Matsuda Michiyuki

Matsuda Michiyuki (松田 道之, 22 June 1839 – 6 July 1882) was a Japanese bureaucrat and statesman, active in the Meiji period of Imperial Japan.

Matsuda was governor of Shiga Prefecture from 1871 to 1875, and governor of Tokyo from 1879 to 1882.

Matsuda was sent to Ryukyu in 1879. He abolished Ryukyu Domain and declared the creation of Okinawa Prefecture in the same year.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hamashita, Takeshi. Okinawa Nyūmon (沖縄入門, "Introduction to Okinawa"). Tokyo: Chikuma Shobō, 2000, pp. 207–13.
Political offices
position established governor of Shiga Prefecture
1872 - 1875
Succeeded by
Koteda Yasusada
Preceded by
Masataka Kusumoto
governor of Tokyo
1879 - 1882
Succeeded by
Yoshikawa Akimasa