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In this Japanese name, the family name is Akechi.
Akechi Mituhide
Akechi Mitsuhide

Akechi Mitsuhide (明智 光秀, March 10, 1528 – July 17, 1582) was a Japanese samurai. He was a general in the forces of Oda Nobunaga. He was from Mino Province.


  • 1580 (Tenshō 8): Akechi was put in charge of establishing a survey of Yamato Province in the area of modern Nara Prefecture
  • 1581 (Tenshō 9): Akechi was charged with making a survey of Tango Province north of Kyoto
  • 1582 (Tenshō 10): Nobunaga was assassinated by Akechi Mitsuhide.

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