Governor-General of Taiwan
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Governor-General of Taiwan
Governor-General of Taiwan
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Seal of the Government-General of Taiwan.svg
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Seal of the Governor-General of Taiwan
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Government-General of Taiwan, Empire of Japan
StyleGovernor-General
Reports toPrime Minister of Japan
ResidenceOffice of the Governor-General of Taiwan
SeatTaihoku, Taiwan
AppointerEmperor of Japan
Formation10 May 1895
First holderKabayama Sukenori
Final holderAnd? Rikichi
Abolished25 October 1945
SuccessionGovernor of Taiwan Province

The Governor-General of Taiwan (?, Taiwan S?toku) was the head of the Government-General of Taiwan in the Japanese era (including Formosa and the Pescadores) when they were part of the Empire of Japan, from 1895 to 1945.

The Japanese Governors-General were members of the Diet, civilian officials, Japanese nobles or generals. They exercised their power on behalf of the Sovereign of Taiwan (the Emperor of Japan) until the dissolution of the Empire when the dominion was ceded to the Republic of China.[1]

Governors-General

  Military   Rikken Seiy?kai   Kenseikai   Rikken Minseit?

No Portrait Name Origin Occupation Affiliation Term of Office Emperor of Japan
1 Kabayama Sukenori.jpg Kabayama Sukenori
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Kagoshima Admiral (Imperial Japanese Navy) (Viscount) Military 10 May 1895 2 June 1896 Black and white photo of emperor Meiji of Japan.jpg

Emperor Meiji
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2 11 KatsuraT.jpg Katsura Tar?
Yamaguchi Lieutenant General (Imperial Japanese Army) (Viscount) Military 2 June 1896 14 October 1896
3 Maresuke Nogi,  ?1 - Photo only.jpg Nogi Maresuke
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Yamaguchi Lieutenant General (Imperial Japanese Army) (Baron) Military 14 October 1896 26 February 1898
4 Gentaro Kodama 2.jpg Kodama Gentar?
Yamaguchi Lieutenant General (Imperial Japanese Army) (Baron) Military 26 February 1898 11 April 1906
5 Sakuma Samata.jpg Sakuma Samata
Yamaguchi General (Imperial Japanese Army) (Viscount) Military 11 April 1906 1 May 1915
Emperor Taish?(cropped).jpg

Emperor Taish?
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6 Ando Teibi.jpg And? Teibi
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Nagano General (Imperial Japanese Army) (Baron) Military 1 May 1915 6 June 1918
7 Akashi Motojiroh.jpg Akashi Motojiro
Fukuoka Lieutenant General (Imperial Japanese Army) Military 6 June 1918 24 October 1919
8 Den Kenjiro.jpg Den Kenjir?
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Hy?go Member of Terauchi Cabinet (Baron) Seiy?kai 29 October 1919 2 September 1923
9 Kakichi Uchida.jpg Uchida Kakichi
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Tokyo Member of House of Peers Seiy?kai 6 September 1923 1 September 1924
10 Takio Izawa 1.jpg Izawa Takio
Nagano Member of House of Peers Kenseikai 1 September 1924 16 July 1926
11 Mannoshin Kamiyama.jpg Kamiyama Mitsunoshin
Yamaguchi literary figure Kenseikai 16 July 1926 16 June 1928 Hirohito in dress uniform.jpg

Emperor Sh?wa
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12 Takeji kawamura.jpg Kawamura Takeji
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Akita Member of House of Peers Seiy?kai 16 June 1928 30 July 1929
13 Eiz? Ishizuka.jpg Ishizuka Eiz?
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Fukushima Member of House of Peers Minseit? 30 July 1929 16 January 1931
14 ?ta Masahiro.jpg ?ta Masahiro
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Yamagata Director of Kwantung Leased Territory Minseit? 16 January 1931 2 March 1932
15 Minami Hiroshi.jpg Minami Hiroshi
Toyama Member of House of Peers Seiy?kai 2 March 1932 26 May 1932
16 Nakagawa Kenz?.jpg Nakagawa Kenz?
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Niigata Undersecretary of Education Minseit? 26 May 1932 2 September 1936
17 Seiz? Kobayashi.jpg Seiz? Kobayashi
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Hiroshima Admiral (Imperial Japanese Navy) Military 2 September 1936 27 November 1940
18 Hasegawa Kiyoshi.JPG Hasegawa Kiyoshi
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Fukui Admiral (Imperial Japanese Navy) Military 27 November 1940 30 December 1944
19 Ando Rikichi.jpg And? Rikichi
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Miyagi General (Imperial Japanese Army) Military 30 December 1944 25 October 1945

See also

References

  1. ^ Edward I-te Chen (1970). "Japanese Colonialism in Korea and Formosa: A Comparison of The Systems of Political Control". Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies. Harvard-Yenching Institute. 30: 126-158. doi:10.2307/2718768. JSTOR 2718768.

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