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Jules Brunet
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Military Personnel
    (January 2, 1838-August 12, 1911)
    Artillery specialist
    Member of the first French Military mission to Japan
    Military advisor to the Tokugawa Shogunate
    He fought on the losing side of the Boshin War.
    He was a part of a French military mission to modernize the Shogun's forces against the Meiji government.
    He resigned from the French Army and stayed in Japan after the mission was over.
    He helped form the short-lived Republic of Ezo with Admiral Enomoto Takeaki.
    On his way to France to stand trial, he was rehabilitated and reinstated in the French Army.
    He attended the École Polytechnique.
    He served in the Franco-Prussian War.
    After the war, rose to Chief of Staff of the French Army.
    The main character of 'The Last Samurai,' Nathan Algren, was partly based on him.

Credit: Jeff

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