Inaba Masahiro (稲葉正弘)

Masahiro INABA (1747 - October 27, 1773) was the sixth lord of the Yodo Dmain of Yamashiro Province. The tenth grand master of the Inaba family with ties to Masanari.

The first son of Masayoshi INABA, the fifth lord of the domain. His mother was the daughter of Yoshimura DATE. His lawful wife was the daughter of Katasada MATSUDAIRA. He had a daughter (the legal wife of Shigezumi ARIMA). His official court ranks were Jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade), Mino no kuni no kami (Governor of Mino Province) and Sado no kuni no kami (Governor of Sado Province).

His common name was Uemon. In 1771, he succeeded his father following his death.

On October 27, 1773, he died young at the age of 27 without an heir, and Masanobu INABA, his brother and the adopted heir, succeeded Masahiro. The posthumous Buddhist name: Junshoin.

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