Japanese History

Travel back in time and discover ancient Japan

Dive into Japanese history with us. From prehistory to the present day, passing through samurai times, discover the history of the country, both great and small, as well as the events and periods that gave birth to the Japan of today.

Japanese History

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Sakamoto Ryōma: The Samurai Who Helped Bring Down the Shogunate

Sakamoto Ryōma was a key figure in Japan's transition from shogunate rule to the Meiji Restoration in the mid-19th century.

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Kamakura Period Japan History

The Kamakura period (1185-1333) marked a major shift in Japan's political and social structure.

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Saigō Takamori: the quintessential hero of modern Japanese history

Saigō Takamori was one of the most influential samurai in Japanese history and a key leader of the MeijiRestoration.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi: The Unifier of Japan

Toyotomi Hideyoshi, born to a humble peasant family in 1537 CE, rose through the ranks to become one of Japan's most powerful and influential figures.

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