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