The daimyo (大名 daimyō) (daimyō (help·info)) were powerful feudal rulers from the 10th century to the early 19th century in Japan. Each daimyo had control over a part of the country. The Shogun had power over the daimyo.
The first daimyo were called shugo daimyo (守護大名 shugo daimyō).
sengoku daimyo (戦国大名 sengoku daimyō)