有馬氏1601 - 1621
岡部氏1621 - 1624
因幡氏1624 - 1649
松平 (深溝)1649 - 1669
Matsudaira (Fukōzu) Clan
朽木氏1669 - 1871
福知山城Fukuchiyama Castle is classified as a hilltop castle (its layout: Renkakushiki), and is located in Kyōto. During the pre-modern age, it found itself within the borders of Tanba Province. It is associated with the Akechi clan. Dates in use: 1579 - 1872.
Akechi Mitsuhide replaced the Yokoyama clan here in 1576 & completed the rebuilding of this castle three years later. Mistuhide is most well known for betraying his lord, Oda Nobunaga. Nobunaga's death was avenged just 13 days later when Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeated the Akechi in the Battle of Yamazaki.
|1579||Akechi Mitsuhide utilized the existing fortifications here to complete the castle.|
|1582||After Akechi Mitsuhide was killed in the Battle of Yamazaki, the Sugihara clan were stationed here.|
|1600||Arima Toyoji was stationed here after the Battle of Sekigahara.|
|1661||The Kutsuki clan were transferred here. They remained throughout the Edo period.|
|1872||The castle was abandoned.|
|1986||The castle was rebuilt.|