Maeda Toshimasa

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Maeda.

Maeda Toshimasa (前田 利昌?, ? – August 4, 1560) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period. Also known as Toshiharu (利治), he was the son of Maeda Toshitaka. Ruled Arako Castle in Owari Province. Toshimasa was a vassal of Oda Nobuhide, who nominally ruled Owari Province from his seat at Kiyosu Castle.

Family[edit]

  • Father: Maeda Toshitaka
  • Children:
    • Maeda Toshihisa (d. 1583)
    • Maeda Yasukatsu (d. 1594)
    • Maeda Toshifusa
    • Sawaki Yoshiyuki (d. 1572)
    • Maeda Hidetsugu (d. 1585)
    • Maeda Masa (given in marriage to Takabatake Sadayoshi)
    • Maeda Toshiie (1539–1599), lord of the "Million Koku Kaga Domain".

Popular Culture[edit]

Maeda Toshimasa was depicted by Sugawara Bunta in the 2002 NHK historical drama Toshiie to Matsu& (利家とまつ).

Source: http://nekhet.ddo.jp/people/japan/maeda01.html