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Ashikaga Yoshiakira

Ashikaga Yoshiakira (1330 - 1367) was the 2nd Ashikaga shogun who reigned from 1358 to 1367 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshiakira was the son of the founder and 1st shogun of the Muromachi shogunate, Ashikaga Takauji[?].

Yoshiakira succeeded his father Takauji as Seii Taishogun after his death in 1358.

A year after his death, he was succeeded by his son Ashikaga Yoshimitsu as the 3rd shogun in 1368.



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