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The daimyo (大名 daimyō ) ( daimyō (info • help)) were powerful feudal rulers from the 10th century to the early 19th century in Japan. Each daimyo had control over a part of the country. The Shogun had power over the daimyo.
The first daimyo were called shugo daimyo (守護大名 shugo daimyō ).
sengoku daimyo (戦国大名 sengoku daimyō )
The Edo period began in 1600 after the Battle of Sekigahara. The Shogun changed the power and position of the daimyo.
Sankin kotai was a system to control daimyo. The shogun made the daimyo come to Edo every other year.