Visual Timeline: Portuguese Nagasaki

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1543 CE: Three Portuguese mariners accidentally land in Japan, the first Europeans to do so.
 
 
1571 CE - 1639 CE: The Portuguese control the port of Nagasaki in Japan.
 
 
1571 CE: The Japanese daimyo Omura Sumitada grants the Portuguese control of Nagasaki.
 
 
1637 CE - 1638 CE: The Shimabara Uprising in Japan which the shogunate blames on Christians, leading to an expulsion of all Europeans.
 
1640 CE: A Portuguese embassy to negotiate a reopening of trade with Japan is unsuccessful and its members are executed.
 
 
 
 
 
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