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Kosho Ohtani

光照 大谷
Kosho Otani was a cousin of the Japanese Emperor Hirohito and the former head of the major Japanese Buddhist denomination Jodo Shinshu Honganji-ha. He led the 10 million-member denomination between 1927 and 1977. Otani also acted as president of the Japanese Buddhist Federation in 1955, 1961 and 1969.

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Kosho Ohtani
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Born 1911
Died 2002
(aged 91)
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