Takaji Muranaka

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Takaji Muranaka
Born (1903-10-03)October 3, 1903
 Japan Asahikawa, Hokkaido
Died August 19, 1937(1937-08-19) (aged 33)
 Japan Tokyo Prefecture Tokyo City
Service/branch Imperial Japanese Army
Years of service 1922–1937
Rank Lieutenant Colonel

Takaji Muranaka (村中 孝次, Muranaka Takaji, 3 October 1903 – 19 August 1937) was an Imperial Japanese Army officer who was a conspirator in the February 26 Incident in 1936 and was subsequently arrested by the Japanese authorities for the attempted coup.[1]

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  1. ^ "Muranaka Takaji". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus (in Japanese). Kōdansha. Retrieved 22 April 2014.