• Tokugawa Mitsukuni

    Tokugawa Mitsukuni

    Tokugawa Mitsukuni (徳川 光圀, 11 July 1628 – 14 January 1701) or Mito Kōmon (水戸黄門) was a prominent daimyō who was known for his influence in the politics of the early Edo period. He was the third son of Tokugawa Yorifusa (who in turn was the eleventh son of Tokugawa Ieyasu ) and succeeded him, becoming the second daimyō of the Mito Domain.

  • Tokugawa

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  • Tokugawa Ienari

    Tokugawa Ienari

    Tokugawa Ienari (Japanese: 徳川 家斉, November 18, 1773 – March 22, 1841) was the eleventh and longest-serving shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan who held office from 1787 to 1837. He was a great-grandson of the eighth shōgun Tokugawa Yoshimune through his son Munetada (1721–1764), head of the Hitotsubashi branch of the family, and his grandson Harusada (1751–1827).

  • Tokugawa Ieharu

    Tokugawa Ieharu

    Tokugawa Ieharu (徳川家治) (June 20, 1737 – September 17, 1786) was the tenth shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, who held office from 1760 to 1786.

  • Tokugawa Iesada

    Tokugawa Iesada

    Tokugawa Iesada (徳川 家定, May 6, 1824 – August 14, 1858) was the 13th shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He held office for five years from 1853 to 1858. He was physically weak and was therefore considered by later historians to have been unfit to be shōgun. His reign marks the beginning of the Bakumatsu period.

  • Tokugawa Masako

    Tokugawa Masako

    Tokugawa Masako (徳川 和子, November 23, 1607 – August 2, 1678), also known as Kazu-ko, was an empress consort of Japan. She was the daughter of Tokugawa Hidetada, who was the second shōgun of the Edo period of the history of Japan.

  • Tokugawa Munemasa

    Tokugawa Munemasa (徳川 宗将, April 6, 1720 – April 14, 1765) was a Japanese daimyō of the mid-Edo period, who ruled the Wakayama Domain. He was the son of Tokugawa Munenao, grandson of Matsudaira Yorizumi and great-grandson of Kishū Domain founder, Tokugawa Yorinobu. His childhood name was Naomatsu (直松).

  • Musei Tokugawa

    Musei Tokugawa

    Musei Tokugawa (徳川 夢声, Tokugawa Musei, 13 April 1894 – 1 August 1971) was a Japanese benshi, actor, raconteur, essayist, and radio and television personality. Musei (as he was called) first came to prominence as a benshi, a narrator of films during the silent era in Japan. He was celebrated for his restrained but erudite narration that was popular among intellectual film fans. He concentrated on foreign films such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at high-class theaters like the Aoikan and the Musashinokan, but also performed Japanese works such as Teinosuke Kinugasa's experimental masterpiece A Page of Madness (1926). As the silent era ended, Musei switched to storytelling on stage and on radio, and also began acting and doing narrations in films. He was also famous for his essays, humorous novels, and autobiographical writings, publishing nearly fifty books in his life. With the advent of television in Japan, Musei also became a prominent presence in that medium.

  • Iemasa Tokugawa

    Iemasa Tokugawa

    Prince Iemasa Tokugawa (徳川 家正, Tokugawa Iemasa, March 23, 1884 – February 18, 1963) also known as Iyemasa, was a Japanese political figure of the Taishō and early Shōwa periods. He was the 17th hereditary head of the former shogunal branch of the Tokugawa clan and the final President of the House of Peers in the Diet of Japan.

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