Bakufu
A shogun (将軍, shōgun, [ɕoːɡu͍ɴ], literally "military commander" or "general") was a hereditary military governor in Japan during the shogunate period from 1192 to 1867. In this period, the sho...
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Heian period
The Heian period (平安時代, Heian jidai) is the last division of classical Japanese history, running from 794 to 1159. The period is named after the capital city of Heian-kyō, or modern Kyōto. It ...
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Kamakura shogunate
The Kamakura shogunate (Japanese: 鎌倉幕府, Kamakura bakufu) was a Japanese feudal military government. The heads of the government were the shoguns. The first three were members of the Minamoto clan. ...
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Kamakura period
The Kamakura period (鎌倉時代, Kamakura jidai, 1185–1333) is a period of Japanese history that marks the governance by the Kamakura shogunate, officially established in 1192 AD in Kamakura, by the...
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Kemmu Restoration
The Kenmu (or Kemmu) Restoration (建武の新政, Kenmu no shinsei) (1333–1336) is the name given to both the three-year period of Japanese history between the Kamakura period and the Muromachi period,...
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Ashikaga shogunate
The Ashikaga shogunate (足利幕府, Ashikaga bakufu, 1336–1573), also known as the Muromachi shogunate (室町幕府, Muromachi bakufu), was a dynasty originating from one of the plethora of Japanes...
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Muromachi period
The Muromachi period (室町時代, Muromachi jidai, also known as the Muromachi era, the Ashikaga era, or the Ashikaga period) is a division of Japanese history running from approximately 1337 to 157...
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Tokugawa shogunate
The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the Tokugawa bakufu (徳川幕府) and the Edo bakufu (江戸幕府), was the last feudal Japanese military government which existed between 1603 and 1868. The heads of g...
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Late Tokugawa shogunate
Bakumatsu (幕末, bakumatsu, "Late Tokugawa Shogunate", literally "end of the military camp [government]") refers to the final years of the Edo period when the Tokugawa shogunate ended. Between 1...
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Emperor Kameyama
Emperor Kameyama (亀山天皇, Kameyama-tennō) (July 9, 1249 – October 4, 1305) was the 90th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1259...
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Emperor Go-Suzaku
Emperor Go-Suzaku (後朱雀天皇, Go-Suzaku-tennō, December 14, 1009 – February 7, 1045) was the 69th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.Go-Suzaku's reign spanned the y...
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Genpei War
The Genpei War (源平合戦, Genpei kassen, Genpei gassen) (1180–1185) was a conflict between the Taira and Minamoto clans during the late-Heian period of Japan. It resulted in the fall of the ...
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Konoe Iezane
Konoe Iezane (近衛 家実, 1179 – January 19, 1243), son of Motomichi, was a court noble (Kugyō) of the early Kamakura period. His sons include: Takatsukasa Kanehira, Konoe Iemichi (近衛家通, 1204...
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Shinchokusen Wakashū
Shinchokusen Wakashū (新勅撰和歌集, "New Imperial Collection"), abbreviated as Shinchokusenshū, is an imperial anthology of Japanese waka, initially compiled in ~1234 CE at the behest of the Retired...
Emperor Go-Horikawa
Emperor Go-Horikawa (後堀河天皇, Go-Horikawa-tennō) (March 22, 1212 – August 31, 1234) was the 86th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. This reign spanned the years ...
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Konoe Motomichi
Konoe Motomichi (近衛 基通, 1160 – July 8, 1233) was a Kugyō (high-ranking Japanese official) from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period. His father was Motozane, the founder of Konoe fam...
Emperor Shirakawa
Emperor Shirakawa (白河天皇, Shirakawa-tennō, July 7, 1053 – July 24, 1129) was the 72nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.Shirakawa's reign lasted from 1073 to 10...
The Pillow Book
The Pillow Book (枕草子, Makura no Sōshi) is a book of observations and musings recorded by Sei Shōnagon during her time as court lady to Empress Consort Teishi (定子) during the 990s and early 11t...
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Hatakeyama Shigeyasu
Hatakeyama Rokurō Shigeyasu (畠山 六郎 重保) was a Kamakura period warrior who fell victim of political intrigue in 1205. The grave under a tabu no ki tree near the Yuigahama end of Wakamiya Ōji Avenue...
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Shokusenzai Wakashū
The Shokusenzai Wakashū (続千載和歌集, "Waka Collection of a Thousand Years Continued", a title which recollects the Senzai Wakashū) is a Japanese imperial anthology of waka poetry. It was finished some...
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Mongol invasions of Japan
The Mongol invasions of Japan (元寇, Genkō) of 1274 and 1281 were major military efforts undertaken by Kublai Khan to conquer the Japanese islands after the submission of Goryeo (Korea) to vassa...
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Fujiwara no Tadahira
Fujiwara no Tadahira (藤原 忠平, 880 – September 14, 949) was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.He is also known as Teishin-Kō (貞信公) or Ko-ichijō Dono (小一条殿) or Ko-...
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Matsudono Moroie
Matsudono Moroie (松殿 師家, July 12, 1172 - November 11, 1238), third son of Matsudono Motofusa, was a kugyo (high-ranking Japanese official) from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period. ...
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Hōjō Tokifusa
Hōjō Tokifusa (北条 時房, 1175 – February 18, 1240) was a member of Japan's Hōjō clan of nobles and courtiers; the brother of Hōjō Yoshitoki, shogunal regent, Tokifusa was appointed to the Kyoto-based...
Fujiwara no Yasunori
Fujiwara no Yasunori (藤原 保則, 825 – May 23, 895) was a Japanese court noble and an administrator in early Heian Period. His father was Fujiwara no Sadao from South-fujiwara clan. His first son, Fuj...
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Nijō Morotada
Nijō Morotada (二条 師忠, 1254 – 1341) was a Japanese kugyō (court noble) of the Kamakura period. He was a member of the Nijō family, which was a branch of the Fujiwara clan.
Morotada was t...
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Kitano Tenman-gū
Kitano Tenmangū (北野天満宮) is a Shinto shrine in Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.
The shrine was first built in 947 to appease the angry spirit of bureaucrat, scholar and poet Sugawara no Michizane, who...
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Battle of Yahagigawa
The Battle of Yahagi-gawa (矢作川の戦い, Yahagi-gawa no Tatakai) took place in 1181. Retreating from the Battle of Sunomata-gawa, Minamoto no Yukiie attempted to make a stand by destroying the bridg...
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Minamoto no Noriyori
Minamoto no Noriyori (源 範頼, 1156 – September 14, 1193) was a late Heian period general, who fought alongside his brothers Minamoto no Yoritomo and Minamoto no Yoshitsune at a number of battles of ...
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Taira no Tokuko
For the asteroid, see 5242 KenreimoninTaira no Tokuko (平 徳子, 1155–1213), later known as Kenreimon-in (建礼門院), was the last Heike Imperial survivor from the modest vessel carrying the empe...