Tokugawa Ieyasu - The unifier of Japan

  • Published on : 07/12/2023
  • by : Japan Experience

Read a biography of Tokugawa Ieyasu, who became shogun in 1600 and established the Tokugawa shogunate that was to rule Japan for over 250 years.

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