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  • TAKAMORI SAIGO (1832-1877), Japanese patriot, was born in Satsuma in 1832.
  • From early youth he took a prominent part in the politics of his clan, and owing to his extreme opinions with regard to the expediency of abolishing the Tokugawa administration, he was banished (1858) to the island of Oshima (Satsuma), where he attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide.
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  • MATSUKATA, MARQUIS (1835-), Japanese statesman, was born at Kagoshima in 1835, being a son of a samurai of the Satsuma clan.
  • Japan, known as the Satsuma-Fuji.

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