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Hongo Tadatora

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  • Birth: 1556
  • Death: 1594
  • Titles: Sanuki no kami
  • Distinction Shimazu retainer
  • Japanese: 北郷忠虎 (Hongou Tadatora)

Tadatora was the second son of Hongô Tokihisa. He assisted his father in repulsing an attack by the Kimotsuki family in 1573 and went on to hold Kunamoto in Higo province. He fought in the Shimazu clan's wars with the Ryûzôji and Ôtomo and fought in the first of Hideyoshi's invasions of Korea (1592-93). He died of illness at Karashima.

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