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List of the members of the Hosokawa clan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Hosokawa clan, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Hosokawa clan, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Hosokawa clan has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Hosokawa clan.

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Hosokawa Masamoto a deputy-shogun of the Hosokawa clan of Japan, and son of Hosokawa Katsumoto. Masamoto was appointed to this rank during 1486. For a brief period this title was lost by Hatakeyama Masanaga but was regained in time. When Ashikaga Yoshihisa died childless during the year of 1489, Masamoto supported the nomination of Ashikaga Yoshizumi as successor. Masamoto thought that the post of deputy-shogun would return to Hosokawa Masanaga due to Yoshitane's closeness with Hatakeyama Masanaga and his own objections to Yoshitane's rise. During Masanaga's struggle with a rival branch of the Hatakeyama clan, Yoshitane led troops to the assistance of Masanaga. Masamoto then assisted his ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 41 (1466-1507)

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Morihiro Hosokawa is a Japanese politician who was the 79th Prime Minister of Japan from 9 August 1993 to 28 April 1994. His coalition was the first non-Liberal Democratic Party government since 1955. He ran as a candidate for governor of Tokyo in the February 2014 gubernatorial election as an independent supported by the Democratic Party of Japan. He is since 2005 the 16th Head of the Hosokawa clan, one of the noble families in Japan. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

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Hosokawa Akiuji was a samurai general in the service of the Ashikaga Northern Court, during Japan's Nanboku-chō period. In 1338, he was sent by Ashikaga Takauji to assist in the defence of the Kuromaru, a fortress belonging to Kanrei Shiba Takatsune. His men clashed with fifty horsemen under the command of Nitta Yoshisada, one of the more famous commanders of the rival Southern Court. Nitta was mortally wounded by an arrow in this exchange. In 1347, he faced Kusunoki Masatsura at Sakai no ura in Izumi Province. Hosokawa was greatly outnumbered, and so he broke off his attack. He was followed by Kusunoki, and was defeated in a night attack at Kawachi, suffering numerous casualties. Hosokawa ...more on Wikipedia

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Hosokawa Tadaoki

Hosokawa Tadaoki was a Japanese samurai warrior of the late Sengoku period and early Edo period. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 83 (1563-1646)