List of Imperial Japanese Navy admirals

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The following is a list of the Admirals of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Names marked with "posthumous" indicates promotion after their deaths.

Admirals of the Fleet[edit]

Admirals[edit]

Name Picture Date of Rank
Saigō Jūdō Tsugumichi Saigo 2.jpg 3 October 1894
Kabayama Sukenori Kabayama Sukenori.jpg 10 May 1895
Itō Sukeyuki Itoh Sukeyuki.jpg 28 September 1898
Inoue Yoshika Fleet Admiral Viscount Yoshika Inoue.jpg 24 December 1901
Heihachirō Tōgō Togo Heihachiro,1907.jpg 6 June 1904
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe Yamamoto1904.jpg 6 June 1904
Prince Arisugawa Takehito Arisugawa Takahito.jpg 28 June 1904
Kawamura Sumiyoshi SumiyoshiKawamura.jpg 12 August 1904 (posthumous)
Shibayama Yahachi Shibayama Yahachi.jpg 18 November 1905
Samejima Kazunori Kazunori Samejima.jpg 18 November 1905
Hidaka Sōnojō Hidaka Sounojo.jpg 7 August 1908
Kataoka Shichirō Kataoka Shichiro.jpg 1 December 1910
Kamimura Hikonojō Kamimura Hikonojo.jpg 1 December 1910
Ijūin Gorō Ijuin Goro.jpg 1 December 1910
Dewa Shigetō Dewa Shigeto.jpg 9 July 1912
Uryū Sotokichi Uryu Sotokichi.jpg 16 October 1912
Saitō Makoto Makoto Saito.jpg 16 October 1912
Misu Sotarō Misu Sotaro.jpg 25 September 1913
Shimamura Hayao Shimamura Hayao.jpg 28 August 1915
Katō Tomosaburō Admiral Kato Tomosaburo.jpg 28 August 1915
Yoshimatsu Shigetaro Shigetarō Yoshimatsu.jpg 1 December 1916
Fujii Kōichi Fujii Kouihi.jpg 1 December 1916
Yashiro Rokurō Yashiro Rokuro.jpg 2 July 1918
Katō Sadakichi Katou Teikichi.jpg 2 July 1918
Yamashita Gentarō Yamashita Gentaro.jpg 2 July 1918
Nawa Matahachirou Nawa Matahachirou.jpg 2 July 1918
Murakami Kakuichi Murakami Kakuichi.jpg 2 July 1918
Prince Higashifushimi Yorihito HIH Prince Yorihito Higashifushimi.jpg 2 July 1918
Arima Ryōkitsu Arima Ryokitsu.jpg 25 November 1919
Yamaya Tanin Yamaya Tanin.jpg 25 November 1919
Takarabe Takeshi Takeshi Takarabe.jpg 25 November 1919
Kuroi Teijirou Kuroi Teijirou.jpg 16 August 1920
Tochinai Sojirou Tochiuhi Soujirou.jpg 16 August 1920
Nomaguchi Kaneo Nomaguchi.jpg 16 August 1920
Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu.jpg 1 December 1922
Kantarō Suzuki Suzuki Kantaro.jpg 3 August 1923
Isamu Takeshita Isamu Takeshita cropped.jpg 3 August 1923
Oguri Kozaburo Kouzaburou Oguri.jpg 3 August 1923
Okada Keisuke Okada Keisuke cropped.jpg 11 June 1924
Ide Kenji Kenji Ide.jpg 11 June 1924
Kato Hiroharu Hiroharu Katō.jpg 1 April 1927
Abo Kiyokazu Abo Kiyokazu.jpg 1 April 1927
Hyakutake Saburo Saburō Hyakutake.jpg 2 April 1928
Taniguchi Naomi Naomi Taniguchi.jpg 2 April 1928
Yamamoto Eisuke Eisuke Yamamoto.jpg 1 April 1931
Ōsumi Mineo Mineo Oosumi1.jpg 1 April 1931
Yamanashi Katunoshin Katunoshin Yamanashi.jpg 1 April 1932
Kobayashi Seizo Seizō Kobayashi cropped.jpg 1 March 1933
Nomura Kichisaburo Kichisaburō Nomura.jpg 1 March 1933
Nakamura Ryozo Ryōzō Nakamura.jpg 30 March 1934
Suetsugu Nobumasa Nobumasa Suetsugu 2.jpg 30 March 1934
Osami Nagano Osami Nagano.jpg 30 March 1934
Takahashi Sankichi Sankichi Takahashi.jpg 1 April 1936
Fujita Hisanori Hisanori Hujita.jpg 1 April 1936
Yonai Mitsumasa Yonai Mitsumasa cropped.jpg 1 April 1937
Hyakutake Gengō Hyakutake Gengo.JPG 1 April 1937
Katou Takayoshi Katou Takayoshi.JPG 1 April 1939
Hasegawa Kiyoshi Kiyoshi Hasegawa cropped.jpg 1 April 1939
Oikawa Koshirō Oikawa koshirō.JPG 15 November 1939
Shiozawa Kōichi Shiozawa kōichi.JPG 15 November 1939
Yoshida Zengo Yoshida Zengo.jpg 15 November 1940
Yamamoto Isoroku Isoroku Yamamoto.jpg 15 November 1940
Shimada Shigetarō Shimada Shigetarō.JPG 15 November 1940
Toyoda Teijirō Toyoda Teijirō.JPG 4 April 1941
Toyoda Soemu Toyoda Soemu.JPG 18 September 1941
Koga Mineichi Koga Mineichi.jpg 1 May 1942
Kondō Nobutake Vizeadmiral Nobutake Kondo.jpg 29 April 1943
Takasu Shirō Takasu Shirō.JPG 1 March 1944
Nomura Naokuni Nomura Naokuni.jpg 1 March 1944
Sawamoto Yorio Yorio Sawamoto.jpg 1 March 1944
Endō Yoshikazu Yoshikazu Endō.jpg 3 May 1944
Nagumo Chūichi Chuichi Nagumo.jpg 8 July 1944 (posthumous)
Takagi Takeo Takagi Takeo.jpg 8 July 1944 (posthumous)
Yamagata Seigō Yamagata Seigō.jpg 17 March 1945
Itō Seiichi Ito Seiichi.jpg 7 April 1945 (posthumous)
Tsukahara Nishiozō Nishio Tsukahara.jpg 15 May 1945
Inoue Shigeyoshi Admiral Shigeyosi Inoue.jpg 15 May 1945

Vice Admirals[edit]

Rear Admirals[edit]

  • Kōsō Abe
  • Toshio Abe (posthumous)
  • Tsutau Araki
  • Kaoru Arima
  • Bunji Asakura
  • Ruitaro Fujita[9]
  • Kenzaburo Hara[10]
  • Kaku Harada
  • Shinzaburo Hase
  • Kouichiro Hatakeyama[11]
  • Masamichi Ikeguchi
  • Keishi Ishii
  • Kenzo Ito
  • Takatsugu Jojima
  • Eiichiro Jyo
  • Tomeo Kaku (posthumous)
  • Ikuzo Kimura
  • Yoshiyuki Kishi
  • Yuji Kobe
  • Gunji Kogure
  • Keizo Komura
  • Kaname Konishi
  • Kyuji Kubo[12]
  • Toshi Kubota (posthumous)
  • Chiaki Matsuda
  • Takamatsu Matsuda (posthumous)
  • Shutoku Miyazato
  • Teruhiko Miyoshi (posthumous)
  • Nobuei Morishita
  • Kakuro Mutaguchi (posthumous)
  • Ko Nakagawa
  • Nobuki Nakaoka (posthumous)
  • Noboro Nakase
  • Tomekichi Nomura
  • Sueo Obayashi
  • Jisaku Okada (posthumous)
  • Tametsugu Okada
  • Tomesaburo Okura
  • Ichiro Ono
  • Takeji Ono
  • Masao Sawa (posthumous)
  • Kazue Shigenaga
  • Kiichiro Shoji (posthumous)
  • Michio Sumikawa
  • Tamotsu Takama
  • Gihachi Takayanagi
  • Jo Tanaka (posthumous)
  • Yoshioki Tawara
  • Nobumichi Tsuruoka
  • Kamenosuke Yamamori
  • Iwata Yamamoto (posthumous)
  • Ryusaku Yanagimoto (posthumous)

References[edit]

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  2. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Sueto Hirose". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  3. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Kakaji Kakuta". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  4. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Takeo Kurita". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  5. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Shoji Nishimura". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  6. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Vice-Admiral Jisaburo Ozawa". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  7. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Vice-Admiral Ibo Takahashi". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  8. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Raizo Tanaka". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  9. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Ruitaro Fujita". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  10. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Kenzaburo Hara". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  11. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Kouichiro Hatakeyama". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  12. ^ L, Klemen (1999–2000). "Rear-Admiral Kyuji Kubo". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942.