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The Last Shogun - 1867. The Daily Japan Herald reported on May 16th, 1867: 'Captain Sutton of H.M. surveying ship "Serpent" had the honour of a sitting from the Tycoon.

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Prince of Mito, Tokugawa Akitake (1853-1910), a younger brother of the Japanese Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu.

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Japanese antique photograph. Tokugawa Yoshinobu (Japanese last shogun). 1837-1913. edo-era, Meiji-era, Taisho-era.

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The last shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913) shogun from 1866 to 1867, the 15th and last shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He was part of a movement which aimed to reform the aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

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Nakane Sachi. Tokugawa Yoshinobu's concubine.

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 late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life.

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Matsudaira Shichirōma, the future Tokugawa Yoshinobu.

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Tokugawa Yoshinobu(1837-1913), the 15th and last Tokugawa shogun. Shown practicing archery.

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Tokugawa Yoshinobu(1837-1913), 15th and last Tokugawa shogun, in his later years.

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Tokugawa Yoshinobu, 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 aging shogunate, but was ultimately unsuccessful. After resigning in late 1867, he went into retirement, and largely avoided the public eye for the rest of his life. In 1902, the Meiji Emperor allowed him to reestablish his own house as a Tokugawa branch (bekke) with the rank of prince (kōshaku).

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