General Katsura Tarö was a key figure in the development of Japan’s first national army, acted as
colonial governor-general in Taiwan, developed what is now Takushoku University as a school for
Japanese overseas administrators and businessmen, and, as prime minister for most of the period
1901-1913, took his country to alliance with Britain, war with Russia, and finally annexation of Korea.
He was a political general who made the transition to full statesman. Ironically, however, on the...[Show more]
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