Taira Iouno伊王野坦 (いおの たいら)

2013.12.04 (Wed)

Taira Iouno was born in 1813 in Ishiwaki village, Kawamura county (present day Ishiwaki, Yurihama), and is the translator of the first book on internal diagnosis in Japan. After the Meiji restoration, he became the Governor of Kumihama, and then took up an executive position in Tottori prefecture. He was posthumously awarded the title of ‘nobleman fifth rank’ and is renowned for his contribution to Dutch studies. His grave is in Ishiwaki.



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