Inaba Masanari (稲葉正成)

Masanari INABA (December 7, 1775 - April 17, 1815) was the eighth lord of the Yodo Domain of Yamashiro Province. The twelfth grand master of the Inaba family with ties to Masanari.

The second son of Masanobu INABA, the seventh lord of the domain. His mother was the daughter of Munenobu MATSUDAIRA. His lawful wife was the daughter of Masatomo ABE. He had a child, Masaharu INABA (the first son). His official court ranks were Jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade), Jushiinoge (Junior Forth Rank, Lower Grade), Nagato no kuni no kami (governor of Nagato Province) and Tango no kuni no kami (governor of Tango Province).

He was born on December 7, 1775. His childhood name was Sadanosuke. Since his older brother died young, he became the heir. He succeeded his father upon his death in 1806.

He died on April 17, 1815 at the age of 41, and his first son succeeded him.

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