Bojo Toshikatsu (坊城俊克)

Toshikatsu BOJO (October 7, 1802 - September 9, 1865) was a court noble in the end of the Edo period. He was a son of Toshiaki BOJO, and his mother was a daughter of Tsunehaya KAJUJI.

He was born in Kyoto. He received a peerage in 1831. After serving as Kurodo no to (Head Chamberlain) and Benkan (Controller of Oversight Department), he became Sangi (Royal Advisors) and Sadaiben (Controller of the Left) in 1850. He became Chunagon (Middle Counselor) in 1857. He became giso (position to report congress decision to the emperor) and had been involved in mediation between the imperial court and the bakufu on the issues of the imperial grant for concluding a treaty, the imperial sanction to Mito Domain, a Shogun's heir and the marriage of Imperial Princess Kazunomiya Chikako as buke tenso (liaison officers between the imperial court and the military government) in 1859. As an Imperial envoy, he went to Edo along with the marriage of Imperial Princess Kazunomiya Chikako and succeeded in abolishing a blood oath swore at the appointment of buke tenso. He became Gon Dainagon (Provisional Major Counselor) in 1862 and served as Dazai gon no sochi (Provisional Governor-General of the Dazai-fu offices) as well in 1864. He was appointed to Juichii (Junior First Rank) in 1865, but died in the same year.