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When did the shogunate begin?

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On August 21, 1192, Minamoto Yorimoto was appointed as a shogun, or military leader, in Kamakura, Japan. Yorimoto established Japan's first military government, or bakufu, called the Kamakura shogunate. Shoguns were hereditary military leaders who were technically appointed by the emperor.

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Similarly one may ask, when did the Tokugawa shogunate begin?

1603,

what led to the rise of the Shoguns? In 1192, a military leader called Minamoto Yoritomo had the Emperor appoint him shogun; he set up his own capital in Kamakura, far to the east of the Emperor's capital in Kyoto, near present-day Tokyo. Tokugawa Ieyasu, who founded the shogunate in 1603 in present-day Tokyo.

Keeping this in consideration, when did the Shogunate end?

1868

What was the shogunate system?

The shoguns of medieval Japan were military dictators who ruled the country via a feudal system where a vassal's military service and loyalty was given in return for a lord's patronage. In the case of the first shogunate, the capital gave its name to the government: the Kamakura Shogunate (r. 1192-1333 CE).

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