Hirate Hirohide

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Hirate Hirohide (平手汎秀?) (1553–1572) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period, and an officer under the Oda clan.

During the battle of Mikatagahara, Hirohide was sent by Oda Nobunaga to provide reinforcement to Tokugawa Ieyasu when he was attacked by Takeda Shingen. He fought until he was captured and ransomed back to Nobunaga for a precious tea bowl.