Takeda Motoaki (武田 元明) was a member of the ‘Wakasa branch’ of the Takeda Clan, living from 1552 to 1582. After the assassination of Oda Nobunaga he sided with the assassin Akechi Mitsuhide, however he was eventually captured and commited suicide.1
1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.
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