|Birth Day||December 7, 1878|
|Age||141 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||May 29, 1942 (age 63)|
Renowned and controversial Japanese poet, Writer, feminist, and pacifist who wrote between 20,000 and 50,000 poems. She is perhaps best known for an anti-war poem entitled "Kimi Shinitamou koto nakare" and published during the Russo-Japanese War.
She ran her merchant family's yokan (candy) Business beginning at the young age of eleven.
Her birth name was Sho Ho; Akiko Yosano was her pen name.
She married literary Editor Tekkan Yosano in 1901. She subsequently gave birth to thirteen children.
She was a literary contemporary of fellow Japanese author Eji Yoshikawa.