Kango Takeda (武田 簡吾, 18?? - 18??) was a Japanese translator and map publisher active in Numazu (沼津市), Japan, during the late Edo Period. He published one important map in two editions, first in 1858, then in a revised 1862 edition. This second edition was revised and updated with the help of the Dutch merchant Edward Schnell. The work created a stir in isolationist Edo Japan, with Kango Takeda and his entire family interrogated by the Shogunate. Kango himself imprisoned for the remainder of his life.

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