Inazo Nitobe, Japanese Author and Educator

as seen on the Series D 5000 yen note

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Inazo Nitobe
  • Birth: September 1, 1862, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
  • Death: October 15, 1933, Victoria, Canada
  • Languages: Japanese, English
  • Who he was: Japanese writer known especially for Bushido, which was written and published in English and not translated into Japanese until several years later

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