• Born date: 1878-07-27
  • Born in: JapaN
  • Death date: 1948-12-23
  • Death in: JapaN
Iwane Matsui

Iwane Matsui (松井 石根, Matsui Iwane, extra 27 July 1878 – 23 December 1948) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army and the commander of the expeditionary forces sent to China in World War II. He was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to death by hanging by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East for responsibility over the Nanking Massacre.