Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川 家康?, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, which ruled from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868. It was Japan's longest period of peace.
Young Tokugawa Ieyasu This statue of Tokugawa Ieyasu stands on the grounds of Hamamatsu Castle Park, in the town of Shizuoka, Japan. Ieyasu was the last of the Japan's great three unifiers emerging out of Japan's era of civil war (Sengoku Period) of the 16th century. Ieyasu went on to establish the Tokugawa Shogunate, which lasted from 1603-1868 and brought an unprecedented period of peace and prosperity to Japan.
1500s - during Sengoku Period. ( credits: Zakuragi Creative Commons)The period culminated with a series of three warlords, Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu, the unifiers of Japan. After Tokugawa Ieyasu's final victory at the siege of Osaka in 1615, Japan settled down into several centuries of peace under the Tokugawa Shogunate, and entered into an era called "Sakoku". (wiki)
NISHI HONGANJI, Japan: is one of two temple complexes of Pure Land Buddhism in Kyoto. It was established in 1602 by the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. The roof of the older Karamon Gate is covered by bark shingles made from hinoki cypress.
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