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Maeda Toshinaga
Lord of Kaga

In office
1599–1605
Preceded by Maeda Toshiie
Succeeded by Maeda Toshitsune
Personal details
Born (1562-02-15)February 15, 1562
Arako, Japan
Died June 27, 1614(1614-06-27) (aged 52), aged 53
Nationality Japanese
Spouse(s) Ei-hime

Maeda Toshinaga (前田 利長?, February 15, 1562 – June 27, 1614) was a Japanese daimyo who was the second head of the Kaga Domain. He was the eldest son of Maeda Toshiie and married one of Oda Nobunaga's daughters, Ei-hime.

He supported Tokugawa Ieyasu, and, after receiving his brother Toshimasa's lands (Noto, 215,000 koku), controlled a total of 1,250,000 koku, an amount exceeded only by the Shogunate. Toshinaga built and resided in Kanazawa Castle.

He had no children and adopted his brother Toshitsune as his heir.

Family

  • Father: Maeda Toshiie (1539–1599)
  • Mother: Maeda Matsu (1547–1617)
  • Siblings:
    • Maeda Toshimasa
    • Maeda Toshitsune (1594–1658) (also adopted son)
    • Maeda Toshitaka (1594–1637)
    • Maeda Toshitoyo
    • Maeda Kō
    • Maeda Ma'a
    • Maeda Gō
    • Maeda Chise

This article incorporates text from OpenHistory.

File:Maeda Toshinaga (bronze statue).jpg

Statue of Maeda Toshinaga

Preceded by
Maeda Toshiie
1st (Maeda) lord of Kaga
1599–1605
Succeeded by
Maeda Toshitsune

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