Ito Hirobumi

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 (ē′tō′), Prince Hirobumi 1841-1909.
Japanese politician who helped draft the constitution of 1889 and held four terms as prime minister between 1885 and 1901. He served as resident general of Korea (1906-1909) and was assassinated by a Korean nationalist.
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In 1909, Ahn assassinated Ito Hirobumi, Abe's personal hero, who created Imperial Japan and became Koreans' archenemy by destroying their national sovereignty in 1905.
To add to the poignancy of the exchange, Matsumoto's mother is the great-granddaughter of Ito Hirobumi, the first resident general of Korea during the Japanese colonial period, and the lawmaker who asked the question used to serve in the Self-Defense Forces.
Iwakura was a member of the faction at the Emperor's court that actively participated in the anti-Tokugawa coup, which brought accommodationists such as Ito Hirobumi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1841-1909) and Inoue Kaoru [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1839-1915) to power.
Even Minister of Public Works Ito Hirobumi (later Japan's first prime minister) commissioned a foreign employee, John Davidson, to write a report in 1877 on Egypt's system of mixed courts (Nakaoka 1979, 1988).
Among them are Saigo Takamori (1827-1877), Katsu Kaishu (1823-1899), Ito Hirobumi (1841-1909), and Okubo Toshimichi (1830-1878), they said.
This was the course recommended by the veteran Japanese politician Ito Hirobumi, the principal architect of the changes under the Meiji regime.
Prince Ito Hirobumi was a major organizer of the restoration of the monarchy which he saw as a unifying force in the country.
Subsequently, he has praised Ito Hirobumi, the Asian expansionist, as the greatest hero-statesman of Japan.