Famous Japanese People | JapanVisitor Japan Travel Guide
Jump to navigation. See a listing of famous Japanese people in the world of art, film, literature, politics and famous plus famous Japanese people from history. Film directors Akira Kurosawa, Shohei Imamura and more recently anime director Hayao Miyazaki are among the most famous Japanese celebrities known or once known overseas for their movies. William Adams - the first Englishman japanese Japan.
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Fukuzawa Yukichi - founder of the prestigious Keio University and the man pictured on the 10, yen note. Honda Tadakatsu - famous warrior and general for Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Itagaki Japanese - Meiji-era politician and civil rights campaigner. Kato Kiyomasa - feared general of Hideyoshi and builder of Kumamoto Castle.
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Kukai - aka Kobo Daishi, polymath founder of Shingon Buddhism. Lafcadio Hearn - influential poet and writer on Japan. Maeda Toshiie - famous samurai warrior, feudal lord xxx lesben vassal of Nobunaga. Oda Nobunaga - medieval warlord renowned for his cruelty and artistic sense. Toyotomi Hideyoshi - second in the trio of the great unifiers of Japan.
Tokugawa Ieyasu - began the Tokugawa dynasty famous was to rule Japan for over years during the Edo Period.