Japan

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In History
  • 710

    the first capital is established at Nara

    the first capital is established at Nara
    Japan had its first capital
  • 794

    start of the Heian period

    start of the Heian period
    Heian period started
  • 1185

    Minamoto no Yoritomo becomes the first shogun of Japan

    Minamoto no Yoritomo becomes the first shogun of Japan
    Minamoto became the first shogun
  • 1467

    beginning of the Warring states period

    beginning of the Warring states period
    warring states period starts
  • 1543

    first contact between Japanese and Europeans and beginning of trade

    first contact between Japanese and Europeans and beginning of trade
    Europe comes to japan
  • 1573

    the Azuchi-Momoyama period begins

    the Azuchi-Momoyama period begins
    Azuchi period started
  • the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate

    the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate
    Tokugawa begins
  • the sakoku (“locked country”) period begins

    the sakoku (“locked country”) period begins
    Japan in lockdown
  • the arrival of the United States navy fleet commanded by Matthew Perry

    the arrival of the United States navy fleet commanded by Matthew Perry
    The United States arrive
  • the Meiji Restoration

    the Meiji Restoration
    Meiji restoration