Toyotomi Hideyoshi

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Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Toyotomi Hideyoshi 1601.jpg
Portrait o Toyotomi Hideyoshi drawn in 1601
Imperial Regent o Japan
In office
1585–1591
Monarch Ōgimachi
Go-Yōzei
Precedit bi Konoe Sakihisa
Succeeded by Toyotomi Hidetsugu
Chancellor o the Realm
In office
1587–1598
Monarch Go-Yōzei
Precedit bi Fujiwara no Sakihisa
Succeeded by Tokugawa Ieyasu
Personal details
Born Februar 2, 1536(1536-02-02)
or Mairch 26, 1537
Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
Deed September 18, 1598(1598-09-18)
(aged 61 or 62)
Fushimi Castle
Naitionality Japanese

Toyotomi Hideyoshi (豊臣 秀吉?, Februar 2, 1536 or Mairch 26, 1537 – September 18, 1598) wis a preeminent daimyo, warrior, general an politeecian o the Sengoku period[1] who is regardit as Japan's seicont "great unifier."[2] He succeedit his umwhile liege lord, Oda Nobunaga, an broucht an end tae the Sengoku period. The period o his rule is eften cried the Momoyama period, named efter Hideyoshi's castle. Efter his daith, his young son wis displaced bi Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Hideyoshi is notit for a nummer o cultural legacies, includin the restriction that anly members o the samurai class could bear airms. He financed the construction, restoration an rebiggin o mony temples staundin the day in Kyoto. Hideyoshi played an important role in the history o Christianity in Japan when he ordered the execution bi crucifixion o twenty-sax Christians.

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ōmi" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 993-994 at Google Books.
  2. Richard Holmes, The World Atlas of Warfare: Military Innovations that Changed the Course of History, Viking Press 1988. p. 68.

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