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Maeda Toshinaga
Lord of Kaga

In office
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.


  • 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
Succeeded by
Maeda Toshitsune

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