Hideyoshi Toyotomi

Hideyoshi Toyotomi (豊臣 秀吉) was a daimyo from the Warring States Period. He was born on the 6th year of tenbun (1537) and died on the 3rd year of keicho (1598).


He is considered one of the Three Heroes (三英傑; saneiketsu), along side Nobunaga Oda and Ieyasu Tokugawa. Initially served the Imagawa Family.

Had many names, including Tokichiro Kinoshita ; 木下藤吉郎

The son of a spear master Matsushita Yukitsuna was Hideyoshi's godparent (松下 之綱), serving him. It's assumed that because Yukitsuna and Hideyoshi were born the same it, it was Yuki's father Naganori (松下長則) who Hideyoshi served first.

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