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Famous Birthdays Today: 1567-Date Masamune!

Famous Birthdays Today: 1567-Date Masamune, Renowned Samurai and Daimyo in Japan. Date Masamune was a regional strongman of Japan’s Azuchi-Momoyama period through early Edo period. Heir to a long line of powerful daimyo in the Tōhoku region, he went on to found the modern-day city of Sendai. An outstanding tactician, he was made all the more iconic for his missing […]

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