Feudal Japan chelsea turner

  • Jan 1, 1192

    Yoritomo is appointed Shogun

    The emperor appoints Yoritomo as Shogun, he then dies in 1199.
  • Jan 1, 1195

    First Zen Temple

    Zen master Eisai builds the first Zen Temple.
  • Jan 1, 1542

    Portuguese Traders Arrive

    The First Portuguese Traders arrive in Japan.
  • Jan 1, 1543

    First Christian Missionaries Arrive

    The First Christian Missionaries arrive in Japan.
  • Christianity prohibited and Jesuit Missionaries expelled

    Toyotomi Hideyoshi prohibited Christianity and expelled Jesuit Missionaries from Japan as potentially seditious.
  • Persecution of Vhristians in Japan

    First official persecution of Christians in Japan.
  • Japan closes door to the west

    Japan closed their door to the west.
  • Buddhism experiences a decline

    Japanese Buddhism experiences a dacline as Shinto regains its status of official state religion under emperor Meiji.
  • Begining of Heian Period

    The start of the Heian Period.
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    Feudal Japan