Kato Kiyomasa

photo: Junko Nagata © Japanbyweb.com

Statue of Kato Kiyomasa at Kumamoto Castle.
Kato Kiyomasa, daimyo, warrior and castle architect (famed  for building Kumamoto Castle) was born on this day, July 25, 1562 in modern day Nakamura Ward, Nagoya City.

photo: Junko Nagata © Japanbyweb.com