1847 – Born on the 5th of January in Fukuoka, Buzen Province, Japan.
1871 – He was appointed as commander of the new Imperial Japanese Army.
1874 – He was a survivor of the Taiwan Expedition, during the Satsuma Rebellion.
– He defended Kumamoto Castle during its siege as commander of the 13th Infantry Regiment.
1895 – He was elevated to the title of danshaku (Baron).
1903 – He was promoted as army General.
1906 – He was awarded the Order of the Golden Gate Kite(1st class).
1911 – He received the largely honorary rank of Field Marshal.
1930 – He died on the 19th of July in Tokyo, Japan.