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Yukio Mishima

Kimitake Hiraoka, known also under the pen name Yukio Mishima, was a Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, model, film director, nationalist, and founder of the Tatenokai. Mishima is considered one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century. He was considered for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, but the award went to his countryman and friend Yasunari Kawabata. His works include the novels Confessions of a Mask and The Temple of... Read More

BornKimitake Hiraoka
January 14, 1925
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
DiedNovember 25, 1970 (aged 45)
Ichigaya, Tokyo, Japan
OccupationNovelist, playwright, poet, short-story writer, essayist, critic
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