Jiro Nitta
    Jiro Nitta
    Birthday: Jun 6, 1912
    Family name: 新田
    Given name: 次郎
    Born in Suwa, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

    His uncle was the famed meteorologist Sakuhei Fujiwhara and his son is mathematician Masahiko Fujiwara. After retiring from the Japan Meteorological Agency, he began writing professionally. Originally a meteorologist, he wrote mainly on themes connected with mountains.