- Other Names: 高木政ニ (Takaki Seiji)
- Japanese: 堀孝之 (Hori Takayuki)
Hori traveled around Great Britain and Europe with Niiro Hisanobu and Godai Tomoatsu, the leaders of the student group, in order to survey conditions of government, technology, etc. Along with Iwashita Michihira and others, he was later a member of a Satsuma delegation to the 1867 Paris World's Fair.
- Plaque at Satsuma students monument outside Kagoshima Chûô train station.