Japan

Main

Jōmon

10000 bc - 300 bc

Yayoi

300 bc - 300 ac

Kofun

300 ac - 552 ac

Nara

710 - 794

Heian

794 - 1185

Kamakura

1185 - 1333

Kenmu Restoration

1333 - 1336

Muromachi (Ashikaga)

1336 - 1573

Azuchi - Momoyama

1568 - 1600

People & more

Confucius

551 bc - 479 bc

Empress Suiko

554 - 628

Reigned from 593 until 628. During this time Buddhism became Japan's main religion.

Prince Shōtoku

572 - 622

Saichō

767 - 822

Tendai school of Buddhism

Kūkai

774 - 835

Shingon school of Buddhism

Hōnen

1133 - 1212

Eisai

1141 - 1215

Shinran

1173 - 1263

Dōgen

1200 - 1253

Nichiren

1222 - 1282

Francis Xavier

1506 - 1552

Oda Nobunaga

1534 - 1582

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

1537 - 1598

Tokugawa Ieyasu

1543 - 1616