Tokugawa Ieyasu granted him the domain of Edosaki.

Notes[edit]

Preceded by
Ashina Morishige
Daimyo of Edosaki
1603-1620
Succeeded by
Niwa Nagashige
Preceded by
Kōriki Tadafusa
Daimyo of Iwatsuki
1620-1623
Succeeded by
Abe Masatsugu
Preceded by
Abe Masatsugu
Daimyo of Ōtaki
1623-1625
Succeeded by
Abe Masayoshi

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Bolitho, Harold. (1974). Treasures Among Men: The Fudai Daimyo in Tokugawa Japan. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-01655-0; OCLC 185685588
  • Kodama Kōta 児玉幸多, Kitajima Masamoto 北島正元 (1966). Kantō no shohan 関東の諸藩. Tokyo: Shin Jinbutsu Ōraisha.