Yūkichi Takeda (武田 祐吉, Takeda Yūkichi, 5 May 1886 – 29 March 1958) was a scholar of Japanese literature.

Yūkichi Takeda
Born
武田祐吉

(1886-05-05)May 5, 1886
DiedMarch 29, 1958(1958-03-29) (aged 71)
NationalityJapanese
OccupationJapanese literary scholar, School teacher
Known forStudy of Kojiki and Man'yōshū
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BiographyEdit

He was born in the Nihonbashi Ward of Tokyo City (modern-day Chūō Ward, Tokyo).

He became a lecturer as Kokugakuin University in 1926. He is known for his research on the Kojiki and the Man'yōshū, and in 1950[1] was awarded the Japan Academy Prize for his work on the Man'yōshū.

Reference listEdit

  1. ^ "恩賜賞・日本学士院賞・日本学士院エジンバラ公賞受賞者一覧". website of the Japan Academy. The Japan Academy. 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2013.

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