Kamakura Japan – Shoguns and Mongols

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First shogun of Japan: Minamoto Yoritomo (maybe), by Fujiwara Takanobu - Kamakura Japan Who was the first shogun of Japan? The first shogun, Minamoto Yoritomo, established the shogun system in the 1100s AD. All officials were pretty much military officials. Japan broke up into a lot of small kingdoms, which were always fighting each [...]