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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Kirishitan
The Japanese term Kirishitan (吉利支丹, 切支丹, キリシタン, きりしたん), from Portuguese cristão, referred to Roman Catholic Christians in Japanese and is used in Japanese texts as a historiographic term for Roman...
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Tokugawa Ieyoshi
Tokugawa Ieyoshi (徳川 家慶, June 22, 1793–July 27, 1853; r.1837–1853) was the 12th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.He was the second son of the 11th shogun, Tokugawa Ienari, and app...
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Battle of Sekigahara
The Battle of Sekigahara (Shinjitai: 関ヶ原の戦い; Kyūjitai: 關ヶ原の戰い, Sekigahara no Tatakai) was a decisive battle on October 21, 1600 (Keichō 5, 15th day of the 9th month) which cleared the path to ...
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Tokugawa Iemitsu
Tokugawa Iemitsu (徳川 家光 August 12, 1604 – June 8, 1651) was the third shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty. He was the eldest son of Tokugawa Hidetada, and the grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu. Iemitsu rul...
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Narasaki Ryō
Narasaki Ryō (楢崎龍, July 23, 1841 – January 15, 1906) was a Japanese woman and the wife of Sakamoto Ryōma, an architect of the Meiji Restoration. She was active in political affairs via her husband...
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Tokugawa Iemochi
Tokugawa Iemochi (徳川 家茂) (July 17, 1846 – August 29, 1866) was the 14th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, who held office from 1858 to 1866. During his reign there was much internal...
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Tokugawa Yoshinobu
Tokugawa Yoshinobu (徳川 慶喜) (also known as Keiki; October 28, 1837 – November 22, 1913) was the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to ref...
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Saigō-no-Tsubone
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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Nabeshima Motoshige
Nabeshima Motoshige (?-?) the eldest son of Nabeshima Katsushige, elder brother of Nabeshima Tadanao, elder uncle of Nabeshima Mitsushige, the Saga feudal lords. Though he was the eldest son of Nabesh...
Tokugawa Ietsuna
Tokugawa Ietsuna (徳川 家綱, September 7, 1641 – June 4, 1680) was the fourth shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty of Japan who was in office from 1651 to 1680. He was the eldest son of Tokugawa Iemit...
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Tokugawa Ieyasu
Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川 家康, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, who virtually ruled Japan from the Battle of Sekigahara...
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Sakoku Edict of 1635
This Sakoku Edict (Sakoku-rei, 鎖国令) of 1635 was the third of a series issued by Tokugawa Iemitsu, Shogun of Japan from 1623 to 1651. The Edict of 1635 is considered a prime example of the Japanese des...
Siege of Osaka
The Siege of Osaka (大坂の役, Ōsaka no Eki, or, more commonly, 大坂の陣 Ōsaka no Jin) was a series of battles undertaken by the Tokugawa shogunate against the Toyotomi clan, and ending in that clan's ...
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Tokugawa Iesada
Tokugawa Iesada (徳川 家定 (May 6, 1824 – August 14, 1858) was the 13th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He held office for only five years, from 1853 to 1858. He was physically weak and w...
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Tokugawa Ietsugu
Tokugawa Ietsugu; 徳川 家継 (August 8, 1709 – June 19, 1716) was the seventh shogun of the Tokugawa Dynasty, who ruled from 1713 until his death in 1716. He was the son of Tokugawa Ienobu, thus maki...
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Sunpu Castle
Sunpu Castle (駿府城, Sunpu-jō) was a Japanese castle in Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan. The sobriquet of this feudal fortress was the "Castle of the Floating Isle." It was also ref...
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Tokugawa Yoshimune
Tokugawa Yoshimune (徳川 吉宗, November 27, 1684 – July 12, 1751) was the eighth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, ruling from 1716 until his abdication in 1745. He was the son of Toku...
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Tokugawa Ieshige
Tokugawa Ieshige; 徳川 家重 (January 28, 1712 – July 13, 1761) was the ninth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.The first son of Tokugawa Yoshimune, his mother was the daughter of Ōkubo Tadana...
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Tokugawa Ienari
Tokugawa Ienari; 徳川 家斉 (November 18, 1773 – March 22, 1841) was the eleventh and longest serving shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan who held office from 1787 to 1837. He was a great-grand...
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Tokugawa Hidetada
Tokugawa Hidetada (徳川 秀忠, May 2, 1579 – March 14, 1632) was the second shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty, who ruled from 1605 until his abdication in 1623. He was the third son of Tokugawa Ieya...
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Tokugawa (surname)
Tokugawa (Shinjitai (modern Japanese) spelling: 徳川; Kyūjitai (historical Japanese) spelling: 德川) is a surname in Japan. It originated with Tokugawa Ieyasu, who took the surname in 1567, reviving an an...
Battle of Komaki and Nagakute
The Battle of Komaki and Nagakute (小牧・長久手の戦い, Komaki-Nagakute no Tatakai) was a series of battles in 1584 between the forces of Hashiba Hideyoshi (who would become Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1586) ...
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Tokugawa Ienobu
Tokugawa Ienobu (徳川 家宣) (June 11, 1662 – November 12, 1712) was the sixth shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty of Japan. He was the eldest son of Tokugawa Tsunashige, thus making him the nephew of...
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Tokugawa Tsunayoshi
Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (徳川 綱吉, February 23, 1646 – February 19, 1709) was the fifth shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty of Japan. He was the younger brother of Tokugawa Ietsuna, thus making him the ...
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Boshin War
The Boshin War (戊辰戦争, Boshin Sensō, "War of the Year of the Yang Earth Dragon") was a civil war in Japan, fought from 1868 to 1869 between forces of the ruling Tokugawa shogunate and those see...
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Tokugawa Ieharu
Tokugawa Ieharu (徳川家治 (June 20, 1737 – September 17, 1786) was the tenth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, who held office from 1760 to 1786.Ieharu was the eldest son of Tokugawa Ieshig...
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Fudai daimyo
Fudai daimyo (譜代大名, fudai-daimyō) was a class of daimyo who were hereditary vassals of the Tokugawa in Edo period Japan. It was primarily the fudai who filled the ranks of the Tokugawa adminis...
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Tozama daimyo
A tozama daimyo (外様大名, tozama-daimyō, ‘outside daimyo’) was a daimyo who was considered an outsider by the rulers of Japan. The term came into use in the Kamakura period and continued until th...
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