Yoshida Shoin

Yoshida Shoin

Yoshida Shoin

That the country of my Ruler may enjoy peace
I would gladly give my life away.
(Written when he left Hagi for the last time on his final Edo journey prior to his execution.)

Early Years
Later Years
Letters and Writings
Portraits
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The majority of this information is taken from the following work:
Yoshida Shoin
Forerunner of the Meiji Restoration: A biographical study
H. Van Straelen S.V.D., Ph.D.
Professor at Nanzan University, Nagoya
Published by Leiden, E.J. Brill, Netherlands. 1952