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Oishi Kuranosuke Yoshio (大石内蔵助良雄)

Oishi Kuranosuke Yoshio (大石内蔵助良雄),1659-1703
The leader of the forty-seven retainers of Asano Takumi-no-Kami Naganori; they avenged the death sentence passed on their lord by killing Kira Kozuke-no-Suke Yoshinaka, who had provoked the incident leading to it.
Afterwards, they were generously permitted to commit ritual suicide.

A paper model recovered from oblivion:
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The direct link:
https://web.archive.org/web/20110808...kura_craft.pdf

A picture of Oishi Kuranosuke:
https://previews.agefotostock.com/pr...pa0018676.webp
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