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List of the members of the Saito clan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Saito clan, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Saito clan, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Saito 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 Saito clan.

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Saitō Yoshitatsu was a Japanese samurai during the Sengoku period. Yoshiatsu was the son of Saitō Dōsan. In 1556, Dōsan was killed in battle against forces led by Yoshitatsu. The son of Yoshitatsu, Saitō Tatsuoki, was defeated by Oda Nobunaga in 1564; and the clan disappeared. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 34 (1527-1561)

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Saitō Dōsan, also known as Saitō Toshimasa, was a Japanese samurai during the Sengoku period. He was also known as the Viper of Mino for his ruthless tactics. His honorific title from the Imperial Court was Yamashirō-no-kami and since he was a monk he was also called Saitō Yamashirō-nyudō-no-kami. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1494-1556)

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Saitō Uhyōe-Taihitsu Tatsuoki was a daimyo in Mino Province during the Sengoku period and the third generation lord of the Saitō clan. He was a son of Saitō Yoshitatsu, and a grandson of Saitō Dōsan. He was also a nephew of Oda Nobunaga's first wife, Nohime, herself a daughter of Saitō Dōsan. Saitō Tatsuoki succeeded his father at the age of 19. He was, however, an incapable ruler; unlike his father and grandfather. Tatsuoki became involved in a bitter rivalry with Akechi Mitsuhide, and lost to him decisively in 1574. He survived, but from this point on the Saitō clan were no longer a significant faction in the power struggles of the Sengoku period. This article incorporates text from ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 25 (1548-1573)

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Lady Nō also Kichō, was the wife of Oda Nobunaga, a major daimyo during the Sengoku period of Japanese history. Her proper name was Kichō, but since she came from Mino Province, she is most commonly referred to as Nōhime. She was renowned for her beauty and cleverness. Nōhime's father was the daimyo Saitō Dōsan and her mother was known as Omi no Kata. Nō herself appears very little in any historical record, and there is not a lot of information on the dates of her birth or death; however, proposed dates for her birth fall between 1533–1535. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 77 (1535-1612)