NOGI Shizuko

Date of Birth and Death
November 29, 1859 - September 13, 1912
Birthplace (modern name)
Occupation, Status
Pen name etc.
Oshichi (childhood name)


Born into a samurai family in Kagoshima. Married Nogi Maresuke in 1878. She lost her first son Katsusuke and her second son Yasusuke to the Russo-Japanese war. She and her husband Maresuke killed themselves to follow the Meiji Emperor’s passing on the 13th of September in 1912. She was frugal as expected of a military officer’s wife.


NOGI Shizuko

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