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Maeda Toshinaga

Maeda Toshinaga
Lord of Kaga
In office
1599–1605
Preceded by Maeda Toshiie
Succeeded by Maeda Toshitsune
Personal details
Born (1562-02-15)February 15, 1562
Arako, Japan
Died June 27, 1614(1614-06-27) (aged 52), aged 53
Nationality Japanese
Spouse(s) Ei-hime

Maeda Toshinaga (前田 利長, February 15, 1562 – June 27, 1614) was a Japanese daimyo who was the second head of the Kaga Domain. He was the eldest son of Maeda Toshiie and married one of Oda Nobunaga's daughters, Ei-hime.

He supported Tokugawa Ieyasu, and, after receiving his brother Toshimasa's lands (Noto, 215,000 koku), controlled a total of 1,250,000 koku, an amount exceeded only by the Shogunate. Toshinaga built and resided in Kanazawa Castle.

He had no children and adopted his brother Toshitsune as his heir.

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