saigo takamori

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Saigo Takamori (saɪˈiːɡəʊ ˌtækəˈmɔːrɪ)
1828--77, Japanese samurai, who led (1868) the coup that restored imperial government. In 1877 he reluctantly led a samurai rebellion, committing suicide when it failed

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