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A Jakonin. The highly regarded Jakonins belonged to the fourth class of 8 classes social system and formed the soldieres of the 2nd class (the nobility) as their vassals. 1869/70. Photograph by Wilhelm Burger (No. 597). (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images)

The highly regarded Jakonins belonged to the fourth class of 8 classes social system and formed the soldieres of the class (the nobility) as their vassals. Photograph by Wilhelm Burger (No. (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images)

Isami Kondō the last samurai                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Kondō Isami (近藤 勇 November 1834 – May was a Japanese swordsman and official of the late Edo Period, famed for his role as commander of the Shinsengumi

Samurai executioner, a well known old practitioner who by his own account had in a year when business was brisk a very tolerable income. He received some 7 ichiboos (about $2.30) per head, and had taken off as many as 350 heads in a twelve month period, his office, however was a despised one.

Samurai executioner, a well known old practitioner who by his own account had in…

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