Ashikaga Yoshihide (足利 義栄?, 1538 – October 28, 1568) was the 14th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who held nominal power for a few months in 1568 during the Muromachi period of Japan. When he became shogun, he changed his name to Yoshinaga, but he is more conventionally recognized today by the name Yoshihide.
- Eiroku 11, in the 2nd month (1568): Yoshihide became Seii Taishogun three years after the death of his cousin, the thirteenth shogun Ashikaga Yoshiteru.
Events of Yoshihide's bakufu
Shortly after having been proclaimed shogun, Yoshihide died from a contagious disease. In the same month, Oda Nobunaga marched his armies into Kyoto. He seized control of the capital. Nobunaga installed Ashikaga Yoshiaki as the fifteenth shogun.
Era of Yoshihide's bakufu
- Eiroku (1558–1570)
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