Toshiie Maeda was born January 15th 1538 A.D. and died #onthisday in a groovy way, April 27th 1599 A.D. Toshiie was one of the leading Generals of Nobunaga Oda’s army of the following Sengoku period during the 16h century… To the extending of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

His father was known as Toshima Maeda. Maeda was the fourth of seven brothers. He was remembered by one of his preferred weapons known as a Yari (a spear-like weapon). A fun fact to mention, he had a high ranking role in court which and received the title of Great Counselor “Dainagon”.