Tokugawa shogunate facts for kids
The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the Tokugawa bakufu (徳川幕府), and the Edo bakufu (江戸幕府), was a feudal Japanese military government. The heads of government were the shoguns. Each was a member of the Tokugawa clan.
These years are known as the Edo period. The period takes its name from the city where the Tokugawa shoguns lived. This time is also called the Tokugawa period or pre-modern (Kinsei).
List of the Tokugawa shoguns
- Tokugawa Lemitada–1605
- Tokugawa Hidetada, r. 1605–1623
- Tokugawa Iemitsu, r. 1623–1651
- Tokugawa Ietsuna, r. 1651–1680
- Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, r. 1680–1709
- Tokugawa Ienobu, r. 1709–1712
- Tokugawa Ietsugu, r. 1713–1716
- Tokugawa Yoshimune, r. 1716–1745
- Tokugawa Ieshige, r. 1745–1760
- Tokugawa Ieharu, r. 1760–1786
- Tokugawa Ienari, r. 1787–1837
- Tokugawa Ieyoshi, r. 1837–1853
- Tokugawa Iesada, r. 1853–1858
- Tokugawa Iemochi, r. 1858–1866
- Tokugawa Yoshinobu, r. 1866–1867
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