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 Iemitsu Tokugawa

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Iemitsu Tokugawa

Birth
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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Military Ruler. He received recognition as a Japanese military ruler, or a Shogun, of seventeenth century. 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, which his father had started, and isolating his country from the rest of the world, which remained in placed for two hundred years.

Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
  • Added: 6 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6826473
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6826473/iemitsu-tokugawa : accessed ), memorial page for Iemitsu Tokugawa (12 Aug 1604–8 Jun 1651), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6826473, citing Toshogu Shrine, Nikko, Nikko-shi, Tochigi, Japan ; Maintained by Find a Grave .