Azuchi–Momoyama period
The Azuchi–Momoyama period (安土桃山時代, Azuchi-Momoyama jidai) is the final phase of the Warring States period (戦国時代, Sengoku jidai) in Japan. These years of political unification led to t...
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Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98)
The Japanese invasions of Korea comprised two separate yet linked operations: an initial invasion in 1592, a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597. The conflict ended in 1598 with the wit...
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Population Census Edict
The Population Census Edict (人掃令, Hitobarai Rei) was a law promulgated in the name of Kampaku Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1592, the first year of the Bunroku era during the Azuchi–Momoyama period. I...
Kameyama Castle (Mie)
Kameyama Castle (亀山城, Kameyama-jō) is a Japanese castle located in Kameyama, northern Mie Prefecture, Japan. At the end of the Edo period, Kameyama Castle was home to the Ishikawa clan, daimyō...
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Horio Mosuke
Horio Yoshiharu (堀尾 吉晴, 1542 – July 26, 1611) was a Japanese daimyo during the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods. He was appointed to the position of one of three chūrō (arbiters) by Toyo...
Yi Eokgi
Yi Eok-gi (3 September 1561– 27 August 1597) was the commander of the Eastern Jeolla Fleet and later came to be the commander of the Western Jeolla Fleet. At age 32, despite being 15 years younger tha...
Azai Nagamasa
Asai Nagamasa (浅井 長政, 1545 – August 28, 1573) was a daimyo during the Sengoku period of Japan. His clan, the Asai, were located in northern Ōmi Province, east of Lake Biwa. He was both the b...
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Isono Tamba-no-kami
Isono Tamba (磯野丹波) was an officer of Azai Nagamasa during the Sengoku Period in Japan. Tamba was lord of Sawayama Castle in Omi Province and a retainer of the Azai clan. He fought at the Battle of Mai...
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Heo Jun
Heo Jun (허준, 1537?/1539 – 9 October 1615) was a court physician of the Yangcheon Heo clan during the reign of King Seonjo of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea. He was appointed as a court physician at the a...
Kwon Yul
Kwon Yul (1537–1599) was a Korean Army General and the Commander-in-chief (도원수; 導元帥) of the Joseon Dynasty, who successfully led the Korean forces against Japan during the Japanese invasions of Korea ...
Shōryūji Castle
Shōryūji Castle (勝龍寺城, Shōryūji-jō) is a castle in Nagaokakyō, Kyoto, Japan.
This castle was constructed in 1339 by Hosokawa Yoriharu, a major samurai commander under Ashikaga Takauji, the...
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2nd Naval Armaments Supplement Programme (Japan, 1934)
The 2nd Naval Armaments Supplement Programme (マル2計画, 第二次補充計画, Maru 2 Keikaku, Dai-Ni-Ji Hojū Keikaku) otherwise known as the "Circle Two" Plan was the second of four expansion plans of the Im...
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Honda Tadatoki
Honda Tadatoki (本多 忠刻, May 11, 1596 – June 30, 1626) was a Japanese daimyo of the early Edo period.Tadatoki was born as the eldest son of Honda Tadamasa. His mother Kumahime was a granddaugh...
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Toyotomi Hideyoshi (豊臣 秀吉, February 2, 1536 or March 26, 1537 – September 18, 1598) was a preeminent daimyo, warrior, general, former samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period who is regarded ...
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Saito Toshikazu
Saitō Toshikazu (齋藤俊一) (died 1582), also known as Saitō Toshizo (斎藤歳三), was lord of Ikuchiyama in Tamba Province as well as a member of the Saitō clan. Toshikazu served the Akechi clan at the Battle o...
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Nose tomb
Nose tombs (鼻の墓) are tombs that contain human noses or other body parts that were severed from Koreans and brought back to Japan as trophies during the Japanese invasions of Korea in the late 16th cen...
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Hwang Yun-gil
Hwang Yun-gil, also known as Hwang Yun'gil, was a Korean diplomat and ambassador, representing Joseon interests in a tongsinsa (diplomatic mission or corresponding envoys) to Sengoku period in Japan w...
Lady Saigō
Lady Saigō (西郷の局 or 西郷局, Saigō-no-Tsubone) (1552 – 1 July 1589), also known as Oai, was the first consort and trusted confidante of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the samurai lord who unified Japan at ...
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Kyūshū Campaign
The Kyūshū Campaign of 1586–1587 was part of the campaigns of Toyotomi Hideyoshi who sought to dominate Japan at the end of the Sengoku period. Having subjugated much of Honshū and Shikoku, Hide...
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Tenshō (Momoyama period)
Tenshō (天正) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year" name) after Genki and before Bunroku. This period spanned the years from July 1573 through December 1592. The reigning emp...
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Kameyama Castle (Kyoto)
Kameyama Castle (亀山城, Kameyama-jō) is a castle located in Kameoka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It guarded the northwest passage into Kyoto for nearly three-hundred years.
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Honnō-ji Incident
The Honnō-ji Incident (本能寺の変, Honnō-ji no Hen) refers to the forced suicide on June 21, 1582 of Japanese daimyo Oda Nobunaga at the hands of his samurai general Akechi Mitsuhide. This occurred...
Nakamurayama Castle
Nakamurayama Castle (中村山城, Nakamurayama-jō) was a hirayamashiro (平山城, castle constructed on a hill) located in Owase, Mie Prefecture, Japan. It was built by Naka Sinhachirō.
The ca...
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Iga-ryū
Iga-ryū 伊賀流 ("the Iga School") is a historical school of ninjutsu, according to Japanese legend. It became one of the two most well-known ninja schools in Japan, along with the Kōga-ryū. The Iga-ryū o...
Yu Seong-ryong
Ryu Seong-ryong (1542–1607), was a scholar-official of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. He held many responsibilities including the Chief State Councillor position in 1592. He was a member of the "Eastern...
Fushimi Castle
Fushimi Castle (伏見城, Fushimi-jō), also known as Momoyama Castle (桃山城, Momoyama-jō) or Fushimi-Momoyama Castle, is a castle in Kyoto's Fushimi Ward. The current structure is a 1964 repl...
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Battle of Sendaigawa
The 1587 battle of Sendaigawa was part of the Kyūshū Campaign undertaken by warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi towards the end of Japan's Sengoku period. The Sendai River (Sendaigawa) was among the final obst...
3rd Naval Armaments Supplement Programme (Japan, 1937)
The 3rd Naval Armaments Supplement Programme (マル3計画, 第三次海軍軍備補充計画, Maru 3 Keikaku, Dai-San-Ji Kaigun Gunbi Hojū Keikaku) otherwise known as the "Circle Three" Plan was the third of four expansi...
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