Lineage of the School of Tadayoshi (1598-1871)

The colloquial names of the Tadayoshi smiths are given. e.g. The 1st Gen. Tadayoshi was commonly known as Musashi Daijo (however, he only signed "Musashi Daijo" on his Tadahiro mei!).   Click on each name to see more information.

HIZEN TADAYOSHI MAINLINE

1st "MUSASHI DAIJO" TADAYOSHI
(1572 - 15 Aug 1632)

"KAWACHI DAIJO" MASAHIRO
(1607 - 5 Feb 1665)

"TOSA no KAMI" TADAYOSHI
(? – Circa 1634)

2nd "OMI DAIJO" TADAHIRO
(1614 - 27 May 1693)

3rd "MUTSU no KAMI" TADAYOSHI
(1636 - 2 Jan 1686)

4th "OMI DAIJO " TADAYOSHI
(1667 - 5 Sep 1747)

5th "OMI no KAMI" TADAYOSHI
(1696 - 15 Jun 1775)

6th "OMI no KAMI" TADAYOSHI
(1736 - 6 Dec 1815)

7th (Tadasaemonjo Tadahiro) TADAHIRO
(1770 - 28 Feb 1816)

8th (Shinsaemonjo…) TADAYOSHI
(1801 - 26 May 1859)

9th (Hyakutaro…) TADAYOSHI
(1832 - 27 Dec 1880)

[Last Tadayoshi sword smith stopped work in 1871]

10th (Kinichi) TADAYOSHI
(18 Sep 1860 - 22 Dec 1909)

11th (Tetsuji) TADAYOSHI
(1883 - 16 Jun 1936)