1880 – Born on the 15th of June in Kochi,Kochi Prefecture.
1913 – He studied at Harvard Law School in Cambridge,Massachusetts.
1920 – He became a Military Attache to the United States.
– He achieved the rank of Admiral and was appointed to the Navy General Staff.
1930 – He attended the London Naval Conference.
1935 – He subsequently served as the chief naval delegate to the London Naval Conference.
1936 – He was appointed Minister of the Navy under Prime Minister Koki Hirota.
1937 – He was appointed as a Commander in Chief of Combined Fleet.
1941 – He became Chief of the Naval General Staff.
1943 – He was promoted to Fleet Admiral.
– He kept his position as Chief of the Naval General throughout the majority of World War II.
1945 – He arrested by the American Occupation forces.
1947 – He died on the 5th of January because of heart attack.