Quotes by Townsend Harris

About Townsend Harris:


Townsend Harris is credited as the diplomat who first opened the Empire of Japan to foreign trade and culture in the Edo period.

Author Bio


  • NameTownsend Harris
  • DescriptionAmerican diplomat
  • BornOctober 3, 1804
  • DiedFebruary 25, 1878
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionDiplomat