INOUE Yoshika

Date of Birth and Death
1845 - March 22, 1929
Birthplace (modern name)
Occupation, Status
Naval Officer


Naval officer. Born in Kagoshima. He served in the Anglo-Satsuma War and Boshin War. After the Meiji Restoration, he became a naval officer. When the Kanghwa-do Affair broke out in 1875, he was captain of the warship Un'yo. Later, through successive promotions, he became director of the Naval Affairs Bureau, commander-in-chief of the Standing Squadron, naval staff officer, commanding officer of Yokosuka Division and others. He became an admiral in 1901, shishaku (viscount) in 1907, and fleet admiral in 1911.


INOUE Yoshika

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