Post Tagged with: "Tokugawa Yoshinobu"

by / on October 14, 2012 at 7:49 PM / in Historical Events, History Today

Tokugawa Yoshinobu Resigns as the Last Tokugawa Shogun!

Historical Events today: 1867 – 15th & last Tokugawa Shogun resigns in Japan. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (徳川 慶喜) (also known as Keiki; October 28, 1837 – November 22, 1913) was the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the ageing shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in […]

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by / on April 11, 2012 at 3:54 PM / in Historical Events, History Today

Historical Events Today: 1868 -The Shogunate is Abolished in Japan.

The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the Tokugawa bakufu and the Edo bakufu, was a feudal regime of Japan established by Tokugawa Ieyasu and ruled by the shoguns of the Tokugawa family. This period is known as the Edo period and gets its name from the capital city, Edo, which is now called Tokyo, after the name was changed in […]

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