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Mouri Motonari (Japanese Daimyo)

Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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Born: 1497
Died: 1571

[flag of Mouri Motonari]
by Jaume Ollé

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Incidentally Japan also used disc to represent star traditionally like Sengoku Samurai Mouri family banner used in 16th century which depicts three black stars by discs however in 1869 Hokkaido Development Commissioner already started using a mullet flag inspired by US flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 01 March 2014

The discs were used to represent stars in Vietnam as well, like here.
Tomislav Todorović, 01 March 2014

In 1523, he succeeded to the Mori family's governorship based in Yoshidasho, Aki Province, and became the lord of Yoshida Koriyama Castle. Later, he defeated Amago Yoshihisa, Sue Harukata, and Ouchi Yoshinaga to become a feudal lord with ten provinces in the Chugoku region. The war streaming flag has white background with black kanji letter one and three circles representing three stars. The three stars were an emblem appropriate for the battlefield, called the "Shogun Star".
Nozomi Kariyasu, 19 February 2023