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Tokugawa shogunate

last feudal Japanese military government which existed between 1600 and 1868
The Tokugawa Shogunate had its center in Edo castle.

The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the Tokugawa bakufu (徳川幕府), and the Edo bakufu (江戸幕府), was a feudal Japanese military government.[1] The heads of government were the shoguns.[2] Each was a member of the Tokugawa clan.[3]

These years are known as the Edo period. The period takes its name from the city where the Tokugawa shoguns lived.[4] This time is also called the Tokugawa period[1] or pre-modern (Kinsei).[5]

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HistoryEdit

In 1603, Tokugawa Ieyasu and the Tokugawa clan established a military government in Edo, now Tokyo.[1]

List of the Tokugawa shogunsEdit

  1. Tokugawa Ieyasu, r. 1603–1605[6]
  2. Tokugawa Hidetada, r. 1605–1623[7]
  3. Tokugawa Iemitsu, r. 1623–1651[8]
  4. Tokugawa Ietsuna, r. 1651–1680[9]
  5. Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, r. 1680–1709[10]
  6. Tokugawa Ienobu, r. 1709–1712[11]
  7. Tokugawa Ietsugu, r. 1713–1716[12]
  8. Tokugawa Yoshimune, r. 1716–1745[13]
  9. Tokugawa Ieshige, r. 1745–1760[14]
  10. Tokugawa Ieharu, r. 1760–1786[15]
  11. Tokugawa Ienari, r. 1787–1837[16]
  12. Tokugawa Ieyoshi, r. 1837–1853[17]
  13. Tokugawa Iesada, r. 1853–1858[18]
  14. Tokugawa Iemochi, r. 1858–1866[19]
  15. Tokugawa Yoshinobu, r. 1866–1867[20]

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ReferencesEdit

 
The hollyhock symbol of the Tokugawa family.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tokugawa-jidai" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 978.
  2. Nussbaum, "Shogun" at pp. 878-879.
  3. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa" at p. 976.
  4. Nussbaum, "Edo-jidai" at p. 167.
  5. Nussbaum, "Kinsei" at p. 525.
  6. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ieyasu" at pp. 977-978.
  7. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Hidetada" at p. 976.
  8. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Iemitsu" at p. 976.
  9. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ietsuna" at p. 977.
  10. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Tsunayoshi" at p. 979.
  11. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ienobu" at p. 977.
  12. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ietsugu" at p. 978.
  13. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Yoshimune" at p. 979.
  14. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ieshige" at p. 977.
  15. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ieharu" at p. 976.
  16. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ienari" at p. 977.
  17. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Ieyoshi" at p. 978.
  18. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Iesada" at p. 977.
  19. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Iemochi" at p. 977.
  20. Nussbaum, "Tokugawa Yoshinobu" at pp. 979-780.

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