The Ashikaga shogunate (足利幕府 Ashikaga bakufu, 1336–1573), also known as the Muromachi shogunate (室町幕府 Muromachi bakufu), was a feudal Japanese feudal military government. The heads of government were the shoguns. Each was a member of the Ashikaga clan.
In 1336, the Ashikaga Takauji and the Ashikaga clan established a military government in Kyoto.
List of Ashikaga Shoguns
- Ashikaga Takauji, ruled 1338–1358
- Ashikaga Yoshiakira, r. 1359–1368
- Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, r. 1368–1394
- Ashikaga Yoshimochi, r. 1395–1423
- Ashikaga Yoshikazu, r. 1423–1425
- Ashikaga Yoshinori, r. 1429–1441
- Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, r. 1442–1443
- Ashikaga Yoshimasa, r. 1449–1473
- Ashikaga Yoshihisa, r. 1474–1489
- Ashikaga Yoshitane, r. 1490–1493, 1508–1521
- Ashikaga Yoshizumi, r. 1494–1508
- Ashikaga Yoshiharu, r. 1521–1546
- Ashikaga Yoshiteru, r. 1546–1565
- Ashikaga Yoshihide, r. 1568
- Ashikaga Yoshiaki, r. 1568–1573
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