Marshal (Japan)

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Marshal 元帥 Gensui was an honor awarded to selected General or Admiral in Japanese Army and Navy. Often referred as Field Marshal for Army, or Admiral of the Fleet for Navy.

list of Marshals

no date rank title name class home life note
1 20 Jan 1898 General Marquis Yamagata Aritomo 山縣有朋 Yamaguchi 1938-1922
2 20 Jan 1898 General Prince Akihito 彰仁親王 1846-1903
3 20 Jan 1898 General Marquis Oyama Iwao 大山巌 Kagoshima 1842-1916
4 20 Jan 1898 Admiral Marquis Saigo Tsugumichi 西郷從道 Kagoshima 1843-1902
5 31 Jan 1906 General Count Nozu Michitsura 野津道貫 Kagoshima 1841-1908
6 31 Jan 1906 Admiral Viscount Ito Sukeyuki 伊東祐亨 Kagoshima 1843-1914
7 24 Oct 1911 General Count Oku Yasukata 奥保鞏 Fukuoka 1846-1930
8 31 Oct 1911 Admiral Viscount Inoue Yoshika 井上良馨 Kagoshima 1845-1929
9 21 Apr 1913 Admiral Count Togo Heihachiro 東郷平八郎 Kagoshima 1847-1934
10 7 Jul 1913 Admiral Prince Takehito 威仁親王 1862-1913 critical, died 10 Jul 1913
11 9 Jan 1915 General Viscount Hasegawa Yoshimichi 長谷川好道 Yamaguchi 1850-1924
12 9 Jan 1915 General Prince Sadanaru 貞愛親王 1858-1923
13 9 Jan 1915 General Viscount Kawamura Kageaki 川村景明 Kagoshima 1850-1926
14 24 Jun 1916 General Count Terauchi Masatake 寺内正毅 Yamaguchi 1852-1919
15 26 May 1917 Admiral Baron Ijuin Goro 伊集院五郎 5th class, Naval Academy Kagoshima 1852-1921
16 12 Dec 1919 General Prince Kotohito 載仁親王 1865-1945
17 27 Apr 1921 General Viscount Uehara Yusaku 上原勇作 3rd class, Military Cadet Miyazaki 1856-1933
18 26 Jun 1922 Admiral Prince Yorihito 依仁親王 1867-1922 posthumously
19 8 Jan 1923 Admiral Baron Shimamura Hayao 島村速雄 7th class, Naval Academy Kochi 1858-1923 posthumously
20 24 Aug 1923 Admiral Baron Kato Tomozaburo 加藤友三郎 7th class, Naval Academy Hiroshima 1861-1923 critical, died 25 Aug 1923
21 27 Jan 1929 General Prince Kuniyoshi 邦彦王 7th class, Military Academy 1873-1929 posthumously
22 27 May 1932 Admiral Prince Hiroyasu 博恭王 1875-1946
23 8 Aug 1932 General Prince Morimasa 守正王 7th class, Military Academy 1874-1951
24 3 May 1933 General Muto Nobuyoshi 武藤信義 3rd class, Military Academy Saga 1868-1933
25 18 Apr 1943 Admiral Yamamoto Isoroku 山本五十六 32nd class, Naval Academy Niigata 1884-1943 posthumously (killed in action)
26 21 Jun 1943 Admiral Nagano Osami 永野修身 28th class, Naval Academy Kochi 1880-1947
27 21 Jun 1943 General Count Terauchi Hisaichi 寺内壽一 11th class, Military Academy Tokyo 1879-1946
28 21 Jun 1943 General Sugiyama Hajime 杉山元 12th class, Military Academy Fukuoka 1880-1945
29 31 Mar 1944 Admiral Koga Mineichi 古賀峯一 34th class, Naval Academy Saga 1885-1944 posthumously (killed in action)
30 2 Jun 1944 General Hata Shunroku 畑俊六 12th class, Military Academy Fukushima 1879-1962

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