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Ashikaga Takauji


Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 20 June 2019
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A portrait thought to represent Ashikaga Takauji (r. 1338-1358 CE), first shogun of Japan's Ashikaga shogunate (aka Muromachi shogunate) which would rule Japan until 1573 CE. (Tochigi Prefectural Museum, Utsunomiya, Japan)

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Artist, Unknown. "Ashikaga Takauji." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jun 2019. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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