Saionji Kinmochi

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  • Born: 1849
  • Died: 1940/11/24
  • Japanese: 西園寺 公望 (Saionji Kinmochi)

Saionji Kinmochi was one of the genrô who helped build the Meiji state. The last of the surviving genrô, he served as Prime Minister twice.

A son of court noble Tokudaiji Kin'ito, he was born in 1849.