Akechi Mitsuhide

16th-century samurai; assassin of Oda Nobunaga
In this Japanese name, the family name is Akechi.

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.[1] He was from Mino Province.

Akechi Mitsuhide

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Akechi Mitsuhide" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 18.
  2. Nussbaum, "Honnō-ji" at p. 350.

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