Category:Townsend Harris

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English: Townsend Harris (October 3, 1804 – February 25, 1878) was a successful New York City merchant and minor politician, and the first United States Consul General to Japan. He negotiated the "Harris Treaty" between the US and Japan and is credited as the diplomat who first opened the Empire of Japan to foreign trade and culture in the Edo period.
日本語: タウンゼント・ハリスTownsend Harris, 1804年10月3日 - 1878年2月25日)は、アメリカ合衆国外交官である。初代駐日本アメリカ合衆国弁理公使民主党員、敬虔な聖公会信徒で生涯独身童貞を貫いた。タウンゼンド・ハリスと表記されることもある。


Townsend Harris 
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American diplomat
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Date of birth 3 October 1804
Washington County
Date of death 25 February 1878
Place of burial
Occupation
  • diplomat
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