Oda Nagamasu (織田 長益, 1548 – January 24, 1622) was a Japanese daimyō and a brother of Oda Nobunaga who lived from the late Sengoku period through the early Edo period. Also known as Yūraku (有楽) or Urakusai (有楽斎), the Tokyo neighborhood Yūrakuchō is named for him. Nagamasu converted to Christianity in 1588 and took the baptismal name of John.
|Lord of Chita|
Owari Province, Japan
|Died||January 24, 1621 (aged 72-73)|
Kyoto, Yamashiro Province, Japan
|Relatives||Oda Nobunaga (brother)|
|Allegiance|| Oda clan|
|Battles/wars||Siege of Iwamura|
Siege of Shigisan
Siege of Itami
Siege of Takato
Siege of Kanie
Battle of Sekigahara
His childhood name was Gengorō (源五郎) and he was the 11th son of Oda Nobuhide. In 1574, he received the Chita District in Owari and the construction of Ōkusa Castle. Later, he was commissioned to serve Oda Nobutada in the Siege of Iwamura (1575), Siege of Shigisan (1577), Siege of Itami (1579) and also Siege of Takato (1582).
In 1584, he then joined Oda Nobukatsu and collaborated with Tokugawa Ieyasu against Hideyoshi at the Komaki - Nagakute campaign and battled against Takigawa Kazumasu at the Siege of Kanie Castle. Later, he was one of the peacemakers between Tokugawa Ieyasu and Toyotomi Hideyoshi, also between Sassa Narimasa and Maeda Toshiie.
- Father: Oda Nobuhide (1510–1551)
- Mother: Dota Gozen
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