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Quick facts for kidsShimabara Rebellion
|Part of the early Edo period|
Remains of Hara castle
| Tokugawa shogunate
|Commanders and leaders|
| Itakura Shigemasa†
|Over 125,000||Between 27,000 and 37,000|
|Casualties and losses|
|1900 dead, 11,000 wounded||Over 27,000 dead|
Shimabara Rebellion, was an uprising in southwestern Japan. It lasted from December 17, 1637 until April 15, 1638, during the Edo period. It largely involved peasants, most of them Catholic Christians.
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