Maeda Toshinaga

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Maeda Toshinaga
Maeda Toshinaga.jpg
Lord of Kaga
In office
Preceded by Maeda Toshiie
Succeeded by Maeda Toshitsune
Personal details
Born (1562-02-15)February 15, 1562
Arako, Japan
Died June 27, 1614(1614-06-27) (aged 52), aged 53
Nationality Japanese
Spouse(s) Ei-hime
In this Japanese name, the family name is Maeda.

Maeda Toshinaga (前田 利長?, February 15, 1562 – June 27, 1614) was a Japanese daimyō who was the second head of the Kaga Domain. He was the eldest son of Maeda Toshiie and married one of Oda Nobunaga's daughters, Ei-hime.

He supported Tokugawa Ieyasu, and, after receiving his brother Toshimasa's lands (Noto, 215,000 koku), controlled a total of 1,250,000 koku, an amount exceeded only by the Shogunate. Toshinaga built and resided in Kanazawa Castle.

He had no children and adopted his brother Toshitsune as his heir.


This article incorporates text from OpenHistory.

Statue of Maeda Toshinaga
Preceded by
Maeda Toshiie
1st (Maeda) lord of Kaga
Succeeded by
Maeda Toshitsune