Takenaka Hanbē

Kanji: 竹中半兵衛 Dates: 1544-1579 Other Known Names: Takenaka Shigeharu, Hanbei, “Zhuge Liang of the Sengoku Jidai” Takenaka clan mon Takenaka Hanbē was famous strategist well-known for his service to Toyotomi Hideyoshi during the Sengoku Jidai. Even though his actual name is Takenaka Shigeharu, he is remembered in history as Takenaka Hanbē, and gained the nickname as … Continue reading Takenaka Hanbē