Previous: CrusadesBack to Main Index FEUDAL JAPAN: 1185 to 1694 Combined chronological listing covering this period Next: Mongol Empire

1185 Start of feudal epoch (Shoguns) of Kamakura period in Japan
1191 Zen movement from China becomes popular in Japan
1274 Mongol attacks on Japan repulsed
1336 Ashikaga period in Japan - feudal lords and Samurai warriors
1549 Spanish Jesuit Francis Xavier tries to convert Japanese to Christianity
1585 Japan unified under dictator Hideyoshi
1597 Christian converts persecuted in Japan
1603 Tokugawa period - feudal Japan finally unified and pacified
1640 Japan excludes all foreigners
1694 Death of Bashö (haiku poet)

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