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Takata Tokio was born in 1949. He is a Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University. His academic intersts are in philology and Dunhuang studies.In 1987 he was awarded the Tōhō Gakkai Prize (Oriental Society Prize) and in 1988 the Dr. Kyosuke Kindaichi Memorial Award. His major publications include History of the Chinese Language from Dunhuang Documents (敦煌資料による中国語史の研究) 1988 and Personal Seals of Naitō Konan (内藤湖南自用印譜) 2023. He has been the Librarian of Toyo Bunko since 2022.