Takeda Takematsu

武田竹松

Takeda Clan

Individual

Kai Province

Lifespan:  Eishō 14 (1517) to 11/1 of Daiei 3 (1523)

Clan:  Takeda (Kai-Genji)

Father:  Takeda Nobutora

Mother:  Ōi-no-kata

Siblings:  Takematsu, Shingen, Inuchiyo, Nobushige, Nobumoto (Nobutomo ?), Nobukado, Nobuaki, Ichijō Nobutatsu, Sōchi, Matsuo Nobukore, Kawakubo Nobuzane, Nobutomo, Katsutora, Jōkei-in, Nanshōin-dono (formal wife of Anayama Nobutada), Nene-goryōnin, Kekōin (wife of a member of the Urano clan), Kame-goryōnin (formal wife of Ōi Nobutame), sister (formal wife of Shimojō Nobuuji), sister (wife of Nezu Kamihira), sister (wife of a member of the Katsurayama clan), Kiku-goryōnin (wife of Imadegawa Harusue)

Takeda Takematsu was an individual living during the Sengoku period.  He was a member of the Kai-Takeda clan.

Takematsu was born as the eldest son of Takeda Nobutora, a sengoku daimyō and the fifteenth head of the Takeda clan of Kai Province.  Takematsu was the older brother of Takeda Shingen (four years older than Shingen).

On 11/1 of Daiei 3 (1523), Takematsu died early at the age of seven.  To serve as the family temple of the Takeda, the Sontai Temple was built in front of the Tsutsujigasaki mansion in Kōfu in Kai.

Although Shingen is commonly viewed as the lineal heir to Nobutora, he was in fact the second son.  Owing to the early death of Takematsu, it appears that Shingen was then treated similarly to a lineal heir but was not such in terms of his birth order.