Nitta Yoshiaki

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Nitta Yoshiaki (新田義顕) (died 1337), son of Nitta Yoshisada, fought for Emperor Go-Daigo, against the Ashikaga at the end of the Kamakura period. He was one of the chief generals at the fortress of Kanagasaki, which fell to the Ashikaga; Yoshiaki was killed, and Prince Tsunenaga captured.[1]


  1. ^ Sansom, George (1961). A History of Japan, 1334-1615. Stanford University Press. p. 64. ISBN 0804705259.