Iemitsu Tokugawa

Iemitsu Tokugawa

Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Death 8 Jun 1651 (aged 46)
Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Nikko, Nikko-shi, Tochigi, Japan
Memorial ID 6826473 · View Source
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At age 20, he became the third of the Tkougawa shogun line, and established several systems to control the regional warlords or "daimyo." These included "sankin kotai," a practice of having the daimyo take turns attending to the shogun, and "tenpo," a practice of relocating the daimyo from one fiefdom to another. Iemitsu Tokugawa also established other policies that including as the suppression of Christianity and closed off the country to the rest of the world.

Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett

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  • Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
  • Added: 6 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6826473
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Iemitsu Tokugawa (12 Aug 1604–8 Jun 1651), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6826473, citing Toshogu Shrine, Nikko, Nikko-shi, Tochigi, Japan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .