Matsudaira Norinaga

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Matsudaira Norinaga
松平 乗寿
Born (1600-02-26)February 26, 1600
Died March 19, 1654(1654-03-19) (aged 54)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Daimyō

Matsudaira Norinaga (松平 乗寿, February 26, 1600 – March 19, 1654) was a daimyō during early-Edo period Japan. He was the second head of the Ogyū-Matsudaira clan.


Matsudaira Norinaga was the eldest son of Matsudaira Ienori, a Sengoku period samurai and daimyō of Iwamura Domain in Mino Province under the early Tokugawa shogunate. On the death of his father in 1614, he was confirmed as head of the Ogyū-Matsdaira clan and the same year accompanied the forces of Shōgun Tokugawa Hidetada at the Siege of Osaka. In 1634, he was transferred to Hamamatsu Domain in Tōtōmi Province with an increase in revenues from 20,000 to 36,000 koku.

In 1642, Matsudaira Norinaga was promoted to the post of Rōjū under Shōgun Tokugawa Iemitsu. From 1644, he was transferred to Tatebayashi Domain in Kōzuke Province with an increase in revenues to 60,000 koku, where he ruled to his death in 1654.

Matsudaira Norinaga was married to the daughter of Mizuno Tadayoshi, daimyō of Yoshida Domain in Mikawa Province.


  • Papinot, Edmund. (1906) Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie du japon. Tokyo: Librarie Sansaisha...Click link for digitized 1906 Nobiliaire du japon (2003)
  • The content of much of this article was derived from that of the corresponding article on Japanese Wikipedia.
Preceded by
Matsudaira Ienori
Daimyō of Iwamura
Succeeded by
Niwa Ujinobu
Preceded by
Kōriki Tadafusa
Daimyō of Hamamatsu
Succeeded by
Ōta Sukemune
Preceded by
Sakakibara Tadatsugu
Daimyō of Tatebayashi
Succeeded by
Matsudaira Norihisa

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