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In this Japanese name, the family name is Saitō.
Saitō Makoto

Saitō Makoto (斎藤 実?, October 27, 1858–February 26, 1936) was a Japanese naval officer and politician.[1]

Early life

Saitō was born in Iwate Prefecture.[1] He was a member of the sixth class which graduated from the Japanese Naval Academy.[2]


Saitō rose to the rank of Admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy.[1]

He was Japanese Governor-General of Korea from 1919 to 1927.[1] He returned to Korea as Governor-General from 1929 to 1931.[3]

He was Prime minister from 1932 to 1934.[1]

Related pages


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Saitō Makoto" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 809.
  2. Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN), "Graduates of Naval Academy class 6th," Saito Makoto[dead link]; retrieved 2012-9-3.
  3., Republic of Korea, Governors-General; ewreiwcws 201-9-3.

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Media related to Makoto Saito at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Haegawa Yosimichi
Japanese Governor-General of Korea
Succeeded by
Ukaki GAzsike
Preceded by
Yamanasi Hanjo
Japanese Governor-General of Korea
Succeeded by
Ukaki Gazsike
Preceded by
Yinukai Syoshi
Prime Minister of Japan
Succeeded by
Okada Geiske