DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Minamoto no Yoritomo (aged 52)
1st shogun of the Kamakura shogunate
Minamoto no Yoritomo (May 9, 1147 – February 9, 1199) was the founder and the first shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan. He ruled from 1192 until 1199. His Buddhist name was Bukōshōgendaizenmon.
DEATH: Yoritomo’s wife’s family, the Hōjō, took control after his death at Kamakura, maintaining power over the shogunate until 1333, under the title of shikken(regent to the shōgun).