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was a scholar and statesman in Meiji period Japan. He often used the pen-name Kando Kohei.Kanda was born in the Fuwa District of Mino Province, (present-day Gifu Prefecture). He studied rangaku and became a teacher at the Tokugawa bakufu's Bansho Shirabesho institute for researching western science and technology.After the Meiji Restoration, Kanda was appointed governor of Hyogo Prefecture, and also worked for the new Meiji government as an advisor on economics and governmental structures, and was responsible for developing and implementing the Land Tax Reforms of 1873-1881, and for establishing local administration structures. He was appointed to the House of Peers in 1890.
the governor of Aichi Prefecture in Japan. A graduate of Chuo University, he served as mayor of Ichinomiya for three terms from 1989 to 1997 before he was first elected governor of Aichi Prefecture in 1999.