Minamoto no Yoritomo

Samurai, Politician

1147 – 1199

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Who was Minamoto no Yoritomo?

Minamoto no Yoritomo was the founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate of Japan. He ruled from 1192 until 1199.

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Born
May 9, 1147
Owari Province
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  • Empire of Japan
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Died
Feb 9, 1199

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on July 23, 2013

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