Hashimoto Sanai

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  • Born: 1834
  • Died: 1859
  • Other Names: 綱紀 (Kôki)
  • Japanese: 橋本 左内 (Hashimoto Sanai)

Hashimoto Sanai was a Fukui han court physician who contributed to the translation of Western materials in the mid-1850s.[1]

In 1856, he was appointed organizer of the Fukui domain school Meidôkan, and led classes for domain retainers' children in his spare time.[2]

He was executed in 1859.


  1. Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 2 (1937), 97.
  2. Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 2 (1937), 251.