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

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Takeda Katsuyori was a Japanese daimyo of the Sengoku Period, who was famed as the head of the Takeda clan and the successor to the legendary warlord Takeda Shingen. He was the son of Shingen by the Suwa goryōnin, the daughter of Suwa Yorishige. Katsuyori's children included Takeda Nobukatsu and Katsuchika. Katsuyori, first known as Suwa Shirō Katsuyori, succeeded to his mother's Suwa clan and gained Takatō Castle as the seat of his domain. After his elder brother Takeda Yoshinobu died, Katsuyori's son Nobukatsu became heir to the Takeda clan, making Katsuyori the true ruler of the Takeda clan. He took charge of the family after the death of Shingen and fought Tokugawa Ieyasu at Takatenjin ...more

Age: Died at 36 (1546-1582)

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Takeda Nobutora was a Japanese daimyo who controlled the Province of Kai, and fought in a number of battles of the Sengoku period. He was the father of the famous Takeda Shingen, who was originally named Harunobu, along with two other sons, Nobushige and Nobukado. Nobutora fought Hiraga Genshin at the Battle of Un no Kuchi in 1536. He was forced to retreat, but his son Harunobu defeated Hiraga and took the castle. Nobutora nevertheless wished to pass on his domain to Nobushige, and so Harunobu overthrew his father and exiled him to Suruga. Nobutora didn't return to Shinano until the death of Shingen in 1573, invited by his grandson Katsuyori, on that time Nobutora was in his 80's, some ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1493-1574)

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Takeda Yoshinobu was a Japanese daimyo of the Sengoku period. Born Takeda Tarō, he was the son of Takeda Shingen, by Shingen's wife, Lady Sanjō.. He came of age in 1550, and took the formal name of Yoshinobu, receiving the "yoshi" from the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru. In 1552, to further Takeda-Imagawa ties, he married a daughter of Imagawa Yoshimoto. While Yoshinobu served for a time as lord of the Takeda clan, he rebelled against his father, and was captured and imprisoned together with Obu Toramasa. Yoshinobu committed suicide by seppuku. Yoshinobu's nephew Nobukatsu replaced him as lord of the Takeda clan who also was responsible for his death. ...more

Age: Died at 29 (1538-1567)

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Takeda Sōkaku was known as the founder of a school of jujutsu known as Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1859-1943)

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