Ikeda Mitsumasa

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Ikeda Mitsumasa
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Lord of Himeji
In office
1616–1617
Preceded by Ikeda Toshitaka
Succeeded by Honda Tadamasa
Lord of Tottori
In office
1617–1632
Preceded by Ikeda Nagayuki
Succeeded by Ikeda Mitsunaka
Lord of Okayama
In office
1632–1672
Preceded by Ikeda Tadakatsu
Succeeded by Ikeda Tsunamasa
Personal details
Born (1609-05-10)May 10, 1609
Died June 27, 1682(1682-06-27) (aged 73)
Nationality Japanese
Spouse(s) Katsuhime

Ikeda Mitsumasa (池田 光政?, May 10, 1609 – June 27, 1682) was a Japanese daimyo of the early Edo period.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was the son of Ikeda Toshitaka with Tsuruhime, daughter of Sakakibara Yasumasa and adopted daughter of Tokugawa Hidetada.[1]He married Katsuhime,daughter of Honda Tadatoki with Senhime who was daughter of Tokugawa Hidetada with Oeyo and Tokugawa Ieyasu's favorite granddaughter.

Daimyo[edit]

After his father's death in 1616, Mitsumasa inherited his father's domains in Harima Province.[1]

In 1617, he was transferred to Tottori Domain (325,000 koku) with Inaba Province and Hōki Province as fiefs.[1]

In 1632, he was transferred to Okayama Domain (315,000 koku) at Bizen. His descendants continued to live at Okayama.[1]

He was also a Confucian scholar, and was a patron of Kumazawa Banzan, 17th century Confucian scholar.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; Papinot, (2003). "Ikeda" at Nobiliare du Japon, p. 14 [PDF 18 of 80]; retrieved 2013-4-25.

Further reading[edit]

  • Takekoshi Yosaburō (1930). The Economic Aspects of the History of the Civilization of Japan (New York: The Macmillan Company), p. 193.
Preceded by
Ikeda Toshitaka
Lord of Himeji
1616–1617
Succeeded by
Honda Tadamasa
Preceded by
Ikeda Nagayuki
Lord of Tottori
1617–1632
Succeeded by
Ikeda Mitsunaka
Preceded by
Ikeda Tadakatsu
Lord of Okayama
1632–1672
Succeeded by
Ikeda Tsunamasa