- To·ku·ga·wa [taw-koo-gah-wah] /ˈtɔ kuˈgɑ wɑ/, 1542–1616, Japanese general and public servant.
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Historical Examples of iyeyasu
The plan was conceived by Nobunaga, begun by Hideyoshi, and completed by Iyeyasu.The Gist of Japan
R. B. Peery
In the following year, 1616, Iyeyasu fell ill and died at the age of seventy-five.
Iyeyasu, though of indomitable courage in war, was a man of gentle methods.
Iyeyasu's plan was one of conciliation and the prevention of hostile union.Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)
But he placed chief reliance upon Iyeyasu, whom he appointed president of the board of regents.
- Tokugawa (ˌtɒkuːˈɡɑːwə). 1542–1616, Japanese general and statesman; founder of the Tokugawa shogunate (1603–1867)