|Lord of Bitchū-Matsuyama|
|Preceded by||Itakura Katsutsune|
|Succeeded by||Itakura Katsusuke|
February 14, 1823|
|Died||April 6, 1889
Itakura, born to the Hisamatsu-Matsudaira of the Kuwana Domain, was adopted by Itakura Katsutsune, the lord of the Matsuyama domain. As a student of Yamada Hōkoku, Itakura worked to reform his domain's administration and finances.
Itakura fought in the Boshin War, and served as a staff officer of the Ōuetsu Reppan Dōmei. He joined the Ezo Republic, and fought at Hakodate. After a short time in prison, he was released in the early 1870s, and later became priest of the Tōshōgu Shrine in Ueno.
- Beasley, William G. (1955). Select Documents on Japanese Foreign Policy, 1853-1868, p. 333.
- Beasley, William G. (1955). Select Documents on Japanese Foreign Policy, 1853-1868. London: Oxford University Press. [reprinted by RoutledgeCurzon, London, 2001. ISBN 978-0-19-713508-2 (cloth)]
|Daimyo of Bitchū-Matsuyama
- (in Japanese) Japanese Wikipedia article on Itakura Katsukiyo (22 Sept. 2007)
- Asamori Kaname 朝森要 (1975). Bakumatsu no Kakurō Itakura Katsukiyo 幕末の閣老板倉勝靜. Okayama: Fukutake Shoten 福武書店.
- Tamura Eitarō 田村栄太郎 (1941). Itakura Iga no Kami 板倉伊賀守. Tokyo: Sangensha 三元社.
- Tokunaga Shin'ichirō 德永真一郎 (1982). Bakumatsu kakuryōden 幕末閣僚伝. Tokyo: Mainichi Shinbunsha 每日新聞社.
- Totman, Conrad (1980). The Collapse of the Tokugawa Bakufu. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.
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