Born: Jun 15, 1888 AD
Died: 1947 AD, at 58 years of age.
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.
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