Kato Kiyomasa

  • Published on : 26/07/2017
  • by : Japan Experience

Kato Kiyomasa (1562-1611) was a distant cousin of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a fierce warror and noted castle builder. Kato Kiyomasa served as one of Hideyoshi's most trusted generals in campaigns in both Japan and Korea.

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