Asano Naganao

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Asano Naganao (浅野 長直, 1610 – September 15, 1672) was a Japanese daimyo of the Edo period, who ruled the Akō Domain.[1] He was classified as a tozama, and Akō under his rule was 53,000 koku in size.[2] Naganao was responsible for the construction of Akō Castle.[3]

Preceded by
Asano Nagashige
Daimyo of Kasama
Succeeded by
Inoue Masatoshi
Preceded by
Ikeda Teruoki
Daimyo of Akō
Succeeded by
Asano Nagatomo


  1. ^ Totman, Conrad (1995). Early Modern Japan. University of California Press. pp. 171–172. ISBN 9780520203563. 
  2. ^ Masahide, Bitō Masahide; Smith, Henry D., II (2003). "The Akō Incident, 1701-1703". Monumenta Nipponica. 58 (2): 149–170. JSTOR 25066212. 
  3. ^ Bowring, Richard (2017). In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-modern Japan, 1582-1860. Oxford University Press. p. 109. ISBN 9780198795230. 
  • This article is derived from corresponding content on the Japanese Wikipedia.