Takeda Nobutora

Takeda Nobutora

Takeda Nobutora

Takeda Nobutora (武田 信虎) was from the Kai branch of the Takeda Family living from 1498-1574.1 His son Takeda Shingen displaced him in 1541.12

He was from long line of shugo of Kai Province since Kamakura times1 and his family position here was secured by him as he established his family as a Sengoku Daimyō House.2


1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.
2. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.

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